Hassle-free travel-isn'¬?t that an oxymoron? Not with business-travel veteran William J. Mitchell at your side. In HASSLE-FREE BUSINESS TRAVEL Mitchell shares countless lessons he's had to learn the hard way-before September 11 and since. Benefit from his advice on avoiding interminable airport lines, securing a room in a reportedly booked conference hotel, keeping packing time to a mimimum, economizing on space, and much more. Here you'¬?ll find tips for each step of travel sure to help you maximize both the business and travel experiences of your next off-site mission. This essential companion is jam-packed with advice that will get you to and through that next sales meeting, conference, or convention as quickly, comfortably, and enjoyably as possible.Includes tips for researching and booking flights, hotels, and car rentals on the Internet as well as for banking and emailing while on the road.Appendix lists contact information (phone numbers and URLs) for all major hotels, airlines, and rental car companies worldwide.