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Business Travel Tips

Travel smarter and smoother

Travelling for business can be a bit of a chore to say the least. If you enjoy meeting new people and seeing new places, it can seem exciting for a while, but soon living out of a case ceases to be attractive. Even more so if you do a lot of business miles over the course of the year, or are away from home for long periods at a time working on a longer term project.

Preparation is always the key to making the trip more comfortable and enjoyable, so here are some business travel tips and hacks that will really make a difference to how your business travel feels.

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PODCASTS

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How to actually enjoy your next work trip

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From Conde Nast Traveller. There are plenty of perks that come with frequent business travel. For one, you can rack up a ton of points and miles just by doing your job. Plus, you get to check out new cities, get to know locals, and explore—even if it’s simply during a morning run or coffee break—somewhere new. But traveling for work can also take its toll, squashing your attempts at a routine and leaving you stuck in hotel rooms when you’d rather be in your own bed. To find the ideal balance, Women Who Travel asked two road warriors, Instagram’s Kristie Dash and Gimlet Media’s Christine Amorose Merrill to talk through their strategies for fitting in a solo meal and making the most of their limited free time.

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21 Tips to Make Business Travel Easier

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Whether you’re traveling to attend industry conferences, or are visiting existing clients, traveling for business can be draining. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do before and during your trip that make business travel easier. Tyler Anderson discusses 21 tips to make business travel easier.

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How to mix business and pleasure to cure travel burnout

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Business travellers, we have a problem! We are traveling the world and only end up seeing the inside of a conference room. Here are the 5 Unexpected Benefits of Mixing Business and Pleasure and ways to effectively do it, to start enjoying business travel again. Listen to more Jet Set Genius episodes for great hacks and strategies that make business trips easier.

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VIDEOS

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How to get into an airport lounge

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In this video Nick Trend, Telegraph Travel’s Consumer Editor, shares three tips on getting into an airport lounge without spending a small fortune on a premium flight.

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Flying business class for free in 5 steps

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How to fly business class for free? This was what I did to get upgraded to business class for free. This isn’t a “how to” video, only me documenting what worked for me.

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5 best new smart luggage 2020

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Luggage can be an expensive investment, so opting for the right one is important. With in built digital scales, USB charge ports, Distance alerts and luggage tracker options, here are some of the latest smart luggage options.

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ARTICLES

45 Business Traveling Hacks That’ll Save You Time, Stress & Money

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Ginny Mineo polled her teammates — all frequent business travellers — to find out their favourite hacks and tricks for making conference travel more enjoyable. Below is what they recommend you do on your next conference trip.

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How to make the very most of a business trip

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For many of us business trips are an essential part of our working lives so it makes sense to make them as enjoyable and productive as possible.

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Travel hacks for business trips

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To help make your travels easier and more enjoyable, Shelley Zalis of the Female Quotient, shares best travel tips from frequent travellers in The FQ pack.

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101 travel hacks for the business traveler

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In this article you will find 101 Travel Hacks for the Business Traveller – a detailed list of how to travel smarter and smoother. These travel hacks are based on many years of business travel and are the result of hard lessons, mistakes, goof ups, epic wins and travel greatness!

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