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What Duty-Free Items Can I Bring Back From Europe?

Posted at Jan 26, 2016 9:13:17 AM in Business Travel, Leisure Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

One of the best parts about traveling to Europe is that you have the opportunity to buy items in duty-free shops. Yet you can’t just bring back anything you want from your travels and expect not to pay tax on it; not all items qualify as duty-free. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), there are rules and regulations on just what you can bring back and how much of it.

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What to Know When Packing Medications for Air Travel

Posted at Jan 19, 2016 11:19:39 AM in Business Travel, Leisure Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

Certain regulations must be followed at the airport when it comes to your prescription medications, and if you’re not a frequent flyer, you may not know exactly what these rules are. That’s why it’s important to educate yourself on how you should be packing your medications for air travel in order to have an easy screening experience.

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What’s The Difference Between Economy And Business Class?

Posted at Jan 4, 2016 4:50:13 PM in Business Travel, Leisure Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

When booking airfare, you have the option to choose first class, business class, or economy class. Though first and economy class show clear distinctions, some travelers may not know the difference between economy and business class.

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Is It Safe To Travel To Europe Or Should You Postpone Your Trip?

Posted at Dec 23, 2015 3:23:17 PM in Business Travel, Leisure Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

With the holidays approaching fast, many people are getting ready to travel. While some people aren’t going far, others have planned trips that will take them out of the country.

However, after the devastating terrorist attacks in Paris last month, many people are questioning whether or not they should cancel or postpone any upcoming vacations to Paris in particular, as well as the rest of Europe.

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What is the Best Day to Buy Plane Tickets For Corporate Travel?

Posted at Dec 22, 2015 9:41:50 AM in Business Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

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.

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5 Best Business Hotels in New York City

Posted at Dec 21, 2015 9:44:18 AM in Business Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

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.

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How To Save Money In A Business by Reducing Business Travel Expenses

Posted at Dec 14, 2015 3:01:22 PM in Business Travel by InteleTravel

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.

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4 Travel Blogs You Should Follow

Posted at Dec 3, 2015 12:33:48 PM in Business Travel, Leisure Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

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.

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Travel Agent vs. Booking Online: Why Travel Agents are Still Important

Posted at Nov 30, 2015 11:00:00 AM in Business Travel, Leisure Travel, For Advisors by InteleTravel

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.

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Business Travel Resources: The Consumer Confusion Complication

Posted at Nov 25, 2015 2:59:54 PM in Business Travel by InteleTravel

Self-Booker Frustrations

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.

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