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Business Trips

If you have a job that requires traveling or business trips, there are many things you need to know how to say.  I recommend studying the Travelers Guide section I have for general traveling needs.  But for this lesson, I am going to cover the things you need to say to the people you are traveling with and questions you need to ask about the business trip.  Most of this lesson is primarily showing you a variety of questions you might need.

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When you go on a business trip, you will need to find out a lot of information.

"Where are we going for our business trip?"
"Where are we going this time?"
"What city are we traveling to?"

"What is the objective for this business trip?"
"What is our goal for this business trip?"
"What do we want to accomplish for this business trip?"

"What is the primary purpose for this business trip?"

"What day are we departing for our business trip to Los Angeles?"
"How long are we going to be there?"
"How long is the business trip scheduled for?"

"What time is ABC Company expecting us?"
"Who should I report to when I get to ABC Company?"

People who go on business trips get a daily allowance for food and other small necessities.  This is called a per diem.  The amount depends on the company, but you should ask how much you get a day.

"How much is the per diem?"
"How much per diem do we get a day?"
"How do we get the per diem?"

"Isn't the per diem too low?"
"What do they expect us to eat with this amount of per diem?"

"Is the business trip really going to take us all five days?"
"If we finish on the fourth day, can we come back early?"
"I think we can finish a day early.  Can we come back on Thursday if we complete our work early?"

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