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Frugal Travel Guy Handbook

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Learn the techniques to reduce your travel costs for the rest of your life. Topics include, Fare wars, Fare Mistakes, Frequent flyer miles, good credit equals free travel, consumer promotions, banking and financial service promotions, How to be "bumped", which credit cards offer the best travel rewards, Rewards Network dining, rental car promotions. Samples of past ...more
Kindle Edition, 102 pages
Published (first published June 24th 2010)
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Apr 20, 2014 Marshall rated it did not like it
I was hoping for a book on frugal travel tips. You know, good times of year to book flights and hotels; clever ways to shop around; alternate forms of travel; staying away from mainstream tourist attractions, opting instead for the back roads; that sort of thing. Instead what I got was various ways the author cheated travel companies and others, abusing their promotional activities for his own benefit.

A lot of various promotions interact with each other in complex, unanticipated ways. For exampl
Oct 08, 2011 Reid rated it liked it
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I'm a big fan of Rick's blog and I purchased this ebook as a way to show my support. It's a short, easy-to-digest primer of the different tactics he uses to save money on airfare and hotels. Most of this information is available on his blog for free, but you really do have to search around a bit to find it. The ebook makes a good 'Travel Hacking 101' course for the uninitiated and it's far cheaper than Chris Guillebeau's Frequent Flier Master , which sells for around $50 and seems to cover the ...more
Jun 05, 2013 Kim rated it it was ok
This book is in DESPERATE need of professional editing. Ingersoll's conversational tone includes many tangents and run-on sentences, muddying up the appreciation for his knowledge on the subject.

Stick to his website for the information. His casual writing tone better suits blog entries.

For a travel hacking guide with clarity and equally informative insight, try The Frequent Flyer Masterclass ebook at
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