An essential guide for today's traveler: timesaving tips to navigate, book, and troubleshoot your travel planning, on and off the Web. If youave ever tried to find a sale fare you saw advertised for a flight, only to turn up much higher prices, or discovered that the hotel you booked wasnat exactly asteps away from the ocean, a you know that the do-it-yourself era of travel can mean something else entirely: youare on your own. Now Susan Stellin, a regular contributor to the New York Times, offers the ultimate guide to the sometimes overwhelming logistics of travel, from researching trip plans to avoiding pitfalls on the road. This comprehensive guidebook presents practical advice on the most useful Web sites, strategies for finding the best deals, and resources to help you decide where and when to go. It also provides crucial tips to ensure your trip doesnat disappoint, including - what you should research before you book your hotel - how to avoid hidden fees and expensive change penalties - what your credit card covers when you rent a car - whom to call if you need a doctor far from home No matter what type of trip you're planning -- business or pleasure, domestic or international, budget or splurge, exotic getaway or family visit -- How to Travel Practically Anywhere will be an indispensable resource.Youa#39;ll get pretty much the same rate whether you book with an agency or through the car rental company a the agencies ... Youa#39;re also more likely to be able to use a discount code if you book direct a say, if you qualify for a corporate rate, are a AAA member, ... differences based on where you book a particular car ( though there are still differences between what Budget, Hertz, other agencies charge).
|Title||:||How to Travel Practically Anywhere|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2006-04-05|