9 Nov 22

FREE NOW partners with American Express

FREE NOW partners with American Express

Corporate customers of the mobility as a service app FREE NOW for Business can now connect their accounts to their American Express Business Travel account, thanks to a new partnership between the two companies.

The partnership covers seven European countries (Austria, Ireland, Italy, France, Germany, Spain and the UK).

FREE NOW for Business is a ride-hailing solution, and has more than 30,000 client companies across Europe. FREE NOW is backed by the BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz Mobility.

By linking with American Express BTA, companies can consolidate their travel expenses in a central account, saving time on expense management.

This allows for increased visibility of travel expenses; greater control of compliance with corporate travel policies and preferred suppliers; and the centralised payment of travel expenses.

Mariusz Zabrocki, General Manager of FREE NOW UK, said: “An efficient payment method is a critical part of business travel management.”

Hana Lear, Vice President, Corporate UK Card Services at American Express, said: “By integrating FREE NOW for Business with our American Express Business Travel Account, companies can centralise their ground transportation booking, payment and reconciliation process in a single location. This supports the automation and consolidation of expense management, driving an improved customer experience for both travellers and travel managers.”

The Smart Mobility Institute at the Fleet Europe Summit will discuss developments in Mobility as a Service on 16 November 2022. Click here for details.

Authored by: Jonathan Manning