3 Reasons a Laptop Rental Makes Sense for Your Business

Oct 16 16:49 2010 Winslow Sandy Print This Article

In a world where more is no longer necessarily more,Guest Posting cutting back and downsizing is increasingly popular. Depending upon your business needs and goals, if you've made any sort of sizable investments in computing solutions for your offices, it might behoove your bottom line to consider a laptop rental.

Following are 3 reasons it just might make perfect sense for various individuals in your company to consider leaving for their next business trip without the added baggage of some sort of mobile computing device.

Many traveling business folks have the equivalent of a very powerful computer in their purse or briefcase right now. In fact, smart phones actually have more computing power today than many computers from just a few years ago.

Does this mean that they can handle every type of program or function you might have with your desktop computer back in the office? Not necessarily. But if your main use of a computer is for checking emails, updating social profile status, or any number of other relatively simply functions, you may be able to travel with only the additional weight of your phone.

When you know there are some heavy duty computational requirements, you'll want to ask yourself how much and how often you'll be needing all the power (and bulk) that might come with having to carry yet another piece of luggage. If you simply need to be able to perform heavy duty computing once you get to your destination, it may well behoove you're travel budgets to consider a laptop rental. By having the computer delivered to your hotel, or destination, you save on the wear and tear of your own computer. Plus, you'll not have to worry about lugging another carry-on around with you when you only need to use that extra hardware in one place for a limited amount of time.

You may have other items that are just as, if not more important to your business travels. If so, the likelihood of needing to check baggage has now increased dramatically. Unfortunately, it's no longer a matter of just time consideration when dealing with checking additional luggage. Most of the major (and many of the regional) carriers have added surcharges for each and every bag you check when you travel. These additional fees can add up and push your travel budget out of control.

If you were able to save on checked baggage by including the laptop rental rates with your daily stipends, you'll most likely save both time and money at the end of your day.

When it comes down to being effective on your business trips, there are some universal rules most travelers attempt to follow. You know that the lighter you are able to pack the quicker and easier it is to move through airports with their heightened security. You travel budget stretches further when you don't have to pay additional fees for the luxury of having airline personnel handle your bags. If you only need a tool for a specific function and a finite amount of time, you'll want to have that tool then and there; only when it's required.

The reality of most travelers is that few of them really need access to a computer 24/7. Much of what used to require booting up the laptop can now be handled with a smart phone and one of thousands of free or low cost applications designed for specific functions.

If you're interested in saving time, money, and reducing effort and responsibility, consider looking into a laptop rental before you head off on your next business trip.

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Winslow Sandy
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Sandy Winslow is an author on a variety of topics, including smart phones and laptops. With the recent advancements in smart phones, it is no longer necessary for everyone to carry around a laptop. By implementing a laptop rental program into your business, you could save a lot of money and make traveling easier for your employees.

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