Yesterday, Peter showed up on Extra to talk holiday travel tips.
It’s all part of his Don’t Go There book tour.
Next stop? The Today show. Tomorrow.
Peter will be on to talk more about holiday deals and the important tips travelers need to know to survive the busy holiday travel season.
If you’ve watched Extra, you know that it’s one fast-moving show. So you’ll get twice the tips in half the time.
If you’d like to watch the segment, click here. Or check out the transcript below:
Mario Lopez, Extra host (pictured above): Delayed flights, lost luggage and here’s your Extra Travel Alert!
Peter Greenberg: In hard economic times, people need credible information so they can make intelligent travel choices.
ML: Today show’s travel editor Peter Greenberg wrote this book warning you, Don’t Go There. Starting with the worst airports…
PG: Chicago: problems, especially with weather. Atlanta: problems, with delays. LaGuardia: always problems with delays
ML: Peter says the best time to travel is early morning and you should avoid late flights.
PG: The least reliable time is anytime after 3pm in any major hub city.
ML: And a Canadian highway is one of the most dangerous…
PG: Highway 16 in Canada. In the last 20 years, 43 unsolved unsolved murder cases of women on that highway. Not a good highway.
ML: Is keeping track of your luggage a problem? Listen up…
PG: There are two types of luggage: carry-on and lost. So I don’t check bags.
ML: Time to turn on the fan cam for your travel-related questions.
Fan “Matt”: What is the hottest travel destination for Spring 2009?
PG: They really upgraded Cancun and the whole Riviera Maya since the hurricane and they’ve really done a good job.
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