Essential Travel Tips for Business Pros
Business travel can be stressful and exhausting, but seasoned road warriors know a thing or two about minimizing the hassles and making trips go smoothly. This guide rounds up advice from professionals who travel regularly on business.
The contents in the PDF include eight tips to reduce the stress of business travel, tips to stop roaming battery drain on your mobile devices, four great apps for surviving business travel, seven tips when traveling for business and 10 ways for women to stay safe when traveling alone.
From the guide:
TIPS TO STOP ROAMING BATTERY DRAIN ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICES
As all travelers know, we need our phones to navigate with maps, take pictures, communicate with one another, book attraction reservations and look up interesting statistics along the way.
There are various ways to improve Android battery life, such as turning off Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, stopping all unnecessary apps, turning on power-saving mode on my Android, lowering the brightness on my screen and, when things get desperate, putting the phone in airplane mode to switch off the data access entirely.
Monitoring applications is a good principle. On an Android, you can go to Settings, Battery, then Battery Usage to see what’s eating your battery life and adjust accordingly. For iOS, going to Settings, General, Usage, then Battery Usage should do it.
I also found a nifty trick to switch my phone to grayscale mode for maximum battery efficiency.