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The Happy Holiday Travel Planner: Your Essential Guide packed with Tips and Advice for a Perfect Holiday by [Tonkin, Mike]
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Length: 192 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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Ever gone on holiday to have a wonderful relaxing time and have it turn into a nightmare so you needed another holiday when you got home?
Ever arrived at a hotel to find that the room you booked is a total shock, nothing like the photos?
Or perhaps you got home to find unexplained amounts on your credit card relating to your car rental. I can go on with more, but I think that something like this has happened to many of us.
Help is now at hand! With the “The Happy Holiday Travel Planner” those problems will be a thing of the past. You’ll now enjoy the stress free, safe, and memorable holidays that you seek - at the right price.
I’ll give you hundreds of tips and specific advice on how to avoid the many common mistakes that travellers make. And I guarantee no waffle or padding! I give you detailed examinations and assessments of all aspects of travel, genuine case studies, useful internet links, and my own personal experiences. So, who am I?
I’ve been in the travel industry for 30 years as a retail travel consultant and manager, tour operator, tour escort, international tourist board representative, hotel inspector, product development manager, travel writer, and sales and marketing director. I've travelled extensively in Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, Siberia, Mongolia and China as well as S. E. Asia and the Pacific Islands. Most importantly, I still work in the travel industry so my information is totally up to date.
So what does that mean for you?
With “The Happy Holiday Travel Planner” you’ll finally understand how travel really works. How? Because I’m giving you the “insider” information so you can confidently pick your way through the minefield of travel offers that bombard you daily, and choose the right one for you. No more disappointments.
You’ll get the inside story on the internet travel sites, and even how to travel at the front of the plane at less than you’d expect to pay! And how would you like that room upgrade at the hotel, or spacious larger rental car for little or sometimes no extra cost? I’ll tell you how.
This book is NOT about how to live on $50 a day, travelling on the super cheap and worrying about every $ you are spending. For me a holiday is about enjoyment, relaxation, and experiencing the local culture, traditions and food. I like to travel in comfort, not necessarily 5-star, and have enjoyed great times in good 3-star accommodation. After a holiday I want to be happy, totally relaxed with lots of great memories, and satisfied that my money was well spent. How about you?
Warning. I express my opinions in a forthright way. You may not always agree with me, but I’ll never be accused of being boring!
I’m writing the book in September 2015 and changes are occurring daily, so some of the fine detail will have changed by the time this book is released. But the advice I give is perennial – the basic concepts and guidelines don’t change.
My home is Australia, and the book uses a number of specific examples relevant to Australians. However the comprehensive tips and advice apply no matter where you live in the world.

Chapter topics:
What This Book Can Do For You - The benefits
Discuss, Research, Decide, Plan – Make the right choice
Travel Agent Yes or No? – For and Against
Flights: Exploring all the Options – The nitty gritty facts
Accommodation is Just a Place to Sleep? – All types examined in great detail
Car Rental – The fine print and much more
Inclusive Tour Packages and Group Tours – Understanding what you buy
Rail Travel – Making the most of train travel
Cruising on Oceans, Rivers and Canals – Make the right choice
Visas, Travel Insurance, Currency – So important
About the Author

FREE BONUS for purchasing this book - “Mike’s 50 Top Tips for Enjoying a Happy Holiday” – my all-time top tips for when you’re making final preparations, and then actually on the holiday.

So grab a copy and start planning

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1533 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #448,451 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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