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    Planning a Trip for Your Boss: The Checklist

    Planning a Trip for Your Boss: The Checklist
    Follow our four important steps to ensure planning a trip for your boss goes smoothly: - Step 1: The Pre-Trip Discussion - Step 2: Booking the Flight - Step 3: Arranging the Hotel and Transportation -The Final Step: Go Over the Details with Your Boss Step 1: The Pre-Trip Discussion When you start your administrative work for anyone, you need to ...
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    Slideshow: Travel with Deep Discounts

    *Montego Bay, Jamaica* *LOW AIR:* One-way fares from New York to Montego Bay on Air Jamaica start at $119. *ONCE THERE:* The all-inclusive Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay is an especially good bet for families, with a ton of kid-friendly supervised activities as part of its KidSpree Vacation Club program. Rates April 3-15 for standard rooms start at $125 per ...
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    Top Tips for Reducing your Business Class and First Class Airfare

    Top Tips for Reducing your Business Class and First Class Airfare
    Top Tips for Reducing your Business Class and First Class Airfare © By: Dave Smith Here are 10 more top tips for getting cheaper first class and business class airfares: 1. Always join the frequent flyer programs of the airlines you fly on. You should try to have loyalty membership from at least 2 of the major world alliances. If you ...
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    The Cost Behind Checking Bags

    The Cost Behind Checking Bags
    To deal with the soaring price of jet-fuel virtually every major airline is now charging fees for checking bags. AdminSecret did the research and has the 411. See the list below for the details (rates refer to domestic flights and exclude all 1st class and premium customers): American Airlines For those who buy tickets after June 14th American Airlines is implementing ...
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    Guidelines for Carry-On Items

    Guidelines for Carry-On Items
    What to Carry and What Not to Carry On First, remember no liquids, gels or aerosols that are more than 3.5 oz. Even if you only have less than 3.5 oz. of liquid, it cannot be carried on in a container larger than 3.5 oz. Carry-on appropriate containers can be found at most drugstores and will indicate the fluid ounces it ...
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    Best Airlines for Business Travel

    Best Airlines for Business Travel
    The recession turned practically every carrier into a low fare airline; fancy flying was one of the first items chopped from businesses budgets. But the economy is finally turning around. And in an effort to bounce back from billion dollar losses, airlines are offering all kinds of extras to woo corporate fliers. So which perks would persuade you to pick one ...
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    (800) Numbers for the Top Airlines

    (800) Numbers for the Top Airlines
    This is a great reference sheet to print off and put in your 'to-keep-handy' records... AAA Air Ambulance   (800) 245-9987 Aer Lingus   (800) 223-6537 Aero California   (800) 237-6225 Aeroflot   (888) 340-6400 Aerolineas Argentinas   (800) 333-0276 AeroMexico   (800) 237-6639 Aeroperu   (800) 777-7717 Air Afrique   (800) 456-9192 Air Canada   (800) 776-3000 Air Europa   (888) 238-7672 Air France   (800) 237-2747 Air Jamaica   (800) 523-5585 ...
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    6 Ways to Ask for a Summer Vacation

    6 Ways to Ask for a Summer Vacation
    Feel like the four dreary walls of your cubicle are closing in on you? Time for a summer break! Whether it's a relaxing cruise, an exotic island getaway, or a sandy beach adventure, it's high time you got out of that lifeless cubicle and away from the dreariness of your nine-to-five office life. Worried your workload will keep you from some ...
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    The Best Business Travel Websites

    The Best Business Travel Websites
    The big travel sites are hustling for business travelers, but there are other good options. AccessFares.com sells discount first-class and business-class tickets for international destinations on most major airlines. Airlinequality.com offers extensive airline reviews and ratings. Low-cost-airline-guide.com searches fares on budget airlines in Britain and Europe. Kayak.com compares and displays prices from across the Web, often finding deals other travel sites ...
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    World's 5 Best Business Travel Tips

    World's 5 Best Business Travel Tips
    Whether traveling for business is an everyday occurrence, an occasional hindrance, or a lifelong dream, all business travelers can agree that if your job calls for travel, then being an efficient traveler is a must. We’ve got the five tips that will make your time en-route more productive and less stressful. #1 Know Which Airlines Offer Premium Economy Why? Because if ...
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    Reap the Benefits of Airline Partner Groups

