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One of the perks of working at Lifehacker is staying in a lot of different hotels, around Australia and around the globe. Hotels have a lot in common, but it’s the little differences that stick out, as this video of the Four Points By Sheraton LAX proves. Actually, maybe that should be flush out . . .
Business trips can be extremely productive, but it’s important to find a way to get your day-to-day operational tasks done in transit. (And during non-peak networking hours, so as to not get behind while away from the office.) Here are some easy tips to stay on top of things through a trip, so you won’t have any catching up to do when it’s over.
Roaming charges — the bane of phone-wielding travellers everywhere. While using your phone via your local carrier in places like the US or Europe will remain an expensive affair for the foreseeable future, the Australian and NZ governments are at least seeking to slash roaming charges for cross-Tasman sojourns.
Using your own mobile phone for data access overseas is never a good idea. We generally advise buying a SIM in your destination, but if you’re a regular traveller, having your own hotspot can make sense. In the first of an occasional series concentrating on a particular country, we’re rounding up some of the prepaid and casual options that are available for purchase for the USA.