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Dressing for Success While You're On The Go

Posted on Aug 8th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Do you travel a lot for business meetings? If so, you undoubtedly know how difficult it can be to ensure that you look fantastic when everything you own is crumpled up in a suitcase. The first impression is a powerful thing, and looking like a mess may be very harmful. Here are a few...

Tipping, Haggling and Bribing: How to Get Used to Alternative Money Traditions When Traveling

Posted on Jul 31st 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

If you're going to be traveling internationally on business, you're going to need to learn a thing or two about tipping, haggling and bribing. While your culture may not do some or any of these things, it is commonplace in many other cultures and not doing it could actually be harmful....

Pontarelli Chauffeur Tips: The Dangers of Trying to Drive While Tired

Posted on Jul 24th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Don't just hop into a rental car at the end of that red eye flight. Studies have shown that driving while tired can actually be more harmful than driving while drunk. The dangers of driving while tired has recently been catapulted into public consciousness on the wake of actor Tracy...

How to Cope with Special Dietary Needs When Flying

Posted on Jul 16th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Food has become an essential part of the flying experience since passengers have been using airplanes to get from point A to point B. In today's economy, airlines are struggling to maintain profitability and have done away with many things that were previously standard fare on all...

Tips and Tricks for Creating a Positive Impression in Potential High Ticket Clients

Posted on Jul 10th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Currying the favor of high ticket clients can take a lot of effort but it's always worth it. Here are a few tips and tricks you can use to create a positive first impression. Remain Well-Dressed At All Times Are you traveling to meet with a client? Board the plane in your best suit....

5 Travel Fees and Charges You Really Don't Need to Pay

Posted on Jul 2nd 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Many of the fees associated with travel are purely negotiable. Don't get nickel-and-dimed on your next trip; make sure that you question all of the costs you're presented with. Additional fees can quickly turn a hot deal into a budget breaker. 1. Boarding Pass Fees. Yes, believe it...

5 Ways to Ditch Travel Fatigue

Posted on Apr 9th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

It’s tough to stay alert and focused all day, especially when you’re jet-lagged or exhausted from the flight. Travel fatigue is a real menace and can lead to you failing in your goals. The good news is that, while you can never make it go away, there are some simple things you can do...

Security When Traveling Overseas

Posted on Apr 23rd 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Security while traveling overseas for business can be daunting. It’s very broad ranging, covering everything from data loss to personal safety. With a little bit of preparation and a little knowledge it is however, very easy to minimize the risks and that’s where this week’s post...

Summer Travel Trends

Posted on Jun 17th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

With summer just around the corner, peoples’ thoughts are turning to their vacation time. Many already have plans and, with the economy on the up, there will be an increasing amount of people looking to spend a little more and may be travel a little further this summer. This short...

Sleep Better on the Road

Posted on May 28th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

The need for rest is one of the key defining aspects of humanity - it not only affects body functions and mental health but it plays a role in keeping the immune and nervous system working properly. When traveling for business the value of sleep can be even more important but is often...
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