When you travel for work and know you are going to be on a tight schedule, it is best to do as much planning before the day of your trip as you can. There are many different companies that will allow you to book their services days or even weeks before you need them. The guide below walks you through a few tips for ensuring your next business trip goes as smoothly as it can.
Book the Airline Tickets First
The first thing you need to do is book your airline tickets. The rest of your trip will be based around the time the plane arrives and the time that it departs. Be sure to give yourself enough time to account for a layover or a delayed flight if you have to be at a meeting at a specific time.
Book a Taxi Before Heading Out on the Trip
Call a local taxi service that offers curbside pickup at the airport to pick you up on the day of your trip. Be sure to let them know where you need to be taken so that the driver can find the most direct route for you to ensure you are able to get to where you need to go in a timely manner. Let the company know how much luggage you are going to have and how many people are in your party ahead of time so they can send the right vehicle to transport you where you need to go.
Make Arrangements with a Hotel
Finally, you want to be sure that you book a hotel room before you take your trip. If you are going to a conference or a busy city, the hotel rooms available may be limited. You want to be sure you are going to be able to stay in the hotel you want to stay in without having to worry about all of the rooms being booked. Many hotels will let you book rooms weeks and even months before you need to use them. This ensures you are able to get the room you want when you want it.
Planning ahead for a big trip can give you a lot of peace of mind and help you to feel more confident about the meeting that you are going to have. You will be able to focus on preparing for the meeting rather than searching for ways to get where you need to be.Share
14 March 2017
Typically, my husband and I ask our neighbor to give us a ride to the airport when we are going on a trip. In return, we drive her when she needs a ride there. However, we were going out of town soon and she was feeling under the weather, so I decided to go about seeking other arrangements. I was surprised to learn just how many ways one could get to the airport. You could take a limo, town car, taxi or ride share. I created this website to give information about each of these options and answer some of the questions you may have about each option.