Navigating Your Way to Lower Airfares

CRN: 
60077
Course Dates: 
Sept. 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 2011
Times: 
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Instructor(s): 
Margaret W. Davis, Bob Weinberg
Course Catalogs: 
2011 Fall

With the growth of book-your-own air travel via the Internet, finding the cheapest fares and best connections is a challenge for anyone regularly traveling by air, especially from Asheville. While this course can’t guarantee you’ll always find the lowest price, it will teach you how to navigate airline and non-airline web sites as well as hotel and car rental sites to locate available options. It will also review current airfare ground rules, puncture myths, and provide numerous travel tips.

Margaret W. Davis (margaretwd@charter.net) is currently an independent consultant who develops and conducts training Bob Weinbergaround the country for staff involved in the juvenile justice system. Her travel knowledge comes from years “on the road.” She received an MS from the State University College at Oneonta, New York, and a BS from Brooklyn College. Bob Weinberg (rweinberg@rwconsulting.net) spent more than thirty-five years as a consultant helping a diverse array of companies to analyze and improve their database marketing programs. Bob has taught at Northwestern and DePaul Universities and conducts seminars on mathematical and financial applications in direct marketing. He recently started traveling to developing countries to work on marketing and strategic plans for small agricultural co-ops and producers.