Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives for December 2014.

Staying well on the road

It seems like this time of year sickness just runs rampant. We have been lucky at our house that we’ve avoided anything major (other than severe allergies—thanks a lot cedar!) but it’s probably just a matter of time. Illness seems to multiply exponentially when flying, unfortunately for business travelers. When I start traveling again in…

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No-tipping policy?

Before my life as a business traveler I spent a couple of years during college waitressing. It was the most fun job I’ve had, but working as a waitress was harder than I thought it would be.  Lifting heavy trays of food, meeting everybody’s demands, smiling when I would rather not, and many other challenges…

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Sign of what’s to come

On Monday American Airlines announced that as of January 1st customers who purchase eligible First or Business Class tickets will receive bonus miles based on class and fare type during 2015.  To make things a little more complicated, how many points you get depends on your status. This will be a great bonus for those…

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