West Entrepreneur Forum
login signup






Packing Checklist For Business Trip

  • Jan 2018
  • travel

  • Business deals often come with business trips. Of the top query in every business man struggle, the least is “How can I pack the essential things but with little luggage?” often many set out thinking they have everything needed for the trip but then just after arrival they realize they forgot an essential item like an electronic gadget or your toiletries.

    The key to pack right and travel light with all you need during your business trip is through creating a checklist covering the essentials. this list will help you remember to pack only the most important things.
    If you are planning a business trip within the boundaries of Nigeria or overseas? below is a checklist, applicable and useful for people setting out either from Lagos to Port Harcourt to close a local business deal or flying out of the country to attend business meetings or conventions.

    [b]For tips on organizing a business travel checklist; here are some of the things to take note of:[/b]

    [b]Use sized bag:[/b]
    Most business travelers prefer using carry on luggage only, though it saves time and reduces the risk of losing your luggage. It, however, extremely uncomfortable to arrive at your business destination without your work Kits. you don't need to check your luggage in or wait for a pass.

    As a business traveler, your wardrobe should be a lot more conservative. Catchy outfits and accessories should be kept to a minimum. A number of factors affect the type and amount of clothing needed for the trip, pack only business attire that can also play a double role for both meetings and be dining out and stick with few casual outfits for your free time.

    travel-bag employs best packing method- The Bundle Wrapping Method. this increase the number of outfits that will fit into your sized bag. Roll softer fabric and fold stiffer fabrics. Also, you can use garment carrier bags when traveling with suits. Ensure you pack and strategically arrange your items, it saves valuable time reduces hassle when going through security.

    [b]Travel documents and money:[/b]
    This step is the most crucial. Keep your travel documents organized and safe while traveling. Keep extra copies of your document separate at all times as you are likely to need some of them for your journey:

    [b]Electronics and Gadgets:[/b]
    Ensure that your luggage gives you easy access to your laptop and to remove it from your bag when going through airport security. Every business traveler takes a small mobile office along on trips(laptop). Also, you need your mobile phone, laptop, iPad and charger and other necessary business gadgets.

    Minimize the number of toiletries you put in your bag as much as possible, only take the necessary things like your hygiene products, antibacterial wipes, insect repellent, sunscreen lotion etc.
    While arranging, keep your toiletry bag at the top for easy access. if you must travel with any liquid, put all in the right size of containers (less than 100 ml. this is the current regulation) and should be in separate clear plastic bags.

    [b]Follow regulations:[/b]
    The Transportation Security Administration as you know, screen checked all aircraft passengers and luggage prior to boarding a commercial aircraft. Visit the website of your departure airport for regulatory information before packing.
    Packing for a business trip doesn’t have to be such a difficult task. Prepare ahead of time and sticking only to the essentials, focus solely on the trip.





West EntrepreneurForum

WESTENTREPRENEUR is your number one Forum for practical profitable business ideas and lucrative investment opportunity for African's at home and in the diaspora.

  • Terms of Use
  • Privacy policy
  • Help and support
  • Forum rules
  • Advertise