Nine ways to cut travel expenses for your boss by 20%
Ärgert sich Ihr Chef über hohe Reisekosten? Übernehmen Sie die Initiative und zeigen Sie ihm, wie Sie die Reisekosten bis zu 20 % senken können.
1 Is the trip really necessary?
Can you arrange a conference call instead?
2 Do you use the web?
Find the cheapest flights at www.expedia.de.
3 Do you book early?
Use low-cost carriers, and save huge amounts by booking early.
4 Are you flexible about dates?
Early morning flights on low-cost carriers are usually much cheaper than evening ones.
5 Do you book rental cars online?
Costs for rental cars are oftenmuch lower if you book online.
6 Do you need extra insurance?
Car hire firms offer extra insurance. Check your company insurance and credit card company plan toavoid duplicating any coverage you already have.
7 Is there a free shuttle?
If your boss is going to a convention or trade fair , check if there is a free shuttle to and from the airport and hotel.
8 If you work with a travel agent
Work out special rates with your travel agent. To encourage them to make the most reasonable arrangements, offer them something like 10% of the money they save you.
9 Are travel expenses booked, checked and paid centrally?
This is the best way to get a reliable overview of costs.