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How Many Liquids Can I Carry On a Plane?
Learn what liquids (and how much of them) you can bring on a plane in your carry on bag. Find out the latest TSA regulations before your flight.
How to Get Your International Drivers Permit
Lots of business travelers need to have access to a car while on a business trip. Here is information on how to apply for an international driver license.
Is Your Airline Part of the Star Alliance?
The Star Alliance is an important airline alliance. The article provides a list of all the airlines that are part of the Star Alliance, the world's first and largest airline alliance.
How to Pack Liquids in Your Carry-On
An overview of the Transportation Security Administration's 3-1-1 Rule for how much liquid travelers can take on an airplane in their carry-on bags.
Find the American Airlines Number for What You...
American Airlines customer service numbers are different for each status level. Find the relevant customer service agent for your needs.
Check in Online
Check in to your next flight before heading to the airport with these airline check-in policies and websites.
What Does TSA Stand For?
TSA - Find out what the acronym TSA actually stands for, as well as what the organization is responsible for.
Travel Tips: How to Check In Online for US...
The article provides an overview of how to check in online for your US Airways flight.
What is a Fare Basis (or Fare Code)?
A fare basis (or fare code) is the code on which an airline ticket's fare is based on. The fare basis/code helps to define what rules apply to each ticket.
Do You Need an International Drivers Permit for...
If you're traveling to Europe on business and planning on driving, you may need an International Drivers Permit. This article provides an overview of whether or not you should have an international drivers permit for driving in Europe.
Pros and Cons of the United Airlines Mileage...
Learn about United Airlines frequent flyer program - Mileage Plus - and find out how to start earning miles on your next trip.
How to Get a Visa for Business Travel to China
Is a trip to China in your future? With so many organizations doing business with China, there's a good chance there might be a trip to China in your future. This article provides an overview of how business travelers can obtain a visa for a visit to China.
United Airlines
Find United Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of United Airlines.
What is a GDS (Global Distribution System)?
A global distribution system (GDS) is a centralized (and computerized, of course) way to conduct travel-related transactions (such as ticket purchases). GDSs are used by travel agents and online services to provide travelers everything from airline tickets to rental cars to hotel rooms.
Lost Your Passport? Do This Next.
When you're traveling internationally, one of the last things that you want to have happen is to have your passport lost or stolen. This article provides tips on what business travelers should do if their passport is lost or stolen.
Space-Saving Luggage Packing Tips
Don't even think about checking that bag! Fit everything you need into one carry-on bag with these space saving luggage packing tips for business travelers.
What Do You Need to Rent or Drive a Car in...
If you're traveling to Germany and are planning on driving, you'll want to know the rules of the road. This article provides an overview of whether or not an international drivers permit is needed to drive in Germany and links to tips for driving in Germnay.
What is Incentive Travel?
Incentive travel is business travel that helps motivate employees or partners.
Travel Between Hong Kong and Mainland China
Learn how to travel between Hong Kong and China by way of car, ferry, train and more, with this handy primer on getting from Hong to China (and back).
Protect Yourself from International Driving...
If you're considering obtaining an International Drivers Permit, it's important to watch out for scams. This article lets you know what to watch out for when it comes to International Drivers Permits and how to protect yourself from scams.
Find Out Which Airlines are Members of SkyTeam
One of the world’s largest airline alliances, SkyTeam has member airlines around the world.
Amtrak's Fare Options
Amtrak has a range of different fares available for train tickets, each with different policies. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's fares.
Earn Miles, Fly for Free: Here's How
Make your business trips more rewarding by joining these frequent flier programs and start earning your way towards free flights, elite status and more.
Marriott Rewards Program
Read this review of the Marriott Rewards Program for business travelers and find out how to sign up and start earning points toward vacations and more.
What are Corporate Rates?
Corporate rates are special rates offered to businesses or organizations by car rental, hotel, airline, or other travel providers.
Delta SkyMiles Review
Learn about Delta's frequent flier program - Delta SkyMiles - and find out how to start earning miles on your next business trip
What is a Segment?
When it comes to airline travel, a segment is a portion of an airline itinerary.
How to Find the Amtrak Quiet Car
This article provides an overview of Amtrak's Quiet Car, and details on how to find the Quiet Car on an Amtrak train.
5 Tips for Getting Through Airport Security...
Save yourself from unnecessary delays at the airport by learning a few simple strategies for getting through airport security lines faster.
Marriott Hotels
Learn which brands are part of the Marriott family, sign up for Marriott Rewards, and make a reservation with this profile of Marriott Hotels.
