Whether you are a seasoned business traveler or heading out on your first trip there are a number of new factors to consider when preparing for your trip. This includes understanding the rules and regulations of your destination, knowing what you might need to bring on your trip that wasn’t necessary before, and ensuring you are armed with the tools that will enable you to keep up to date and in-touch while on the road.
Your Corporate Traveler travel consultant can assist in helping you understand the travel restrictions currently in place when traveling locally or abroad. IATA also provides a summary of international restrictions.
Now more than ever, it is important to be well prepared before embarking on a trip. Use these checklists for both air and land travel as guides to understand the rules and regulations, required documents and items to take with you.
Travel safe with Sam:]
Corporate Traveler’s mobile app Sam is your pocket travel assistant. Sam is designed to carry you through every step of your travel journey as a support system and helpful advisor. Thanks to a partnership between FCM Secure and WorldAware intelligence, Sam will send you security notifications that are relevant to your itinerary. Plus, you can share your location and notify your company that you are safe.
Duty of care features:
- Real-time notifications combining GPS (with permission) and the traveler's itinerary
- Notifications broken down by Warning or Critical alerts together with expert recommendations
- “Report I’m safe” capabilities
- Access to the emergency contact details of your company’s travel risk management provider, for example InternationalSOS or WorldAware
A Roadmap to Business Travel During COVID-19
While travel as we know it has changed for the foreseeable future, the value of business travel and face-to-face meetings has not. Each week we are noticing an increasing appetite for business travel, so we have provided a roadmap of what traveling for your next business trip will look like, with some suggestions on how to stay safe and healthy.
With many borders closed and a restrictive list of countries you can fly to, domestic business travel is on the rise. Luckily, the United States is a vast country and travelers have the ability to drive, fly or take the train should travel be required. Within the United States, there are still certain restrictions when traveling between states, therefore, we've found an interactive map updated weekly by NBC that will keep you up-to-date on all of the changes.
Need help restarting your travel program? Get in touch.