How to Travel During Extreme Heat

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot,
could say about Summer Travel:

When you’re on the road, the worst heat is the kind you don’t expect. –Chris Elliott

One of the best ways to deal with extreme heat is to avoid it altogether. But what if you’re away on a fabulous vacation that you planned for months? To be able to enjoy your time traveling, it simply comes down to preparation.

Talking Points / Suggested Questions to Explore on
Traveling This Summer:
        • Elliott can talk about some of his sultry summer traveling experiences
        • How can we find quick relief when from the full sun or extreme heat on any given day?
        • What are some popular destinations to avoid this summer?
        • How does the heat affect our vehicles, and how can we avoid problems?
        • What are some tips to beat the heat? (climate, kinds of heat, altitude, northern areas, acclimation, hydration, etc.)

Read Christopher Elliott’s full article from The Washington Post here:

How to Travel During Extreme Heat


Interview: Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott, author of two books which are practical guides that help people make smarter purchases: How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler (And Save Time, Money and Hassle) (National Geographic) and Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals (Wiley). He founded two nonprofit organizations for consumers. Elliott Advocacy is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers people to solve their problems and helps those who can’t. helps readers through direct advocacy, journalism on an ad-free website, and maintaining the largest database of executive contact information on the Internet. He also co-founded Travelers United, a nonprofit organization that works in Washington to help travelers. Elliott also writes six weekly columns that have a combined reach of 10 million readers, including The Washington Post, USA Today, and Forbes, and his articles can be seen in newspapers and magazines across the country.

In addition to being a nationally recognized expert on customer service, Elliott is an inveterate traveler. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and scuba diving. His weekly family travel column for USA Today chronicles his never-ending journey around the world with his three children. Elliott is based in Prescott, Arizona.


Jo Allison
Managing Editor
Director of Public Relations
Success In Media, Inc.

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