Government : Travel Card

Maximum flexibility and superior control wherever your work takes you.

Public Sector : Travel Card

Features and Benefits

Manage travel more effectively

for increased savings, efficiency, and control.

Enjoy unsurpassed global acceptance and purchasing flexibility

with millions of with

Insure and protect your employees

with extensive retail and travel benefits.

Manage travel more effectively

  • Assign cards to individuals or departments with variable controls, such as dollars per month and per transaction or transactions per day and per month.
  • Change purchasing authorization and spending criteria quickly and easily.
  • Generate comprehensive daily, monthly, quarterly or annual financial reports that can break down spending by merchant, expense category, business unit, and other criteria.
  • Integrate MasterCard data into your existing organization-wide accounting and ERP systems.
  • Easily account for international standards including value-added taxes and foreign exchange.

Added reporting capabilities for State and Local Organizations

  • Utilize MasterCard's innovative online web-based reporting solution, MasterCard Smart Data OnLine. Fully interoperable with your existing reporting systems.
  • Enables a user to retrieve travel expense information daily, weekly, or monthly and create reports to manage your organization and control costs.

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Insure and protect your employees


The MasterCard Government Travel Card helps you to insure and protect your employees and maintains the highest level of customer service. These benefits include:

  • MasterRental® Insurance Coverage. Provides full-value-primary loss coverage (up to $50,000) and secondary personal effects coverage for rental vehicles for up to 31 consecutive days.
  • MasterTravel. Provides coverage against accidental death and dismemberment (up to $250,000) when traveling by common carrier with tickets purchased with a MasterCard card.
  • MasterCoverage Protection Program. Protects companies (up to $15,000) from employee misuse of card privileges.
  • MasterCard Global Service®. Offers access to toll-free assistance, in over 140 languages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This toll-free number provides emergency card replacement within one business day in the U.S. and within two business days outside of the U.S. Cardholders may also have the option of other benefits such as lost/stolen card reporting, emergency cash advances, and MasterCard®, Maestro® and Cirrus® cash machine locators.