Unbelievably Good Deals and Great Adventures that You Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50, 2009-2010 (Unbelievably Good Deals & Great ... Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50)

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9780071598842: Unbelievably Good Deals and Great Adventures that You Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50, 2009-2010 (Unbelievably Good Deals & Great ... Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50)

The over-50 set’s bible for bargains, from golf to globetrotting

Inside this proven bestseller you will find even more information about trips, discounts, clubs, programs, and special perks--only good if you are over 50! Unbelievably Good Deals and Great Adventures That You Absolutely Can’t Get Unless You’re Over 50 includes amazing bargains on airfares, hotels, car rentals, public transportation, vacations designed for you and your grandkids, tennis camps, golf vacations, ski clubs, bike trips, and free--or almost free--college educations.

“One of the most-thumbed volumes on my desk. A fantastic piece of research.”
--Betsy Wade, New York Times

“The bargain hunter’s bible.”
--AARP The Magazine

“Great trips for the over-50-but-not-over-the-hill-crowd.”
--Chicago Tribune

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One American turns 50 every 7.6 seconds, and here's a book that caters to the pocketbooks of this ever-increasing traveling population.

"Ten years ago when I wrote the first edition of Unbelievably Good Deals, active vacation and adventure trips were seldom offered to mature travelers," says author Joan Heilman. "Today, however, these readers, especially baby boomers who've just turned 50, are looking for action, and the book reflects that trend."

This complete compendium for senior discounts includes special offers for adventure travel; lifetime admission tickets to national parks; airfare specials; up to 50 percent off on hotels and restaurants; discounts for golf, tennis, and ski vacations; and trips, clubs and matchmaking services for singles. The book also offers advice on how to beat the cost of car rentals; save money on train, bus, and boat fares; find thrifty alternative lodgings all over the world; uncover the best shopping values; discover volunteering opportunities; and get the lowdown on going back to school.

The last chapter provides an overview of organizations for people over 50 and what they can offer, or what you can offer them. As the author points out, "When you consider that there are more people in this country over the age of 55 than there are children in elementary and high schools, you can see why we have powerful potential to influence what goes on around here." --Kathryn True

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"The bargain hunter's bible."
--Modern Maturity

"Great trips for the over-50--but not over-the-hill--crowd."
--Chicago Tribune

"Those who fill the bill will find this trove of packages, discounts, and special tours invaluable."
--Travel and Leisure

"Scores of reasons for never denying your age."
--Newsweek

"A travel guide with legs. . . . The author actually supports her assertions with hard facts: names, addresses, telephone numbers, and exact prices."
--Arthur Frommer

Unbelievably Good Deals and Great Adventures That You Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50 has been fully updated for 2002-03 with even more incredible offers and unbeatable opportunities exclusively for anyone who is 50 or older. It's jam-packed with information about trips, discounts, clubs, programs, and special perks. You'll learn about amazing bargains such as:
*Terrific price breaks on airfares all over the world
*Bargain hotel accommodations
*Vacations exclusively for grandparents and grandkids
*Trips, clubs, and matchmakers for mature singles
*Tennis camps, golf vacations, ski programs, bike trips, and walking tours
*Adventure travel designed especially for 50-plus travelers
*Free--or almost free--college educational opportunities
*Breaks on trains, buses, and car rentals
*Discounts on automobile and homeowners insurance

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