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Don't forget to plan your trip ahead of time

Published September 18th, 2019 by Bottomlineadmin

Don't forget to plan your trip ahead of time

There's a saying that goes: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail! This is applicable for setting a cost-effective corporate travel itinerary. Planning ahead covers most of the topics mentioned above. It can help you choose the right timing to book flights, get hotel deals, and also save enough money for the trip budget.

 Last-minute bookings are often expensive because hotels and airline companies know that this is an urgent need. They understand that even if they hike up the prices, people would still be booking because of a need.

 What are some things to help in researching for your upcoming corporate travel?

 WikiTravel Articles: WikiTravel articles are comprehensive posts about common travel places. The most crucial information that you can find in these articles are safety tips and local recommendations. You should also confirm with your destination contacts as some information may be outdated.

Posts by travel bloggers: If you’re still on the fence about picking a destination for your corporate travel, travel bloggers can help make a more concrete decision. You can read their blog posts on ideal itineraries, what to expect, and other tips for business travelers.

Watch Youtube videos: It may be difficult to visualize a venue when you haven’t been to it in the first place. Some Youtubers post walkthroughs or travel vlogs that helps viewers have an idea of what to expect on a certain location. Like blogs, they also provide useful tips on travel safety and other things to know.

Reddit: Some articles or videos may be promotional in nature, so you want an honest response. By going to Reddit, you may be able to find a community of people who have been in your target destination. They can provide an objective feedback if what you’re planning for the corporate travel is an ideal choice.

Local news sources: Local news sources can be a great tool for you to find on-the-date events on the area. Often, these events are hard to find in articles online, so being updated with the happenings in your destination can give you an idea of places to go to.


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