Checklist for Your Business Trip

Packing for a business trip is different than for a personal travel. A business trip requires more things, and must include essential items related to your work. This added burden must not interfere with packing light. Packing for a business trip needs some planning, and a bit of anticipation.

Here is a list of some things you might have to bring for a conference, convention, or business trip according to a travel agency Houston company.

  • Personal schedule
  • Travel itinerary or route
  • Maps of roads leading to the convention halls
  • Layouts of convention halls
  • Names and addresses of people you might or expect to visit
  • Research on colleagues, customers and other people you are meeting
  • Emergency telephone numbers, such as the nearby hospital or police station
  • Confirmation of car rentals and travel arrangements
  • Tickets
  • Documents such as health records or car registration
  • Insurance cards
  • Your business cards
  • Business credit cards, cash and traveler’s checks
  • Expense vouchers
  • Addresses of attractions you might want to visit
  • Directories
  • Portfolios
  • Files and presentations you will be using
  • A laptop computer and a digital camera
  • Back-ups of your presentations, contained in a diskette or flash drive
  • Bags for carrying items you’d get in exhibit halls
  • Samples, brochures, and other giveaways
  • Pens, pencils, markers, and other presentation material
  • Throat lozenges
  • A portable clock
  • Comfortable shoes
  • An additional belt
  • First aid kit containing painkillers, and wound dressings
  • Emergency sewing kit
  • Journal and planner
  • Street addresses, fax and mobile numbers, and emails of people you will be communicating to while traveling
  • Mailing labels and self-addressed stamped envelopes for sending documents back to your office
  • Personal notes on upcoming meetings or events

Let this list serve as your checklist on your next business travel. You may even add some more to the list according to your additional needs and requirements for work. For more information about travel agency Houston, visit


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