What many people who have short regular business trips are looking for are air travel tips that guide them to the right entertainment on the flight.
The least bit I wanted to contribute to the community, where I belong, suffering with frequent business traveling is my two cents on making each trip better for you. Like many of us, I have lived the entire cycle from the innocent age of a first time business traveler to someone who’s too familiar with the subject.
Plan ahead of time
Be a smart traveler, because that’s the only way to be at the beginning of the queue or better still, not to be queuing up at all. Make sure your documents are in place, the ticket is booked to your exact name, you are clear on the whole itinerary for the business trip and have all the right things packed. From online check-in, to printing your boarding pass from the self-help kiosk, to choosing the right seat for your taste, there is a lot you can be smart and efficient about here.
Dress for the occasion
Screening at the entry has become tedious and time consuming for obvious reasons. Listen to what all the air travel tips have to say and do things like wearing shoes you can easily take off, be aware of all the metal which is on you, pack lightly and know what you are carrying. The ease that this will add to your overall experience, and perhaps the satisfaction it’ll bring for being smarter than the door, will make for a better trip ahead.
Bring your own entertainment
If you are fond of books, bringing audio books might be a good way to spend time on the plane. With a noise cancelling headphone and the right book on your mp3 player, the trip can prove to be a breeze. And, with no bad intent, some people I know sleep best to the sound of audio books ringing in their ears. Another alternative could be to carry Kindle® PDF, which would give you a much more real experience of reading and going through some pages on the flight.
Give yourself some space
Be sure to recline your seat after takeoff but don’t overdo it, for the sake of some courtesy to the person sitting behind you. Use the foot rests if they are available. Ask for the pillow and blanket at the first chance so you have it at your disposal at all time. The trick perhaps is to not be careless or ignorant about what you can make possible for your trip, because I have seen many spent a lifetime being that way and realizing too late the value they missed.
What I want to share as airplane travel tips is that don’t merge the time to be spent on the plane with the rest of the trip and forget about making arrangements for that time. For many short business trips, having a good time on the plane can do you wonders in terms of morale at business meetings and the amount of work you can get done.