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This invaluable guide to saving monet and having fun is packed with perks and privileges the younger set can only dream of. Now in its eighth edition, this guide has been updated, redesigned, and packed with even more information about trips, clubs, programs, and special deals available only to those over 50. 21 line drawings.
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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 TrueFrom the Back Cover:
"The bargain hunter's bible."
"Great trips for the over-50--but not over-the-hill--crowd."
"One of the most-thumbed volumes on my desk. A fantastic piece of research."
--Betsy Wade, New York Times
"The best single source of great deals for seniors."
--Selling to Seniors
"Those who fit the bill will find this trove of packages, discounts, and special tours invaluable."
--Travel and Leisure
"By the nation's top expert on finding the best deals and tons of great ways to enjoy life."
Planning a trip, going back to school, or looking for adventure? Well, have we got a deal for you! If you're over fifty, you qualify for outrageous breaks, special privileges, and money-saving offers. Updated and revised by the country's leading authority on how to take advantage of your age, this bestselling large-type guidebook--now in its fifteenth edition--is packed with information about:
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Contemporary, 1996. Trade paperback. Condition: New. 8th Updated ed.. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Unbelievably Good Deals & Great Adventures That You Absolutely Can't Get Unless You're Over 50. Audience: General/trade. Seller Inventory # Alibris_0013294
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