Then vs. Now: Confessions From Managing Company Travel
First of all, give yourself a much-deserved pat on the back and treat yourself in honor of a job well done. You do a ton--far more than listed in your 9-5 duties. As the one handling all things travel for your team, there’s a lot that goes into meeting the unique needs of each traveler.
When you’re booking for others, you want each traveler set up to meet their business goals within a reasonable budget, and with as little discomfort and inconvenience as possible. Well, that’s easier said than done when you’re a one-person shop in charge of planning, purchasing, and managing travel. Good news: It doesn't need to be that way anymore.
We connected with some travel coordinators who recently made the switch to Upside, and here’s a glimpse into their thought process...
Trying to figure out how in the world you’re supposed to book such complicated travel arrangements without it costing a million bucks (and involving several layovers)
Leverage a business travel solution that points you in the right direction with recommendations that save time, money, and effort
Keeping track of your team’s frequent flyer and loyalty program numbers like
Or...save all those numbers to each individual traveler’s profile so you can fly through checkout with one click.
Worrying about what you can do to help your on-the-road traveler out of a bind?
Enjoy the relief in knowing that 24/7 customer service Navigators take care of travel-related issues, so you don’t have to.
When you’re wondering why one traveler went rogue and booked direct
The moment your traveler realizes they should’ve booked all their travel in one place - with Upside
And you’re like...
Ready to embrace a new, easier way to manage company travel? Say good riddance to what you’ve been doing, and welcome a free solution that’s better for the entire company. You (and the rest of your team) will be glad you made the right decision with Upside.