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Rental Car vs. Car Service to LAX: Which Is Best for Your Boss?

Posted by Cool Ride on Thu, Nov 03, 2016

5 Benefits of Opting for Executive Car Service

When booking car service to LAX, choosing between particular services can be tough. After all, your boss may really enjoy the convenience of car rental, since the vehicle would be available at his or her disposal during the trip. But before you go ahead and book a rental car, you might want to think about some of the potential pitfalls. We’re sure there are more than five, but this is a pretty good start.

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Tags: Limousine Service, Ground Transportation, Chauffeured Car Service, Car Service LAX, Executive Travel, executive chauffeur, private transportation, Limo to LAX

The 5 Best Books for Corporate Travel Managers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 13, 2016

This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

Corporate travel managers are experts in many areas.

From accounting to negotiation and technology, their daily tasks encompass a variety of disciplines. Continuing their education, through webinars, trainings and literature, is a vital part of staying ahead of the curve. 

If you're a corporate travel manager who is looking to excel this year, consider this outstanding reading list, full of books vital to your profession:

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Tags: Executive Travel, Corporate Travel

5 Benefits of Using a Limousine Service for Airport Transfers

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, May 23, 2016

This blog was originally published in 2012; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 

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Tags: Limousine Service, Airport Transfer, Executive Travel

Three Fun and Easy Cocktails You Can Mix Yourself Mid-Flight

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Aug 11, 2014

Avoid High-Priced Airline Libations

Airplane travel can be a headache for many travelers. From cramped seats, to layovers to security hassles, there is no shortage of difficulties to complain about when flying. Yet  we all know that complaining  really won’t do us any good. Instead, we should look for ways to improve the situation or limit the frustrating components.

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Tags: Executive Travel

How to Make Your Hotel Sleep Its Best Ever

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Executive Traveler's Tips for Hotel Slumber

Traveling for business means needing the adequate amount of sleep and no or few disturbances. After all, your business trip depends on your productivity and if you’re being woken up in the middle of the night when you have an early morning or a long day can really put a damper on the quality of your sleep and thus, your productivity. Here are a few tips for sleeping better on the road.

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Tags: Executive Travel

10 Things You Should Always Take on a Plane

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Feb 11, 2014

Pack Your Carry-On Well

This is a list of ten things that you should really always consider taking on a plane, especially for a long flight.  They are in no particular order of importance, so don’t consider any of them any less than any of the others.  Here they are:

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Tags: Executive Travel

Executive Travel Safety Tips for Women

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Feb 04, 2014

Be Safe, No Matter Where You Are

People who find themselves traveling often, whether for business or leisure, are often at a disadvantage when it comes to personal safety. From a higher risk of being robbed or having your identity stolen to the likelihood of wandering into an unknown and unsafe part of town, executive travelers face several threats to their personal safety each and every time they travel.

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Tags: Executive Travelers, Executive Travel

3 Major Ways to Clear Your Mind While Stuck in Traffic

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Dec 24, 2013

Unwind During Your Commute

According to an article by Evy Berry for BBC, business can suffer when the executives running the show become stressed from over-work. The higher an executive is ranked within a company, the more work they tend to be saddled with. In addition to that excess work, they often have to travel to different countries. When you take into consideration the amount of work and travel they must endure and the lack of sleep related to that, it is no wonder they don’t all end up experiencing burn-out at an early stage in their career.

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Tags: Executive Travel, executive airport transfer

Smart Ways to Pack for a Business Trip

Posted by Steve Johnston on Tue, Oct 29, 2013

Helpful Tips for Executive Travel

Pack a Perfect Carry-On

Packing a resourceful and light carry-on is essential for any business traveler, as their most important piece of luggage. When packing a carry-on, a smart strategy is to compartmentalize your items and space. Make use of the various pockets and sections of your carry on, and group smaller items into bags or pouches you can pack into your carry-on. You can think of your carry-on bag like a puzzle, and you are trying to fit all of the pieces in. Use different items that you pack as borders and barriers to divide up your items, keeping everything nicely organized. Leadership expert Michael Hyatt shows how he packs and organizes his carry-on bag in the video below.

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Tags: Executive Travel

Decreasing Stress During Your Los Angeles Business Trip

Posted by Steve Johnston on Thu, Oct 24, 2013

Put the Brakes on Stress with Los Angeles Car Service

In the world of business travel, it can seem like quite the tall order to find time to unwind, especially amidst a constant schedule of meetings, presentations, meetings with clients and business lunches and dinners. If you’re experiencing your corporate travel in Los Angeles, terrible traffic is unfortunately another tenet of your business trip that you’ll likely have to contend with.

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Tags: LA car service, Executive Travel