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Black Friday sale (Empire Builder)

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#1 Guest_Amy F_*

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 03:49 AM

I've been checking the price and availability of Empire Builder between MSP and WDL round-trip Jan 3-5 for the past couple weeks. Value AAA tickets for 3 adults and 3 kids has been $190 each way. I was waiting until a possible Black Friday sale and Empire Builder is supposed to be 25% off during that time. But the ticket price has remained the same. Is it because of the AAA discount? I tried looking at non-AAA tickets and they were $210, so if AAA is 10% off, then that hasn't changed either.

I'm getting nervous about waiting much longer to buy, but I'd love to get 25% more off. Can anyone help me decipher this?

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 11:26 AM

Cyber Monday (this Monday) is when many "Black Friday" "on-line" discounts are given.  You can't get AAA coupled with another discount, so if the discount appeared, it would be either or.

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 12:56 PM

Guest may be referring to the Track Friday sale, which is being discussed here.

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 02:23 PM

Input your request and chose ADULT for the fare! If you chose AAA, it overrides any other discount. (The sale fare is a discount.)
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!

The view is much better at 3 feet than it is at 30,000 feet!

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