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AMTRAK Boston to NYC - Red caps qu.

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AMTRAK Boston to NYC – Red caps qu.

Hi there,

We're coming from the UK to Boston in a few weeks and thanks to lots of great advice on here have bought AMTRAK tickets to get us from Boston to New York.

I know a lot of people mentioned tracking down a red cap to help us with our suitcases. Are they easy to find or is there a good place to find them?! Also how much should we tip them per person?

I know AMTRAK recommends arriving 30 minutes before but do you think we should allow a little more time?

Also one final transportation question, from the airport to the Colonnade hotel would it be easy enough for first timers to Boston to figure out the T or would it be easiest for us just to jump in a taxi after a 7 hour flight?

Thanks everyone.

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11. Re: AMTRAK Boston to NYC – Red caps qu.

The good thing about getting a Red Cap you get to board the train early thats a incentive and dont forget to tip.

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12. Re: AMTRAK Boston to NYC – Red caps qu.

Well it will be the first time we've got the train in America so I think the Red Caps might make it a little easier the first time!

13. Re: AMTRAK Boston to NYC – Red caps qu.

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