Seven Best Business Travel Tips

Travel News 26 Jul 2017

Traveling for business isn't always easy. Sleeping on planes, packing constantly for trips and staying glued to your mobile device can derail your routine and make you grumpy.

Here are some useful tips for your next business travel;

Limit Luggage To A Carry-on - Travel is stressful when you’re worried about lost luggage or being late to a meeting, bring only a carry-on, check in for your flight online and go straight to security at the airport. If you don’t check baggage, you won't have to wait for it when you land.

Focus On Your Rest - Since you are most likely not flying first class in order to keep travel costs low, you may fear that sleep is out of the question back in those cramped coach quarters. It’s nothing that noise-cancelling headphones, an eye mask, and a neck pillow can’t solve for you. The ability to be fresh and ready for your meetings on the other side of the flight will make all the difference in how well that business trip goes.

Dress Well - People get much better service when they dress well, wearing an outfit that doubles as presentation attire while traveling is also wise in case your baggage is lost or you are late That way, you're not stuck in jeans for a big meeting.

Keep A Mobile Device on You -   Most professionals do this anyway, stay active and connected by having a mobile device on you at all times, connect to an available Wi-Fi when you can.

Avoid Standing in Any Type of Line - With a little planning with us at FCM Travel Solutions Nigeria you can avoid dealing with those excruciating lines that always appear at airports. Our Top notch Airport protocol services makes it easy to skip that lengthy process.

Embrace The Experience Of Travel - Most people seem to dread business trips, but the best thing you can do is adjust your attitude and consider it as a great experience to enrich your life. So many don’t get the opportunity to see new cities, so do the best to plan your time so you can carve out some free time to have an experience in each place you visit. Even if it is just for a short time, get out of the hotel, take a walk, hit a local attraction, or grab a meal at a town favorite to take some of the flavors of each place with you. This positive approach will also permeate your business presentation and any other reasons for the trip, perhaps even helping you to close a deal on the road.

Don’t Panic When The Unexpected Happens - Traveling is full of surprises and typically not the good ones. They come in the form of things like flight delays, cancellations & even lost passports. First and foremost, it’s important to remember that everyone realizes these types of things happen and are beyond your control. Secondly focus on the unexpected that you can fix like lost or stolen passports.

Now it’s time to hit the road and the airways with a travel strategy that will deliver on both your professional and personal goals that go into planning and taking business trips. Let FCM Travel Solutions Nigeria take care of your next business travel, Call 014482510 to speak with our expert travel consultants or send an email to