Cost Savings

Vista Travel is committed to partnering with you to help achieve the best travel programs while maintaining your bottom line. Go beyond pure cost-cutting measures to embrace how travel affects your employees. We don’t stop until we find the best solutions to your corporate travel needs at a price you can afford. Let’s figure out the right plan for you. It’s what we do.

Cutting Costs

Written travel policy for communication

Company support

Dedicated internal staff

Negotiated supplier agreements

Management information system

Online booking tool

Marketing/travel education strategy

Preferred/required payment & expense process

Value of Costs

Impact and enforcement of policy: Mandates vs. Guidelines

Requiring TMC’s, OBT’s, corporate charge cards and/or per diems

Class of service and preferred air, hotels, and car rental

Suppliers

Lowest logical fares: windows, connections, and non-refundables

Power and limitations of advance purchases

IT’S OFTEN A BALANCING ACT

Enforcing policy consistently

Distributing reports about violations and lost savings

Restrict Premium Class

Requiring all travel being booked through a TMC

Requesting all travel booked online

Accepting lowest logical fares

Purchasing tickets in advance

Purchasing non-refundable fares

Giving travelers a broad discretion in purchasing travel

Limit distribution of information

Allowing Premium Class

Allowing travelers to book where they want

Permitting travelers to call for help

Awarding travelers the freedom to book a convenient itinerary

Buying tickets when they get around to it

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