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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.
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.
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.
How to Get Your International Drivers Permit
Here's what you need to know to apply for an international driver's license.
Take the train-know your fares!
Amtrak has a range of different fares available for train tickets, each with different policies. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's fares.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel tip - getting an international drivers...
This article provides an overview of whether or not you should have an international drivers permit for driving in Europe.
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.
Find your AA flight time and gate
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.
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.
Sign up to earm hotel rewards
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.
Business travel tips - online checkin
Check in to your next flight before heading to the airport with these airline check-in policies and websites.
Business travel tips - corporate rates
Corporate rates are special rates offered to businesses or organizations by car rental, hotel, airline, or other travel providers.
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.
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
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.
Full fare flying
Unrestricted fares are typically airline (or other transportation tickets) that do not have restrictions, such as Saturday night stay requirements
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.
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.
What is Incentive Travel?
Incentive travel is business travel that helps motivate employees or partners.
Top Tips for Staying Secure on WiFi Hotspots
Top Tips for Keeping Secure While Using Public WiFi Connections
The 7-Minute Hotel Room Workout
This article provides business travelers with information and tips for doing a full workout in only seven minutes.
Courtyard by Marriott Trends - 30 Years of...
This article provides an overview of the Courtyard by Marriott brand and future initiatives.
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).
Know your SkyTeam Members
One of the world's largest airline alliances, SkyTeam has member airlines around the world, including strong networks in the Middle East and Asia.
Tips for getting an International Drivers...
This article provides an overview of whether foreign travelers need an International Drivers Permit to drive in America.
Airline Tip: Locator Numbers
Airline locator numbers are (confirmation) numbers issued by the airlines to identify a reservation.
How to figure out San Francisco airports
An overview of the different San Francisco airports and airport transportation options for business travelers. This article also explores alternative airports for flying into and out of San Francisco (for saving time or money), as well as convenient hotels for fliers.
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.
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.
Tips for driving in Japan - International...
Business travelers to Japan should know the rules of the road before they go. This article provides and overview of whether or not you should have an international drivers permit for driving in Japan.
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.
Find members of oneworld Alliance
Find out which airlines are part of the oneworld airline alliance.
Direct flights definition
This glossary entry explains what a direct flight is.
Save money on Amtrak
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.
Do You Need an International Drivers Permit for...
Make sure you know the 'rules of the road' when it comes to driving in Italy. This article provides an overview of whether or not an international drivers permit is needed to drive in Italy and links to tips for driving in Italy.
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
How to save money using APEX fares
APEX fares are advance purchase airfares that provide discounted prices, but with restrictions.
Where to Book Business Travel
Need to book your own business trip? Find the top websites for booking your business travel.
Save money on international roaming by...
How to save money while traveling by replacing your SIM card with a local SIM card
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.
TSA and medical liquids
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Shoes or no shoes? TSA Tips
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.
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.
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.
Travel tip - getting from 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.
Businesss travel tips-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.
Passport tips
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.
Earn points for car rentals
Put your business travels to work by earning points for car rentals. Sign up for rental rewards programs and earn points for future rentals and more.
United Airlines
Find United Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of United Airlines.
Travel tips what to do when you get sick
This article provides an overview of what to do if you get sick while traveling.
Business travel tips - know what a base fare is
There are plenty of things to pay attention to when purchasing an airline ticket. One to be aware of is the base fare.
Travel tips - airline segments
When it comes to airline travel, a segment is a portion of an airline itinerary.
Saving Money on International Data Roaming...
How to save money when you're traveling and using your cell phone's data services
Cheap business travel hotel in midtown, NYC
Business travel review of the Wingate by Wyndham Manhattan Midtown, an inexpensive choice for business travelers.
Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel
What to Look for in Rolling Carry-On Luggage for Business Travel with these Tips.
Motivating business travelers
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 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.
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.
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming...
5 Ways to Save Money on International Roaming Rates for Cell Phones
Learn what you can take on Amtrak
It's s good to know what types of luggage you can bring on the train. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's baggage policies.
Beauty or beast? Bulkhead seats.
Bulkhead seating are seats on airplanes that face the walls dividing sections of a plane. You may get more legroom, but give up access to bags.
Packing Essentials for Women
Business travelers learn to live for many days out of a suitcase that the rest of the world might call
Acceptable IDs for Airport Security
Making it through airport security can be difficult, so it's good to know what type of identification you need to show before you get there. This article provides an overview of what the TSA will allow as acceptable identification for airport security.
Business travel tip-drop charges
Drop charges are additional fees charged by rental car companies when a rental car is dropped off at a different location.
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.
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.
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.
Review of JetBlue TrueBlue frequent flyer program
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.
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.
American Airlines check-in options
The article provides an overview of how to check in online for your American Airlines flight.
Amtrak Train Service
Find route, ticketing and rewards information for Amtrak train service.
Picking the right travel insurance
Review of On Call Travel Insurance, a program that provides medical and travel assistance for travelers.
Know before you go: Business Tips for Germany
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling in Germany.
