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03 Jun 2019
When travelling, you’re always at risk of losing a valuable item. We focus on what to do when your phone gets lost or stolen....
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GEARING UP TO RENT A CAR?

25 Apr 2019
If you’re a business traveller, chances are you’ve experienced just how long, slow and, in a word – tiresome – queues at car rental...
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Make yourself at home

24 Apr 2019
If you don’t know LoungeBuddy, you’ll want to buddy up with it as soon as possible! LoungeBuddy is an iOS supported application that makes...
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Business travel 101: The basics you need to know

04 Apr 2019
Travelling for work is a different game than travelling for leisure. How often do we tend to lose focus on the purpose of the...
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Don’t be a victim of travel fraud

20 Mar 2019
Travel fraud and scams are on the rise; year-on-year more and more leisure and business travellers are conned out of their hard-earned money, and...
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PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES AND YOURSELF IN-FLIGHT

20 Feb 2019
In-flight theft of sleeping and /or unknowing passengers has been going on for years. The people who steal can be anyone on board. However,...
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WHEN YOUR LOAD IS HEAVY, TRAVEL LIGHT

28 Jan 2019
New year, new opportunities! Planning to visit foreign countries during the coming months to establish new, offshore business? If so, knowing the latest airline...
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WAYS TO PAY YOUR WAY WHEN TRAVELLING

14 Dec 2018
During the past 10 to 15 years, the proliferation of digital and mobile technology has transformed the corporate travel landscape. For travellers conducting business...
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PROTECTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

21 Nov 2018
As the saying goes, ‘What turns information into power is action’. When conducting business in foreign, highly competitive destinations, protecting sensitive information on your...
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HOW TO BEAT JET LAG

22 Oct 2018
Ask most frequent business travellers about the unglamorous side of their lifestyles, and they will invariably tell you that jet lag is one of...
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BE INFORMED, BE AWARE, BE PREPARED!

21 Sep 2018
Travelling on business, especially to foreign destinations, can be stressful; tight deadlines, back-to-back meetings, unfamiliar surroundings, different cultures, and more. To mitigate the added...
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HELP! I’M RUNNING A CONFERENCE

20 Aug 2018
Organising a conference can be an intimidating amount of work, especially if you’re new to the game and have been assigned this responsibility over...
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HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF FREQUENT FLYER POINTS

20 Jul 2018
As a frequent business flyer, you’re well aware of the value of frequent flyer loyalty programmes. For example, your accumulated points paying for most...
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DO I DECLARE? WE SUGGEST YOU DO!

15 Jun 2018
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) recently issued a statement ‘clarifying” confusion regarding South African resident travellers returning home with personal laptops, cell phones,...
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HIGH RISK DESTINATIONS – BE SAFE, BE PREPARED

22 May 2018
Escalating global insecurity is a reality every business traveller should be aware of and prepare for. The level of insecurity may vary significantly within...
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BUSINESS CLASS – WORTH IT OR NOT?

23 Apr 2018
If you’re fortunate enough to be employed by an organisation with a travel policy that’s informed by success factors other than just cost, the...
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MAKE TECHNOLOGY WORK FOR YOU

23 Mar 2018
You’re in an unfamiliar city, you’re late for an important meeting and your phone’s battery dies. Or you’ve forgotten to change back to Airplane...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF A BUSINESS TRAVEL SUPPORT NETWORK

20 Feb 2018
The reassurance of having a reliable travel support network when conducting business away from home cannot be overestimated. A network with whom you can...
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GREAT TRIPS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND

26 Jan 2018
You’re flying to New York on Thursday, London on Monday, back to Gauteng on Wednesday. You have to focus on flights, hotels, rental cars,...
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FEEDBACK – NOURISHING PRODUCTIVITY

15 Dec 2017
Think about it; as a business traveller in an ever-evolving, deadline-driven global business environment, maintaining a healthy work/life balance is a real challenge. Travel...
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MAKE PEAK TIME TRAVEL WORK FOR YOU

24 Nov 2017
It’s the festive season but you still have urgent out-of-town business to attend to. A video conference call won’t cut it. Only a face-to-face...
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TO BE AT YOUR BEST, PREPARE FOR THE WORST

25 Oct 2017
Maintaining your health on extended business trips can be challenging. Especially if your destination countries’ living and working conditions are markedly different from what...
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TRAVELLER FEEDBACK IS KEY

21 Sep 2017
You’ve just completed eventful business travel locally or abroad and have experienced a multitude of occurrences – some more pleasant than others. Sharing your...
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THE SAFETY AND SECURITY OF BUSINESS TRAVELLERS – A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY

24 Aug 2017
Business travellers today are undoubtedly aware of the need to be more alert and informed than ever before. Events such as natural disasters, virus...
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PLANNING EDUCATIONAL GROUP TRAVEL? DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

25 Jul 2017
A school rugby team touring Argentina, a college cultural group visiting art galleries in Italy, a junior karate club taking part in a tournament...
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How to choose the best business travel app

26 Jun 2017
Technology defines the modern generation, it is integral to how we manage our personal and business lives. Today’s business men and women are intuitive...
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TIPS FOR EXHIBITORS

26 May 2017
Exhibitions, often exhausting, potentially rewarding and definitely eye-opening, can be a very effective way to network, increase your organisation’s marketing profile and, very importantly,...
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MANAGING YOUR HEALTH IS YOUR BUSINESS

25 Apr 2017
Despite our technologically-driven, digital world with its abundant video call applications, business travel is rising; which suggests that we still value face-to-face meetings over...
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MANAGE TIME, MAXIMISE EFFICIENCY

22 Mar 2017
As a member of a dynamic and growing entrepreneurial organisation or SMME, chances are your business requires national and international travel. Your business travel...
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PERSONAL VERSUS BUSINESS COSTS – GETTING THE BALANCE RIGHT

27 Feb 2017
Most, if not all large South African corporations have a travel policy that determines how employees may spend the corporations’ funds while travelling on...
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GROUP BUSINESS TRAVEL: ME, MYSELF AND WE

24 Jan 2017
With clients to impress, deadlines to meet and targets to achieve, travelling for business is certainly more complicated than travelling for pleasure; especially when...
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HOW FAR WILL YOUR SOUTH AFRICAN PASSPORT TAKE YOUR BUSINESS?

22 Dec 2016
Of the 195 countries in the world, latest information indicates that South Africans travelling with a South African passport may visit 114 countries visa...
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