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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 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.
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 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.
Check in Online
Check in to your next flight before heading to the airport with these airline check-in policies and websites.
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.
What Does TSA Stand For?
TSA - Find out what the acronym TSA actually stands for, as well as what the organization is responsible for.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
United Airlines
Find United Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of United Airlines.
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.
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.
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 is Incentive Travel?
Incentive travel is business travel that helps motivate employees or partners.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
What are Corporate Rates?
Corporate rates are special rates offered to businesses or organizations by car rental, hotel, airline, or other travel providers.
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 are Unrestricted Fares?
Unrestricted fares are typically airline (or other transportation tickets) that do not have restrictions, such as Saturday night stay requirements
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.
International Roaming – Saving Money by...
How to save money while traveling by replacing your SIM card with a local SIM card
Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
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.
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 a Segment?
When it comes to airline travel, a segment is a portion of an airline itinerary.
Airline Tip: Locator Numbers
Airline locator numbers are (confirmation) numbers issued by the airlines to identify a reservation.
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.
Top Business Travel Tips for Finland
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Finland.
Packing Essentials for Women
Business travelers learn to live for many days out of a suitcase that the rest of the world might call
Find Out Which Airlines are Members of SkyTeam
One of the world’s largest airline alliances, SkyTeam has member airlines around the world.
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.
Top Tips for Staying Secure on WiFi Hotspots
Top Tips for Keeping Secure While Using Public WiFi Connections
Saving Money on International Data Roaming...
How to save money when you're traveling and using your cell phone's data services
Airline Safety
Stay safe in flight with these airline safety tips.
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.
American Airlines
Find American Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the world's largest airline carrier, American Airlines.
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.
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.
Quick tip-Members of Oneworld Alliance
Find out which airlines are part of the oneworld airline alliance.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
Find the US Airways Number for What You Need
US Airways customer service numbers.
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.
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.
What Are APEX fares?
APEX fares are advance purchase airfares that provide discounted prices, but with restrictions
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.
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.
Review of Western Digital My Passport Essential...
It's important for business travelers to make sure they have all their data backed up before they head out on the road. This article provides an overview of Western Digital My Passport Essential portable hard drive.
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.
Direct flights definition
This glossary entry explains what a direct flight is.
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.
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.
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.
International Roaming – Discount Travel...
Save money on roaming charges by using a separate, international travel phone
Flight, Baggage, and other Tools and Timetables...
A collection of tools for Star Alliance members, including booking flights, baggage tracking, and timetables.
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 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.
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.
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.
A Review of the CoPilot Live GPS app
Review of the CoPilot Live GPS application for Apple iPhones, iPads, and smartphones
Best iPad Keyboard Ever
This article provides a business travel review of the Zagg slim book
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.
Where to Book Business Travel
Need to book your own business trip? Find the top websites for booking your business travel.
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.
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.
San Diego Conventions (or is that parties?)
The San Diego Convention Center is the main convention center in San Diego, located right downtown.
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming...
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming Rates for Cell Phones
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 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.
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.
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.
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
7-Minute Workout for Business Travelers
Rushing from one meeting (or airport) to the next, it's often hard for business travelers to find the time to fit in a good workout while on the road. This article provides business travelers with information and tips for doing a full workout in only seven minutes.
American Airlines check-in options
The article provides an overview of how to check in online for your American Airlines flight.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Courtyard by Marriott Trends - 30 Years of...
This article provides an overview of the Courtyard by Marriott brand and future initiatives.
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.
Logan Airport Transportation
Logan International Airport is the largest airport in New England. Located approximately 4 miles from downtown Boston, the business traveler has numerous options for getting to - and from - Logan International. Learn which transportation is best for business travel with this handy cheat-sheet.
Tips for Using a Chinese Visa
This article provides additional insights and tips for business travelers using a Chinese visa.
Store your passwords with Dashlane
This article provides a business travel review of the Dashlane password management application.
Before You Buy Rolling Carry-On Luggage for...
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
Seeing the Arch? Check out the Hyatt Regency...
This article provides a business travel review of the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch.
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.
