American Express® Business Travel Account

Simplify Travel Expenses With
One Centrally Billed Account

The Business Travel Account (BTA) enables you to consolidate your work-related airline travel expenses to enhance visibility, maximise control and help save time and money. This is convenient for both regular corporate travellers, and travellers who are not issued with a Corporate Card, such as contractors and consultants.

How It Works The Business Travel Account is a simple and effective solution to manage
your corporate travel costs.

  1. Booking

    Business travel is booked through your existing Travel Management Company

  2. Centralised Billing

    All air travel expenses are consolidated into one BTA account and statement

  3. Easy Reconciliation

    Gain visibility into travel expenses and transaction data to streamline reconciliation

Features & Benefits

Drive Savings With Consolidated Billing

BTA saves business travellers from having to pay out of pocket and simplifies your Company’s reimbursement processes. Managing your travel expenses is easier at every step in the process:

  • Easy reconciliation with fully itemised transactions and all payments reconciled against individual items
  • Greater control with access to comprehensive air travel information for easy spend monitoring, analysis and control
  • Better business travel contract negotiation based on accurate, concise information
  • Improved cash flow with up to 55 calendar days interest-free extended credit
  • Convenient to use with a single account number that is quoted when making a booking
  • Dedicated customer service team offering your Company continued product support and training.

Convenience and Coverage for Travellers

Make business travel more convenient for your Company's business travellers with simplified expense claims, complimentary insurance for trips booked through the BTA and access to Emergency Global Assist®. Plus, there’s no card to carry or keep track of with this virtual account.

Take Control of Your Air Travel and Expense Management

Consolidate, review and analyse data for your air travel expenses with superior, flexible reporting that helps you spot expenditure trends and ensure compliance.

  • Charge international and domestic flights to one, centralised account
  • Access detailed statements
  • Receive dedicated client support
  • Eliminate employees’ personal credit lines for business related air travel
  • Reduce employee reimbursements and cash advances for air travel

Streamline Reconciliation

BTA enables easy allocation of travel charges within your financial systems when using one or a combination of our online travel reconciliation tools:

  • Online Statements in PDF and Excel format
  • Data files designed to feed statement data directly into your financial or expense management system
  • Access to BTAConnect

Easy Implementation

Our dedicated client support team works with your travel management company to fast-track introduction of the process and implement BTA. In no time, your Accounts Payable department can end the processing of multiple invoices, reduce employee reimbursements and cash advances for air travel, and simplify corporate travel reimbursement.

Simplified Consolidation With BTAConnect

BTAConnect is an online network that connects you, your Travel Management Company and American Express Customer Service to streamline the travel reconciliation process for corporate travel expenses. BTAConnect benefits include:

  • Flexibility to customise how you view data
  • Customisable data fields to help your reconciliation matching process
  • Simple exporting of data so you can quickly send information to other departments
  • Managing transaction enquiries securely online
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American Express®
Business Travel Account
Benefit Terms

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

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.

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