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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
Overview of the TSA's 3-1-1 rule for carry on liquids
How to Get Your International Drivers Permit
Lots of business travelers need to have access to a car while on a business trip. But if you're going to be driving in another country, you'll need to find out what documents you'll need. This article provides 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.
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.
Find the Right Customer Service Number by...
American Airlines customer service numbers are different for each status level. Find the relevant customer service agent for your needs with this handy list.
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 today.
How to Get Through Airport Security Faster
Save yourself from unnecessary delays at the airport by learning a few simple strategies for getting through airport security lines faster.
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. For example, some fare codes allow upgrades, while others don't, and some fares are refundable while others aren't. The fare basis/code helps to define what rules apply to each ticket.
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 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.
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.
Learn How to Earn Miles to Fly for Free
Make your business trips more rewarding by joining these frequent flier programs. This article provides a convenient way to sign up for a frequent flyer program and start earning your way towards free flights, elite status and more.
A Review of the Hilton HHonors Rewards Program
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 to do if Your Passport is Lost or Stolen
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.
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).
US Air check-in options
The article provides an overview of how to check in online for your US Airways flight.
What Does TSA Stand For?
TSA - Find out what the acronym TSA actually stands for, as well as what the organization is responsible for.
A Review of the CoPilot Live GPS app
Review of the CoPilot Live GPS application for Apple iPhones, iPads, and smartphones
United Airlines Mileage Plus
Learn about United Airlines frequent flyer program - Mileage Plus - and find out how to start earning miles on your next trip
International Roaming – Saving Money by...
How to save money while traveling by replacing your SIM card with a local SIM card
Find Out Which Airlines are Members of SkyTeam
Find out which airlines are part of the SkyTeam airline alliance.
How to Find Amtrak's 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.
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.
Find Out Which Airlines are Members of oneworld
Find out which airlines are part of the oneworld airline alliance.
Saving Money on International Data Roaming...
How to save money when you're traveling and using your cell phone's data services
Business Travel Review of Bolt Bus service
Business travelers have a lot of options in the Northeast for traveling between cities, but Bolt Bus is one of the cheapest. This article provides a full review of Bolt Bus.
How to Save Money on Parking in New York City
How to save money parking in NYC. Tips for parking in New York City. New York City parking deals.
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
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
Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
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 are Corporate Rates?
Corporate rates are special rates offered to businesses or organizations by car rental, hotel, airline, or other travel providers.
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 is Incentive Travel?
Incentive travel is business travel that helps motivate employees or partners.
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 are Unrestricted Fares?
Unrestricted fares are typically airline (or other transportation tickets) that do not have restrictions, such as Saturday night stay requirements
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.
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.
Packing Essentials for Women
Business travelers learn to live for many days out of a suitcase that the rest of the world might call
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.
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.
JetBlue TrueBlue
Review of JetBlue's TrueBlue frequent flier program
Flight, Baggage, and other Tools and Timetables...
A collection of tools for Star Alliance members, including booking flights, baggage tracking, and timetables.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What are Airline Locator Numbers?
Airline locator numbers are (confirmation) numbers issued by the airlines to identify a reservation.
What is Bulkhead Seating?
Bulkhead seating is a set of seats on airplanes that face the walls dividing sections of a plane
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 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.
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.
Check in Online
Check in to your next flight before heading to the airport with these airline check-in policies and websites.
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.
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.
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 Are APEX fares?
APEX fares are advance purchase airfares that provide discounted prices, but with restrictions
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming...
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming Rates for Cell Phones
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.
A Review of the iGo Green Laptop Travel Charger
Review of the iGo Green Laptop Travel Charger for portable laptops, notebooks, and netbooks.
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.
Where to Book Business Travel
Need to book your own business trip? Find the top websites for booking your business travel.
A Review of the invisibleSHIELD Screen and...
Review of the invisibleSHIELD screen and device protector from Zagg
United Airlines
Find United Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of United Airlines.
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.
Store your passwords with Dashlane
This article provides a business travel review of the Dashlane password management application.
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.
Direct flights definition
This glossary entry explains what a direct flight is.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
International Roaming – Discount Travel...
Save money on roaming charges by using a separate, international travel phone
Review of Warwick Hotel, New York City
A Review of the Warwick Hotel, New York City
Overview of the Hynes Convention Center, Boston...
The Hynes Convention Center in Boston's Back Bay is one of the city's two main convention centers. A bit smaller than the new on in the Seaport District, the Hynes Convention Center has been around for a long time and is convenient to great shops and restaurants. This article provides an overview of the Hynes Convention Center.
What Does ARC Stand For?
The Airline Reporting Corporation is a airline-owned company that provides information and transaction services for travel agents and airlines.
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.
Top electronic readers (eReaders) for business...
Business travel reviews of top 5 eReaders for business travelers
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 Hotels
Don't book a hotel for business travel without checking out these tips on finding hotels for business travel.
Before You Buy Rolling Carry-On Luggage for...
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
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.
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.
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.
The Best GPS Solutions for Business Travelers
A Review of the Best GPS Devices and Apps for Business Travelers
What to do if You Get Sick While Traveling
What to do if You Get Sick While Traveling
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.
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.
American Airlines
Find American Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the world's largest airline carrier, American Airlines.
