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Title:
Guerrilla travel tactics : hundreds of simple strategies guaranteed to save road warriors time and money
Author:
Levinson, Jay Conrad.
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Publication Information:
New York : AMACOM, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
ix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Fasten Your Seat Belts-We're About to Take Off" -- Airfare Savings - Part I: Saturday Night Fever and the Power of 7, 14, and 21 -- More Airfare Savings With Advance Notice: How to Save Big Without a Saturday Night Stay -- "Last-Minute Airfare Savings" Doesn't Have to Be an Oxymoron -- First Class for a Fraction of the Cost -- Comfort in Coach Class: It Could Happen to You! -- Airfare Consolidators: Hacking Through the Jungle of Savage Wholesalers -- Far From the Madding Crowd: Is Airline Lounge Membership Worth the Cost? -- Navigating the Internet To Discover Unbelievable Airfares -- Maximize Your Opportunities For Earning Frequent Flyer Miles -- Getting the Most Mileage Out of Frequent Flyer Awards -- The Many Benefits of Airline Alliances -- How to Capture the Best Price at the Best Hotel -- Ten Best Discount Rates to Request When Making a Hotel Reservation -- Hotel Loyalty Programs: Perks and Promotions Aplenty -- Hotel Internet: Where to Book Good Rooms At Great Rates Online -- Car Rental Strategies: How to Put Those Savings in Overdrive -- The Affinity Card Advantage: Why Smart Travelers Buy Now and Pay Later -- The Art of the Complaint: How to Make It Right When Things Go Wrong -- The Last Word: A Quick and Easy Checklist of Ultimate Savings Strategies.
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ISBN:
9780814471708
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Guerrilla Marketing' master Jay Conrad Levinson has done it again! Guerrilla Travel Tactics is the most comprehensive book ever written on finding travel bargains. It's absolutely packed with savvy travel tips, bargain-finding strategies, and insider secrets. You'll discover how to: Get upgraded to First Class, every time-guaranteed. Know the quality of any hotel before you make a reservation. Find the best price on a car rental in five minutes or less. Maximize your frequent flyer miles-and fly free whenever you want. Guerrilla Travel Tactics offers the inside scoop on every aspect of travel - the kind of tips you learn only by being on a first-name basis with the world's top concierges, getting flight attendants to speak off the record, and logging millions of air miles. This is the information hotels, airlines, and travel agents don't want you to know!" "


Author Notes

He is the author of more than a dozen books in the Guerrilla Marketing series. A former vice president & creative director at J. Walter Thompson Advertising & Leo Burnett Advertising, he is chairman of Guerrilla Marketing International, a consulting firm serving large & small businesses worldwide. He lives San Rafael, California.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Chapter 1 Fasten Your Seat Belts--We're About to Take Offp. 1
Chapter 2 Airfare Savings--Part I: Saturday Night Fever and the Power of 7, 14, and 21p. 8
Chapter 3 More Airfare Savings with Advance Notice: How to Save Big Without a Saturday Night Stayp. 38
Chapter 4 "Last-Minute Airfare Savings" Doesn't Have to Be an Oxymoronp. 49
Chapter 5 First Class for a Fraction of the Costp. 65
Chapter 6 Comfort in Coach Class: It Could Happen to You!p. 76
Chapter 7 Airfare Consolidators: Hacking Through the Jungle of Savage Wholesalersp. 89
Chapter 8 Far from the Madding Crowd: Is Airline Lounge Membership Worth the Cost?p. 98
Chapter 9 Navigating the Internet to Discover Unbelievable Airfaresp. 104
Chapter 10 Maximize Your Opportunities for Earning Frequent Flyer Milesp. 129
Chapter 11 Getting the Most Mileage Out of Frequent Flyer Awardsp. 146
Chapter 12 The Many Benefits of Airline Alliancesp. 156
Chapter 13 How to Capture the Best Price at the Best Hotelp. 161
Chapter 14 Ten Best Discount Rates to Request When Making a Hotel Reservationp. 177
Chapter 15 Hotel Loyalty Programs: Perks and Promotions Aplentyp. 187
Chapter 16 Hotel Internet: Where to Book Good Rooms at Great Rates Onlinep. 197
Chapter 17 Car Rental Strategies: How to Put Those Savings in Overdrivep. 207
Chapter 18 The Affinity Card Advantage: Why Smart Travelers Buy Now and Pay Laterp. 227
Chapter 19 The Art of the Complaint: How to Make It Right When Things Go Wrongp. 240
Chapter 20 The Last Word: A Quick and Easy Checklist of Ultimate Savings Strategiesp. 249
Appendixesp. 256
Indexp. 267