Business trips can be tiring, so the last thing you need is to arrive at your destination and have to wait in a long carousel queue. Or when you unpack, find that your clothing is either impractical or hopelessly full of wrinkles! However, to alleviate some of the stress, all it takes is a little … Read More
If you have a corporate career, then you probably travel extensively whether it’s regularly for an interstate business meeting or annually for an international conference. Travel expenses can be one of the biggest outgoings for businesses these days, however, reducing them can be done without sacrificing either travel comfort or efficiency. Here are 5 easy … Read More
You’ve got a busy week coming up on one of your regular business trips, however it’s not all work and no play! Thankfully, you have managed to slot in some ‘tourist time’ so that you can explore the city a bit more, and would like to capture some beautiful images to take home with you. … Read More
As glamorous as it may sound, travelling around the country, schmoozing with clients and living off room service is sometimes not all it’s cracked up to be. Particularly when extended business trips often involve the living-out-of-a-suitcase factor. Here are 5 essential business travel accessories that will have you jet-setting like a pro in no time.
You’ve been travelling for work consistently over the past month and you’re tired. Tired of long taxi queues and airport transfer drivers who are unsure of how to navigate busy traffic. You need a service that’s comfortable, reliable and efficient. And a driver who is proud of the service they offer, and committed to getting … Read More
Regardless of whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, planning a travel itinerary will ensure your work trip or holiday-of-a-lifetime goes off without a hitch. From undertaking research and planning the finer details through to finalising both logistics and your budget, a little organisation can help you make the most out of your time away. … Read More
Being stuck on an aeroplane for hours on end can take its toll on even the most frequent flyers. But long haul business flights don’t need to be an endlessly uncomfortable experience. With the addition of a few value-add items and some strategic packing, you’ll be able to maximise both your comfort and your productivity. … Read More
It’s somewhat easier to stay motivated and stick to your exercise regime when you’re at home – you are committed to a daily routine, your gym is just around the corner, and you’ve normally prepped a fridge full of healthy meals before the week has even begun!
It’s that time of year again, and you’re facing the looming task of organising your company’s annual conference. Regardless of how daunting it may seem, choosing the perfect conference venue is really just about research and planning. If you’ve got a clear vision of your own requirements, and a detailed insight into your guest’s needs … Read More
You’re off on another business trip (again!), and it’s starting to take its toll. But business travel doesn’t have to be draining or stressful. With a bit of pre-planning and a considered approach to packing, you’ll be joining the ranks of the super-organised frequent flyers in no time! Here are our Top 10 travel tips … Read More
As one of Australia’s major commercial hubs, Brisbane has a range of accommodation choices for all types of business travellers, from those undertaking an interstate lunch meeting to executives flying into the river city to experience a week-long team building conference.
Most employees will jump at the chance to travel for business. An all expenses paid trip? What a great way to break the routine! But for your business, employee travel means more than just a holiday. Business travel, whether interstate or overseas, is the best way to expand your company’s horizons. Making new connections, improving … Read More
When the end of the working week arrives, we all have different ways of unwinding and preparing for the week ahead. Whether you prefer to spend your days off relaxing, wining and dining with friends, or setting off on an adventure, we can all agree that getting value out of the weekend is important.
Off on another business meeting to try and close that deal? Secure that new client? It is time to work smarter not harder! There is a lot riding on this business trip and the last thing you want is for it to go badly. You need to make a great first impression that will set … Read More
Times are a changing. Doing well in business isn’t so much about bricks and mortar anymore. It’s about being nimble: being able to respond responding quickly and decisively to what your clients or customers want. To do that you must cultivate the right kind of workplace culture: one that’s open to innovative ideas, new technology … Read More
How much can you really see and do in a day? Whether you’re travelling to Sydney for business, or a local with time on your hands, there are plenty of ways to discover Sydney and surrounds in just one day. Here are some exciting suggestions for day trips from Sydney.
It’s time to swap the business suit for something more casual, put your briefcase away and enjoy your time at the Gold Coast. If you’re travelling for business, it can be useful to take the team out of the boardroom and into the local area for networking, or simply some fresh air.
Some have described the new Sydney International Convention Centre as the heart of Sydney. But what actually makes it so great? There are many things that contribute to the appeal of the Sydney ICC and chief amongst these are its location, design and diverse nature. Sydney ICC is located just 8km from the airport on … Read More
What makes a good chauffeur? It’s about so much more than merely being a good driver. Whether you’ve booked a luxury car for a special occasion or a comfortable car for business travel, you’ll have high expectations of your driver – and rightly so. Read on for the characteristics that make some chauffeurs a cut … Read More
Whether you have a personal assistant helping to coordinate your business travel arrangements or you are organising the event yourself, it pays to plan ahead. Just like a to-do list, you’ll appreciate how much a trip with an itinerary and forward planning helps to reduce stress and allows a business meeting to go ahead with … Read More
Preconceptions about chauffeured transportation may leave you questioning whether this method of transport is right for you. We’ll set the record straight and highlight why chauffeured car services far outweigh the alternatives.
