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Perks from NTA Corporate Partners

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posted June 29, 2021
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NTA’s Corporate Partners are well-established businesses with offerings tailored for travel professionals. These discounts and perks can ease the day-to-day, behind-the-scenes operations so NTA-member companies can run smoothly, and the staff can do what they do best: plan group travel. From office supplies to global payment and risk management solutions, NTA’s Corporate Partners specialize in a variety of services and offer benefits for NTA members.

Here are five Corporate Partners who can help NTA members with payments, bookings, and rentals:
 

AFC Travel


AFC Travel began in response to friends and professionals asking for travel advice, and its team has assisted with clients’ global travel needs since 1995. Travel is the company’s passion, and its staff is committed to providing the best travel experience possible. Not only does that mean getting the best price so you can afford to do more, but it also means offering experience to help you plan your adventure. Some items included in its contract fares are:

  • Discounted airfare worldwide
  • Free extra checked luggage allowance
  • Free or reduced cancellation fees
  • Free or reduced change fees
  • Ticket validity up to one year
  • Free premium seat assignments

Once you submit your request, one of AFC Travel’s highly experienced agents will find the best fares available and send you a quote. After you confirm your itinerary, your agent will hold and secure your space with the airline. A deposit will be due within seven to 10 days. Passenger names, special requests, and final payment will be due 45 days prior to departure, and tickets will be issued approximately 30 days prior to departure. For more information, go to afctravel.com or call 952.886.7686.


AFEX


AFEX is a trusted global payment and risk management solutions specialist offering a tailored approach to foreign exchange services since 1979. Whether your goal is reducing costs, minimizing FX risk, or managing international payments, the AFEX currency specialists will gain a solid understanding of your risk factors and objectives and create a customized strategy to help you manage your foreign currency exposure.

At AFEX, the team has pioneered global payments. With offices throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, AFEX has a worldwide presence and local expertise. First-class customer service coupled with a strategic approach to creating highly personalized solutions are the cornerstones of the company’s philosophy.

To learn more about AFEX’s solutions for private and corporate clients, visit afex.com or call +1.800.986.4589.


Avis and Budget


Avis and Budget discounts cover a wide selection of rental vehicles, from eco-friendly and fuel-efficient compacts and hybrids to stylish premium and luxury sedans. Both programs offer:

  • 25% off base rates
  • Complimentary membership in loyalty programs (Avis Preferred and Budget Fastbreak)
  • Other offers, like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day

Avis Car Rental has approximately 5,450 locations in more than 165 countries. The company has a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world’s top brands for customer loyalty.

Budget Car Rental has about 3,350 locations in more than 120 countries. Budget is an industry leader in providing vehicle rental services to value-conscious travelers, and it also operates the second-largest truck rental business in the United States through a network of approximately 1,650 locations.

At Avis Budget Group, it’s about so much more than convenience and efficiency—it’s about keeping the world moving. This  team knows the road ahead might get bumpy, but you can depend on them to get you where you want to go.

Visit avis.com/nta and use your AWD# D423523 to reserve with Avis, or go to budget.com/nta to book with Budget, using BCD# D836623, and save up to 25% off base rates.

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Chase


Chase offers a new payment processing program with exclusively negotiated pricing for NTA members to accept credit and debit cards. An industry specialist can show you what you’re paying to accept debit and credit cards today and what you could be saving with Chase. Pricing includes month-to-month contracts and no-hassle integration and setup, and you can manage your transactions with online reporting tools 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It only takes a few minutes, and there’s no obligation to switch. For a free cost comparison, provide Chase with at least three months of your most recent MasterCard and Visa merchant processing statements. The cost comparison will be based on a calculation of the overall cost for comparable services, as determined by the processing statements you provide, and will exclude all one-time fees. Businesses are required to complete an application and agree to terms and conditions at the time of enrollment, and all businesses are subject to credit approval. Merchant services are provided by Paymentech, LLC (“Chase”), a subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. For more information, go to chasecommercesolutions.com or call +1.888.843.0887.


Fly My Group


Fly My Group is buying airline seats every day for groups to destinations around the world. The company’s search process uses team-member expertise along with negotiated private fare contracts and in-house software tools to search the market for the lowest group fare with the right group itinerary. Flying groups is its business and the team does a lot of it; therefore, they have buying power when searching fares and itineraries for your group. When Fly My Group team members talk to the major airlines’ group departments, they speak with the Platinum Desks (top account status), giving them the ability to get what you need fast. Fly My Group has over 40 carriers under contract, which gives their clients access to the lowest prices globally. Do you have a group on a cruise? They can check cruise fares. Do you have an international group traveling to Europe or South Africa? Fly My Group can check private contracted fares to get your group the best rate and right itinerary. For more info, go to flymygroup.com or call 406.200.8247.


wetravel


WeTravel, founded in 2016, provides a complete and branded booking and payment solution for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. NTA members receive a one-time, first-year, 50% discount off the annual base subscription price for the WeTravel Pro Plan. The current annual price is $948.00.

The WeTravel platform gives your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication—all in one place. Headquartered in San Francisco, with its second hub in Amsterdam, WeTravel is proud to work with over 3,000 travel companies on all five continents, helping them convert their bookings faster and grow their business. With hundreds of millions in payments processed throughout our platform every year, let WeTravel be the right payment solution for your business. For more information, email info@wetravel.com, or set up a demo here.

To see the full lineup of NTA Corporate Partners, follow this link to NTA Online. And to get details about becoming an NTA Corporate Partner, email Beth Engel, CTP, or call her at +1 859.264.6560.

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