Hidden Travel Fees and How to Avoid Them

Baggage fees, late check-out fees, extra legroom. Everywhere you look, ancillary fees from airlines to hotels are nibbling into travel budgets. The days are gone when buying a flight or a hotel stay meant you’d purchased the full experience. Having been lured in by that attractive basic fare, you can be stung for everything from…

Three Reasons More Companies are Turning to Corporate Travel Agencies

For many companies, corporate travel arrangements are made either by someone’s personal assistant, a dedicated travel manager or even by appointing someone in the office to search online for the best deal. Managing corporate travel is no small task, because travel is often one of a business’s largest expense, and it’s fraught with paper trails, records,…

Comparing Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines and American Airlines began selling basic economy fares this week on select routes. Initially, United will offer the fare—which limits carry-ons to personal items that fit under the seat and does not allow advance seat selection—for travel between Minneapolis/St. Paul and any of United’s seven U.S. hubs (Chicago O’Hare, Denver, Houston Intercontinental, Los…

How Technology is Revolutionizing Travel and Expense Management

Technology has transformed the way businesses handle travel and expense management by streamlining data, policies, and reports in an easily accessible location, as opposed to sifting through mountains of receipts and paperwork to reconcile expenses. The use of interactive dashboards and reports creates business travel transparency, giving you a real-time look at who’s spending money…