Building up points on personal loyalty schemes is often seen as being a perk of business travel, however, this often leads to the person who is travelling choosing a more expensive option than they would otherwise – they’re not paying, so why does it matter?

If that’s the case in your organisation then you might want to consider adding a few lines to your company policy that prevents any traveller from collecting loyalty scheme points for their business travel. This may get a few irksome moans from your team, but if you need to see serious savings on your hotel spend then this will certainly get results.

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