Whether you are well versed in airline travel or not, business travel is a completely different ball game. Take these tips from the frequent corporate traveller club, so you don’t have to learn the hard way!
In transit via Brisbane airport? If you’ve got time up your sleeve, don’t hang about at the airport. Get out there and enjoy South East Queensland’s capital city with CitiCar’s affordable leisure car hire. Here’s list of things to do near Brisbane airport to help you with your layover plans.
The appeal of a holiday seems to increase at the thought of luxurious travels through large and vibrant cities – the notion of living the proverbial ‘high life’ attracts increasingly more tourists to the boutique cities of Australia. As many would be aware however, it is not simply a matter of arriving at your destination … Read More
Do you travel regularly from Brisbane to the Gold Coast? Or perhaps you’re considering a Gold Coast mini-break on your next business trip to Brisbane? As the population of South East Queensland grows, commuting between Brisbane and the Gold Coast has never been more popular. As a result, there is a wide range of options … Read More
Organising a conference? Got an amazing venue booked? Catering sorted? Accommodation organised? Don’t leave it too late to sort out the final touches to your ace event. CitiCar will take care of all of your conference transport needs and deliver your attendees in style.
Before you jump into the first taxi cab you see in the ranks, consider whether that particular option is your most cost effective travel choice. While taxis are one of the most common options for airport transfers in Sydney, you might be surprised by how far each airport is from the centre of the city. … Read More
Travelling to Melbourne? Before you book your flights, accommodation and transfers, check out these Melbourne airport reviews. You could potentially save time and money! Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, you want to make the most of your trip. It might be tempting to fly with a company that offers a cheaper fare … Read More
Does the flight attendant know you by name? Are you hopping a plane as your friends head to work by train? Congratulations, you are a probably a corporate traveller. Corporate travel is not for the light hearted. It’s single serve insanity in city after city. You’ve looked at your watch or phone a thousand times … Read More
Enter Brisbane. Sprawling over 1,140km, it is the largest of Australia’s 6 capital cities and has some of the best weather, coffee, food and shopping in the country. The Brisbane River winds itself through the city, lending Brisbane to picturesque gardens, restaurants and cafes with a magnificent river view. Head to Fortitude Valley at nightfall and … Read More
The Gold Coast’s glitter strip is world famous and it’s for those in the south east the bars, restaurants, clubs, theatres, casinos and entertainment ensure a night out in Queensland’s tourism hotspot is one to remember. If it’s been a while since you considered taking time out, perhaps away from the kids and getting the … Read More
There are a number of different ways to get to the airport and not all of them are equal. Some modes of transport appear to be more affordable, but when you factor in the time required, and the reliability, you might wish you had of paid just that little bit more.
Not all airports offer the same experience. Some are an absolute pleasure to depart and arrive from, while navigating long queues, paying for expensive parking, and frequent delays make others more of a nightmare. Airports in Australia are frequently ranked among the press and through traveller surveys – the major gripes being service quality, congestion … Read More
Sometimes it matters to arrive in style. When all eyes are on you, cameras, media, colleagues, family, friends or others who you want to make the right impression, the type of transport you arrive in says a lot. CitiCar handles the private transportation needs for all occasions including conferences, weddings, celebrations and other chauffeured transport … Read More
Getting teams of employees to a conference can be a logistically complicated and expensive exercise for businesses. Fortunately there is a solution that many businesses may not have considered – and this solution is CitiCar. Operating across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and the Gold Coast, CitiCar can provide corporate cars for conferences or even coaches … Read More
There are many ways businesses can save some serious money when it comes to their corporate travel accounts. These savings can allow more of the team to travel for business, but may also reduce costs that business travellers often have to pay for themselves. If staff in your business regular travel for work, many suppliers … Read More
Many people associate the use of a chauffeured cars and limousines with lifestyle of the rich and famous. It’s often assumed that behind the tinted windows, must be a celebrity, a politician or a high profile sports star. The reality is that the high profile make up only a small proportion of the clients who … Read More
Being on the road around the clock means that the needs of business travellers are very unique. While it might seems glamorous to stay in hotels, and travel to big cities for work – the reality is often far from it. Especially since business travellers are often weary travellers who wake up at the crack … Read More
For the weary business traveller, the prospect of a refuge to hideaway, put up your feet and enjoy an array of creature comforts while in transit to the next destination may seem too tempting to pass up. Except when the creature comforts aren’t really that comforting because the fact is that not all airport lounges … Read More
Whether you arrive in Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast or another Australian city, you can expect the best from your CitiCar Driver. We very carefully select our drivers through a screening process to ensure they meet the high standards that we and our clients expect. Offering premium chauffeur and limousines services, CitiCar are driven to serve, … Read More
Travelling in supreme comfort and style is something that everyone should be allowed to experience. At no time is comfortable travel more appreciated (and needed) than for tired business travellers needing corporate transport, or jet lagged international arrivals.
You’ve just arrived in a capital city, and whether for business or pleasure, you’re looking forward to getting to your hotel for some much needed downtime. But before you relax, if you have to be somewhere – be it a meeting or conference, being on time is critical, and taking the chance out of the … Read More
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