If you often travel for business, there may be some great opportunities to enjoy the local vibe and culture of the city in which you are visiting. Although this might seem impossible due to a full schedule of meetings and conferences, you may be surprised that if you step out of your hotel room and [...]
Business trips take a lot of planning, preparation and organization. From packing a suitcase to making sure you have everything you need for your business meetings, business travel can be stressful. When you’re stressed and jet-lagged productivity can suffer. Being away from home and the office can throw off your every-day routine. Without your normal routine, you may not be able to get tasks done timely and efficiently. Here are some tips on how to stay productive when you are away on business.
We all want to feel relaxed and comfortable when traveling. However, the reality is that air travel can increase stress levels and wear you down before you even get to your destination. Travel can be unpredictable with flight delays, cancellations and long lines that can leave the most even tempered and calm person ready to blow their top from frustration. Fortunately, there are some clever travel hacks to make your travel a more cost effective and manageable experience. From packing tips to booking tricks, here are 10 clever travel hacks that all business travelers should know.
Whether you are flying for business or pleasure, there may be a lot of information you need on hand while at the airport such as flight details, hotel arrangements, car service information and more. Fumbling with papers and remembering all this information can be an arduous task. So why not make technology your best friend? Have smartphone, will travel! From organizing paperwork to finding an airport lounge and the best places to eat, we present these five apps that can ease your business travel into a stress free and well prepared trip ahead and back.
Not all airport lounges are created equal. The word” lounge” alone sounds swanky and upscale, but if you are a frequent flyer, you know that some airport lounges leave a lot to be desired. With travel often comes the unavoidable stress. However, airport lounges can ease your stress levels and make you comfortable and relaxed before or even after your trip.
Airport dining has come a long way. Although you may still be able to get the old greasy burger and fries in a brown paper bag to go, now airport restaurants are offering more upscale and tasty alternatives. Some of the top chefs and restaurateurs from around the country have put their brands into Airport [...]
The air in a plane cabin can be a bit stagnant. The not-so-fresh air can make you feel tired, and your skin look dull. Refresh with facial wipes, and then follow up with your favorite trial size moisturizer. For the ladies, if you are wearing makeup, sometimes foundation can settle and look a bit cakey and dry. Facial wipes are great for this situation because you can wipe off and reapply your foundation for a fresher look.
TSA pre-check is probably one of the biggest time-savers with travel. There are 150 airports and 12 major airlines in the US that offer this expedited security screening. Once you go through the screening process, and you have been approved for TSA pre-check, you won’t have to wait on long security lines nor will you have to remove certain clothing items and shoes. You can learn more about TSA pre-check and apply online here. For the Global Pass go to http://usa.immigrationvisaforms.com/travel/global-entry-pass. If you have an American Express Platinum Card you will be reimbursed the $100.00 fee after it is charged.
The majority of people who travel, whether business or pleasure, will usually book flights through commercial airlines. Although commercial travel is the most customary way people get to their destinations, it’s not always the most convenient. Often we hear travel disaster stories that involve long security lines and poor customer service. Air travel can be [...]
An experienced ground transportation company should be considered when making your hire decision. Although you may save a few dollars by booking a car service company that hasn’t been in business for very long, this leaves too much room for error. With experience comes a higher level of customer service and reliability.