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    Cheapest way to NYC

    Greyhound? Flying? Amtrak? i'm seeing flights from DSM around $440, Omaha around $420, and from Kansas City around $320

    anyone else finding anything better?



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    ESPN.




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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Kayak.com



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    I'm driving



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    I'm driving
    18 hours?



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Greyhound Bus...best bet for Cheap seats...



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    For those that are considering going, rooms at the Meadowlands Embassy Suites are $169 a night assuming you are ok leaving on the 31st. The rooms are great as well because you can get 4 people in there pretty easily with the 2 room suites. You'd have to take a bus into the city but that's really easy and once there you can go wherever you want via subway. It's an option especially for those who get a flight into Newark.



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    18 hours?
    F ya!!! I can do 9, my stepdaughter can do 2, my wife can do 5, and i'll be ready to finish the last 2. And repeat on the way home.



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Fly and stay in Newark - hotels are MUCH cheaper. Then take the train in NYC. Don't taxi, it's crazy expensive.

    New Jersey Transit



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Megabus : A little hectic to book from Des Moines - Chicago - Columbus/Cleveland - Pittsburgh - New York, but it could be done.

    Priceline the hotels...you really can't go wrong unless you really want one hotel over another.



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    Hitchhike



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    18 hours?
    Some buddies and I drove 24 hours to Tempe. We saw a lot of vehicles sporting Iowa plates/ISU flags on the trip down. 18 hours to New York wouldn't be bad.



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Im just concerned about weather.....and worrying about a vehicle when there



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    Re: Cheapest way to NYC

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by isufbcurt View Post
    I'm driving
    18 hours?
    $400?



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    $400?
    whats your point?



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