Business Travel to China and Hong Kong
Business trips to China and Hong Kong require special planning. From visas and hotel considerations, to health and safety issues, this handy travel checklist will make planning your long journey a little easier.
What is back-to-back ticketing?
Back-to-back ticketing is when a passenger books two flights to get around ticketing restrictions like Saturday night stay requirements.
What food can you take on plane?
Learn what the TSA will allow on airplanes when it comes to food and gifts. This article provides an overview of the TSA's rules regarding food on airplanes.
Business Travel Luggage
If you need new luggage for business travel, check out these top store recommendations for getting the best price, selection and service. From department stores to online retailers, find luggage for your business travel needs - and budget - with this list of top luggage shops.
Saving Money on International Data Roaming...
How to save money when you're traveling and using your cell phone's data services
Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
International Roaming – Saving Money by...
How to save money while traveling by replacing your SIM card with a local SIM card
Packing Essentials for Women
Business travelers learn to live for many days out of a suitcase that the rest of the world might call
American Airlines AAdvantage Review
Learn about American Airlines' frequent flier program - AAdvantage - and find out how to start earning miles on your next business trip
Pros and Cons of the Hilton HHonors Rewards...
Travelers have lots of options when it comes to business hotels, and that's why hotel rewards programs can matter. This article provides a review of the Hilton HHonors Rewards Program for business travelers. Also includes information how to sign up, as well as how to start earning points toward vacations and rewards.
Hotel Rewards Programs
Put your business travels to work for you by earning points for all those hotel stays. Sign up for hotel rewards programs and earn points for future stays, airline travel and more.
What are Blackout Dates?
Blackout dates are dates on which travel, or stay (such as in a hotel) are not allowed, either for certain per-negotiated rates or for rewards travel.
What's a Drop Charge?
Drop charges are additional fees charged by rental car companies when a rental car is dropped off at a different location.
What is Bumping?
Getting bumped from an airline flight means that the airline will not allow you on the plane and will compensate you for the flight. You can be voluntarily or involuntarily bumped from flights, but there are regulations about how passengers should be compensated for being bumped.
Trends Travel Incentive Programs
Lots of business happens because of travel incentive programs, particularly for sales people and corporate managers. This article features an interview with an expert on incentive travel on the current trends in travel incentive programs, along with recommendations.
Airline Tip: Locator Numbers
Airline locator numbers are (confirmation) numbers issued by the airlines to identify a reservation.
Pack for a 10-Day Business Trip
Headed on an extended business trip? You can still pack everything you need into a carry-on bag with these tips on how to pack for a 10-day business trip.
U.S. Airways
Find U.S. Airways flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the fifth largest US airline carrier, US Airways
How to find cheap parking in NYC
How to save money parking in NYC. Tips for parking in New York City. New York City parking deals.
Direct flights definition
This glossary entry explains what a direct flight is.
What are Unrestricted Fares?
Unrestricted fares are typically airline (or other transportation tickets) that do not have restrictions, such as Saturday night stay requirements
What is a Base Fare?
There are plenty of things to pay attention to when purchasing an airline ticket. One to be aware of is the base fare.
Sign Up for Car Rental Rewards
Put your business travels to work for you by earning points for all those miles you spend on the road. Sign up for car rental rewards programs and earn points for future car rentals, hotel stays, airline travel and more.
American Express Rewards Program
If you’re looking for flexibility and convenience from a rewards program, the American Express Rewards Program fits the bill. Check out this review of the American Express Rewards Program and start earning points today.
What Are APEX fares?
APEX fares are advance purchase airfares that provide discounted prices, but with restrictions
Flight, Baggage, and other Tools and Timetables...
A collection of tools for Star Alliance members, including booking flights, baggage tracking, and timetables.
Business Travel Tax Tips
When it comes to the IRS and business travel deductions, it's good to know where you stand. About.com's guest author and tax expert Frank Gruber helps business travelers understand how to best prepare their business travel deductions for the next tax year.
Find the Gates and Times of American Airlines...
If you're flying on American Airlines or picking up someone from an American Airlines flight, you'll need to the gates that the plane is leaving from or arriving at and whether or not the flight is delayed. This article provides information on how to find out about the gates and flight times of American Airlines flights.
Hilton Garden Inn Georgetown - Design Review
This article highlights the design features of the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Georgetown area
Quick tip-Members of Oneworld Alliance
Find out which airlines are part of the oneworld airline alliance.
Cheap trips to New York City
Business travelers have a lot of options in the Northeast for traveling between cities, but BoltBus is one of the cheapest. This article provides a full review of BoltBus.
What's a Wi-Fi Hotspot?
