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    • 3 budget-friendly carry-on suitcases that fit within 22”x14”x9” guidelines

      3 budget-friendly carry-on suitcases that fit within 22”x14”x9” guidelines

      Every business traveler needs a great suitcase! And you don’t always have to spend an arm and a leg to get it. There are plenty of great budget-friendly carry-on suitcases that will easily fit in an overhead bin. These three are all right around $1…
      - 4 days ago, 21 May 19, 2:46pm -
    • Tips to stay connected to loved ones during business travel

      Tips to stay connected to loved ones during business travel

      If you haven’t yet, pretty please fill out my short survey! It will greatly help me plan out content for the next few months that is super helpful for YOU. And two responders will win a $30 Amazon gift card! You have until tomorrow, Friday May 17th…
      - 9 days ago, 16 May 19, 12:14pm -
    • 10 Common Flying Etiquette Complaints and How to Address Them (Part 2)

      10 Common Flying Etiquette Complaints and How to Address Them (Part 2)

      10 Common Flying Etiquette Complaints and How to Address Them (Part 2) First off…. I’m planning out my content for the next six months and need your help! I’m working on new blog content, courses, workbooks, workshops and more because I’m sup…
      - 12 days ago, 13 May 19, 4:22pm -
    • 4 tips for managing busy periods

      4 tips for managing busy periods

      Over the past year I’ve had some insanely busy work periods. I’ve planned conferences, organized client events, held fundraisers, and managed company-wide programs, sometimes all in the same week. Add frequent travel on top of this, plus, like, t…
      - 18 days ago, 7 May 19, 12:54pm -
    • Why I wear yoga pants to sleep in hotels

      Why I wear yoga pants to sleep in hotels

      Earlier this week I had a quick overnight trip to Houston. For the most part it was routine–arrived late afternoon, went to an evening work dinner, came back to the hotel, washed my face, changed into my jammies, texted with the Home Warrior, turne…
      - 29 days ago, 27 Apr 19, 11:05am -
    • 10 Common Flying Etiquette Complaints and How to Address Them (Part 1)

      10 Common Flying Etiquette Complaints and How to Address Them (Part 1)

      Last week I asked my Facebook followers what other passengers do that bothers them the most. While I am quite aware that people feel very strongly about some of the etiquette infractions they experience while flying, I wasn’t truly prepared for the…
      - 32 days ago, 23 Apr 19, 2:05pm -
    • Dealing with flight anxiety as airlines continue to cancel all flights using the Boeing 737 Max

      Dealing with flight anxiety as airlines continue to cancel all flights using the Boeing 737 Max

      American Airlines announced a few days ago that they are canceling all flights on the Boeing 737 Max through August 19.  In addition, United has canceled flights on the 737 Max through July and Southwest has removed it from the flight schedule throu…
      - 39 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 11:05am -
    • Traveling With Wireless Earbuds–Help a Reader!

      Traveling With Wireless Earbuds–Help a Reader!

      Are there tricks to traveling with wireless earbuds, rather than wired? Reader S wonders…. Hi Road Warriorette! I am SO OVER traveling with my wired iPhone earbuds. If I’m trying to talk or listen to a call while doing anything else, like walk th…
      - 46 days ago, 9 Apr 19, 1:46pm -
    • Tips for Managing Rain on a Business Trip

      Tips for Managing Rain on a Business Trip

      We are entering the rainy season, and boy some parts of the US are getting hammered. How can business travelers handle all of the details of their work trips and torrential downpours? Reader S asks…. I’m slated to travel across the country for wo…
      - 50 days ago, 5 Apr 19, 3:04pm -
    • A Closer Look at my Business Travel Packing Secrets

      A Closer Look at my Business Travel Packing Secrets

      After my disastrous first business trip I swore that as soon as I knew enough I would teach others how to make business travel easier. I’ve written Road Warriorette for almost ten (!!) years now, and what keeps me going is hearing from people who h…
      - 55 days ago, 1 Apr 19, 11:05am -

    The Cranky Flier

    The Economist: Gulliver

    Travel Pro Tales

    • Palm Island, Grenadines - The Nitty Gritty

      Palm Island, Grenadines - The Nitty Gritty

      We have been looking for somewhere new and different for quite a time now. Somewhere one can be away from it all but able to enjoy good company and excellent service. Somewhere that is visually stunning yet not to vicious on flying time or money. I a…
      - 18 days ago, 8 May 19, 6:45am -
    • A dining guide to Paxos
      Paxos has loads of restaurants and like most places in Greece the food is tasty although rather samey. You can always get the usual fare of squid, Octopus, Souvlaki, Mousakka, chips, chips, more chips and rice. Although the food can seem similar mea…
      - 6 Nov 18, 6:07am -
    • Paxos. Worth going?
      Is the island of Paxos worth visiting? Like most places the answer is very much where you stay and what you like. It is certainly a very beautiful place although it is starting to get very busy, particularly during school holidays, not only with Euro…
      - 29 Oct 18, 8:34am -
    • Hermitage Bay Antigua - The Nitty Gritty

