What’s the secret to reducing business travel costs?

reducing business travel costs

It has become increasingly clear that business travel is getting more and more expensive, with $1.2 trillion being spent almost each year on this endeavour. The spending is so high due to what is basically misaligned incentives from those who are travelling versus those who are forking out for the travel. Whilst you might think […]

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Top tips on how to find cheap flights for business travel

finding cheap business travel

When travelling for business, it is important you find the best deals you can to keep your travel costs down; especially when you’re in a small team. To allow your team flexibility on their travel arrangements, and to be a cost effective employee in return there are some tips on how to find cheap flights […]

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When to transfer credit card points to travel partners?

frequent flyer credit card points

Question: When is the best time to move your points from any flexible points programme to your travel partners to redeem awards? Would doing it immediately transferring them be more advantageous than waiting? Answer:  The best time to move your points is exactly when you’re ready to use them, due to their flexibility ceasing the […]

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KLM and Schiphol amping up the technology for speedy boarding!

Airport-Security on Ahoy

Some new tech is hitting Schiphol airport and KLM airlines – which will hopefully speed up getting through security and boarding! In efforts to improve security and speed up boarding, KLM has started to test biometric face-scanning technology at Schiphol airport. These scanners will confirm your identity and do away with the need to show […]

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Frequent flyers get REAL-TIME flight search results with Ahoy

real time flight search results with travel app ahoy

Ahoy launches REAL-TIME flight inventory search engine (beta) When you search for flights on aggregators and search engines, the result you are seeing are cached availability and pricing from flight inventory databases.  Doing it like this substantially reduces the time it takes to fetch and show you flight results. Also, search requests against flight ticket […]

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New airline routes and world’s longest commercial flight!

Qatar-Airways auckland route

In the past week there have been some hot new airline routes cropping up that’ll have you dancing in your frequent flyer shoes! First up we have Qatar Airways making a record breaking trip with their new Doha – Auckland route. This has become the world’s longest commercial flight racking up 14,535 km and takes 17 […]

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Fitness and Frequent Flying? How to stay healthy as a roadwarrior!

staying fit as a frequent flyer

As a frequent flyer you’ll know staying fit and healthy whilst travelling isn’t the easy. Constant timezone changes, delays, meeting after meeting…after meeting and then probably some dinner meetings. Everything is working against staying healthy when you’re a roadwarrior. However, studies indicate that frequent flyers who exercise while they travel can improve reaction and alertness […]

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