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I would be inclined to interpret "10% travel" as "10% of your working time is not in the office". It's impossible for us to guess whether that means "you might have to go across town for half an hour to talk to a client two or three times a week" or "we need to you take part in a four-week-long world-wide sales campaign once a year".


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I'd certainly expect "travel time" to encompass the entire trip. So if you work 50 weeks a year and have to take 5 business trips a year each of which lasts 1 week (say, visiting a client as part of a project), that would be 10%. You could have more shorter trips or fewer longer ones, of course, but I'd expect that it meant something like "1 out of 10 ...


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Its tough to say, because it could mean a different thing from company to company, from role to role. I've seen colleagues with 10-20% travel time that never took a single business trip in their entire time in those positions. But generally it indicates that on average 1 out of every 10 business days will be traveling. Travel refers to the entire duration of ...


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Usually companies take good care of insurance due to legal requirements. So I think you should be fine but nothing wrong in confirming. Am I being too paranoid? A bit but I can understand if someone wants to be sure. How would be the best way to get definitive proof there is adequate travel and health insurance in place for my trip? Just tell ...


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Don't be afraid to ask any questions about travel. It doesn't matter if the travel is international or not, some questions about the policies and procures of your company are valid. Focusing on the international travel. How much local currency should we get for a trip of this length? If there is a corporate card can it be used internationally, or am I ...


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How would be the best way to get definitive proof there is adequate travel and health insurance in place for my trip? Shoot an email to the travel department of your organization, with your HR and immediate superior in CC with the exact same question, and ask the details of the insurance policies. They'll be able to provide the answer (for your insurance ...


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