The vast majority of us probably view business travel as a necessity rather than pleasurable, unless you happen to enjoy sitting for hours cramped in coach.
At least there are some tech accessories and apps that could at least make things as easy as possible and help you to cope with the strains of business travel with a greater degree of tolerance.
If you want to get live updates on the weather where you are heading, you can get what you need on the Google App store, when it comes to getting a secure internet connection that you can rely on while you are away, there is also a solution for that.
One that fits the bill is the HooToo TripMate Nano Wireless Travel Router, which has even been described as the electronic equivalent of a Swiss army knife. The router comes with a couple of USB ports, which allow you to charge your devices, plus you can even stream music and movies via an external hard drive.
If you want to get and then stay connected on your business travels, it make sense to look at a gadget like the HooToo TripMate, so you can create your own secure wireless connection, rather than being in the hands of your hotel internet connection.
Cut out the noise
If you have spent any amount of time in a crowded airport lounge or hotel lobby, you will know just how difficult it can be to block out the noise going on around you and listen to your own music in peace.
You might want to invest in a pair of noise-cancelling headphones, so that you can cocoon yourself in your own world for a short while, almost making you forget that you are in an environment that is a wall of sound all around you.
It is likely that you might have to invest in a decent pair of noise-cancelling headphones to get the maximum performance. Although a brand like the Bose QuietComfort might seem pricey at first glance, this is probably a purchase where you get what you pay for.
If you want to cut out the noise and enjoy some time to think and relax on your business travels, get yourself a pair of noise-cancelling headphones.
Don’t leave it behind
If there is one sure way to ruin a business trip in an instant, it is leaving something behind at the airport, coffee shop, or anywhere else where you might have put your bags and gadgets down for a brief moment, before walking off without them.
A bag tracker like the Nokia Treasure Tag or others like it, are a good extra layer of security to ensure that you don’t leave something you need behind. If you do, there is always the visual and audio guidance feature to help you become reunited with your possessions as quickly as possible.
Business travel can always be a bit of a challenge, but with a few carefully chosen tech accessories, your trip should hopefully be less arduous and eventful.
Phoebe Davis travels regularly to Asia and Europe on business. With 10 years of business travel under her belt she is now able to pack like a pro and shares some tips and tricks with other business travelers around the world.