An indispensable travel guide from everyone's favorite butler, Charles MacPherson, a world-class authority on the art of travelling well.
From the bestselling author of The Butler Speaks and the owner of North America's only butler training academy comes this new addition to the Pocket Butler series. A world authority on the art of travel, Charles has trained the staff of the world's leading hotels, and planned countless travel itineraries for his most high profile clients--from royalty, to celebrities, to captains of industry. In this handy pocket-sized guide, Charles shares the wealth of his travel tips in one charming and digestible read.
Written with unpretentious charm and sparkling wit, The Pocket Butler's Guide to Travel will ensure you arrive at your destination in one relaxed, unharried piece. Let Charles will guide you through the planning and execution of your trip with grace: from choosing luggage and booking suitable accommodations to achieving wrinkle-free packing, arranging stress-free itineraries and handling unexpected emergencies (from stains to stolen passports). Take note of Charles's insider advice on how to get a upgrade; make the most of your hotel concierge; politely decline an invitation; pack appropriately for every occasion; sidestep mishaps when travelling with children, the elderly, or staying with family and friends; navigate international dining etiquette (and tipping expectations), and much, much more--even what to do when you arrive home (with tips for perfect thank you notes and online travel reviews)!
This conveniently compact book is easy to slip into any carry-on luggage. With comprehensive packing checklists; tipping guides for 10+ countries; and tips for travelling by plane, train, cruise ship, coach, yacht, car and even private jet, The Pocket Butler: Travel will be your trusted companion wherever your travels may take you.