Independent travel booking

What is SME Travel?

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Travel account for a significant portion of business travel throughout the year. Unlike large corporates, this sector's travel is mostly independent. The travels are managed through online Corporate Booking Tool that offers freedom in booking flights and hotels at special discounted fares. The Corporate Booking Tool also presents additional features of profile management, easy amendments, minimum cancellation penalty, corporate payment solution, easy trip management and a whole bunch of benefits completely dedicated to the SME travelers. 

We understand that small and medium enterprises may have limited resources and also may not have a dedicated travel department to manage every travel of the company. Hence the travel management of SMEs requires careful attention to ensure effective operations of the travel from start to finish. It is essential to develop a strong travel policy which will cover booking procedures, expense limits, preferred suppliers, and reimbursement processes.

For an efficient SME travel management, the process needs to undergo travel planning and budgeting by identifying the exact travel needs of the traveler. The SMEs can enjoy the facility of online travel booking facility in order to leverage options and extract the right deals.

Adding more to that we will also implement travel expense management system that will allow better control and save costs. It is equally important that SMEs empower their employees to adhere travel guidelines and implement best practices on travel safety.

With Lufthansa City Center Travels & Rentals you can also avail our offline travel support that comprises of travel guidelines, entry and exit rules of various destinations, travel documentation, 24/7 emergency services and much more. Click the following to understand our proven methods of managing SME travel and the solutions we offer to the challenges a traveler may face pre-on-post travel.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.Will I get special fares if I register as an SME?

A: Yes, you will surely get special fares once you register as an SME. Our Corporate Booking Tool allows you to get access to special fares and provides multiple choices from the pool of options you explore.


2. How do I set a budget for my employee's travel?

A: A budget can be set on various parameters depending on the role and significance of your employee's travel. The parameters could be as follows:

  • Identify travel needs
  • Explore travel costs
  • Measure category expenses (flights, trains, hotels, cars, etc.)
  • Consider the position of employee in the company
  • Set expense limit
  • Refer to travel policy

Click here to know  How to set your Travel Policy.


3. Is it possible to take a demo before I enrol to this travel management program?

A: Absolutely! Our travel experts will explain the entire process and provide suitable solutions to all your queries.


4. Can I access the travel expenditures after specific intervals?

A: Certainly! Our report system provides detailed analysis and insights that enables you to make better decisions based on your travel expenses.


5.Are 24X7 emergency services chargeable or they come within the plan?
A: 24X7 emergency support is a specialized service and it requires dedicated travel professionals round-the-clock to provide better guidance. It is an offline support.