Business travel, when arranged by a well trained and experienced corporate travel agency, should be incident free; plain sailing from departure to arrival.
It SHOULD be, but unfortunately every now and again things don’t go according to plan – birds on the runway that delay take off, the man in the flying lawn chair who’s in the flight path or a surprise snow storm in the middle of summer.
While you can’t control the flight path of a flock of fowl, or the man who’s looking to make his mark in the history books any more than you can control the weather, there are certain things that are in your control that make a huge difference when it comes to successful business travel. You’d be amazed how the little things really do make a huge difference: packing correctly, planning your layovers so that you can get some rest before you hit the ground running, hotel bookings that are near your centre of business, not having your cards blocked by the bank, not getting home to thousands of rands worth of data charges. The list goes on...
We have compiled a list of five of the most common mistakes made by business travellers, and what to do to avoid them:
While there isn’t much you can do about birds, unidentified flying garden chairs or whacky weather there are measures that both you and your travel consultant can take to ensure that the only inconveniences you suffer are those that are up in the air.
Travel has a big impact on the environment, but there are ways to lessen your carbon load on the planet. Here are a… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/12177385048615567369:20 AM Jan 16th
If you're headed to Salt Lake City for business soon, the following tips could help you to make the most of your co… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/11967246857293578249:39 AM Nov 19th
SA business travellers headed abroad in 2020 are well-positioned to carve out some bleisure time. Here are a few ti… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/11967243884161515579:38 AM Nov 19th
SA business travellers headed abroad in 2020 are well-positioned to carve out some leisure time. Here are a few tip… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/11912408852473978956:28 AM Nov 4th
SA business travellers headed to Rio de Janeiro in 2020 should take head of these top tips to tailor a rewarding co… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/118657883992696832010:43 AM Oct 22nd
When you’re travelling to a new destination, your travel management company should prepare you. Here are a few impo… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/118657809462006169610:40 AM Oct 22nd
Business travellers headed Helsinki will find these insider tips valuable in the leadup to their corporate journey… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/11790339882974126083:03 PM Oct 1st