How To Make Your Business Trip Effective

There is a difference of context between going on a vacation and a business trip. However, in reality, the two merges into one, rendering the business trip ineffective. When going on a vacation, things tend to be more flexible in terms of expenses, mode of transportation, and destination.  Thus, pay attention to the following tips so that your business trip remains efficient and effective.


Being on the road for a considerable amount of time will limit your workspace. No matter how comfortable a mode of transportation is, nothing beats the comfort of working at the office or home. As such, you need to take note of the activities agenda and follow it in a disciplined manner.

For example, once you’ve chosen a mode of transportation, it is important to take note of the estimated time of departure and arrival in a detailed manner. Next, you need to calculate the time it takes to access the place of departure and lodging. The duration of the trip must be adjusted to the work that you need to finish. The agenda will become your reference, and you must adhere to it at all times to make sure that everything goes smoothly.


Remember, you are not going on a vacation. You don’t need to bring too many clothes or even accessories that you don’t really need. Equipment for documentation purposes like a camera is not necessary if it’s not required for the work you are going to do. Modern smartphones should be enough if you want to capture a certain moment.

The problem is, in general, you will move around a lot during a business trip. If you bring too much luggage, they could become more trouble than they’re worth. Of course, in that case, you might even need additional luggage capacity if you travel by plane.

Also read: Trac Bus, A Safe Choice for Traveling in a Group


In addition to mode of transportation, lodging is very important. When going on a vacation, all that matters are aesthetics and comfort. But on a business trip, do those things matter?

It doesn’t mean that you should completely forgo comfort.  However, you at least need to look for lodging that has a strategic location, such as being close to your destination or terminal, airport, etc.  It would be best if the lodging is located right between your destination and a transport hub, as you can rely on digital maps for direction. Don’t forget to make some adjustments in accordance with your budget.


A business trip can fall into disarray if you’re feeling under the weather. Long before you embark on the trip, you need to maintain your health. You also need to boost your vitality by consuming supplements and vitamins.

However, to prepare for the unexpected, you must bring some medicines. You also need to know the location of the nearest health facility from your destination or lodging. That way, you don’t have to look around when the unexpected happens.


A plane might be the fastest mode of transportation, but is it suitable for your needs? As you are going on a business trip, you need to carefully spend your budget. Comfort is no longer the only factor that matters.

If your destination can be accessed by train or bus, you can choose to use either of those instead, especially if the travel time is still reasonable. Moreover, if you’re taking the train or bus, you don’t need to worry about using internet service. You can also freely use your gadgets, which is not possible on a plane. You might even be able to finish your work during the travel, meaning that the trip can remain effective, efficient, and economical.

However, if your destination is too far and you are pressed for time, a plane can become the most effective solution. But you must take into account the check-in and boarding processes, as well as access to and from the airport to your destination. That way, both the estimated cost and duration of the trip won’t be too high or long.

Also read: Business Trips Becomes Safer with a Rental Car

If you travel by road, the best solution is renting a car along with a chauffeur, as you can make a reservation quickly and determine the travel time. If you use public transportation, you must abide by the schedule.

You also have to make sure that the car rental company has orderly and polite drivers. If you have any complaints, you need to ensure that the car rental company has good customer service.

TRAC fulfills all the requirements above. TRAC has various vehicles, a good track record, as well as reliable and professional drivers.

TRAC has 35 years of experience in the car rental industry in Indonesia. When you choose TRAC’s car rental service with a chauffeur, it includes car rental, driver services, travel insurance, gasoline costs, tolls, and parking.

Our reliable driver will pick you up and take you to your destination while prioritizing punctuality as well as a friendly and professional service.

TRAC’s service has adapted to the technology, as now you can rent a car through the TRACtoGo app. Nowadays, online information and transaction using smartphones tend to be prioritized. Hence, it is hoped that the TRACtoGo application can facilitate you when you need to rent a car at any time and anywhere.

People can now rent a car via the updated TRACtoGo application, which makes the whole process much easier. All these conveniences will ensure that your journey becomes safer and easier. Don’t forget to download the latest TRACtoGo app in Google Play Store and Apple Appstore from your smartphone.