Wolfgang in New Zealand
5 Minutes with …
Marketing and Brand Consultant
For Postcards from Valencia’s 4th interview, we are pleased to present Wolfgang Eigner, a marketing whiz, a constant traveller and the man behind CheapFlightAlerts.org. We first met 3 years ago at an expat dinner event in Valencia. The dinner was a disaster and thankfully, the friendship prevailed.
ALWAYS IN MY LUGGAGE
My laptop, a magic towel, spare batteries for my hearing aids
3 FAVORITE HOME-AWAY-FROM-HOME PLACES
A FAVORITE TRAVEL MEMORY
Being invited to become the juror of a “Miss” election in Greece when I was 16
DO YOU ROLL, FOLD OR USE PACKING CUBES?
3 MONEY-SAVING TRAVEL TACTICS I USE
1. using airline miles strategically
2. fuel dumping
3. hidden city ticketing
3 WAYS THAT I HAVE FUN WHILE TRAVELING
1. watching people who are not used to travelling
2. decimating the lounge buffet
3. strolling through a city with eyes wide open
ON A PLANE, TRAIN OR AUTOMOBILE I ...
sleep, work, chat away
THE LAST BOOK I READ WAS ...
Watching the English
NUMBER OF CITIES VISITED
Who keeps count?
That I can download Netflix movies onto my mobile.
MY IDEAL DINNER PARTY : ME + 4 OTHERS
Brother David Steinl Rast, The Dalai Lama, Barack Obama, Richard Branson
3 THINGS I DO AS SOON AS I LAND AT THE AIRPORT/PORT TERMINAL
1. switch on mobile
2. use toilet
3. get cash from an ATM
3 THINGS I DO AFTER I CHECK-IN AT A HOTEL
1. I go to the room to see whether it’s indeed a non-smoking room
2. then I check the fire escape plan (I really do)
3. then I usually head out for a walk in the area
FAVORITE TRAVEL OUTFIT
First class pyjamas
Wolfgang and his wife, Agata in Hawaii
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