How Corporate Travel Perks Are Changing The Game
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Corporate travel is making a global comeback post-pandemic. While remote work has become the new trend, crossing borders for a conference or client dinner is sometimes necessary. However, between airfare, hotels, and transportation, these expenses can erode your budget with just a few clicks.
Through EXEC’s highly curated travel perks and benefits program, you can explore the globe hassle-free and focus on what really matters — enhancing your business relationships and boosting revenue. We’ve got it all covered, from luxury hotels and chauffeured transportation to travel evacuation assistance.
EXEC is a plug-and-play suite of tools and resources built to run a premium executive-focused benefits program.
EXEC Members receive preferred pricing and other benefits with many of the services listed below—and a good deal more—with an EXEC Membership.Learn More
The debate between commercial and private flying is a hot topic; however, the privacy, security, convenience, efficiency, and risk mitigation that come with private flights are incomparable. In addition, some scenarios make private aviation more profitable than commercial travel when you consider the opportunity cost of your team’s time.
Read more here about the benefits of private travel for executives.
Aero is a seamless luxurious travel experience launched by Uber co-founder Garret Camp’s Venture Studio, Expa. The company features meticulously designed aircraft, crowd-free terminals, personalized onboard concierge, and private lounge access. In addition to semi-private air travel, they also offer charter flights for a more private experience.
With EXEC, members receive a discount on Aero flight bookings.
BLADE is an urban air mobility platform focusing on reducing travel friction via cost-effective air transportation alternatives to some of the most commonly utilized national and global routes. An excellent option to avoid the traffic and congestion of most terminals and airlines, BLADE provides helicopters, seaplanes, or jets to travelers in the U.S. and abroad.
EXEC Members receive discounted flights and By-The-Seat BLADE Airport services.
Founded in Aspen, this private jet charter service is one of the most respected and reliable private jet brokers in America. With the ability to charter private flights all around the globe, dedicated charter specialists, and an on-site charter flight cost calculator, you can leave the hassle of flying private to Evo.
EXEC Members receive preferential rates and in-flight credits.
United Airlines will launch its new corporate travel platform at the end of 2022, United for Business Blueprint. This program will allow corporations to customize and design their travel programs based on their executive’s travel preferences. It is among the world’s first major carriers to offer such an extensive level of customization to corporations.
In addition, their loyalty program, United Corporate Preferred, gives business travelers exclusive benefits, such as:
- Boarding protection
- Priority standby status
- Seat protection in case of an aircraft swap
- Re-accommodation protection for delayed or canceled flights
The carrier has also made working while in the air much more accessible with upgraded WiFi and more spacious seats. In addition, the United Polaris Lounge is exclusively available for international premium cabin travelers, with features like full buffets and private dining space, daybeds to relax, and spa-like showers to freshen up.
EXEC Members receive preferred pricing on United Airlines flight purchases and corporate preferred status benefits.
A go-to for car rentals, Hertz is a reliable option with various vehicle selections, from luxury sedans to zero-emission EVs. In addition, with their Hertz Gold Plus Rewards loyalty program, you can skip the counter at pick up and drop off and earn points towards free upgrades.
As an EXEC member, you’ll instantly receive Five Star Elite Status; this provides you with upgrades (as available), a larger selection of vehicles, waived additional driver fees, and the ability to skip the counter. In addition, drivers will also receive preferential daily rental rates.
As one of the globe’s first and most influential car rental companies, SIXT has been a frontrunner in the industry for over 100 years. With over 2,000 locations, they are available in 100 countries.
EXEC Members receive instant Platinum status; this provides exclusive parking, free upgrades upon availability, no additional driver fees, and a birthday surprise. In addition, EXEC Members also receive discounted daily rental rates.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
This global collection of luxury hotels, resorts, and residences is the perfect choice for business and leisure travelers. Each location is inspired by Rosewood’s A Sence of Place philosophy to reflect the local culture and spirit. They have properties in 16 countries, including destinations like Sao Paolo, Baha Mar, Phnom Penh, and Tuscany.
As EXEC Members, you’ll receive discounts on the Best Available Rate at all Rosewood Hotels & Resorts worldwide.
Plum Guide is a highly curated, handpicked selection of luxury villas, holiday homes, vacation rentals, and short-term lets across the globe. The company reviews each property and selects the top 3% in each destination. It’s an excellent way to travel while having a sense of homeyness, especially for extended stays.
With EXEC, members receive preferential rates on all vacation home bookings.
Read more here for a glimpse into Maximizing Your Business Travel With Exclusive Travel Perks