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How to Use Body Language to Your Benefit During Business Meetings

Posted on Sep 4th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Are you uncertain about your effectiveness during business meetings? There are some simple tricks that you can use to ensure that your body language remains just as effective as your words and your presentation. Body language techniques can be used throughout your career to create an air...

How to Book Lodging When Traveling With Your Pets

Posted on Aug 28th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Are you going to be taking a trip with your cat or dog soon? You may know how to book air travel and ground transportation with pets, but there are some issues that you might run into when inquiring regarding hotels and motels. Not all lodging options accept pets -- in fact, very few do....

Features That Your Corporate Shuttle Service Needs

Posted on Aug 20th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Are you in need of a corporate shuttle service? Before you book, you may want to make sure that the service you're booking has these absolutely essential features. These features will ensure that your billing stays low and that your employees all arrive safely and on time. 1. Vehicle...

3 Common Social Media Mistakes You Don't Want to Make While Traveling

Posted on Aug 14th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Social media and travel just seem to go together: after all, isn't it fantastic to be able to connect with everyone you know while on a lovely vacation? That being said, social media and travel aren't always friendly. There are a few social media mistakes you should avoid. 1. Allowing...

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...
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