Monday, January 16, 2012
Tips for Business Travel
1) If possible, mail your materials to your training location ahead of time and call to verify that everything arrived. It's no fun checking in a giant box of supplies and if your box gets lost in transit... uh oh! you're off and running to the nearest Kinko's to get new materials printed.
2) Become familiar with your company's rules about expensing items, keep track of your mileage and file receipts in a logical manner. I like to keep a list of my expenses for each day and attach the receipts in order, so that when I go to submit my expense report, I don't need to try to remember where I went for dinner last Tuesday evening.
3) Join your airline's frequent flyer program and hotel's rewards club. Might as well get something out of it. I used to receive personalized welcome treats of cheese and soda in my room upon check-in and access to the hotel's Wi-Fi for free.
Safe travels to you!