Business travel made simple

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What we do

Let's face it – business travel can be boring at times, whether you're a traveller or a travel arranger.

Holding on to our traveller-centric approach, Travelstart.BIZ cuts through the red tape to keep you agile, save you money and give you peace of mind with our intuitive, cloud-based booking platform which is incredibly easy to use.

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What we offer

BUDGET MANAGEMENT

Define macro or micro level budgets and be notified during approval on budget implications.

POLICY MANAGEMENT

Drive policy during booking and approval process. Configure air travel and security rules. Manage expense policies.

PROFILE MANAGEMENT

Manage profiles for every role. Configure rich traveller preferences with passport and visa reminders.

TRANSPARENCY

Treat yourself to peace of mind. Access business, public as well as our negotiated deals.

APPROVAL

Configure workflows and escalation rules. Provide approver with rich decision support.

REAL-TIME BI

Interactive data visualization allows you to action new savings initiatives.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Save money with our exclusive product offering. Remove high car rental waiver fees. Only pay for days travelled.

DUTY OF CARE

Know your traveller whereabouts in an emergency using real-time mapping.

EXPENSE MANAGENENT

Customize expense types, groups and policies. Handle daily allowances and destination-based thresholds.

BLEISURE TRAVEL

Happier employees. Improve the business leisure traveller experience with Africa's trusted online agency.

Traveller Experience

01

PLAN YOUR TRIP

02

GET APPROVAL

03

RECEIVE TRAVEL DOCS

04

BEGIN YOUR TRIP

05

CLAIM EXPENSES

Humble beginnings

Founded in an old coffee roastery in Sweden in 1999, in true start up fashion, Travelstart began pioneering the online travel space in Scandinavia.

Almost two decades later, with it’s headquarters based in Cape Town, Travelstart now has offices across 16 countries in Africa and the Middle East and employs a truly cosmopolitan team of over 300 staff members from all walks of life.

Travelstart now processes more than 1,000,000 trips per year, proving we know how to give you the cheapest, simplest and most transparent solutions. Having staked our claim as Africa’s leading online travel agency, Travelstart offers a fresh approach to business traveller management using state of the art travel technology.

Where are we now

6000+

Bums in seats daily

300+

Passionate Travelstart
employees

16

Countries with a
Travelstart presence

#1

Voted Africa's leading
Online Travel Agency

Our future is your future

A culture of innovation drives us to not only embrace the future but to define it.

“Because business travel should be made simple too.”

Stephan Ekbergh - CEO

Discover our fresh approach to business travel

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