British Airways introduces Credit Card Charges

British Airways - Credit Card Fee

British Airways has announced that they will introduce a £4.50 fee on all bookings made with any credit card, starting on 1st March 2011.

The airline has advised it is going to bring global distribution system / travel management bookings in line with other distribution channels like their own website, where they already charge the fee on credit card transactions.

Wexas Travel Management expects other airlines to follow suit in the coming months.

We recommend clients pay by credit card or Lodged Card programmes. In addition to extended credit terms, many card issuers also provide additional benefits such as points accrual and management information.

American Express’ Lodge Card programme offers:

Earn 50 % EXTRA BA On Business Points

  • Amex rewards your company BA On Business programme by adding an extra 50% more points, for all bookings made by Wexas Travel Management on the American Express Lodge card.
  • E.G. with 50% more points, your company only needs to take 14 domestic flights to earn one free flight

Extended Credit terms

  • Wexas Travel Management payment terms - Payment by the 10th of the following month from the date of statement; credit terms from 10 to 40 days depending on statement date.
  • An account with American Express provides you with a month plus 25 days credit; a potential 55 days credit.
  • No preset limit on spend

No cost to you

Reporting and Billing

  • Paper or e-mail statements Excel format can be received weekly, bi-weekly or monthly.
  • 4 unique fields in any order of preference for reference

Please get in touch if you require additional information.

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