About the Book
The economy took a dive and recovery has been slow and, at best, uneven. Does that mean we're not traveling? Hardly. It's not a matter of whether we'll travel, or when, or even where. It's simply a matter of how. Indeed, it's a brave new world for travel. Fewer airlines means less competition and steeper airfares. Hotels are adding fees left and right. And the cost of rental cars has begun to skyrocket. But all hope is not lost. In fact, in New Rules of the Road, CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg shows you how to travel well in the current economic climate. You will learn:
-The best day, and the best of time of day, to purchase discount airline tickets.
-How to book, and when to book, car rentals with unadvertised deals
-How to score unprecedented hotel bargains during “dead weeks”
-Free activities you need to know about in 30 cities across the U.S.
-The best times of year to find unpublished cruise discounts
-“Secret flights” that are not marketed but offer a great deal on an -unusual route by a foreign airlines
-Places where kids can eat and stay for free
-And much, much more
Traveling after an economic downturn shouldn't result in a personal meltdown. With Greenberg's guidance, it's an open road.
Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. He is Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, and CBS Sunday Morning, among other broadcast platforms. Greenberg is also host of the nationally syndicated Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio show, broadcast each week from a different location around the world. The live, three-hour weekly radio program and a daily short-form travel feature are syndicated by United Stations and are heard on a combined 400+ stations. He is also a contributing writer to AARP The Magazine, The New Yorker, Parade, AARP.org, Forbes.com, BNET.com, and Bing Travel. He has been a featured guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Dr. Phil, and Larry King Live. Greenberg is the author of the New York Times best-selling "Travel Detective" series. His upcoming book, The Best Places for Everything, will be published by Rodale in April.