If you're like most companies, you probably view Home Leave budgeting as a time- and money-consuming challenge. Whether you use a blend of lump sum/cash allowances, reimbursement, tickets booked directly through corporate travel, or a choice between these options, difficulties often arise; they’re unavoidable!
Airfare is an essential for a majority of international assignments, and dependable airfare data is crucial to effectively managing costs. Mobility programs spend millions on:
Even in less developed locations, mobile phone networks can now connect to email and VPNs. As a result, investing in a driver is an important consideration.
Think ahead about Home Leave and Holiday Travel! Last minute bookings are an average 20% more than trips that are booked three weeks or more in advance!
Many assignees are responsible for sourcing their own furniture on assignment if they are not provided shipping assistance or renting fully furnished units.
For the sake of argument, let’s say that all the prices in Mbabane are half as much as they are in San Francisco—does that mean I should not receive a COLA to support my move?
While business travel has many benefits over traditional expatriate assignments, the challenges of budgeting and travel planning are often overlooked.