TRAVEL POLICY AND
CORPORATE VISA CARD PROGRAM
The University provides a no-fee, individual liability corporate VISA card to employees who travel frequently on university business as a payment vehicle for reimbursable expenses.
The objectives of the University Corporate VISA card program are:
The corporate VISA card provides many important features both to the employee and to the University. In addition to worldwide acceptance, it provides car rental insurance under most conditions at no cost, and is the method to obtain cash for out-of-pocket expenses that cannot be made on the VISA card. In addition, it facilitates payment of travel and business expenses and provides essential travel data to the University.
Use of the Corporate VISA card
Corporate VISA cards are for University travel and approved business expenses only. Personal charges may not be made on the VISA card. The VISA monthly statement is due and payable in full each month. Cardholders are responsible for the charges made to their cards and for maintaining their accounts in good standing. The University receives information on delinquent accounts.
Corporate VISA card Services and Benefits
Please refer to corporate VISA card Services and Benefits included with the Corporate VISA card information packet issued with new cards.
Corporate VISA card Emergency Travel Assistance
VISA cardholders, immediate family members and business associates may all take advantage of the below special services as long as the cardholder is traveling more than one hundred (100) miles away from his/her place of business.
Emergency card replacement, medical and referral assistance, legal referral assistance, transportation assistance, ticket replacement, message service, and translation services.
There is no charge to VISA cardholders for use of the VISA Corporate Travel and Emergency Assistance. Please note that VISA Travel and Emergency Assistance provides assistance and referral only. The cardholder is responsible for the cost of any actual medical, legal, transportation, cash advance, or other services or goods provided.
Reimbursement for Corporate VISA card Expenses
Refer to Payment of Travel Expenses
Applications for corporate VISA cards may be obtained online at http://www.umass.edu/travel/corpCard.html
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Last Updated: 06/11/09