can. Also ask tour operators the full adult fare for travelers
and cruise lines about deals over 60.
45 49 Drive for free by
Join a B&B club and signing up at autodriveaway
pay $10 to $20 for a room, .com for cars that need to be
with breakfast, in the homes relocated. There’s no rental
of travelers like you. In return, charge, only a $350 refund-you offer your spare room able deposit, and the first
Best Tip of All
Have some fun with this Alpha Sudoku. Fill in the grid so that
the letters A, D, E, G, H, O, S, U and V appear only once in
each row, column and 3x3 mini-box. The correct solution reveals
a nine-letter phrase.
to people on the road. Call tank of gas is free. Also call
Evergreen Club at 1-800-962- rental car companies about
aire investor 2392 or Affordable Travel Club one-way deals to relocate
Hetty Green at 253-858-2172. Of course, their vehicles.
be careful when you allow
portedly never strangers into your house. 50 For free sightseeing
used hot water, 46 excursions—with a local resi- Avoid booking fees
dent’s educated perspective—
by using a computer. Virtu-
in select cities around the
ally every U.S. airline adds a
globe, visit globalgreeternet
wore the same hefty surcharge if you book by
work.info. There’s also the new
black dress phone or at a ticket counter.
europetours.eu, which offers
every day. no-cost walking tours with
She carried 47 Free admission to locals in European cities and
oatmeal to her
more than 100 museums, zoos Israel. For similar offerings, call
and science centers is yours the chamber of commerce in
bank job, then
on the first weekend of each your destination.
month if you have a Bank of
and cooked it America ATM, credit or check 51 If predawn flights are
on the radiator. card. Get details at museums
getting tiresome, check out
sleep-and-park packages that
ALPHA SUDOKU BY FRANK STOLZENBERG
combine a night at an airport
48 Older train riders hotel, a shuttle to the terminal
get discounts in the U.S. and parking at the hotel for 7
and Canada. Amtrak cuts 15 to 14 days. These deals often
percent off most fares for cost about the same as park-
riders 62 or over, while Via Rail ing at the airport. Parksleep
Answer See page 27.
Canada offers10percento ff fly.com, stay123.comand
‘ Calista [Flock-hart] and I went to
the movies, and I
ord‘ered one adult and
one senior citizen…
parkingaccess.com let you
52 Birding overseas?
Log on to birdingpal.org. It will
link you up with a birdwatcher
who’ll happily share the
ornithological wonders of the
country you’re visiting.
55 For cheap gas, you can
compare costs at a variety of
websites. A few sources: gas
.com and autos.msn.com/
To locate low-cost stations
selling alternative fuels in your
area, visit altfuelprices.com.
I saved $6.” — Harrison Ford,
to In Touch Weekly
53 Flying with luggage?
Ship it ahead instead, using a
ground service like FedEx or
UPS. Most big airlines charge
up to $25 one way to check
a second bag, and more for
additional or overweight bags.
Calculate whether shipping
makes sense for you at fedex
.com or ups.com.
56 Just 10 seconds of
idling your car’s engine uses
as much gas as restarting it.
Two minutes uses enough fuel
to drive a mile. So turn your
54 It’s not always true
that online prices are cheap-est. Often you can save a lot
by negotiating with a human.
57 Buying a car? Contact
the dealership’s Internet sales
department to ask for the
“best quote” (which could be