      Hermitage Bay Antigua - The Nitty Gritty

      We needed somewhere new to go as our first choice (Galley Bay, Antigua) had been shut allegedly because of hurricane Irma but actually because they decided to undergo a refit. Because of the non-refundable/re-routeable Club Class tickets I had bought…
      - 4 Jan 18, 10:55am -
    • Galley Bay - The Nitty Gritty
      Some people like to know the fine detail and, as I am one of them, here is my interpretation of what I saw and often used.The Resort:Built along a ¾ mile strip of sandy bay between two headlands that separate it from its neighbours. There is room fo…
      - 29 Dec 17, 6:46am -
    • Galley Bay, Antigua. Put to the test

      Galley Bay, Antigua. Put to the test

      I was not so sure whether I wanted to go to Antigua again. After all, years back we used to go regularly and in some ways we thought enough might be enough. More recently we have journeyed slightly deeper into ‘unspoiled’ Caribbean and enjoyed pl…
      - 21 Oct 17, 2:30pm -
    • Places to go back to again and again
      I started writing about places I would (and would not want) to visit again. Having been blessed in the past with a large opportunity to travel in my work and holiday I visited many countries and islands more than once and here is my verdict on them.…
      - 10 Oct 17, 5:55am -
    • British Airways. Saint or sinner?
      So what is it with British Airways? Why does it seem so many people are falling out of love with them? If they exist who are these people?  How many?  And do they have a point.First one needs to clarify who they are as so many things have changed i…
      - 29 Jul 17, 7:25am -
    • Is Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Upper Class?
      I have taken to flying Virgin quite a lot recently and when I do I usually book in advance (for price) into the Upper Class cabin. This is mainly because I go to the Caribbean quite frequently and Virgin take off earlier and are far more prompt than…
      - 14 Jul 17, 9:13am -
    • Hoping for an airline upgrade. You’ll be lucky!
      No seriously, I mean it because luck is probably the best way to describe so called airline selection policy as it applies to that all important upgrade. A huge shame really as, with the arrival of single class competitors, the incentive of potential…
      - 26 Jun 17, 9:19am -
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    TripIt Blog

    • Updated: TripIt for Apple Watch

      Updated: TripIt for Apple Watch

      It’s been a few years since we first announced TripIt on Apple Watch, and we’ve been busy adding a few more bells and whistles. Starting today, users of the TripIt app for Apple Watch can see a list with upcoming trips, tap to view the itinerary…
      - 4 days ago, 22 May 19, 3:30am -
    • 10 Safety Tips for the Solo Traveler

      10 Safety Tips for the Solo Traveler

      For many travelers, a solo trip isn’t about checking the box on a travel trend. For leisure travelers, it can be a preference—solo travel grants a freedom to explore and the ability to give your undivided attention to self-reflection. For a busin…
      - 5 days ago, 21 May 19, 7:09am -
    • A Beginner’s Guide to International Business Travel

      A Beginner’s Guide to International Business Travel

      Heading overseas for your first international business trip? You’re probably feeling a mix of excitement with a slight pang of dreading the unknown. Not to worry! Whether this is your first business trip, first trip overseas, or a combination of th…
      - 16 days ago, 10 May 19, 7:01am -
    • What to Know About Visas Before Traveling Internationally

      What to Know About Visas Before Traveling Internationally

      If you’re traveling abroad for the first time, you might not be aware of a few very important legal matters, especially if you’ve never had to deal with them before. As a US-based traveler, it’s critical to check whether or not you need a visa…
      - 19 days ago, 7 May 19, 7:56am -
    • Why Travelers Prefer to Fly via Alternate Airports

      Why Travelers Prefer to Fly via Alternate Airports

      Are you a believer in bigger is better? Bigger planes, bigger seats, bigger airports—what’s not to love, right? While major hubs tend to offer the latest, greatest, and most direct flight routes, smaller airports offer perks you might not think o…
      - 33 days ago, 23 Apr 19, 7:49am -
    • What You Need to Know About the New TripIt Pro Hub

      What You Need to Know About the New TripIt Pro Hub

      Back in February, TripIt announced its greatest brand evolution to date. Since then, TripIt lovers have enjoyed subsequent upgrades—from a new TripIt.com to a modernized app icon. Today, both iOS and Android TripIt Pro users will see a new and imp…
      - 39 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 6:34am -
    • How to Make the Most of an Airport Lounge

