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Away For Business? What Shouldn’t You Leave Behind

Are you always on trips away? Then it's easy to put packing off until the last thing to do. There always seems to be other main concerns, including preparing properly for the meetings you have planned. But it is always worth taking some care in preparing everything you need. There are a few items which you may oversee when packing at the last minute which could ensure that your trip goes without a drawback.

You’re more unlikely to forget key items like your travel documents, money and clothing, although it could be worth making a tick list just in case. Some of the things that you might forget can be sorted at your destination, but there are a few extras which it really pays to remember.


Power

If you are going overseas then do take numerous power adaptors so that you can use or charge your devices and equipment when you need to, the main one normally being your mobile device. It can be almost impossible to find the right adaptors in some countries. Even if they are available, this will be of little comfort when you have retired to your room for the night. Finding enough power outlets can also be a problem in many hotel rooms. If you have several devices that you need to use, then a multi-socket adaptor would be a very wise investment and an essential addition in your baggage.

Business Cards

Business cards will most likely always travel with you, but make sure that you take more than you think you might need, there are always those unforeseen business opportunities. It can also be helpful to take some of your co-workers cards along just in case you should be uncontactable.

Business trips can be somewhat stressful, frustrating and boring. You will mainly be focused on achieving your goals for the trip. Though, careful packing could make all the difference and outcome in a hassle-free and productive visit that you are able to enjoy.

Health Concerns

Hopefully you would never travel without sufficient health insurance. You should also take a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) with you. This card is free of charge and will give you access to state-provided healthcare in both the European Economic Area and Switzerland. Any treatment you receive will be provided free or at a reduced rate. Pre-existing conditions are covered by the card and some insurers will insist that you have one.

Going away this year? Make sure you’re covered with travel insurance that you can trust, click here for travel insurance which is appropriate for your trip.

Date Created: 04 January 2016 by Rakim A Dixon

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