Business Travel Account

Manage travellers air, hotel and car rental expenses with a centralised billing account.

Simplified. One Bill. One Payment.

Combine business related travel into a centrally billed account to enhance visibility, maximise control and save time and money - designed for all your business travellers, including contractors and consultants. The introduction of Virtual Account Numbers (VANs) delivers major benefits including increased security, increased policy compliance and faster reconciliation.

How It Works

  1. Book Travel as Usual

    Book your air, hotel and car rental through your Travel Management Company (TMC).

  2. Get a Centralised Bill

    All air, hotel and car rental expenses are consolidated onto a single centrally billed account and statement.

  3. Invoice and payment process efficiency

    Gain visibility into travel expenses and transaction data to streamline reconciliation.

An Enhanced BTA Experience with VAN

A VAN is a digitally generated American Express Card, with a unique 15- digit number, expiry date and CVV. The 15-digit number is linked to a specific travel purpose and transaction for increased security and control*.


Detailed information capture for each transaction enables near perfect reconciliation, time savings and fewer disputes.

Transaction Level Controls

Set specific spend parameters for each transaction to increase policy compliance and to ensure preferred supplier usage.

Customised Defined Data Fields

VANs let you customise your BTA using defined data fields and enable faster reconciliation with a single data file.

* Travel Management Company must be enabled to facilitate virtual account number payments.

One Account for all Business Travel

One Account for all Business Travel

Features & Benefits

Maximise Efficiency, Visibility and Savings

When your company uses BTA, your travel expenses are consolidated into a centralised account, providing improved visibility and control of your spend, while improving cash flow with up to 51 credt – free days1.Read More

Close American Express® Business Travel Account Benefit Terms

1. Credit Free Days: Actual credit-free period will vary based on the date of the charge and the billing cycle cut-off date.

Save Time with Online Management Tools

Your company can quickly view billing information through online statements using American Express @ Work. With a streamlined expense management process, your company can save time and money on processing costs.


Allows specific spend and date parameters to be set. Enables 1:1 identification and matching of transaction data, streamlining the reconciliation process.

Easy Implementation

Our dedicated client support team works with your TMC to fast track the implementation of your companies BTA.

Simplified Consolidation with BTAConnect

BTAConnect is an online network that connects you, your TMC and American Express Customer Service. BTAConnect streamlines the reconciliation of your corporate travel expenses, giving you flexibility on how you customise, view and sort your data enabling you to quickly share with other departments.

Provide Travellers with Access to Benefits

Travellers can travel more comfortably knowing they can be covered in case of an accident with Business Travel Accident insurance and have access to benefits like Baggage Insurance Plan and access to Global Assist ® Hotline for 24/7 access to medical, legal, financial or other select emergency coordination and assistance services2. Read More

Close American Express® Business Travel Account Benefit Terms

2. Emergency Global Assist: You must arrange all medical and visitor transportation. As the Global Assist Hotline is an assistance service, we cannot reimburse you for expenses you incur on your own. Please refer to the Global Assist Summary of Coverage for additional details and restrictions. Only available when you travel more than 200km from your home, for up to 90 consecutive days.