The Zoomer Report: Last minute getaways
Now that the weather outside is frightening, the idea of a last-minute getaway
can be very enticing.
It’s easier than ever to book at the spur of the moment, and it can net
you a great deal, but it’s not for everyone. The trade-off is you may
have to make a lot of compromises on the destination, the hotel and the kind
of room you want. So the more you care about those things, the more you should
If you go the last-minute route, pick the destination first, rather than the
date, because being flexible on the day you leave can give you more alternatives.
And you’ll probably get the best selection if you can travel on a Tuesday,
Wednesday or Thursday.
About The Zoomer Report
Libby Znaimer, a prominent Canadian journalist specializing in business, politics, and lifestyle issues, is producer and host of The Zoomer Report, a special feature on topics of interest to baby boomers and the 50+. It covers everything from health and wealth to leisure and volunteerism, from the special vantage point of the generation that has changed society in its wake.
Ms. Znaimer is also Vice-President of News and Information for Classical 96.3FM and AM740. Her first book, “In Cancerland – Living Well Is The Best Revenge” – was published in October 2007 by Key Porter.
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