Wi-fi hotspots are areas that offer wireless Internet connectivity, such as at a cafe or coffee shop. Wi-fi hotspots can also be mobile devices that provide a small wireless network for the immediate proximity.
Cheap parking spot tips for NYC
This article provides tips on finding the cheapest parking spots in New York City.
Top Tips for Staying Secure on WiFi Hotspots
Top Tips for Keeping Secure While Using Public WiFi Connections
What is Bulkhead Seating?
Bulkhead seating is a set of seats on airplanes that face the walls dividing sections of a plane
Amtrak's Discount Options
Business travelers (especially in the Northeast) sometimes take Amtrak trains instead of driving or flying. That's why it's good to know what discounts Amtrak provides for fares. This article provides an overview of the different discount that Amtrak provides.
Top business travel tips for Israel
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Israel.
Store your passwords with Dashlane
This article provides a business travel review of the Dashlane password management application.
Top Business Travel Tips for Mexico
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Mexico.
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming...
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming Rates for Cell Phones
Southwest Airlines
Find Southwest Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the U.S.'s busiest domestic carrier, Southwest Airlines.
What medical liquids can I take on a plane?
If you're a business traveler with a medical condition, you may need to bring extra liquids. This article provides an overview of what medically necessary liquids are allowed on airplanes.
Before You Buy Rolling Carry-On Luggage for...
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
Foreign Travel Tax-Deductions Still Exist
Taking a trip for business? About.com's guest author and tax expert Frank Gruber outlines what business travelers should know about foreign travel tax-deductions.
What is Actual Flying Time?
Actual flying time is the amount of time that an airplane flight is actually flying--when it's in the air.
Review of D-Link Mobile Companion
I don't know about you, but I can't live without Wi-Fi on the road. Even if a hotel room as an internet connection, it might not have Wi-Fi or you might not be able to connect multiple devices. That's where the D-Link All-in-one Mobile Companion comes in. This article provides an overview of D-Link's easy-to-carry device that allows you to transform any Internet connection into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
A Review of the Hotel Indigo, Fort Myers Florida
A Review of the Hotel Indigo, Fort Myers Florida
SanDisk Ultra Backup USB 2.0 Flash Drive
The SanDisk Ultra Backup USB 2.0 Flash Drive is a good laptop, notebook, or netbook backup choice for business travelers.
Travel Safety Tips
While most travel safety tips apply equally to men and women, the fact is that women are more vulnerable to certain types of crimes on the road. These travel safety tips will help ensure your well-being on the road.
Virgin Mobile Broadband2Go Mobile Internet Access
Business travelers need Internet access while on the road. This article provides a review of Virgin Mobile Broadband2Go mobile Internet access solution for business travelers.
Airline Safety
Stay safe in flight with these airline safety tips.
Find an Airport Lounge
Need a place to grab a drink, work in peace or just escape the airport crowds? Find an airport lounge for your next business trip with this roundup of lounges by airline.
British Airways
Find British Airways flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of British Airways.
A Review of the CoPilot Live GPS app
Review of the CoPilot Live GPS application for Apple iPhones, iPads, and smartphones
JetBlue TrueBlue
JetBlue's TrueBlue program is a basic and easy-to-use frequent flier program. There aren't a lot of bells and whistles, but it does have a few nice perks.
Prevent Wrinkles On the Road
Learning how to prevent wrinkles is essential for the business traveler. Make sure you look presentable at your next meeting with these tips for how to prevent wrinkles.
What is a Foreign Transaction Fee?
A foreign transaction fee is a charge levied by credit card companies for the use of a credit card in another country.
Time Saving Business Travel Tips
You can't help being on the road for work, but you can do something about how long your trip has to take. Check out these 10 time saving tips for business travelers, so you can spend less time on the travel, and more time on the business.
Airline Reservations and Customer Service
Keep these Airline Reservation numbers handy when you need to speak to a customer service representative fast. If your flight has been canceled or delayed, you'll want these airline reservations numbers to help you get back in the air - fast!
A Review of On Call International Medical and...
Review of On Call International Medical Assistance, a program that provides medical and travel assistance for travelers.
Review of the ShaveTech USB-powered Electric...
Business travelers like to save space and time when traveling, so the ShaveTech portable USB-powered electric shaver may be just the thing. This article provides a full review of the ShaveTech Electric Shaver.
Save Money on Business Travel Flights
You can't generally haggle for a lower price on an airline ticket (unless you use a bidding site), but there are a few habits that can help you find the lowest price possible for an airline ticket. Check out these easy tips for finding cheap airline tickets for business travel.
Travel Packing List
Sure, you've packed your first aid kit and all the clothes you need, but there are a few other items that can make your business journeys a little easier. Check out what I make sure to find room for in my carry-on bag with this travel packing list (of extras) for the business traveler.
