21 Tips to Make Business Travel Easier

October 19, 2016

Do you find yourself in airports more than your office?

Does traveling for work wear you out?

Whether you’re traveling to seal new deals, attending industry conferences, or are visiting existing clients, traveling for business can be draining. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do before and during your trip that make business travel easier.

This week on the Social Media Social Hour, Tyler Anderson discusses 21 tips to make business travel easier.

Let’s do this!

About the show:

The Social Media Social Hour is a podcast for marketers and entrepreneurs looking to get on the social media fast track. Each week the show features top brands, influencers, and leading social media professionals to talk social media and content marketing. The Social Media Social Hour is presented by Tack – Power your marketing with authentic content from customers and fans.

In this episode, here is what you’ll discover:

21 Tips to Make Business Travel Easier:

  1. Get TSA pre-check
  2. Pick 1-2 airlines and stick with them
  3. Avoid connections in cities prone to weather delays
  4. Use the premium economy seating option
  5. Purchase your wifi ahead of time
  6. Get an Uber or business Uber account
  7. Only bring a carry-on
  8. Pack a portable charger
  9. Bring a portable wifi hot-spot
  10. Pack a portable microphone
  11. Use accessories to change up the same outfits or bring outfits you can mix-and-match
  12. Travel with wrinkle-free spray
  13. Pack light work-out shoes (and bring a plastic bag to keep them separate)
  14. Bring a muscle massage body stick
  15. Try Therabands for in-room work-outs
  16. Pack a speaker to play music in your room
  17. Bring noise canceling headphones
  18. Stay Hydrated
  19. Get up and walk around on your flight every hour
  20. Assist others around you on your flight
  21. Upgrade to the concierge lounge at your hotel

Mentionable Quotes by Tyler Anderson:

  • “TSA pre-check members wait less than 5 minutes to go through security.”
  • “If you fly at least twice a year, I would get TSA pre-check.”
  • “Use the same airlines, because those miles add up.”
  • “I’ve never flown first class.”
  • “Premium economy seating is often half the price of a first class ticket.”
  • “I feel like you can fit a lot more of stuff in the new shell suitcases.”
  • “You have to charge the noise canceling earbuds.”

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