      How to Make the Most of an Airport Lounge

      Between complimentary snacks and drinks, free Wi-Fi, and entertainment, airport lounges offer an oasis in the most crowded of airports. Whether you’re looking to get some work done or seeking some relaxation before boarding your flight, lounge acce…
      - 52 days ago, 4 Apr 19, 7:50am -
    • The Modern Business Traveler’s Checklist

      The Modern Business Traveler’s Checklist

      Are you preparing for your first business trip? Maybe dusting off your carry-on bag after a travel hiatus? Whether you’re a veteran road warrior or a biz travel rookie, we have you covered with these eleven tips for the modern business traveler.  …
      - 62 days ago, 25 Mar 19, 7:06am -
    • Apps for Managing Your Life When You’re Always Traveling

      Apps for Managing Your Life When You’re Always Traveling

      As a business traveler, do you ever feel like you’re leading a double life? One at home and the other up in the air? Work commitments, travel plans, family outings—not to mention the organization of all of the above—can cause unwanted stress. F…
      - 67 days ago, 20 Mar 19, 7:34am -
    • 5 Credit Card Perks for Business Travelers in 2019

      5 Credit Card Perks for Business Travelers in 2019

      Do you ever feel like you’re not getting as much as you can out of your credit card? As a business traveler, it can be difficult to choose a credit card, especially one with benefits that support you and your lifestyle. We’ve been there! That’s…
      - 76 days ago, 11 Mar 19, 7:40am -

    WSJ: The Middle Seat Terminal

    Hack My Trip

    • Yahoo! Is Killing Its Directory Service

      Yahoo! Is Killing Its Directory Service

      You’re probably wondering why I’m bothering to write about this in a travel blog. Well, I’m part of a special group of people. I am one of the last generations to remember a time before the Internet. For my younger readers, there was once a ti…
      - 2 Oct 14, 1:30pm -
    • Earn 300 Business Extra Points for Travel by October 31

      Earn 300 Business Extra Points for Travel by October 31

      American Airlines operates a parallel loyalty program for its small business customers called Business Extra. Anyone can join and add their number to an American Airlines reservation to earn additional points for lounge passes, free flights, or even…
      - 2 Oct 14, 11:15am -
    • Amex Terminates Annual Spend Bonus for Premier Rewards Gold

      Amex Terminates Annual Spend Bonus for Premier Rewards Gold

      Yesterday I heard that American Express is getting rid of the annual threshold bonus on its Premier Rewards Gold card (HT to The Points Guy). Customers could earn 15,000 Membership Rewards points if they spent at least $30,000 in a calendar year…
      - 2 Oct 14, 10:40am -
    • Be sure to use Amazon Payments by October 12th

      Be sure to use Amazon Payments by October 12th

      As you may know, you will no longer be able to send money person-to-person using Amazon Payments starting on October 13th.  Today is October 2nd, so the $1,000 limit for sending money to another person reset yesterday for the final time.  If you ha…
      - 2 Oct 14, 9:15am -
    • Thanking United For Their Flyer Friendly Delays

      Thanking United For Their Flyer Friendly Delays

      From the desk of the Devil’s Advocate… I’m on a United flight from Dallas to Los Angeles as I write this and we’re running an hour late. Which of course means some complaining is in order, right?  I mean, I have to get up early tomorrow, and…
      - 2 Oct 14, 7:05am -

    Reuters: Business Travel

    • London keeps global edge as top transport finance hub
      London remains the top financing centre for the global transport industry, although it faces stiff competition from New York and capitals in Asia Pacific as companies seek to tap more funding sources, a survey showed on Friday.
      - 15 Mar 13, 11:27am -
    • Lawmakers hover as more homeowners rent rooms to visitors
      For British student Carly Connor a trip to London for a city break would be impossible if she had to pay for a hotel so instead she rents a room in a Londoner's home.
      - 15 Mar 13, 11:03am -
    • BlackBerry plans security feature for Android, iPhone
      BlackBerry will offer technology to separate and make secure both work and personal data on mobile devices powered by Google Inc's Android platform and by Apple Inc's iOS operating system, the company said on Thursday.
      - 15 Mar 13, 10:48am -
    • Top 10 stopover stays
      Spending a night between destinations in a stopover city and need a place to stay? Online boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith (www.mrandmrssmith.com) have come up with 10 hotels for a memorable stopover. Reuters has not endorsed this list.
      - 15 Mar 13, 9:54am -
    • 48 hours in Rochester, New York
      Synonymous with film photography, lilacs and classical music, Rochester offers an unusual array of attractions for a mid-sized U.S. city that brought industrial prowess to a scenic river gorge on Lake Ontario's southern shore.
      - 15 Mar 13, 9:37am -
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