1. Money Saving Experts
“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sing a great ship” – Benjamin Franklin
One of the biggest questions we get at Traveltrust from someone looking into using a Travel Management Company (TMC) is “Why should I use one?”. And today we’re going to look at the two biggest reasons as to why a TMC is not just a helpful tool for your company, but something that can save huge amounts of Time and, as we’ll start with first: Money.
Naturally, the one thing every company is focused on is money. Travel agents are trained to become experts in finding the best prices for your travel needs – From finding the best rates on your chosen route, to offering alternative options that can potentially save your company £1,000s, a TMC can offer you the confidence that your company’s travel is taken care of, so that you can focus on what you do best.
As well as expert agents, quarterly reports can help highlight areas where the company and the TMC can work together to help make additional savings. Your account manager will go through detailed analysis of your travel spend, including air, hotel and car spend, top travellers, advanced purchase costs, and carbon emissions reports. You might think the price on the British Airways website looks great, but to a travel agent, there is savings to be made.
2. Time takes Time
The biggest part of learning anything new is time. Time to remember what kind of flights the CEO likes to travel on, time to find the flights, time to check to make sure you aren’t over-paying, time to enter in all the details, time to get the confirmations together, the list goes on and on. Not to mention that whilst focusing time on this, a hundred other tasks are building up on your to do list!
A TMC takes that stress away – All you have to do is pass the information across, and a TMC with the right information can go to work immediately, scouring the market for the three best options for your traveller and for the company. Thanks to its global presence, Traveltrust also provides it’s clients a 24 hour service, so if your traveller’s flight is cancelled at 8:45 PM on a Friday, it’s simply a call to Traveltrust and one of our agents will be happy to assist in finding alternative options.
If you’d like to learn more about how a TMC can help you, we’d love to chat! – simply e-mail email@example.com