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.
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.
What is VAT?
VAT, or the Value Added Tax, is a tax levied by some counties based on the final consumption of goods.
Cultural Tips for Business Trips to the...
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling in the Philippines.
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.
Neat, lightweight laptop and tablet for travel
This article provides a business travel review of the Asus Transformer Book T100.
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.
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.
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.
Perfect Pittsburgh Hotel for Nightlife
This article provides a business travel review of the Hyatt House Pittsburgh-South Side.
Using Phone Calling Cards While Traveling
How to Use Phone Calling Cards to Save Money While Traveling
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.
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.
Review of the Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo
A Review of the Courtyard New York Manhattan/SoHo
Save money on roaming costs
This article provides a business travel overview of the CellHire data roaming solution.
Business travel tips: Flight Number
A flight number is the number assigned by an airline to one of its flights.
Business travel tips: codeshare
A codeshare is an arrangement between airlines that allows one airline to book seats and sell tickets on another airline's flight.
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.
Business travel tips: ETA
ETA is an acronym that stands for Estimated Time of Arrival.
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.
A Review of the Hotel Indigo, Fort Myers Florida
A Review of the Hotel Indigo, Fort Myers Florida
Business travel tips: Flight Deck
A flight number is the number assigned by an airline to one of its flights.
Boston trip? Check out the Boston Sheraton
This article provides a business travel review of the Sheraton Boston, a business-oriented hotel in downtown Boston.
British Airways
Find British Airways flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of British Airways.
Review of Sol Republic Tracks HD On-Ear...
The Sol Republic Tracks HD On-Ear Headphones are a high-quality pair of headphones with interchangeable bands and multiple options. They make a great step-up for business travelers interested in higher-quality listening experiences.
Bio of Scott Kelly
Biography of Scott Kelly. Business Travel.
Where to Start When You're Traveling With Your...
Where to Start When You're Traveling With Your Cell phone
Business travel tips: Yield management
Yield management is what airlines do to maximize the value of their seats.
Amtrak's E-Tickets
Amtrak now provides electronic tickets for its train trips. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's e-tickets.
Cultural Tips for Business Trips to Italy
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling in Italy.
What is Bulkhead Seating?
Bulkhead seating is a set of seats on airplanes that face the walls dividing sections of a plane
How to park cheap in Chicago!
This article provides tips on finding the cheapest parking spots in Chicago.
Business Travel Expenses
When a trip is done, business travelers usually have to file their expenses to receive reimbursement. In this article, we interview an business expense expert to gave insight into current trends in business expenses.
Business Travel Planner for San Francisco
Business Travel Planner for visiting San Francisco. From hotels and places to stay to transportation options to things to do, this About.com travel planner for San Francisco is the place to start if you have a business trip to San Francisco.
Lower data roaming costs with KnowRoaming
This article provides a business travel overview of the KnowRoaming data roaming solution.
The Best GPS Solutions for Business Travelers
A Review of the Best GPS Devices and Apps for Business Travelers
Finding Value in Business Travel
A study of 15 major industries has found that business travel drives sales and produces big profits, and cutting back may be a mistake.
Travel Insurance Overview
An overview of travel insurance for business travelers.
What is the IATAN?
The IATAN is the International Airlines Travel Agent Network. It provides a way to define and accredit travel agents.
What to do if You Get Sick While Traveling
What to do if You Get Sick While Traveling
How To Convert American Express Points into...
Learn how to convert your American Express points into Hilton HHonors points with this easy tutorial.
Tips for American Airlines check-in options
The article provides tips on checking in online for your American Airlines flight.
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.
Amtrak Train Service
Find route, ticketing and rewards information for Amtrak train service.
A Review of the Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth,...
A Review of the Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, Maine
A Review of Casa Marina, Key West Florida
A Review of Casa Marina, Key West Florida
Best Coach Cabins for Business Travelers
It would be nice to able to fly first class or business class on every trip you take. But most business travelers don't have that option. That's why it's helpful to know which airlines provide the best options in regular old coach or economy class. This article provides an overview of the best coach cabins for business travelers.

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