Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > General Cruise Chat Questions > General Cruise Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-29-2005, 03:58 PM
Crown Prince's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Ulm (Donau), Germany
Posts: 1,398
Hi folks,

i need your help: We are planning to go on a tour on our own by rental car through Ontario, Vermont, New Hampshire and Quebec prior to our Canada/ New England Cruise from New York. Now we need a reasonably priced one- way- flight from Montreal to New York. I was shocked about the fares on Air Canada (about 420 US$ altogether), which are extremely expensive comparing to Europe. Are there any other possibilities?

Thanx in advance 4 Ur help

  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09-29-2005, 07:25 PM
Carlalena1's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 495
You are stuck in one of the insanely high airfare zones- I know so many people who decide to drive from where I am (40 minutes from Toronto) to Quebec because the airfare is so high. I will check around for you but you might do better driving back.
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09-30-2005, 01:43 AM
Raoul Fiebig's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Paderborn, Germany
Posts: 8,512
Hi Crown Prince,

I just checked with Amtrak: there's a direct train from Montreal to New York which runs close to ten hours. The current standard fare is US$ 136 for the two of you.
Best regards,

Raoul Fiebig

  #4 (permalink)  
Old 09-30-2005, 07:45 AM
Crown Prince's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Ulm (Donau), Germany
Posts: 1,398
Thank you Raoul, that is a great idea. I never took a train during my visits in the U.S. or Canada before, but it sounds as it is a great alternative. Although i'm an experienced driver, i do not look forward to drive in Downtown New York City, i would cause a big traffic jam there

I've checked out CanJet, but it seems they only have one daily connection between Toronto and NY- La Guardia on Friday and Sunday.

Carla, thank you also. Maybe you can find another alternative for me. By the way: Are the incredibly high airfares a result of the merger between Air Canada and Canadian Airlines a couple of Years ago, as there is no more competition?

  #5 (permalink)  
Old 10-04-2005, 02:30 PM
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: California
Posts: 53
I normally have the most success with one way fares when I purchase them as far out as possible.
Carnival Ecstasy
HAL Ryndam
HAL Oosterdam
Celebrity Century
Celebrity Millennium
Celebrity Summit
Golden Princess

"Integrity begins with I!"
Closed Thread


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Flights peter l General Cruise Chat 10 07-22-2010 04:39 PM
Flights to AK Bren808 Celebrity Cruises 5 06-26-2009 12:22 PM
flights chris 2486 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 9 08-30-2008 09:33 AM
flights chris 2486 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 8 04-04-2008 05:06 PM
Why is Cruising so cheap? F1 Norwegian Cruise Line 5 05-16-2006 10:10 AM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:14 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2