One of my go-to airplane small-talk questions—“How was your trip”—has recently made me feel a serious amount of travel FOMO. Over the past year or so, I’ve heard more exciting stories of leisure, adventure, and relaxation while on the road than ever. One recent seat partner was coming home from four days in my home […]
I’m no stranger to jet lag. After traveling on business for much of my career, I’m well-versed in the tired feeling that hits you at 4pm, the inability to fall asleep every night, and the general fatigue that comes with being a road warrior. Jet lag is the absolute worst thing about business travel as […]
My favorite travel agent is a gruff, middle-aged man who works in a small office down the street. He’s owned the agency for twenty-five years and knows just about everything there is to know about the travel industry. He’s the first person I turn to when I need help planning and booking a vacation or […]
Out of 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas, I landed one with a marvelous sunset view overlooking the glitz and glamour of the Strip—and in one of the city’s finest 5-star resorts, no less. Of all the places to take a business trip, Vegas might just be my favorite. Not only have some of my […]
Support for women’s rights in the United States has been astounding this year. From the Women’s March in January to A Day Without A Woman—an event that happened earlier this week on International Women’s Day—this 50.8% of the US population is making quite the statement. However, policy is not the only aspect of society that […]
Even as a frequent flier, I learn new industry terms every day. I normally don’t pay attention to the fact that my cross-country flight may have multiple flight numbers, but after “code sharing” cropped up in business class, I gave my ticket a second look. The three major airline alliances exist to make global travel […]
To give you an inside look into the benefits of booking your hotel stays with JetLux, we’ve invited one of our personal reservationists to share her experience. Mandy’s primary task as part of our team is to connect with each client and provide the best hotel rooms for their needs. On the other side of […]
When you first enter New York City as a business traveler, it may feel as though you’ve entered a whole different world. Somehow, currency doesn’t buy as much as it did in Jersey. Between the Upper East Side and Soho, you’ve got an almost unlimited choice of hotels on every single block. How on earth […]
If you’re a woman who’s frequently on the road for business, a few precautionary safety tips can provide extra peace of mind during solo trips.
When I travel, I try to maximize my points by striking a balance between the right credit card combinations. Here’s a look at one recent business trip.
Business travel doesn’t have to be synonymous with “health hazard,” but if you’re making a career of it, I’d suggest keeping an eye out for a few warning signs.
Should business travelers be jumping on board the Airbnb train? Here’s why I’ll continue to support the hotel industry for the foreseeable future.
Preventing fraud when you regularly travel across the country for business isn’t easy. These are the measures I take to avoid credit card theft.
JFK flight delays can be maddening if you’re traveling for work. A little mindfulness (and few good restaurant options) can help the time pass smoothly.
What business traveler wouldn’t love a private flight? Chartered jet services offer luxury and can be surprisingly affordable–but have a few drawbacks.
I’m excited about what this year will bring for hotel technology trends. Here’s a look at which new gadgets and services chains are experimenting with.
A flexible rewards credit card gives you plenty of options. But for frequent travelers, the trick is figuring out which of those options are a good deal.
2017 does offer a few new annoyances for frequent business travelers, but on the whole, flying is likely to be (slightly) less of a hassle. Here’s why.
If you’ve ever clicked through booking websites as you wait at the airport, you’ll know many claim to offer the best OTA loyalty program. But is there one?
I still dream of days when flying meant free checked bags and in-flight meals. But airline ancillary charges are here to stay–and here’s why.
If you share my insomniac tendencies, sleeping in new hotel rooms night after night can be rough. Here’s the routine I follow to ensure I’m well-rested.
Airport satisfaction for 2016 was surprisingly high. But the priorities of frequent business travelers often differ from the general public. Here’s my take.
No one needs more clutter in their wallet. If you’re looking for the best hotel rewards credit card, I’d suggest holding out for an option you’ll truly use.
Changes made by the Big Four aren’t always that exciting for business travelers, but pay attention to a few pieces of major airline news for 2017.
