Whether booking corporate or personal travel, knowing the best day to buy plane tickets is valuable information. Staying under your personal or corporate travel budgets are ideal. But when you’re in the midst of planning a business trip, you’re most likely focusing on booking everything in time, but not necessarily in procuring the very best bang for your buck. However, reports on what day of the week usually offers the lowest airfare can be instrumental to your planning going forward.
Since road warriors are constantly on the move, it's important to stay at hotels that are not only comfortable and welcoming, but also helpful in terms of efficiency. Nothing's more frustrating than traveling for business and having to deal with unnecessary complications due to the lack of amenities at the hotel. With that said, here are 5 of the best business hotels in New York City, all of which are InteleTravel preferred partners.
Running a business is an expensive endeavor. You don’t even have to own one to know this. When working for a business, you can see that funds are constantly being spent whether it’s for new office supplies, business services or corporate travel.
There are so many travel blogs out there that every kind of traveler can turn to for further knowledge or entertainment. Travel enthusiasts will appreciate these blogs as they offer some amazing insights and travel tips. Being able to rely on these experts for guidance and testimonials can make all the difference when you are planning to gallivant off to a choice destination. Here are a few travel blogs you should be following.
As technology continues to change our lives, specifically the way we travel, travel agents are pit against travel sites, such as Travelocity, Expedia and Orbitz, in a battle of better travel. This travel agent vs. booking online struggle may seem like an impossible victory for travel agents—since many people attempt to plan their trips themselves—but the opposite is actually true.
When you plan a trip, you might be wonder, “Should I buy travel insurance? Is it worth the cost?”
Here’s your answer: Everyone should buy travel insurance. Every day people go on trips that are affected by unfortunate events, so it’s best to always be prepared. However, some travelers—as a result of their lack of interest in or knowledge of travel insurance—don't even realize what it is and what kind of protection it provides.
Here are some facts about travel insurance, such as what is actually is, what plans are available and who should buy it.
Business travelers are professional self-bookers; they have been on every travel website known to man, finding and booking the best deals for each of their business trips. After a while, they are tricked into believing that online booking makes travel easier, when the truth is actually the complete opposite. Despite the number of travel sites available to compare prices, read reviews and book trips, it can be difficult to keep up with all that information. InteleTravel, a host agency that allows people to become independent travel agents, refers to this as “consumer confusion” where people are overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices and do not realize that there is not nearly as much competition among the companies as it may seem.
If you frequently travel for business, you know that there is a lot of work that goes into planning a trip and a lot of money spent—whether by you or the company you work for. Having the best accommodations, at the best hotels, at the best rates is what every business traveler wants. What’s there to stress about when you’re enjoying VIP privileges and amenities at a prestigious hotel without breaking the bank?
Business travelers navigate highways, airports, and mass transit stations like the pros they are. Their routines are clockwork: efficient, precise, and organized. How? They have a checklist. It might be a physical list that they go over before any trip, or it could be a subconscious list, perfected over time and embedded into a cyclical routine. Either way, you should incorporate their lists into yours for a misadventure-free travel experience.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced some changes regarding its PreCheck program.
The PreCheck program—which requires members to apply, go through a background check and pay an $85 fee— was formed in 2011 in order to improve the security experience for qualified travelers by not requiring them to remove their shoes or belts, or take out their laptops or any liquids they are carrying, making the entire screening process quicker and easier. Members are provided with a Known Travel Number that must be used when booking a flight. Boarding passes also indicate whether or not someone is a part of PreCheck. As of August 2015, enrollment surpassed 1.5 million people.