What you need to know about – Business travelWritten by Mansi gupta
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spending your entire food allowance by eating lavishly, be fuel economic i.e. if you take your own car (which is not a very good idea) think about saving fuel expenses. Don’t move into casinos and bars to part away with annual bonus that you are sure to get. If you are visiting a place for first time, one night to see nightlife of that place is enough. Don’t carry too many clothes with you. Some elegant official wear shirts and trousers should be preferred than a multitude dresses. Pack your suitcase nicely. Take that bag or suitcase which has several compartments. It will keep your official papers and other things segregated from rest of stuff (your toiletries etc.). Don’t forget your credit as well as business cards to a camera. Remember official trips mean more work and comparatively less enjoyment. So make a note of all essential official documents that you need to carry for your meeting there and if possible either leave a photocopy of them at your place or avoid carrying originals for there is always a threat to lose or misplace them. Inform your family about your complete itinerary, place and numbers of hotel in which you will stay etc. this will save them from worrying and will keep them in touch with you. Make it a point to speak to your boss before you leave, ask him any crucial work left undone. Also think about payments of your bills if you are going for more than a month or so. Keep an alarm clock with you for that will help you in waking up on time and reach your workplace without delays.
Lastly, reach airport or station on time to avoid missing your flight or train. Go with a little planning and make your business trip a huge success.
Mansi gupta writes about business travel topics.
What you need to know about – Budget travelWritten by Mansi gupta
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6.If you propose to make a move internationally i.e. to take a destination abroad, finest thing would be have a travel agent. An agent can help you in many ways. Ask your agent to go for those airlines that offer a good discount and offers like booking your lodging etc. Try not to make any last minute reservations for they are most often costly and you may not even find a seat. 7.You can also search internet for various airfares once you decide upon dates to travel. Internet search can be very valuable in finding a suitable accommodation and eating joints that fit in your budget. Also try to know something about domestic life of place you are heading to. This can save you from many troubles later. Like if you have an idea of some restaurant that is hogged by local residents, you have made your trip somewhat free of expenditure on food. 8.Last but not least make sure you go with a travel insurance done. This insurance can make up for your cancelled fights, medical expenses, lost luggage etc. Travel insurance companies too provide various concessions especially when you are traveling internationally. Travel insurance is best for your safety and happiness during your trip.
Remember, a little travel strategy and research will have a wonderful journey within your pocket.
Mansi gupta writes about budget travel topics.