Business travel policies

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PBN Executive Poll

Business travel policies

Posted 1/30/12

Of your staff that does travel, how often are they on the road?

• At least once a week – 12.5%

• Once a month – 25%

• A few times a year – 37.5%

• Rarely/never – 25%

Do you allow employees to keep frequent flier miles/rewards points earned from business travel?

• Yes – 87.5%

• No – 12.5%

Do you require business flights to be booked at lowest cost, regardless of inconvenience to the employee?

• Yes – 25%

• No 7– 75%

What are your travel expectations for 2012?

• Staff will travel less than in 2011 – 62.5%

• Staff will travel more than in 2011 – 25%

• Undecided – 12.5%

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