Public Sector : Travel Card

Maximum flexibility and superior control wherever your work takes you.
Features and Benefits

Manage travel more effectively

for increased savings, efficiency, and control.

Added reporting capabilities for State and Local Organizations

with MasterCard Smart Data Online

Enjoy unsurpassed global acceptance and purchasing flexibility

with millions of with

Insure and protect your employees

with extensive retail and travel benefits.

Extend your card functionality

with integrated e-commerce solutions.

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.

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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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Enjoy unsurpassed global acceptance and purchasing flexibility

  • Accepted at millions of locations worldwide.
  • Access to cash at over 900,000 ATM and branch locations worldwide.
  • The MasterCard®/Maestro®/Cirrus® ATM Locator directs you to the nearest ATM, anywhere in the world.

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Insure and protect your employees


The MasterCard 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.
  • Purchase Assurance® and Extended Warranty. Purchase assurance covers most new purchases against theft or damage. Extended warranty doubles the warranty time period.
  • Master RoadAssist® Roadside Service. 24-hour emergency roadside assistance available through MasterCard and the American Automobile Association (AAA).
  • Travel Services Medical Protection®. Medical expense coverage up to a maximum benefit of $2,500 per person, per trip for costs relating to emergency medical services.
  • MasterTrip® Travel Assistance. Emergency cash, replacement of lost tickets and documents, and lost luggage assistance. Also provides information on required travel documents, immunization and currency rates.
  • MasterLegal® Referral Service. Provides legal referral and bail bond assistance while cardholders are abroad.
Other benefits
  • MasterCard® VAT (Value Added Tax) Reclaim Service. The VAT Reclaim Service from MasterCard provides organizations doing business in Europe an easy and efficient way to reclaim their VAT.
  • 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.

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MasterCard Worldwide is an association of banks and financial institutions. We do not issue cards directly, but we would be pleased to put you in touch with our partner financial institutions that can provide programs to fit your needs. Please click here if you would like to download a brochure with more information about our payment solutions or to be contacted by any of our partner financial institutions that can provide a program to fit your needs.

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