Save money on roaming costs
This article provides a business travel overview of the CellHire data roaming solution.
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!
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.
Learn about bumping and free flights
Getting bumped from an airline flight means that the airline will not allow you on the plane and will compensate you for the flight.
Find oneworld phone number
If you're flying on a oneworld airline, this list will help you find the contacts, verify baggage policies, and check destination information.
Hot to get a Hong Kong visa
This article provides an overview of how business travelers can get a visa for a visit to Hong Kong.
Southwest Airlines
Find Southwest Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the U.S.'s busiest domestic carrier, Southwest Airlines.
How To Convert American Express Points into...
Learn how to convert your American Express points into Hilton HHonors points with this easy tutorial.
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.
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.
Flight, Baggage, and other Tools and Timetables...
A collection of tools for Star Alliance members, including booking flights, baggage tracking, and timetables.
Get Cultured--Top Business Travel Tips for Norway
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Norway.
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 Airport Transfers?
Airport transfers are when transportation between an airport and hotel have been set up in advance.
Tips checking in online for an AA flight
The article provides tips on checking in online for your American Airlines flight.
American Airlines
Find American Airlines flight, reservations, baggage and rewards information in this profile of the world's largest airline carrier, American Airlines.
Amtrak's Impossible Bookings
Sometimes travelers are undecided on their schedule, so they make multiple bookings for a trip. This article provides an overview of Amtrak's policies regarding duplicate bookings.
Amtrak tips-evoucher tips
Amtrak provides some credits and refunds in the form of eVouchers. This article provides an overview Amtrak's eVoucher policies.
Tips to optimize your business travel tax...
Tax expert Frank Gruber helps business travelers understand how to best prepare their business travel deductions for the next tax year.
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 VAT?
VAT, or the Value Added Tax, is a tax levied by some counties based on the final consumption of goods.
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.
Tips for visting the Boston Convention Center
The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is the main Boston convention center, in the Seaport district.
Review of the Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego,...
Review of the Hard Rock Hotel, San Diego, California
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.
Virgin Mobile Internet Access for Business Travel
This article provides a review of Virgin Mobile Broadband2Go mobile Internet access solution for business travelers.
International Roaming – Discount Travel...
Save money on roaming charges by using a separate, international travel phone
Cheap parking spot tips for NYC
This article provides tips on finding the cheapest parking spots in New York City.
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.
Beach Business--Top Business Travel Tips for...
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Brazil.
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.
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.
The LG gram, a great laptop for travel
This article provides a business travel review of the LG gram laptop.
Excess baggage definition
This glossary entry explains what excess baggage is.
Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot
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.
Review of Warwick Hotel, New York City
A Review of the Warwick Hotel, New York City
Fast recharging for your iPhone
Review of the iGo Charge Anywhere travel charger and external battery for iPhones, iPods, BlackBerries, and more.
Tips for changin seats after checking in for an...
The article provides tips changing your seat after you've already checked in for an American Airlines flight.
Historic digs near the Baseball Hall of Fame
This article provides a business travel review of the Cooper Inn, in Cooperstown, New York.
Review of the Springhill Suites, Virginia...
Review of the Springhill Suites, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Take a peek at the CAMBRiA hotel and suites in...
Review pictures of the CAMBRiA hotel and suites in Chelsea, New York City.
A mobile office location for Washington D.C,
This article provides a full, business traveler-review of the cove 7th Street co-working space in Washington DC.
How to park cheap in Chicago!
This article provides tips on finding the cheapest parking spots in Chicago.
The perfect laptop for travel
This article provides a business travel review of the Samsung ATIV Book 9.
Top Business Travel Tips for Finland
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Finland.
iGo Green Charger for a Quick Charge
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.
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.
Skype for Travelers
How to Use Voice Over IP (VoIP) Services Like Skype To Save Money While Traveling
Why seat pitch matters on your next flight
This glossary entry explains what seat pitch means.
New approaches to business travel
This article provides a business travel overview of the Rocketrip employee-driven business travel solution.
Neat, lightweight laptop and tablet for travel
This article provides a business travel review of the Asus Transformer Book T100.
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.
San Francisco Transportation Options
Getting around San Francisco is easy with this list of San Francisco transportation options, including information on Muni and Bart, car rentals, taxis, trip planning, and getting to and from the airport.
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.
Lower data roaming costs with KnowRoaming
This article provides a business travel overview of the KnowRoaming data roaming solution.
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
Business Travel Review of Luxary Hotel in Boston
This article provides a business travel review of the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, a high-end hotel in downtown Boston.
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.
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 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.
Find your way with a good GPS
A Review of the Best GPS Devices and Apps for Business Travelers
Top Business Travel Tips for Jordan
This article provides business travelers with tips on how to avoid cultural mistakes while traveling to Jodan.
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...
Controlling Mobile Data Costs
This article provides an overview of ways to save money on data roaming costs while traveling.
Tips on Purchasing Travel Insurance
Tips on purchasing travel insurance and how adverse weather conditions and natural disasters can affect coverage.
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.

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