by Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of Consumer & Business Education in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English
|Series||Facts for consumers, Facts for consumers from the Federal Trade Commission|
|Contributions||United States. Federal Trade Commission. Office of Consumer and Business Education, American Society of Travel Agents|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 folded sheet (6 p.) ;|
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