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Welcome to the British Airways

American Express Corporate Card

 

A complete travel and expenses solution with travel rewards for

both your business and your employees

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Cashflow management

Keep your cashflow in focus and maximise your purchasing power with up to 55 days to pay and no preset spending limit1. Plus, get greater visibility and control of your expenses through our management tools and liability options. 

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Liability options  

You can select the level of liability for your Corporate Cardmembers and establish accountability for payment of charges: either combined liability or full Corporate liability.

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Billing options

When setting up your Corporate Card Programme, you can choose from a variety of billing options and ten billing cycles to accommodate your payroll periods and reimbursement arrangements.

 

You can choose to charge your employees individually for purchases or consolidate all charges into a central Account.

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Online programme and Account management

American Express online services allow you to benefit from effective Account management tools 24/7.

 

The American Express @ Work® Portal enables you to manage your Corporate Programme all in one place and efficiently maintain oversight of your business expenses at a company level, including pulling consolidated spend reports, managing who has an employee Card, updating Account details, etc.

 

Your employees' online Cardmember Account allows them to manage their Card individually including paying their bills, checking individual transactions and updating their personal details.

 

The Amex App also allows your employees to manage their Card Account on the go.

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Expense Reporting

Through the American Express @ Work Portal, you have access to expense reporting to manage how and where your business is spending money. Our reporting functionality allows you to:

 

  • Access a pre-populated expense report.
  • Add expenses and any out-of-pocket charges.
  • Download the report for processing either electronically or on paper.
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Travel rewards for employees

With the Corporate Card, employees can boost their rewards balance with 1 Avios for every £1.2

 

Use your Avios towards your next vacation or explore new places when you are not working. From just 18,000 Avios for two Economy return flights, you could enjoy a romantic weekend in Paris. It doesn’t stop there, you can also choose to part-pay a flight fare in Avios or book hotel stays, car hire and more.3

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Business travel rewards that work harder

On Business, British Airways' complimentary loyalty programme, is designed to give your business tangible travel savings. You can enjoy an accelerated earn rate of 1.5 On Business Points for every eligible £1 spent with British Airways.4


If you use a Travel Management Company for your business travel, request that that your On Business account number is added to your flight bookings and ensure these are paid for using your Card to receive your accelerated On Business4 rewards.

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Redeem rewards for your next business trip

On Business Points Redemption Rates (Economy return flights from London. Terms and Conditions apply)6

Points DESTINATION
2,200 Amsterdam, Zurich, Frankfurt, Geneva
3,200 Berlin, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Oslo
4,000 Athens, Istanbul
5,000 Cairo, Tel Aviv, Moscow
8,000 Dubai, Bahrain, Lagos
9,000 East Coast USA, Mumbai, Delhi
10,000 Middle and West Coast USA, Bangkok, Bengaluru, Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Tokyo
11,000 Buenos Aires, Singapore
16,000 Sydney

You will have a nominated Programme Administrator to manage your On Business Account and Point redemptions. On Business Points can be used to flexibly book flights for any individual who is linked to your business, such as employees, contractors, clients or suppliers. On Business Terms and Conditions apply.5

 

 

The On Business programme is designed for Corporates with travel savings and flexibility in mind.

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For when you need face-to-face business meetings around the world

With On Business, you can book any available flight that matches your business schedule across British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines so that you can fly wherever your clients and suppliers are.

 

If you're looking for that premium travel experience, you can use your On Business Points to upgrade your seat on British Airways and Iberia routes, making business travel more convenient.5

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For when your business travel plans need to change

On Business supports you when you need flexibility to change your travel plans.

 

You may change, cancel or upgrade your flight booking up to 24 hours before departure of your first flight knowing that there will be no extra change or cancellation fees.5 Taking away the worry for when things need to change.

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For when your employees need to travel

All of your On Business Points are stored in one central company account, giving you total visibility and control over how you choose to use them for your business. You can even appoint an administrator to oversee it. For 9,000 On Business Points, you can get an economy return to as far as the US East Coast, or Delhi.6

 

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Inclusive insurance

When business travel does not go to plan, your Card has you covered. We're here to help out in situations such as flight cancellations, delays and delayed luggage. Cover includes £225,000 travel accident protection when travelling on public transport on a business trip, including taxis.

