Travel for business to different destinations sounds exotic but, the reality is, it can be tiring and challenging. Here are the most common pain points business travellers face, and FCBT’s advice to overcome them.
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A travel policy guides your employees through your travel booking process. By defining procedures for business travel and guidelines to your travellers for your reimbursement processes, you can monitor your travel expenses and see if your budgets are accurate and prevent overspending.
Increased security measures at airports, long queues as a result of increased security and the rising costs of air travel could make business travellers think twice about taking to the skies.
By having a reliable travel risk management programme and duty of care policy in place. It’s important to remember however that risk management and duty of care are not one and the same. Here is how to distinguish between the two.
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Frequent business travellers will be familiar with the hassle of connecting between London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports in time for your flights. Here are a few tips to help you connect between Heathrow and Gatwick with ease.
Business travel is usually associated with traditional hotels, but recently there has been a slight shift as travellers seek a more relaxed, friendly environment in guesthouses and alternative forms of accommodation.
Hotels are starting to learn how to leverage supply and demand, a skill perfected over many years by the airlines, in order to ‘fill’ their room inventory and remain sustainable.
Recently, the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) announced CemAir had been grounded indefinitely. The airline, based at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, flies to Bloemfontein, Cape Town, George, Hoedspruit, Margate, Plettenberg Bay and Port Elizabeth.
FCBT has spent the past year laying a solid foundation to deliver a customer-centric approach to travel management. These hold the key to long-term sustainability, better business performance and greater ROI from business travel.
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Improved air connectivity and reduced airfares ahead for Africa