5 Must-Have Accessories for Business Travelers

by Country Inns & Suites
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Traveling for business means that you have countless hours of experience on the road and in the sky. You know what and how to pack to ensure that your trip is successful, but there’s always room for improvement! We’ve found some tools and gadgets on the market today that may make your travels even more organized, productive and fun.

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Keep all your miscellaneous wires, chargers, and small electronics packed neatly and safely in an elastic grid system. Grid-It’s slim storage unit is easy to pull out of your briefcase when you’re at airport security or need to access your phone charger in a hurry.

Jackery Leaf

A durable cell phone case is key when you’re a busy traveler. It’s almost as important as being able to charge your phone at any time, from anywhere. Jackery Leaf combines these two needs into a mobile case that both protects and charges. Smart!

Targus Revolution Checkpoint-Friendly Topload Case

Several new briefcases have been designed to meet TSA guidelines so you don’t have to worry about removing your laptop from your bag when going through the security checkpoint. This eliminates the possibility that your computer may be damaged or lost during the process. This Targus briefcase helps you pass through security with ease and get to your gate with time to spare.

GateGuru Airport Info & Flight Status

This mobile app was rated as a “Top 5 Air Travel App” by CNN. From flight statuses and where to buy a bagel to weather updates and estimated security wait times, GateGuru helps you seamlessly navigate through most airports.

Monoprice Noise-Canceling Headphone

During many business trips, you use your laptop or tablet to catch up on work while you’re in the air. Unfortunately, airplane cabins are often lively and noisy, making it hard to concentrate. A good pair of noise-cancelling headphones can help you tune out the activity around you and focus on your work. Monoprice offers an affordable solution if you are looking for a model that is both effective and budget-friendly.

These five handy accessories can help make your travels as successful as your business dealings. The only other must-have for your business trip is booking a stay at a Country Inns & Suites By Carlson hotel with our Business Package. You’ll enjoy early check-in or late check-out and 2,000 bonus Club Carlson Gold Points. As always, you’ll wake up to a free, hot breakfast each morning to help fuel your day. We look forward to seeing you soon!