 

As well as baggage and possessions protection if items are lost, stolen or damaged on travel booked using the Card.7

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Express cash

You can choose to provide worldwide cash access to your employees travelling on business, as part of your Corporate Card Programme (subject to terms and conditions).9

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24/7 Customer service

Should you need assistance, our customer service team is on call to replace lost, stolen or damaged Cards, to assist with billings inquiries or to access a Card benefit or service anywhere you are in the world.

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Global emergency support

With our Global Assist® hotline you’re not on your own during international business trips. In case of an emergency while travelling outside the UK, we can put you in contact with English speaking medical or legal assistance experts.8

 

 

 

For wherever your business takes you

 

 

 

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Explore mobile tools and travel resources

available to you, including the Amex App

 

Availability subject to your company policy.

 

We're ready to assist you

 

Customer Care Professional Team

0800 917 8016

(Within UK)

+44 (0) 1273 689 955

(International)

 

 

Global Assist Services

020 3126 4113

(Within UK)

+44 (0) 20 3126 4113

(International)

 

ACE European Group

Limited Business Travel

Accident Benefit

0129 372 5830

 

British Airways

www.ba.com/contactus

 

American Express Insurance Services

Travel Inconvenience Benefit

0870 600 0342

Calls cost a maximum of 1p per minute, plus your

phone company’s access charge

 

Crawford & Company Baggage and

Personal Possessions Benefit

0870 243 0480

Calls cost a maximum of 1p per minute, plus

your phone company’s access charge

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

1. Cashflow: The maximum amount of time for payment on purchases is 55 calendar days and is obtained only if you spend on the first day of the new statement period and repay the balance in full on the due date. No pre-set spending limit does not mean unlimited spending. Purchasing power can adjust with your Card, your payment history, credit record, financial resources known to us, and other factors. We reserve the right to apply temporary spending limits in accordance with the Cardmember Agreement.

 

2.  Avios: For the British Airways American Express Corporate Card, you will be awarded 1 Avios for every £1 of eligible spend on the Card. Avios will not accrue in respect of any cash withdrawals, American Express travellers cheque purchases, foreign exchange transactions or fees. Avios will accrue in respect of spending in each month provided your account is not more than 60 days overdue. Avios will not accrue in respect of amounts which are subsequently recredited to your account because of refunds. British Airways Executive Club terms and conditions apply to Avios redemptions and detailed information can be found at britishairways.com/executive-club/terms-and-conditions

 

3.  Avios redemptions: Examples are representative of redeeming Avios and correct as of September 2019 and subject to change. Reward flights are subject to availability and applicable taxes, fees, carrier charges and surcharges apply.  Find out more about Reward flights, the British Airways Executive Club and its terms and conditions at ba.com/executive club

 

4. On Business Accelerator: Your Company will earn an incremental 50% more On Business Points on the base On Business earn for British Airways flights purchased on the Card. For illustrative purposes, you would earn 1.5 On Business Points for every eligible £1 spent directly with British Airways for eligible flights purchased with this Card Account. Of this, 0.5 On Business Points compose the Amex Accelerator, the remainder being your base On Business Point earn. Please refer to full benefit terms and conditions associated with your Card Account for all benefit eligibility criteria. On Business Points are issued and redeemed subject to On Business Programme terms and conditions.

 

5. On Business: Find out more about the On Business Programme, the booking process, and terms and conditions on ba.com/onbusiness.

 

6. On Business Points redemptions: Examples are representative of redeeming On Business Points and correct as of September 2019 and subject to change.  Find out more about the On Business Programme, the booking process, and terms and conditions on ba.com/onbusiness. On Business flights and cabin upgrades are subject to applicable taxes, fees, carrier charges and surcharges.

 

7. Insurance: Please read the Insurance Documentation of your Card for full details of the Protection benefits currently available and to understand the limits and exclusions that may apply.

 

8. Global Assist: Global Assist services are included without a fee; however, cash advances, medical, shipping and other costs are charged to your designated Card. Your approval will be sought prior to incurring any costs.

 

9. Express Cash: Requires Company participation and Cardmember enrolment. Subject to terms and conditions. Please note that Express Cash application is subject to approval and activation. Cash access is granted subject to and governed by the terms of the agreement between American Express and your Company and may be withdrawn at your Company’s request at any time.