Last-Minute Travel Secrets (Paperback)

121 Ingenious Tips to Endure Cramped Planes, Car Trouble, Awful Hotels, and Other Trips from Hell

By Joey Green

Chicago Review Press, 9781613735046, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2016



Gone are the days of complimentary in-flight champagne and cushy sleeping-car coaches on the Orient Express. Say hello to $50 "legroom upgrades" and bedbug-infested hotels. What's a weary, frustrated traveler to do? Hang tight--it's Joey Green to the rescue Last-Minute Travel Secrets contains more than a hundred unique travel tips that may sound goofy but really do work. You will discover how to correct uncomfortable accommodations using everyday household products.

- Uncork a wine bottle with a sneaker
- Protect your car from bug splatters with cooking spray
- Find your car in a parking lot using a water bottle
- Use a motel bathtub as a washing machine
- Muffle the sound of crying babies using tampon earplugs
- Purify and desalinate ocean water with a T-shirt
- And much, much more

The book also includes interesting and strange travel sidebars and fascinating trivia to keep you entertained until your lost luggage arrives--from Topeka.

About the Author

Joey Green is the author of more than 50 books, including Last-Minute Survival Secrets, Joey Green's Fix-It Magic, and Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose. He has written for Rolling Stone, National Lampoon, Time, and more.