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5 Advantages of Using a Luggage Shipping Company

Posted on Nov 7th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Are you wondering whether you should check your luggage or carry it on? There's actually a third option that you might not be considering: the use of a luggage shipping company. A luggage shipping company ships your luggage in advance, usually using a carrier such as FedEx, UPS or...

4 Reasons Why You Might Want to Consider a Travel Agent for Flights and Hotels

Posted on Oct 24th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Travel agents are considered a thing of the past, and this may well be true for personal travel -- but what about for business arrangements? It can still be advantageous to use travel agents to plan your business trips -- though they're usually only useful for flights and hotels, rather...

Current Trends That Are Making Business Travel More Dangerous

Posted on Oct 10th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

More than any other industry, the travel industry changes quickly -- and business travelers may be the ones who bear the consequences. There are a few so-called travel industry disruptions that are actively making travel more dangerous and those who are interested in keeping themselves...

International Business: Places to Avoid From Now Until 2015

Posted on Oct 3rd 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

Do you travel a lot for business internationally? If so, you're undoubtedly aware that there have been both health issues and labor issues abroad that have complicated international travel. There are some areas that you simply should not travel to and other areas where you need to be...

iOS 8 Features Perfect for Business

Posted on Sep 22nd 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

The iOS 8 update has come amidst some controversy, but there are some things that business users will need to know -- both good and bad. Whether you have the newest iPhone or not, the iOS 8 update is still going to be relevant because it supports everything from the iPhone 4S on. iOS 8...

Keeping Your Children Safe From Disease While Traveling

Posted on Sep 12th 2014 by Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service

With recent reports of a rare childhood respiratory virus emerging in Chicago, parents may want to be especially cautious with their children. It sometimes seems that everyone gets sick while traveling -- especially children. With that in mind, you may want to take some steps to ensure...

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...
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