How To Get a Visa for Business Travel to Hong...
While many business travelers need to go to China for business, there's a great many that may need to go to Hong Kong, either individually or as part of a trip to China. This article provides an overview of how business travelers can obtain a visa for a visit to Hong Kong.
Washington DC Grand Hyatt Design Review
This article highlights the design features of Grand Hyatt Washington DC
Getting from Heathrow Airport to London
London's Heathrow Airport is approximately 15 miles from downtown London, but the trip to or from the airport can take much longer. Find out the best way to get from Heathrow Airport to London with this roundup of transportation options.
Practical and sleek business hotel in...
This article provides a full, business traveler-review of the Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Georgetown area.
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Boston is a great city to visit for fun, but it's also a great city to visit for work. The city has two main convention centers. The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is the newest and largest. It's located in the new Seaport district, convenient to transportation, the airport, and downtown Boston.
Business Travel Tip-Stopovers
Stopovers are intermediate travel destinations in between segments of an airline flight.
American Express Platinum Card for Business...
For the business traveler, the American Express Platinum card offers indispensable travel perks, including travel assistance, airport lounge access and more. Read my review to find out more about how the American Express Platinum Card can make business travel easier.
JFK Airport Transportation
JFK International is the largest airport in the NYC area. Located approximately 15 miles from Manhattan, the business traveler has numerous options for getting to - and from - JFK international. Learn which transportation is best for business travel with this handy cheat-sheet.
Review of BlueAnt Ribbon Bluetooth Audio...
The BlueAnt Ribbon is a small, convenient device that allows you to stream audio from your Android or iPhone to the device's industry-standard 3.5mm jack, so you can plug in your headphones, earbuds, or connect to your car (or home) audio system. I was impressed with the device and it's capabilities, and recommend it to anyone looking for a more flexible audio solution.
HIlton Chicago Design Review
This article highlights the design features of the Chicago Hilton
Amtrak's Baggage Policies
Traveling by train can be fun, and these days, easier than flying--if you're going short distances. But just like airlines, it's good to know what types of luggage you can bring on the train. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's baggage policies.
Newark International Airport Transportation
Located in New Jersey, Newark International Airport is one of the three main airports serving the New York metropolitan area. Located approximately 16 miles from Manhattan, the business traveler has numerous options for getting to - and from - Newark. Learn which transportation is best for business travel with this handy cheat-sheet.
What to do if You Get Sick While Traveling
What to do if You Get Sick While Traveling
Review of Lorex Live Connect Home Video...
Business travelers are usually on the road. That means they're away from their homes and businesses. But it doesn't mean you have to be out of the loop. New video monitoring solutions now make it practical to inexpensively set up an Internet-based camera for monitoring or checking in on your home or business location while on the road. This article provides a review of one such system, the Lorex Live Connect Home Video Monitoring System.
LaGuardia Airport Transportation
LaGuardia International is the 2nd largest airport in the NYC area. Located approximately 8 miles from Manhattan, the business traveler has numerous options for getting to - and from - LaGuardia Airport. Learn which transportation is best for business travel with this handy cheat-sheet.
Hotels Near the Las Vegas Convention Center
If you are headed to Las Vegas for a convention, your first instinct may be to book a room on the Strip. As the convention center is about a mile from the north end of the Strip, however, some of your favorite Vegas hotels may not be the best bet for your business travel needs. These hotel picks include those closest to the convention center, as well as Strip hotels within a reasonable distance or with easy access via the Monorail.
A Review of the iGo Charge Anywhere Travel...
Review of the iGo Charge Anywhere travel charger and external battery for iPhones, iPods, BlackBerries, and more.
Business Travel Clothes for Men
Every business trip is different, but you'll need certain essential clothing items for every journey. From blazers and wrinkle-free shirts to jeans and slip-on shoes, find out what to pack with this list of business travel clothing suggestions for men. Page 4.
American Airlines
Find American Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the world's largest airline carrier, American Airlines.
A Review of the iGo Green Laptop Travel Charger
While it may be slightly larger or heavier than the power unit that came with your computer, its flexibility makes it a good option for business travelers.
Business Travel Tip-Reissue
Reissued tickets are airline tickets that have been reissued, or re-booked, from a previous ticket.
Got an American Airlines problem? Get Action!
American Airlines complaint or compliment contact information.
Review of DLink Day/Night Home Network Camera
If you're on the road, sometimes it's nice to check in. That's where new, cost effective home video monitoring systems come in. This article provides a review of the DLink Day/Night Home Network Camera that allows business travelers to set up and view a remote camera.
