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Russell Hannon    

Best-Selling Author of "Stop Dreaming... Start Traveling"

Known for WOW'ing audiences with amazing and untold - yet practical travel tips, Russell Hannon used lean principles to travel at a fraction of the going rate. He regularly shared travel tips on TV and in speaking engagements, and has been in major media including USA Today, Women's World, the New York Times, CNBC, CBS, FOX, CBC, CTV, the National Post, Globe and Mail and numerous lifestyle and personal finance shows. He is also the author of Amazon budget travel #1 best seller 'Stop Dreaming... Start Traveling.'

Speech Topics


Stay Healthy & Safe Abroad

Is it safe to travel abroad? What should you do when a natural disaster strikes? What options do you have if you lose your wallet and all identification? Do you have the medical coverage you need should a medical emergency arise? Russell puts travelers’ concerns into context, offering ways to educate yourself of potential risks, how to prepare for a safe trip and how stay healthy while abroad.

99 Ways to Cut Your Travel Costs - Without Skimping

Known for wowing TV and radio shows with untold budget travel tips, Ultra-Economical Travel Expert Russell Hannon offers 99 ways to quickly and easily find the best and least expensive options for you. No matter what your travel type is, or where you want to go, you will leave with dozens of practical tips and tricks you can put to work right away to save money on your next great escape.

Smart & Savvy Travel Packing Seminar

Frustrated with paying checked bag fees? Find yourself having leave things being that you’d like to bring? Are you always rummaging through a messy suitcase to find things? This seminar will turn you into a master packer with tips and tricks to quickly and neatly pack nearly anything you want to bring on your vacation. You will also learn 6 ways to bring what you want without having to pay checked-bag fees. The event includes special one-time discounts so you can leave with your master packing outfit.

How to get 1 million worth of advertising via FREE publicity

Learn how to get booked on TV and radio and how to leverage it for maximum gain without a big budget, publicists or press releases. Learn how to establish a strategy and tactics that get you publicity and converts audiences. Russell covers why your business needs a media portfolio, what producers want in a guest expert, where to find media that are most likely to book you – even without experience, how to approach Producers, what to send to them, and what to say to them. Get guidance on how to prepare for your big appearance and what to convert that audience into followers or customers.

Travel Planning Amid COVID-19

"Should I cancel my 2020 travel plans? Do I have rights if I want to cancel or postpone travel? How should I approach travel planning amid the pandemic? What opportunities have emerged from COVID-19?" Whether you are planning travel, or want to either postpone or cancel a trip, Russell Hannon of Break The Travel Barrier covers key issues, considerations, and approaches to take, when planning and booking travel amid COVID-19.'

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