"North Americans are avid travellers. We explore all corners of the globe, in all seasons. Many of us invest a significant portion of our disposable income on travel. Regardless of budget, your travel dollar CAN stretch further than you thought possible. This book is your guide. Full of practical TIPS and illustrativeanecdotes, it will help you achieve BEST-VALUE in all your travels."
In providing a road map to "BEST-VALUE" travel, this book will assist you with an understanding of how to: Maximize the benefits of "reward travel" programsAchieve the best deals on "air, bus" and "train" travelSave dramatically on "accommodation" costsPurchase "time shares" at huge discountsSlash costs with "home exchanges" and "long-stays"Savor the thrill and economics of "cycling" and "hiking"Minimize costs of "ocean" and "river cruising"Be prepared -- carry appropriate "travel insurance"Resolve "currency, cultural" and "language" issues.
About author PETER DOLEZAL
Peter Dolezal is a travelholic. Since his first ocean voyage at age seven, he hasn't slowed down. He has circled the globe many times, visiting more than fifty countries on six continents. A successful, now semi-retired executive, he has experienced pampered travel as CEO of several major corporations, as well as more humble, budget-oriented, holiday travel with his wife.
His aim with this guide is to provide the reader with an understanding of the many strategies and cautions associated with smart, safe and good-value travel. He also entertains readers with many often humorous, illustrative anecdotes gleaned over decades of travel.