Start 2017 on the right foot by making your business trips as convenient as possible–with the help of a few good apps. Here’s what’s worth downloading.
Flying with wine doesn’t have to mean a ruined suit and a stained carry-on. Through trial and error, I’ve discovered some fairly foolproof techniques.
Hotel rate parity is the reason it’s so hard to find consistent discounts when you book. But there are still ways frequent business travelers can save.
If business travel has called you away from your loved ones, flying home for Christmas is still a possibility. You just need to be strategic about how you book.
If you’re traveling to the USA on business, tipping customs can be an unnecessary source of stress. Here’s my advice on who, why, and how much to tip.
If you fly frequently, you might wonder about TSA Precheck. Is the hassle of signing up worth the shortened wait in the security line? It depends.
Gift ideas for frequent business travelers can be hard: what do you get someone who’s never home? Here are the portable luxuries that make my own life on the road easier.
Airline fare codes are complex, but if you fly frequently for business, a working knowledge of them can help you save money and earn miles faster.
Traveling well on a per diem is less about cutting costs than it is about spending strategically. Here are the expenses I prioritize while on the road.
The holiday season is officially here. If business travel in Los Angeles doesn’t leave you feeling festive, try a few of these entertainment options in your leisure hours.
Business travel loneliness is an all-too-common experience for many of us. Creative ways of staying in touch with family and friends can help lessen the sting.
If you’re a business owner who’s frequently on the road, determining the best travel credit card for your circumstances will help you earn more perks.
While travel is often key to growing your small business, keeping up with your own company from afar is challenging. Video conferencing can bridge the gap.
Business travel burnout is a hazard of the trade for many CEOs and small business owners, but I’ve found the right self-care routine makes a world of difference.
As a business traveler, you’re probably tired of fruit baskets and bottled water. But more unique hotel perks await at these luxury properties.
Business travel can help grow your small business, but you’ve got to be choosy about which situations merit a trip. Here’s the litmus test I use as a CEO.
The true value of business class isn’t the extra leg-room. You should use your flight as an opportunity to make connections with new clients and partners.
Virgin America’s perks extend far beyond mood lighting. But will the company still be best airline for business travel after an Alaska Airlines buyout?
A hotel room workout lets you keep up with your fitness goals even when your business trip turns unexpectedly hectic. Here are my simple, go-to exercises.
Remote conference calls and travel don’t always mix well. If you’ve ever scrambled to find a quiet spot for an impromptu meeting, try one of these go-to methods.
Business travel can sometimes put a kink in your workout schedule, but if you’re creative, there are plenty of cheap options for staying fit on the road.
Hotel booking fees can seem incomprehensible at times. If you’re a small business owner who travels frequently, here’s what to know.
Sometimes, when traveling, you just need a spot to host a last-minute meeting. And if you’re in Chicago, I’ve got a few suggestions for where to look.
Cooper, our company dog, is sometimes my travel buddy. Bringing him along is a great excuse to stay at these dog-friendly luxury hotels across the country.
The right list (and a few packing tips), make preparing for frequent business trips much less of a hassle. Here’s what I’d suggest.
Over the years, I’ve found that everything from your credit card to how you word your request can make a difference in the quest for an airline seat upgrade.
With enough creativity (and enough enthusiasm for The Lion King), there’s almost always a way for frequent travelers to find Broadway tickets on short notice.
I’ve wasted many days of my life in airports, but I’ve at least learned to avoid business travel stress at O’Hare thanks to a few out-of-the-way amenities.
As business travelers, we’re slaves to the power outlet. But there are a few hidden tricks to keeping your devices charged when you’re at the airport.
It’s the wee hours of Tuesday morning. My flight has been delayed. And my room got canceled. If you’re a seasoned business traveler, you know this story.
If you’re a frequent business traveler, you might have a “hotel wish list:” those little extras that make your stay enjoyable. Here’s what we’d like to see.
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