Advice For Business Travel Via a Car |

There is a glorified world where business travelers explore the world with business class upgrades and first tier hotels. Unfortunately, the real world has a non-glorified road warrior who puts in a lot of windshield time to get the job done. Traveling location to location in an automobile is the only way to get to most of America. From suburbs to rural communities there is a lot of business to be done that an airplane and a cab ride will not get to. Those who find they are traveling for business in a car quite a bit, here is some advice.

Use Car Space

Unlike a frequent flier, a frequent driver will not be limited to one carry-on. The true road warrior can fill trunk space with additional luggage to make travel more comfortable. This can include a DVD player, cooler, golf clubs (or other sports equipment), extra clothes, etc. Consider carrying anything that will make your travel easier on yourself.

Satellite Radio

Entertaining oneself while on the road is easier than ever. Some popular options are music players like iPods or books on tape. Keeping a radio station tuned in as you travel is difficult when you are clocking miles. Plus, there is no guarantee that what you want to hear will be on when need it to be on. The best option is satellite radio as the options are numerous not just for music, but many talk options also are available. So, as you travel you can find something to listen to that will fit your mood. Satellite radio does not negate listening to a music player or books on tape, it simply completes well rounded listening options.

Keep The Car Clean

A business professional on the road your vehicle is as much of your business persona as your attire. Just as you would keep your clothes clean and in good condition, so you should keep your car clean and in good condition. Not just so it looks good for clients, but that it will make you feel good. If you feel good it will show in your business performance. As you spend a lot of time in the car it will help your well-being all day long. It is amazing what clean windows will do as you travel the countryside. Also, a clean car will be an organized car, need to find something in a hurry? With a clean car you will know where it is and not be hidden under fast food bags or newspapers.

Keeping a good attitude will help in traveling and keep aware of what could make the trip easier for yourself. No reason to deny yourself when you have the room to carry what you need.

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