the guides work great for leveling almost in autopilot, also the zygor guides work great, the only problem is that this 2 companies moved to a monthtly fee payment model for BFA, not worth the money that you are paying if you ended up paying almost the same as the game monthtly subscription. Recently there is a new free addon for leveling in curse addons webpage that do this without the payment, is not as advanced like the pay ones but works. i will leave the link below. We need to support this kind of free addons.
Functionality is the heart of these guides, what you are really paying for. There are a lot of aspects I could look at with regards to functionality such as; questing path; quest progression; addon user interface; bugs; performance and many more. All that we are concerned with are questing path (speed) & user interface. All the other aspects aren’t worth comparing as both wow guides are light in terms of system usage, both have very few bugs, and both update your quest progress in real time.
Anyway, there are no more shortcuts. There are no more "Tricks". It's just straight questing now since Blizzard nerfed other methods of leveling. You can still do dungeon spam, it just won't be as fast. You can still do BGs, it just won't be as fast. Just about the only alternative way to level that rivals questing is Pet Battles(which makes ZERO sense).