Business Travel Glossary-City Pair
City pairs the departure and destination cities associated with a business traveler's trip.
A Review of the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton...
Toronto is an incredibly international city. It’s also a big city for business, with plenty of great hotel choices. This article provides a full review of the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre hotel.
International Roaming – Discount Travel...
Save money on roaming charges by using a separate, international travel phone
Controlling Mobile Data Costs
This article provides an overview of ways to save money on data roaming costs while traveling.
Are You Tipping Housekeeping Enough?
Business travelers often encounter situations where tips are expected (or deserved). That's why we've pulled together this article on best practices for business travel tipping.
Review of BodyGuardz Screen Protectors
That last thing you want to have happen when you get a new phone is to have the screen or back of it scratched. That's why many business travelers are using screen protectors. This article provides a review of BodyGuardz Screen Protector kit for iPhones.
Neat, lightweight laptop and tablet for travel
This article provides a business travel review of the Asus Transformer Book T100.
Information Required for Obtaining Replacement...
If your passport is lost or stolen while traveling internationally, it can be real pain. This article provides an overview of what type of information you will have to provide in order to obtain a new passport.
Save your iPhone screen from cracks and scratches
Business travel review of Zagg InvisibleShield hdx and glass for iPhone 6
Amtrak's E-Tickets
Amtrak now provides electronic tickets for its train trips. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's e-tickets.
Top electronic readers (eReaders) for business...
Business travel reviews of top 5 eReaders for business travelers
Understanding Cultural Gaps for Business...
Business travelers have to cope with a lot of issues when they're on the road, from late planes to poor hotels. While it's important to pay attention to travel logistics and the day-to-day issues involved with business travel, it's also important for business travelers to be aware of cultural gaps that might exist when traveling in country that has a difficult culture. This article provides an overview of how business travelers can understand cultural gaps more effectively.
What are short-haul flights?
This glossary entry explains what short-haul flights are.
Peter Pan Bus Service for Business Travel - NYC...
Before you take a Peter Pan Bus for business travel, read this review of the Peter Pan Bus Lines Service.
List of major U.S. Convention Centers
List of the major convention centers in the United States
How to Survive a Long Flight
Even if you are flying first class all the way, long-haul trips are exhausting. From choosing your route carefully to making sure you pack a few essentials, there are a few things that can make the trip a little easier. Check out these tips for surviving a long flight before your next business adventure.
Where to Book Business Travel
Need to book your own business trip? Find the top websites for booking your business travel.
Top DC business hotel review
This article provides a full, business traveler-review of the Grand Hyatt Washington.
JetBlue Airways
Find JetBlue Airways flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of JetBlue Airways.
What is the Throw Away Ticket Travel Ploy?
: The "throw away ticket" approach to saving money on travel is similar to the back-to-back ticketing
Guide to Getting from Chicago O'Hare to Midway...
To go from one of Chicago’s main airports to the other (either from Midway to O'Hare or O'Hare to Midway) business travelers have a few options.
Business Travel Tips for Germany
Heading to Germany for business? It's important to make sure you don't make any cultural mistakes while you're there. This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling in Germany.
Business Travel Tip-Split Tickets
Split tickets are airline tickets that booked individually for a round trip excursion. It's done to save money.
Business Travel Tip-T&E
T&E stands for travel and entertainment expenses.
Best Smartphones for Business Travelers
Best Smartphones for Business Travelers.
Busines Event Planning Best Practices
One thing that business travelers may have to do is a plan a meeting or business event. To get some perspective on how business event planning is changing, we recently interviewed Anthony Miller, vice president of strategy for ACTIVE Network, a leader in event management software.
Business Travel Tips for China
Heading to China for business? Make sure you don't make any cultural mistakes while you're there. This article provides business travelers with some specific tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling in China.
Amtrak Train Service
Find route, ticketing and rewards information for Amtrak train service.
How to Choose Your Airplane Seat
You don't have to settle for the seat the airline assigns you to - check out these simple tips for choosing a better seat on the airplane.
Review of Warwick Hotel, New York City
A Review of the Warwick Hotel, New York City
TSA shoe rules for airport security
In general, the TSA requires travelers to remove their shoes at security checkpoints. This article provides an overview of the TSA's rules regarding wearing your shoes through the security checkpoints.
Airport Wireless Internet Services
Find out which airports have wireless internet services - and how much you'll have to pay for access - with this guide to airport wireless Internet services.
Tips for American Airlines check-in options
The article provides tips on checking in online for your American Airlines flight.
How To Convert American Express Points into...
Learn how to convert your American Express points into Hilton HHonors points with this easy tutorial.
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