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Travelers, take back the skies! Know your rights before your next flight. At last, a guide that tells you how to beat the airlines at their own game! Are you fed up with cramped cabins and scaled-back service? This outspoken guide tells you everything you need to be a savvy traveler:
  • What to do if you've been bumped
  • How to get the best seats on the plane
  • How to overcome the fear of flying
  • Which airlines lose the most luggage—and what you can do about it
  • Effective techniques and diets for beating jet lag
  • Safety and on-time records for the major carriers
  • How to get the most of your frequent-flyer miles
  • Where to find the cheapest air fares
  • …and if things don't go your way, how to complain and get compensation
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Synopsis:

Travelers, take back the skies!

Know your rights before your next flight!

At last a guide that tells you how to beat the airlines at their own game. Are you fed up with cramped cabins and scaled-back service? This outspoken guide tells you everything you need to be a savvy traveler:

  • What to do if you've been bumped
  • How to get the best seats on the plane
  • How to overcome the fear of flying
  • Which airlines lose the most luggage — and what you can do about it
  • Effective techniques and diets for beating jet lag
  • Safety and on-time records for the major carriers
  • How to get the most of your frequent-flyer miles
  • Where to find the cheapest fares
...and if things don't go your way, how to complain and get compensated!

About the Author

About the Author Maureen Clarke is the editor-in-chief of Lehigh Valley Magazine. She has written for The Village Voice, Aperture, and the Daily News, among other publications. A former staff editor at Artforum and the Aperture Foundation, she also edits exhibition catalog text for the Guggenheim Museum.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Ticketing Pitfalls: Know Your Rights Before the Flight.

2. The Hot Seat: How to Pick the Best Spot on the Plane.

3. Lost in Space: How to Cope With Baggage Snafus.

4. White Knuckle Combat: How to Conquer the Fear of Flying.

5. Life Preservers: Health & Safety in the Air.

6. Beat the Clock: How to Minimize Jet Lag.

7. Sky Hounds: How to Make the Most of Your Frequent-Flier Mileage.

8. Cheap Fares: Easy Ways to Cut the Cost of Air Travel.

9 The Squeaky Wheel: How to Complain Effectively.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028635941
Author:
Clarke, Maureen
Publisher:
Frommers
Location:
London
Subject:
Airplanes
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Reference - Tips
Subject:
Air travel
Subject:
Aviation - Commercial
Subject:
TRAVEL / General
Subject:
General Travel
Subject:
Travel: Reference & Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes index.
Series:
Frommer's What the Airlines Never Tell You
Series Volume:
chih 2
Publication Date:
20000518
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
7.39x4.29x.76 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Travelers, take back the skies!

Know your rights before your next flight!

At last a guide that tells you how to beat the airlines at their own game. Are you fed up with cramped cabins and scaled-back service? This outspoken guide tells you everything you need to be a savvy traveler:

  • What to do if you've been bumped
  • How to get the best seats on the plane
  • How to overcome the fear of flying
  • Which airlines lose the most luggage — and what you can do about it
  • Effective techniques and diets for beating jet lag
  • Safety and on-time records for the major carriers
  • How to get the most of your frequent-flyer miles
  • Where to find the cheapest fares
...and if things don't go your way, how to complain and get compensated!

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