Are you planning an end of year holiday or domestic business travel? From escaping to somewhere warm or taking your small business interstate, flights are a flexible way to redeem the rewards you earn when you pay your business expenses – you can even earn upgrades!
If this all seems too easy to believe, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Small business owners across Australia are missing out on valuable rewards just like flights every year. That’s why the team at Zenith Payments (the people behind corporate prepaid cards), Australia’s leading payment solution provider, developed B2Bpay.
B2Bpay is a tailored payment solution that makes earning rewards for your small business simple. We’ve partnered with Qantas Business Rewards because we’re committed to offering the best rewards for our customers.
Ask yourself the question – When you pay your business expenses, what rewards are you earning in return?
Research conducted by Deloitte found that B2Bpay users with $20,000 per month in expenses can potentially gain 7% of their expenses paid in value, in addition to:
- Qantas Points in addition to regular card reward points
- The ability to pay ALL business expenses, even the ATO, by credit card
- The capacity to offer Qantas Points as an incentive to pay
- Consolidated payment records within a secure online portal for simple expense monitoring (single invoice format reduces manual work at tax time)
- Access to their card’s interest free period (can take advantage of interest on savings by holding cash for longer – this adds up over the year)
See what our customers are saying and set up a free account now – all you need is an ABN and valid email address to start earning more rewards to go towards your next business class flight.
Zenith Payments are the rewards experts, so to help you get started on your journey to travel rewards we’ve put together some tips and strategies to help you maximise your earning potential.
Which card is best for your business?
Every business has different needs depending on the industry, number of employees and annual turnover. There are, however, a couple of things every small business owner needs to know when selecting a business rewards card:
- Look for cards with a sign-up bonus and a good on-going rate of point accumulation
- Shop around every few years for new sign up offers and switch cards
- Compare annual fees – some cards waive the fee at certain spend thresholds
- Some business cards include travel insurance
- Are rewards easy to redeem online?
- Do they offer rewards you are interested in? Cash back, travel or gift cards?
Some businesses even collect these lucrative sign on offers using the “churn and burn” strategy – Applying for a credit card, reaching the minimum spend threshold to obtain the reward points or funds and then moving onto another card with another sign on bonus. Some card holders will change cards in under 12 months to avoid annual fees!
If this sounds like a lot of extra work for you, that’s ok, this aggressive strategy may not work for everyone! It’s important to remember that earning business rewards doesn’t need to be difficult.
Double Dipping your business rewards with B2Bpay
You may not know this, but since 2011, the ATO has allowed small business owners to pay their BAS and income tax via card. To offset the sometimes large tax liabilities of the many businesses trying to gain rewards from the tax man, credit companies began to offset costs with reduced rates or no points at all on payments to the ATO.
This is where B2Bpay works to reward small business owners. If you are a B2Bpay user paying off debts to the ATO with an American Express card, you can double dip your card reward points whilst only paying one fee to B2Bpay on top of earning additional Qantas Points on the transaction.
Get in the habit of using your card for every purchase
When it comes to earning flights from business rewards, small business owners need to remember:
It’s the little things that count
Credit cards aren’t only for big items or big bills – they are for every purchase. If your small business is making everyday payments in cash or cheque, you are leaving valuable rewards on the table.
So next time you need office catering, ink cartridges or subscriptions – don’t forget these small everyday business expenses add up to big rewards. $50 worth of transactions a week can add up to thousands of reward points annually, and additional Qantas Points with B2Bpay.
Take advantage of our Bonus B2Bpay sign up offer
During August, you can join B2Bpay and Qantas Business Rewards for free and earn a bonus 5,000 Qantas Points, in addition to a bonus 2,000 points on your first transaction with B2Bpay.
To start turning your everyday business expenses into valuable rewards, join B2Bpay today by visiting http://www.B2Bpay.com.au