Runzheimer’s new SmartTrip tool solves the problem with a simple equation:
Good Trip Budgeting + Traveler Self-Interest = Shared Savings
How it works: The traveler enters the most basic of trip specs: Origination, destination and dates of travel. The tool produces the trip’s benchmark cost (a best estimate), split out by Air, Hotel, Transportation and Meals. Yes, these estimated costs can be tailored to fit company travel policies, so for example, the estimated hotel costs can be based on 3 star properties, not 4 stars.
With the trip’s benchmark cost in hand, the traveler Continue reading