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Tucked among other humorous, but spot-on observations, the author shares personal experiences that prove fancier lodging and a comfortable class of service on flights can occasionally cost less than budget hotels and economy tickets. It’s all a matter of knowing where and how to find these sweet deals.
While writing this book, Bill flew to Sweden from California for less than $50. This unbelievably low fare had nothing to do with redeeming frequent flier miles or points of any rewards program. It was simply a short-term promotional fare and available to anyone. No membership of any kind was required and the class of service was regular economy. Snacks, meals, non-alcoholic beverages and a vast array of in-flight entertainment options were included.
Maybe you or someone you know would like to visit – well, you name it – but it’s out of reach financially. You’re thinking years, quite a few years, out of reach. This book aims to change your mind.
From greatly improving your odds of being informed of incredibly low promotional airfares to booking nights in a 4-star hotel for what you consider a good price for a 2-star hotel, The Art of Discount Travel is chockfull of practical cost-cutting information.
Best yet, are strategies for achieving the ultimate discount: free or nearly free. Sometimes scoring a freebie can even be easy and fast. Fast or not, it needn’t be difficult. You will find several avenues to the ultimate discount.