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.
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.
What is a Segment?
When it comes to airline travel, a segment is a portion of an airline itinerary.
Skype for Travelers
How to Use Voice Over IP (VoIP) Services Like Skype To Save Money While Traveling
Tips for American Airlines check-in options
The article provides tips on checking in online for your American Airlines flight.
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.
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.
Using Phone Calling Cards While Traveling
How to Use Phone Calling Cards to Save Money While Traveling
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.
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.
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.
Diet Tips for Business Travelers
Stick to your diet on the road with these healthy eating diet tips for business travelers.
Best Smartphones for Business Travelers
Best Smartphones for Business Travelers.
Guide to Getting from Chicago O'Hare to Midway...
A guide to getting from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to Midway Airport and back
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.
Earn Airline Miles
Earning airline miles and improving your status on airlines can help you rack up bonus miles and other travel perks. Make the most of your travel and earn airline miles faster with these business travel tips.
Cultural Tips for Business Trips to Iran
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling in the Iran.
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.
Review of Amazon Kindle Fire
There are plenty of ereaders available now, so why should you pick the Kindle Fire? It's small, has a color touchscreen, and is an incredible deal. But does that make it the right choice for business travelers? Not for me...
Save Money on Business Travel
From keeping better track of your expenses to taking advantage of hotel freebies, these tips can help you save money on business travel.
Review of the Aladdin Hotel, Kansas City,...
Review of the Aladdin Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri
A Review of the JW Marriott Hotel Miami
This article provides a Review of the JW Marriott Hotel Miami, a large, full-service hotel oriented toward business travelers.
Business Travel Tips for Argentina
International travel can be hard enough without misunderstanding some cultural expectation or custom. This article provides business travelers with some specific tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while on the road.
Belkin Dual Auto Charger
Business Traveler review of Belkin Dual Auto Charger
American Airlines check-in options
The article provides an overview of how to check in online for your American Airlines flight.
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.
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.
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!
Save Money on Car Rentals
Car rentals are getting more expensive. With additional fees such as energy surcharges, stadium fees, and cancellation charges becoming the norm, you may have noticed that your bill looks heftier than usual. Spare a few dollars where you can with these tips for saving money on car rentals.
British Airways
Find British Airways flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of British Airways.
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.
A Review of the Four Points by Sheraton at Los...
A Review of the Four Points by Sheraton at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Gifts for Business Travelers
Looking for a great gift for a road warrior on your list? Look no further than this roundup of great gift ideas for business travelers.
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.
Tips for Using a Chinese Visa
This article provides additional insights and tips for business travelers using a Chinese visa.
WriteRight Universal Screen Protector Review
Find out how well an inexpensive, universal screen protector works
Getting to Your Hotel from the Hong Kong Airport
Get safely from the Hong Kong airport to your hotel with these tips. From airport taxis to ferries or the bus, find your way from the Hong Kong airport to your hotel.
Where to Start When You're Traveling With Your...
Where to Start When You're Traveling With Your Cell phone
Review of Grand Hyatt New York at Grand Central
This article provides a full business travel review of the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel at Grand Central.
Tips for Preventing Pain and Injury While...
From lifting too much luggage to sitting the wrong way, there's are lots of ways a business traveler can injury themselves while traveling. This article, by Angela Wilson Pennisi, PT, MS, OCS, founder and president of Lakeshore Sports Physical Therapy in Chicago, helps business travelers understand how to prevent pain and injury while traveling.
Flexible and portable media share hub for travel
This article provides a business travel review of the IOGEAR MediaShair Hub.
Review of Miraval Spa
If you're headed to Arizona on business, or want to take a break after an Arizona business trip, it's definitely worth considering a stop at the Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa. This article provides a full review of the Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona.
Hotels Near the Javits Convention Center
Headed to NYC for a convention at the Javits Center? Find a hotel near the convention center, so you can spend less time and money on cabs. These hotels are all centrally located, making it easy to get to your business at the Javits Center.
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.
Review of Colonnade Hotel, Boston
A Review of the Colonnade Hotel, Boston
A Review of the Sheraton New York Hotel, New...
There's no shortage of hotels in New York City, but if you're looking for a hotel that can handle large meetings or need a hotel with plenty of rooms or just want a hotel that's in the heart of Mid-town, the Sheraton New York Hotel is perfect. This article provides a full review of the Sheraton New York Hotel, New York City.
A Review of the Hyatt Times Square, New York,...
This article provides a business travel review of the new Hyatt Times Square, New York City.
Tips on Avoiding Cultural Mistakes While...
International travel can be hard enough without misunderstanding some cultural expectation or custom. This article provides business travelers with some specific tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while on the road.
A Review of the Panasonic Toughbook S9 Laptop...
Review of the lightweight, resilient Panasonic Toughbook S9 laptop computer
Callpod’s Chargepod Multi-Mobile Device...
Charging up to six devices at once, the handy Chargepod is a must-have for any business traveler. Read the review of Callpod's multi-mobile device charger.
iGo powerXtender
For the business traveler, having the iGo powerXtender travel charger can be a lifesaver. It is a small, battery-operated charger that will allow you to give emergency power to a gadget on the go. Read my review to see if the iGo is worth the space in your travel bag.

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