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How to Handle and Decrease Stress During Corporate Travel

When you are up for an out-of-town corporate meeting, the last thing you want is to arrive at your destination stressed out and tired. However, the lack of control over flight schedules, overcrowded highways, and unfamiliar rides in unfamiliar cities can make it difficult for you.Do not worry though. Putting in a few extra minutes for preparation and a little research can help you decrease stress, and ensure a smooth executive travel.

Here are a few tips for decreasing stress during your corporate travel.

Skip Rental Cars

One of the major causes of stress during travel is the responsibility to drive yourself. Add a strict schedule to the mix, and you’ve got a cocktail of stress for you. So, the only solution is to hire a quality limousine service like Pontarelli Chicago.

A chauffeur driven private car will not only remove the responsibility of driving, but will also save you from the headache of parking. You’ll have a professional chauffeur greeting you at the baggage claim area, helping you with the luggage, and additionally, offering advice on fun destinations and restaurants in the city. All you have to do is lean back and relax, while your personal chauffeur will drive for you. This helps contribute to the reduction of stress and create a more workable environment.

Take enough breaks

You need to know when to take break in between your work. Working harder during business trips is not the only way to have a successful trip.  In fact, working continuously without taking enough time to rest will have a negative impact on your productivity. Breaks, though small, every now and then help lessen your work stress. Be it a quick nap, or a few minutes off your electronics, you’ll feel more relaxed and de-stressed.

Do not be a “Yes” Person

Yes, it’s tempting to be a “Yes”Person, and take on every additional task your boss asks you to. However, this habit can create a huge surge of stress when you already have enough of it. So, know your limits, be firm, and do not be afraid to say no when your boss tries to pile up your work plate. A successful business trip doesn’t depend on how much you’ve done, but on how well you’ve done your part.

Say yes to fun!

Restraining yourself from any playtime during your business travel experience can also have a disastrous effect on your productivity. Taking some time to have fun is not the same as taking a quick nap or freeing your hand from electronics. Working too hard during your work trip creates stress, but restraining yourself from having a little bit of fun worsens it. So, manage time to reach out to the fun destinations in the city, treat yourself with city-special delicacies, and have much fun!

With the above mentioned tips, you can experience a better executive travel and a more joyous work life.

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Your time is invaluable. Why waste it worrying about your ground transportation when Pontarelli Chicago limousine Corporate Travel service can provide you with the ultimate in safe, reliable transportation. Our detail-oriented team can help you with travel arrangements, check your itinerary and make any last-minute changes.

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We, at Pontarelli Chicago limo service,  proactively team up with you to create a customized travel program that fits your needs and delivers a premium level of corporate travel service.

Pontarelli Chicago limousine service provides the best Chicago corporate transportation service available.  Give us a call today and let us take care of your corporate transportation needs. Our aim is to exceed even the most demanding requests.

Posted on May 31 2016

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