Monday, October 6, 2008

Fodor's 1001 Smart Travel Tips, 2nd Edition

Here is a great book for those smitten by travel bug. It is a compendium of advice from the Writers, Editors & Traveling Readers at Fodor’s. I recommend this book unreservedly.

Published by Fodor's

Category: Travel - Special Interest
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Date Published: April 1, 2008
Price: $9.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-1938-0 (1-4000-1938-9)

Here is what the blurb says

Fodor’s well-traveled writers and editors have acquired their travel savvy the hard way. And with this book in hand, no one else has to. Fodor’s 1001 Smart Travel Tips expertly guides all kinds of travelers -- from the moment they start planning until the day they return home.

· Straightforward, topical chapters cover everything from booking---including getting the best prices and avoiding scams---to making any journey comfortable to seeing the sights and staying safe and healthy.
· Boxes address real-life travel problems and how to avoid them.
· Checklists and entire chapter help even the most disorganized of souls choose the best luggage and pack like a pro.
· A special Destinations chapter prepares travelers for trips to dozens of countries.
· Lists of contacts and resources show travelers where to turn when it’s time to book trips, when they encounter a problem, and when they need destination information.
· A comprehensive index makes it easy to find guidance on any destination or for any travel situation.