Tomorrow Is A GRIDLOCK ALERT Day In NYC!

Unusually heavy traffic is expected in New York City tomorrow, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Travel times may increase significantly within and around the city. As you make travel plans, please keep in mind that you may need more time – and patience – than usual.

Need to make or modify a BostonCoach reservation?  Call 800-672-7676.

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Other potential New York City gridlock alert days during this holiday season are:
• Wednesday, December 3
• Friday, December 5
• Thursday, December 11
• Friday, December 12
• Wednesday, December 17
• Thursday, December 18
• Friday, December 19

Wishing you safe and stress-free travels.

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: a change in airline fees, travelers points and more.

When Everyday at the Airport Feels like Wednesday Before Thanksgiving– Chicago Tribune.  Crowding at large U.S. airports is reaching dire levels as congestion during peak times on regular weekdays nears what is usually seen during the Thanksgiving period. Fridayfinds_luggage-tag-300x300

Airlines Have Finally Found a Fee They Don’t Like– Huffington Post Politics. Airlines are lobbying against a $4.00 increase to a routine fee that airports charge passengers to fund infrastructure upgrades and other improvement projects.

Travelers Can Turn Airline Points Into Purchases at Airports- PYMNTS. United Airlines has a new payment option that uses Apple iPads to give the airline’s loyalty program members the option to pay for food and drinks through flight miles while waiting for their flight.

Why Airfare Keeps Rising Despite Lower Oil Prices– USA Today. U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel. Why are they not sharing the savings with passengers?

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: presents for travelers, tech trends shaping the future of events and more.

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A4A Predicts Thanksgiving 2014 Travel Increase -Business Travel Executive. Airlines from America has projected that 24.6 million passengers will travel globally on US airlines during the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period.

20+ Awesome Presents for Travelers Huffington Post Travel. Gift ideas for those who constantly on the road. These presents to make their travel days a little more luxurious-or to give them plenty of inspiration when they’re between trips.

5 Tech Trends Shaping the Future of EventsSocial TablesToday, advances in technology have led to sweeping improvements in the events management field.

Living the Carry-on Life: Travel Tips to Avoid Losing Your Luggage– The Business Journals. Like airfares and flight delays, lost-baggage rates are climbing at the nation’s airlines.

Businesses are turning to Airbnb– The New York Times Business travelers have started staying in apartments and houses managed through Airbnb. The service allows travelers — business and leisure — to rent space for short periods. 

Friday Finds: The Best Business Travel News Of The Week

Every week BostonCoach scours the web for the best business travel tips and news of the week. In this edition: getting through security Fridayfinds_luggage-tag-300x300faster, the best business hotels and more. 

Construction at Tampa International Airport to Start in December –The Tampa Tribune. The airport will start the first phase of a $2.5 billion plan after Thanksgiving.

TSA Issues Travel Tips for the Holidays– WTNH News. The TSA released various tips to help get you through security a little faster this upcoming holiday season.

11 of the World’s Best Business Hotels– WPTZ Channel 5. These 11 global hotels prove that business travel doesn’t have to be boring.

Business Travel Spend in China to Grow 18% in 2015– Tourism Review. The Global Business Travel Association predicted that in 2014, China’s business travel spending would increase by 15.9% to $262 billion USD. In 2015, this spending is expected to increase by a further 18%.

American Airlines Expands Its Services to Terminal 6 at Los Angles International Airport– Market Watch. American Airlines customers at LAX will enjoy an improved travel experience when the city’s premier airline begins operations in Terminal 6. 

Group Travel Upgrade: 13-Passenger Mercedes Sprinters Are Here!

We’ve added luxury Mercedes Sprinter vans to our fleet. Sprinters offer a smooth, quiet, comfortable ride and plenty of room for every passenger. They’re perfect for corporate outings, roadshows, client entertainment and more.Sprinter Mini Coach Exterior

Seating up to 13 passengers, the deluxe vans are available in luxury coach configuration and limousine-style seating. The coach style features all-leather reclining seats with foot rests, while the limousine style includes a beautifully appointed entertainment console.

Whether it’s a road show, a product launch, a publicity tour, or some other group outing, the new Mercedes Sprinters will help any team stay productive and focused while on the road.

Call 800-672-7676 to book a Sprinter for your holiday party or next group outing. 

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