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Small business travelers need to leave some "baggage" at home

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Although many small business owners take "working" vacations, the American Small Business Travelers Alliance has five simple rules small businesses can follow to achieve an effective work-vacation balance.

"Working vacations are a grudging reality, if not an absolute necessity, for most small business owners," said Chuck Sharp, ASBTA President. "But the need to keep up with business while on vacation doesn't have to mean sacrificing fun and relaxation. By following a few simple rules, small business owners can enjoy their vacation time and keep an eye on business."

Rule #1 – Plan Ahead

Just as you carefully plan the best time of your business year to take time off, take the time to plan and research your destination ahead of time, paying particular attention to communication options and availability. If you plan to take your laptop on vacation, print out a listing of hotspots at your destination using Google or Yahoo! maps. If...(register to read more)

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