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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

Joey Green, a former contributing editor to National Lampoon and a former advertising copywriter at J. Walter Thompson, is the author of more than fifty (yes, fifty) books, including "Contrary to Popular Belief," "Clean It! Fix It! Eat It!," the best-selling "Joey Green's Magic Brands" series, "The Mad Scientist Handbook" series, and "You Know You've Reached Middle Age If . . ."--to name just a few.

Joey has appeared on dozens of national television shows, including "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Good Morning America," and "The View." He has been profiled in the "New York Times," "People" magazine, the "Los Angeles Times," the "Washington Post," and "USA Today," and he has been interviewed on hundreds of radio shows.

A native of Miami, Florida, and a graduate of Cornell University (where he was the political cartoonist on the "Cornell Daily Sun" and founded the campus humor magazine, the "Cornell Lunatic," still publishing to this very day) , he lives in Los Angeles.

You can visit him at www.joeygreen.com

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