Friday, 16 August 2013

Maximising Creative Business Travel - The MYOB Show


Following on from the On-Demand episode How to Make Money out of Business Travel on today’s MYOB Show we look into how to make the most out of your time on the road when you're travel on creative business.

Take to the road – in a company car
photo © tUKe Productions Europe
 Being away from home can be fun and exciting, however it can also be tiring, inefficient and expensive.

On today's show we look at how to make business trips work better for you (and the environment too).

Who's on the show?

A face to the name: Dom O'Neill
photo © tUKe Productions europe

Presenter: Dom O'Neill - long time freelancer and seasoned traveller who loves a bargain! Dom has travelled throughout Australia, North America, Africa and Europe.

 Producer: Alistair Goodier - who has a great knowledge of European and middle Eastern travel.

Take to the train on a business ticket
photo © tUKe Productions Europe

What we found out?
We discover how to save time, money and your carbon footprint. How to maximise business car hire and a fuel cards (as long as you ask first). Plus we find out how to find freebies and visit places for free!

We’ll give you all the answers on The MYOB Show!

Don't fly more the you have to!
Why Listen?

We all need to travel for work and the more we travel the more we need to make it work for us! Travel can be an expensive, carbon heavy and time consuming business if not done correctly. So don't let you time away go to waste. On today’s show we discover how some simple hints and tips can save you time, money and allow you to get more fun out of your time away.

Find out the tips of the trade to maximize your creative business trip...

Listen to The MYOB Show!

Want to know more?

You can find loads of info (for free) on successful creative business trips and saving money on travel via The MYOB Show blogs and Podcasts such as...

Or you can find helpful books from The MYOB Shop - books such as...

Book 1:

by Silver Bullet and Ron Siemon

Only £2 if you buy for the kindle.


"Ron Siemon, financial guru and motivational speaker with, reveals his best tips and tricks for how to live a luxurious lifestyle while getting great deals and saving money.

Discover How To:

  • Use Travel Loopholes To Save Thousands
  • Fly With Elite Status While Saving A Fortune
  • Get Rental Cars For Dirt Cheap
  • Buy The Toys You've Always Wanted Without Breaking The Bank
  • Use A Positive Attitude For A Better Life
  • And Lots Of Other Incredible Tips For Living Life Large!

A better, bigger life is waiting -- don't make it sit at the bus stop any longer! Buy Living Life Large Today And Never Look Back!" 

Now that’s a pretty good sales pitch but what do readers think of it?


Amazon users have rated the book 4 out of 5.

User Reviews:

"Living Large is RIGHT!" - Thomas Ellis (Amazon user)

"Wonderful book! Highly recommend it!" - Gayle87
(Amazon user)

"Very helpful and informative" - By Jordan
(Amazon user)

 This book covers some tricks to get more luxury from your travel. Plus it covers cheap airfare, hotel deals and living large on a small budget. It can be yours for a teeny tiny price and because it’s on the kindle its lighter (for you to carry) and better for the environment than a printed book.

As with most Kindle titles you can try before you buy - you can download the start of the book for free. Then if you love it you can buy the rest, if it’s not for you you’ve lost nothing and you can move on to the next title.

Book 2:

by Richard Hammond and Jeremy Smith


"Clean Breaks unearths 500 unique experiences and new ways to travel that make a real difference to the lives of local people and the planet. Discover a wealth of new adventures from sleeping in houseboats in Kerala and witnessing the zebra migration in Botswana to taking the train-hotel from Paris to Madrid. The authors are Richard Hammond, Green Travel Correspondent for The Guardian, and Jeremy Smith, former Editor of The Ecologist Magazine. Whether you wish to experience a climate-friendly home-stay or simply want to see the world in a new light; make your next trip a Clean Break"

User reviews

Amazon users have given this book 4.8 out of 5

"It is full of useful details about every corner of the world" - Mark Green (Amazon user)

"It's an imaginative book full of things you wouldn't automatically think of... helping you to see and do unusual things that might just make you feel better about yourself and how you've used your annual leave" – boingboing (Amazon user)

"Clean Breaks doesn't preach about the planet but simply suggests fantastic places to visit which happen to be green" 
Dear Reader (Amazon user)

This is a really good book for the conscious traveller who is interested in saving money and lowering their carbon footprint. If you've ever thought about taking an environmentally friendly holiday this book will help you do just that.

If you want to be truly green and save cash you can buy this book second hand from amazon for around £3.


"Little known secrets on how to save money on your holiday. Don’t pay more for your holiday than you have to. Do you know how you can get your accommodation for free, have a city tour for free or get a good deal on your foreign currency? Whether you’re travelling on a package holiday or backpacking around the world ‘Been travelling on the cheap’ reveals some little known secrets and gives you tips on how to save money on your holiday. There are links to useful websites to save you hours of research as well as ideas that you have probably not thought of. No matter your budget you will be able to save money on your holiday and you will find you use the hints each time you travel so you never have to pay full price again" 

There are no reader reviews for this book yet. However this book offers some useful travel hits and tips for a very low price and as ever you can download the start of the kindle book for free to see if it’s the book for you.

I hope they help.

Take care.

Dom O'Neill


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