Silver Surfer's Colour Guide to Travel and Holidays (Silver Surfers Colour Guides)

Silver Surfer's Colour Guide to Travel and Holidays (Silver Surfers Colour Guides)

By: Simon Veness (author), Susan Veness (author)Paperback

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The Internet has transformed the travel industry. It is brilliant for silver surfers because it offers more competition in immediate deals, options and prices. However, it can raise difficulties too, because you don't always know who you can trust. We take care of this problem. We have been researching travel opportunities professionally around the internet for more than ten years. So we can introduce you to the best-of-the-best tools to use. This book contains everything you need to know about top-quality travel planning on line.

About Author

Simon and Susan Veness are acknowledged as Britain's experts for all things Disney, having accumulated almost 40 years' experience between them of theme parks, Orlando, Florida and Disneyland Paris. They have a home just minutes 'from the magic' in Orlando and are constantly in touch with all the developments in the amazing Central Florida holiday destination. Both have writing backgrounds - UK-born Simon in national newspaper journalism, and American Susan in website discussion forums and online information sites - as well as being keen-eyed tourists, and together they have pioneered the unique Personalised Itinerary Planner, which is now a key component of their work. In addition to their writing for Foulsham, they contribute to a wide range of media, including newspapers, magazines and the Internet.


Introduction, 7; What's in this book?, 7; What do you need to get started?, 9; Chapter 1 Getting Started, 12; Terms you need to know before using the internet, 12; Common-sense precautions, 14; Choosing a secure password, 15; Chapter 2 Finding Things Out, 17; Using the internet as an information resource, 17; The difference between search engines and directories, 18; Other useful research tools, 21; Chapter 3 Search Skills, 24; Using search engines, 24; Using directories, 27; Refining your search terms, 30; Specific language searches, 32; Picture and image searches, 32; Search errors, 34; Managing your searches, 35; Dealing with pop-ups, 40; Knowing when you've finished, 40; Chapter 4 The Importance of Planning, 42; What am I looking for?, 42; Establishing a sequence for finding information, 44; How does a package or DIY affect my choices?, 46; Tickets and attractions, 51; Passports and visas, 53; Creating a holiday worksheet, 55.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780572033675
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780572033675
  • ISBN10: 0572033672

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