    In order to serve their customers better, most major airline carriers have banned together in alliances. Be sure to take advantage of these partnerships as it can provide many perks and free resources for you and your boss. Frequent Flyer Miles Frequent Flyer programs are set up to offer rewards to customers after they accrue a certain amount of "points" or ...
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    Top 10 Tips for Business Travel Abroad

    Top 10 Tips for Business Travel Abroad
    Traveling abroad for business can be exciting, but you should leave yourself plenty of time to prepare before your departure. We’ve compiled a list of things to do before you leave: h4. *1. Renew your passport:* Make sure that you have a valid passport at least three months before you depart. It’s easy to apply for one at your local post ...
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    Tips on Using Frequent Flyer Points: An Overview

    Tips on Using Frequent Flyer Points: An Overview
    Collecting all your frequent flyer miles is a great idea. If you fly with one particular airline frequently, you can start collecting your points. You can later redeem these points for cash or a free ticket. You can even use a credit card to earn those points, without even traveling. However, airlines are not so pleased with your traveling for free. ...
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    How to Get Into First Class

    How to Get Into First Class
    Every business traveler wants to sit in a big seat at the front of the plane, but getting an upgrade these days is increasingly difficult. I caught up with Matthew Bennett, who runs upgrade advice site FirstClassFlyer.com, for tips on how you can sit in first or business class without breaking your travel budget. -Get What You Ask For. With so ...
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    10 Ways to Save on Business Travel

    10 Ways to Save on Business Travel
    As a business traveler for 25 years, mostly as a sole proprietor, I'm acutely aware of how much corporate travel costs and how those costs can be a nightmare to contain. Business trips are rarely planned with the kind of notice you need to snag the deep discounts. Trips also change mid-itinerary, tacking penalties and fees onto already steep prices. Taxes ...
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    Follow This Checklist to Make the Most of Your Mileage Program

    Follow This Checklist to Make the Most of Your Mileage Program
    One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was from a senior airline executive. As my former boss and mentor was fond of saying: Plan the work; and work the plan. I have been planning the work and working the plan ever since. And I've found the approach to be as relevant to personal endeavors, like accruing frequent flier ...
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    Strategies for Booking Hotels on a Budget

    Strategies for Booking Hotels on a Budget
    NEW YORK — When the economy was booming, many hotel companies began building new properties. Some of those are opening now, resulting in a 2.5% increase in hotel room supply this year, just as demand is dropping by around 1% or more, according to Jan Freitag of Smith Travel Research. "We're going to see a substantial decline in occupancy this year," ...
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    Book It: The Best Hotels for Business Travel

    Book It: The Best Hotels for Business Travel
    With some budget hotels offering free in-room Wi-Fi, ergonomic work spaces, high-thread-count linens and rewards programs, you might want to consider trading down, at least for short trips. In any price range, Expedia, Travelocity, and Orbitz can be good places to start. Hotels.com finds rates on more than 70,000 properties worldwide; Priceline lets you request particular hotels. The reviews at Trip­Advisor.com ...
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    Budget Travel Sites to Keep You Out of the Red

    Budget Travel Sites to Keep You Out of the Red
    With stock prices falling like acorns, budget-centric websites are rising to the top of more vacationers' bookmark lists. USA TODAY's Laura Bly points a mouse to 25 sites — some old favorites, some newcomers — aimed at bargain hunters. h3. AIRFARES Airfarewatchdog.com Relying on brain power rather than computerized algorithms, Airfarewatchdog's site and newsletter emphasize unadvertised, time-sensitive deals, including Web-only fares. ...
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    Tips for Traveling With Your Boss

    Tips for Traveling With Your Boss
    Traveling with your boss? Even if you’re headed somewhere warm and exotic, don’t think of it as a vacation. “Even though you’re not in your actual office, you are still at work,” says Anna Post, who teaches business etiquette seminars at the Emily Post Institute in Burlington, Vermont. “Everything that applies in the office applies on the road.” That means showing ...
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