Online travel provider now welcomes the American Express Card

Friday 19, November 2010


Online travel provider now welcomes the American Express Card


American Express Cardmembers are now able to access the cheapest rail tickets available for their business and leisure travel from online travel retailer


The site’s new payment functionality shows’s commitment to travellers, with the organisation recognising the pressure on UK travellers to keep their expenses at a minimum.


“At travellers can use their American Express Card, and will not be charged a credit card fee.  This means they can book their rail journey knowing they are getting the best deal - then collect loyalty points from the journey and re-use at their leisure,” says Ursula Morgenstern,


“In particular, when businesses are looking to cut back on expenses, travel is one of the first to be put under the microscope. not only offers the best price on rail journeys, but offers travellers loyalty points to spend on future travel.”


There are significant savings to be made by frequent corporate rail travellers using, with train routes between destinations in the UK providing vital connections for businesses – opening up growth opportunities, new markets and business partnerships. do not charge fees for paying with credit or debit card – unlike other travel companies – which  is more good news for travellers who are conscious of their travel spending.


“Rail travel offers businesses a quick, easy and comfortable way for employees to travel from point A to point B. It is an essential part of doing business. For business travellers who regularly buy rail tickets, there are significant savings to be made as loyalty points are collected and spent on,” says Ursula Morgenstern.


The site also offers the redspottedhanky price promise. If customers have bought a train ticket from, but find the same fare at a cheaper price from another website on the same day, the difference in the fares will be refunded as loyalty points. There is also no delivery fee for tickets purchased on


“We are confident that the best deals will always be found on our site. We are committed to make booking rail travel in the UK cheaper, simpler and quicker than ever before,” says Ursula Morgenstern.



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