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The British Airways

Corporate Card Programme

 

Take your business further 

A complete travel and expenses solution with travel rewards for 

both your business and your employees

Speak to a Specialist: 0800 085 7223

Card Highlights

The British Airways American Express Corporate Card

British Airways travel rewards for both your business and your employees

Annual Fee £50
 

  • Employess' earn 1 Avios for every eligible £1 spent on purchases 6
  • Manage your cashflow with up to 55 days payment purchase period 7
  • No preset spending limit 
  • Flexible billing and settlement options
  • A suite of business travel protection for the Cardmember and/ or traveller 1
  • Company level expense reporting & Online Programme Management

The British Airways American Express Corporate Card Plus

Accelerated travel rewards for higher spending Cardmembers and frequent fliers

Annual Fee £225
 

  • Your business earns accelerated 1.5 On Business Points for British Airways Spend 4
  • Employees' earn 1.5 Avios for every eligible £1 spent on purchases 6
  • Employees' earn 3 Avios for every eligible £1 spent with British Airways 6
  • 2,500 On Business Points annual bonus when you spend £25,000 or more p.a.5
  • Manage you cashflow with up to 55 days purchase payment period 7
  • No preset spending limit

Card Details

Business travel reward that work harder
On Business Rewards

Business travel rewards that work harder

 

On Business, British Airways' complimentary loyalty programme is designed to give your business travel savings and flexibility when you need it the most. You will enjoy an accelerated earn rate of 1.5 On Business Points for every eligible £1 spent with British Airways.4

 

  • With all of your On Business Points stored in one central company account, you have total visibility and control over how you choose to use them for your business.
  • Change the time or date of your flight or cancel your bookings up to 24 hours before the departure of your first flight, knowing that there will be no extra charge or cancellation fees.
  • With fixed redemption rates all year round, be reassured there'll be no surprises or penalties for late travel plans.
  • You can use the points for any individual who is linked to your business without the need to transfer points to them.
  • You have access to a wider airline network across British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines, supporting your business travel needs further.
  • Plus receive a further 2,500 bonus On Business Points every time a Cardholder spends £25,000 or more on everyday expenses on the Corporate Card Plus each year.5
Rewards for your employees
Avios

Travel rewards for your employees 6

 

Employees will be awarded with 1 Avios on every eligible £1 spent on the Corporate Card. With the Corporate Card Plus, employees can boost their personal rewards balance with 1.5 Avios on every eligible £1 spent on the Card plus 3 Avios for every eligible £1 spent with British Airways6, in addition to the accelerated On Business Points earned by the business.4 Avios can be used to book or part-pay towards personal reward flights and cabin upgrades, hotel bookings car hire and more.

 

  • If they are not yet a British Airways Execuive Club Member they will be automatically enrolled as part of the British Airways American Express Corporate Cardmembership on-boarding process.
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Cashflow Management

Up to 55  calendar days to pay on purchase and no pre-set spending limit provides greater purchasing power. Just pay off your balance in full every month 7

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Liability options

You can select the level of liability for your Corporate Cardmembers and establish accountability for payment charges.

 

  • Combined liability, in which the individual and your Company are liable individually as well as jointly for all charges incurred on the Card issued to them.
  • Full Corporate liability, in which your Company is liable for all charges incurred on the Card issued.
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Billing Options 

Choose from a variety of billing options and ten billing cycles to accomodate your payroll periods and reimbursement arrangements.

 

  • Individual billing accounts for Cardmembers with individual payments
  • A central payment option that enables businesses to makes a single payment on all authorised charges, while Cardmembers pay American Express direct for unauthorised or personal charges
  • Central billing, which consolidates expenses charged to individual Cards
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Programme Account Management

  • The @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 company 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, updating their personal details
  • The Amex App allows your employees to manage their account on the go
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Expense Reporting

Through the @Work portal, you have access to Company level expense reporting so you can 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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Insurance 

  • Travel Accident Protection up to £225,000 protects the traveller while traveling on public transport booked using the Card, including taxis 1
  • Travel Inconvenience Protection protects the Cardmember in the case of flight and baggage delays while traveling on scheduled flights booked using the Card 1
  • Baggage & Possessions Protection protects the traveller if their items are lost, stolen or damaged on travel booked using the Card 1
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Express Cash 

You can choose to provide worldwide cash access to your employees travelling on business, as part of your company programme 2

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Emergency Card Replacement 

No matter where your business takes you, if you report your Card lost, damaged or stolen, we’ll help you replace it.

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Global Emergency Support

With the Global Assist® hotline you’re not on your own during international business trips. In case of an emergency while travelling outside the UK, we provide 24/7 phone service that puts you in contact with English speaking medical or legal assistance experts.3

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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.

 

Need more information?

 

We can help you set up a Corporate Card Programme for your organisation 

 

Speak to a Specialist: 0800 085 7223

The British Airways American Express Classic Corporate Card
The British Airways Amrican Express Corporate Card Plus
British Airways American Express Accelerating Business Card

Own a small to mid-size business and looking for a

Credit Card solution?

 

Introducing the NEW British Airways American Express Accelerating Business Card.

 

The only business Credit Card that lets you earn accelerated On Business Points and Avios, turning your business and travel spend into tangible rewards for both the business owner and the business.

 

Representative APR 81.6% APR variable

Important information

 

1. Business Travel Insurance: Terms and conditions apply. Please see the Insurance Terms and Conditions for full details. Please read this to understand the limits and exclusions that may apply: 

 

                British Airways American Express Corporate Card 

                British Airways American Express Corporate Card Plus

 

2. 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.

 

3. 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

 

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. Annual Bonus for BA Corporate Plus: Companies will receive 2,500 On Business Points per British Airways American Express Corporate Card Plus Cardmember, who achieves a spend threshold of £25,000 on the Card within a 12-month period commencing on the issue date or an anniversary of the Card issue date. Spend excludes any cash withdrawals, American Express travellers cheque purchases, foreign exchange transactions or fees. Your account must be in good standing at the time the bonus is earned. 2,500 On Business Points are enough to redeem one economy return flight to Band 1 Europe. British Airways On Business terms and conditions apply to On Business Points redemptions – detailed information can be found at www.britishairways.com/travel/on-business-terms-conditions.

 

6. Avios for BA Corporate Card: For the British Airways American Express Corporate Card, you will be awarded 1 Avios for every £1 of eligible spend on the Card. For the British Airways American Express Corporate Card Plus, you will be awarded 1.5 Avios for every £1 of eligible spend on the Card and 3 Avios when you spend direct with British Airways. 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.

 

7. Cashflow for BA Corporate Card: The maximum amount of time for payment period 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 Card member Agreement.

 

8. On Business Points redemptions: Examples correct as of August 2019: please visit the On Business website for the most current redemption options. On Business flights and flight upgrades are subject to applicable taxes, fees, carrier charges and surcharges. Flights can be redeemed on British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines: flight upgrades can only be applied to British Airways flights as per the On Business terms and conditions.

 

9. Avios redemptions: Find out more about Avios, the British Airways Executive Club and its terms and conditions at ba.com/executiveclub.