Expense Reporting from the Road

Organizing your expense receipts is vital to submitting a clean expense report or filing deductions on your taxes.

Christmas on the Road – Staying in Touch with Loved Ones

It's not easy, staying in touch with loved ones when traveling during the holidays. Here are a few ideas for reaching out, maintaining that connection, and being true to yourself and your family.

4 tips for saving money on airline tickets

Plan ahead and save big to fly to your next travel destination I don't know about you, but the price of a ticket to fly somewhere fun can often be the sticking point on my vacation plans. With this in mind, I'm going to share the four things you should consider if you want to … Continue reading 4 tips for saving money on airline tickets

The Best (Airplane) Seats in the House

How to choose the right seat when booking your flight. Why seat selection matters, and the secret weapon to find the one for you.

Airplane Etiquette – Do’s and Don’ts

Tips to make boarding and getting off a plane easier.

The Best Deals on Luggage

I have packed a suitcase for a business trip at least a thousand times.  It's probably more but I'm tired and the math is unnecessary.  Suffice it to say, it's A LOT.  That also means the suitcases I have purchased have seen more wear in five years than most tourist suitcases do in a lifetime. … Continue reading The Best Deals on Luggage

Secrets of Frequent Fliers – Status Matching

If you are working on obtaining status with an airline, you want to “buy local” whenever you have a choice of flights and airlines.  By this I mean that someone working on building status on Delta  (for example and just to show no hard feelings after all) should always try to fly Delta or a Delta … Continue reading Secrets of Frequent Fliers – Status Matching

Cheap Flights

I know all those travel booking sites promise you the best prices... and they are a good place to start.  However, if you are following my advice on obtaining frequent flier status with an airline, you may need to weigh the savings against the loss of points counting toward status.  Also you may find a … Continue reading Cheap Flights

Trust & Baggage Handling

Keep your valuables in your carry-on. Do I really have to tell you this? Am I your mother? (filed under 'lessons learned the hard way')

Travel Checklists

It only takes once.  One time to experience the terrible feeling of arriving 3047 miles from your home and/or office without your a) work cell phone, b) VPN token, c) eye glasses, d) medications, or e) all of the above.  Seriously, getting wherever you're supposed to be working only to discover that you are missing … Continue reading Travel Checklists