The Business Traveler Guide to Washington, D. C.

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If you're traveling to Washington, DC on business, don't leave home without this essential travel guide designed especially for you. Travel expert Jason R. Rich and Entrepreneur magazine have teamed up to bring you up-to-the-minute information that other travel guides ignore. Frequent flyer secrets for navigating Dulles, Reagan and BWI airports-with maps and information on ground transportation, Exclusive reviews of the top 20 business-friendly hotels and restaurants for any budget, Maps and photos of the city, ...
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Overview

If you're traveling to Washington, DC on business, don't leave home without this essential travel guide designed especially for you. Travel expert Jason R. Rich and Entrepreneur magazine have teamed up to bring you up-to-the-minute information that other travel guides ignore. Frequent flyer secrets for navigating Dulles, Reagan and BWI airports-with maps and information on ground transportation, Exclusive reviews of the top 20 business-friendly hotels and restaurants for any budget, Maps and photos of the city, the Metro's subway and bus routes, and surrounding areas in Virginia and Maryland, Advice from locals on getting last-minute tickets and reservations to the White House and other government buildings, the city's iconic monuments and memorials, the Smithsonian and other museums, Nationals games and more, Money-saving strategies for booking airfare and getting great deals on accommodations, meals and entertainment, Contact information for hundreds of essential business and personal services.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599181424
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
  • Publication date: 9/21/2007
  • Series: Business Traveler Guides
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

Jason R. Rich (Foxboro, MA) has written more than 32 books, including a Wall Street Journal bestseller, on careers, entertainment and personal finance.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Preface     xi
Welcome to Washinton, DC     1
Getting to Washington, DC     2
Contacting the Airlines Directly     2
Online Travel Services     7
Airport Security Considerations and Tips     11
Curbside Check-In at the Airport     14
Navigating Your Way through Washington Dulles International Airport     14
Navigating Your Way through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport     22
Navigating Your Way through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport     28
Ground Transportation Options     33
Frequent Flier Miles-A Business Traveler's Best Friend     39
Packing for Your Business Trip     43
Shopping for the Perfect Luggage     44
Packing Tips     47
Washington, DC Weather     48
Packing for Your Trip     49
Before-Leaving-Home Checklist     54
Where to Stay While in Washington, DC     55
Choose Your Accommodations Based on Amenities and Services Offered     57
The Business Traveler Top 15 Business-Friendly Hotels in Washington, DC     60
Major Hotel Chains in the Washington, DC Area     85
Need Additional HelpFinding a Hotel?     86
Take Advantage of Concierge Services Offered at Your Hotel     87
Getting Around Town     89
Taxis     90
Rental Cars     92
Chauffeured Limousines and Town Cars     96
Public Transportation-The Metrorail and Metrobus     97
Shuttle and Charter Buses     102
DC Circulator Bus     103
Water Shuttle     104
Scooter Rentals     104
Walking     104
Where to Dine in Washington, DC     105
The Business Traveler Top 15 Fine-Dining Restaurants in Washington, DC     106
Theme and Specialty Restaurants     123
Ordering Room Service     127
Entertainment in Washington, DC     131
Washington, DC Tours     132
Theater and Stage Performances     137
Professional Sporting Events     140
How to See Sold-Out Shows, Concerts, and Sporting Events     143
Golf Courses     144
The Business Traveler Top 15 Tourist Attractions in Washington, DC     145
Shopping Opportunities for Busy Business Travelers     157
Media Listings for Washington, DC     160
Attending a Business Meeting or Convention      163
The Washington Convention Center     164
Business Services     179
Audiovisual Equipment Rentals     180
Balloons     181
Banking and Financial Services     181
Boxes and Shipping Supplies     182
Bus Charters     182
Car Rentals     183
Caterers     183
Cell Phone Services and Accessories     184
Computer Rentals, Repairs, and Technical Support     184
Credit Card Companies     186
Dry Cleaning and Tailoring     186
Embroidery and Screen-Printing Companies     188
FedEx Kinko's Locations     188
Florists     189
Foreign Currency Exchange Services     190
Full-Service Banks     191
Golf Courses     192
Jet Charter Companies     192
Lawyers     192
Limousine and Town Car Services     192
Locksmiths     192
Malls and Shopping     193
Meeting and Banquet Room Rentals     193
Messenger Services     194
Modeling Agencies and Temporary Trade Show Personnel     195
Office Supply Superstores     195
Photography Services     196
Secretarial and Temporary Employment Services     197
Shipping and Freight Services     197
Ticket Brokers     197
Trade Show and Private Security Services     198
Trade Show Exhibit Sales, Installation, Repair, and Dismantling     198
Translators and Interpreters     199
Traveler's Checks     199
U.S. Post Office Locations     200
Video Production Services and Equipment Rental     200
Western Union Electronic Money-Transfer Services (Worldwide)     201
Personal Services     203
Airline Directory     204
Alcoholics Anonymous     204
Chiropractors     204
Dentists     205
Department Stores     205
Eyewear Stores and Optometrists     206
Fitness Centers and Gyms     207
Florists and Balloon Delivery     209
Hairstylists, Hair Salons, and Barbers     209
Hospitals     209
Limousine and Town Car Services     210
Massage Therapists and Day Spas     210
Nail Salons     211
Personal Shopping Services     215
Pharmacies     215
Rental Cars      217
Shoe and Luggage Repair and Luggage Sales     217
Tailors and Clothing Alterations     218
Tuxedo Rentals     218
Wheelchair and Scooter Rentals     219
Help for Travel-Related Problems and Emergencies     221
Making Last-Minute Changes to Your Travel Itinerary     222
Dealing with Travel and Weather Delays     223
Lost Luggage     225
Lost or Stolen Credit Card, Driver's License, and/or Passport     228
Lost, Stolen, or Damaged Laptop Computer     229
Buying a New Outfit Fast or Removing a Stain     230
Prescription Refills     230
Replacing Prescription Eyewear     231
Medical or Dental Emergencies     231
Cell Phone-Related Problems     233
Travel Charts and Worksheets     235
Tipping Recommendations     236
Tip Calculation Chart     237
Travel Itinerary Worksheet     238
Expense Tracker Worksheet     240
Trade Show Meeting Planner     241
Frequent Traveler Program Worksheet     242
Index     243
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