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#1 PVD550

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 04:03 PM

I'll try to be clear. Normally when I post no one understands my questions.
In June I bought an Acela one way ticket Prov to DC. I paid 180 or so. Travel date first Sat in Aug. In July I noticed the fare went down. Called and got a roughly 45 dollar discount.
In Sept same thing. Travel date first Sat Nov. Price went down in Oct. Got refund of 45 or so. I noticed prices for Jan have gone down from 184 to 135. Would we expect same for Feb?

#2 Acela150

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 04:10 PM

Who knows.


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 05:11 PM

It is the law of supply & demand. It is unknown if the train will be busy, and if the fare will be lowered.
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!

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#4 niemi24s

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 11:43 PM

If you establish a Fare Watch on AmSnag for any reservation you've made, you'll get an email notice if the price drops.  Matter of fact, you don't even need to have made a reservation.



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Posted 07 December 2017 - 12:35 AM

If you establish a Fare Watch on AmSnag for any reservation you've made, you'll get an email notice if the price drops.  Matter of fact, you don't even need to have made a reservation.

I never knew that was an option.  Thank You!



#6 PVD

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 06:45 AM

There is a downside risk of not making the reservation that some event will spur demand, and the price will go up.


Edited by PVD, 07 December 2017 - 02:13 PM.


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 12:35 PM

Forgot to add that there are two versions of AmSnag, and Version 2...  http://biketrain.net...g2.0/amSnag.php  ...has the only working Fare Watch at the present time.






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