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There and Back: Tips for a One-Day Business Trip

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Monday, October 9, 2017   Written by:

First flight out. Last flight back. That’s usually how the single-day business trip goes. Because limiting your travel to less than 24 hours saves your company money, in addition to allowing you to sleep in your own bed at the end of the day, more and more business travelers are opting for single-day trips. While […]

Frequent Business Travelers: Look for These Amenities in a Hotel

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Monday, September 25, 2017   Written by:

When it comes to frequent business travel, certain things can make your life a little bit easier. When choosing a hotel, look for these must-have amenities to ensure you have a convenient and comfortable work trip. A business center A well-equipped business center with a computer, access to the internet and a printer can help […]

Business Travel Safety: Rental Cars

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Monday, September 11, 2017   Written by:

Renting a car on your next business trip? Keep these helpful tips in mind to ensure your safety on the road! Check your insurance policy Before you rent a car, check and see if your current auto insurance covers rentals. Your credit card may also cover the vehicle if you use it to pay for […]

Keeping Your Clothes Fresh & Clean on the Road

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Monday, August 28, 2017   Written by:

If you’re gone for days or even weeks at a time on a business trip, keeping your clothes looking and smelling fresh can be a challenge. Use our tips below to keep your belongings clean. Pack dryer sheets between items Placing dryer sheets in between your clean clothing items while you’re packing will keep them […]

What’s the Difference Between a Non-Stop, Direct and Connecting Flight?

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Monday, August 7, 2017   Written by:

You’ve heard the terms non-stop, direct and connecting before. But, do you really know what they mean? Read on to discover the difference between the three most common types of flights. Non-stop flights As the name suggests, a non-stop flight is one that travels from one point to another without stopping at all. A non-stop […]

Using Technology to Keep in Touch on the Road

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Monday, July 31, 2017   Written by:

When you travel often, especially for work, staying in touch with friends and family can be a bit of a challenge. Luckily, we live in a technologically advanced day and age, with the world at our fingertips, quite literally. Use technology to your advantage in order to maintain and grow relationships even while you’re on […]

Business Travel and Owning a Dog: Can You do Both?

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Monday, July 17, 2017   Written by:

Getting a pet is one of the biggest decisions you can make in your life. Pets, specifically dogs, require time and attention that can be hard to give them if your career requires frequent travel. The good news is that you can absolutely make it work, given you’re able to make the right arrangements for […]

Tired of Overbooking? Fly United!

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Friday, July 14, 2017   Written by:

United Airlines is rolling out a new pilot “Flex-Schedule” program which will offer $250 travel vouchers to passengers who agree, up to five days in advance of their scheduled flight, to reschedule to a different flight. Those who volunteer will be re-booked, using the same seat preferences and airports, on a flight of their choice […]

Seal the Deal: Tips for Closing before you Head Home

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Monday, July 3, 2017   Written by:

One of the greatest benefits of business travel is that meeting in person often makes it easier to close deals. But, when you’ve traveled to meet with a potential customer or client for the sole purpose of making the sale, it’s hard not to feel as if the pressure is on. Check out these tips […]

6 Ways to Keep Busy on a Long Flight

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Monday, June 19, 2017   Written by:

Whether you’re traveling across the country or internationally, long flights can be a bit of a drag. Keep busy and beat boredom on your next long flight with these ideas from Professional Travel! Listen to podcasts If you’re looking for something other than music to listen to, podcasts are extremely popular right now. Whether you’re […]