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Concur Travel and Expense

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Likelihood to Recommend

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur is great for a company or department that has many employees who get reimbursed for expenses. It is robust, with reporting functionality, an app, and the ability to book flights and hotels. I think for a bigger company it's excellent but for a smaller company with fewer employees, a simpler option should do just fine.
Liliya Carlage | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

The company-wide implementation of TravelBank greatly increased the efficiency of our expense reimbursement process. It mitigated many pain points such as errors, inconsistencies, and missing information in our manual Excels that were very hard to version control and track through the approval/reimbursement process. Overall, TravelBank has made all of our lives easier!
Agatha Szerejko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Expense Management Platform Features

Concur Travel and Expense
8.0
TravelBank
Mobile Application
Concur Travel and Expense
8.1
TravelBank
Integrations
Concur Travel and Expense
7.6
TravelBank
Expense Management Security
Concur Travel and Expense
7.9
TravelBank
Expense Management Compliance
Concur Travel and Expense
8.2
TravelBank

Pros

Concur Travel and Expense

  • Searching for flights and lodging - It's easy to search for specific hotels in target cities and it's nice to know that the options surfaced are company approved/preferred.
  • Knowing what is "out of budget"- I appreciate that Concur flags if a selection is beyond what we'd typically pay for a service/stay for that given location.
  • Expense Reports - It's easy to combine all expenses into one report for approval. I like doing this for a months' worth of expenses at a time, as it streamlines the approval process for my manager.
Clara Gray | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

  • TravelBank encourages employees to book lower cost flights and hotels. Employees receive half the difference between the average cost for the service and the cost the company is paying in the form of vouchers for Amazon/Airbnb etc. For example, if the average cost of a flight from SFO to JFK is $500, and the employee books a $400 flight, the employee gets $50 and the company saves $50.
Pat Patterson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Concur Travel and Expense

  • The 30-character limit for descriptions can be tough.
  • Breaking out baggage fees into a separate expense type could be helpful as they are so prevalent.
  • General comment on most Concur interfaces: getting to the comments section or the audit trail is not easy.
Erika Ruch | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

  • It was hard to find a good hotel in my budget.
  • I wish I could get the incentives back in cash.
  • I have trouble using the user interface and wish I could store my common searches easier bcecauseI usually only travel to one place.
  • They need to have a better search tool. Like, if a hotel is unavailable it still needs to come up in the search bar -- not necessarily on the map or home screen, but it would help to see all options if I search because for some reason a ton of hotels that I know have open rooms do not show up.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 9.0
Based on 23 answers
Now that we are fully on Concur, switching is not an option. Concur has become ingrained in our expense reporting process. Furthermore, Concur continues to improve its offering. Each month, they release updates and changes, many of which were client requested. Concur's constant evolution means it is adapting with my business
Ashley Salustri | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Usability

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 8.1
Based on 58 answers
I really like the app. It's easy to add receipts. I can easily find the categories for my expenses as well. I think some of my confusion and frustration with the product comes from the account numbers my institution assigns to purchases. I do with that Concur saved commonly used accounts so it would be even easier to complete my reports.
Hans Meyer | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Reliability and Availability

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 9.0
Based on 7 answers
In prior years I would have given them a 9.5 for availability. Unfortunately in 2015 so far this rating has dropped to a 7 overall.
We have experienced far too many interruptions - from admins to employees who rely on it for day to day booking of travel and submission of expense reports. Server errors, slow system response time and spinning wheels are too common place. Those things should be a rare occurrence, not a daily interruption.

While Conur still has great product offerings overall, they are currently not offering world class or best in class product (and customer service) availability. Remaining hopeful they step up and get their A game going again soon.
Carol Monk, CPP | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Performance

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 9.0
Based on 4 answers
Pages always load quickly, reports are always completed in a quick and efficient time frame, and everything about the experience is swift. I've never had any frustrations or complexities that can't be handled easily
Nicole Nagy | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Support Rating

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 7.4
Based on 39 answers
I have never had to use customer support when using Concur Expense - the UX could be a bit nicer on the eyes or easier to understand, but there have never been any problems when using Concur Expense that I have had to ask or reach out to customer support to help me with anything.
Shannon McNamara | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

TravelBank 7.1
Based on 6 answers
The TravelBank team came in for a Lunch and Learn, which was great! Our account team spent a lot of time walking through all of the features and capabilities of TravelBank, as well as tips and tricks for using the online platform and the app. This was tremendously helpful! Also, whenever we need to contact customer support if we are experiencing and difficulties, they are beyond responsive and very helpful!
Agatha Szerejko | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 6.0
Based on 2 answers
It's live (you can ask questions), it's free, it's good. What's not to like. Only reason it's not getting a "10" is breadth and depth, more would be better.
Evan Trimble | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Implementation Rating

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 6.9
Based on 8 answers
There are different implementation teams for each module of the product you purchase, so implementation is not a 'one size fits all' environment. Also, the different implementation teams have different ways of doing things, so Concur could stand some standardization and streamlining in this area.A Project Manager can make or break an implementation so don't be scared to ask for a new one if things are rocky.
Carol Monk, CPP | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Alternatives Considered

Concur Travel and Expense

We used PeopleSoft for travel previously. It was great, easy to use, could crank out an expense report in about 10 minutes. It was easier than Concur Travel and Expense to deduct anything that wasn't eligible for reimbursement, ex: room service, personal flights. Could still see expense reports fairly easy. PeopleSoft's travel library portion isn't as optimal as Concur's.
Moriah Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

It is much easier to use than Concur, but typically Concur is mandated to use. We also quickly tried other apps but found that TravelBank was the best. Other apps had issues in trying to recognize the amount if a tip was added and often failed. This is why I like entering in the actual value.
Brendan Yee | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Concur Travel and Expense

Concur Travel and Expense 8.3
Based on 40 answers
It can grow easily with a business, handling plenty of volume. However, the UI inefficiencies add up. The pricing can work for or against a business, as it’s based on volume. If you can discipline your employees to group their expenses perhaps on a monthly basis, you can keep the cost down a bit
Joshua Henke | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

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Return on Investment

Concur Travel and Expense

  • We've had substantial gains in productivity in auditing. We saved 1 FTE by enabling certain audit rules in the software and moving to a sample audit instead of a 100% receipt audit. We estimate this savings at $90k annually. We saved an additional 1/2 FTE when we implemented Detect. It uses AI to read and audit all receipts and reports. So we now do 100% review for $150k less per year.
  • We were able to incorporate a Corporate Credit Card program for all of our employees, which earns us an annual rebate of $200k.
  • Using mobile capture for receipt images saves us an average of 5 minutes per expense report. Since we submit over 12,000 reports annually, we estimate this saves us about $50k per year.
  • Through partnership apps like Uber and Lyft, we estimate we save about $20k annually from the cost of traditional transportation methods.
Jill Liegghio | TrustRadius Reviewer

TravelBank

  • I'm not in the finance department, but I'd guess our travel spend per employee has reduced since we started using TravelBank.
  • We now have one travel supplier, with flights and hotels paid from a central account, rather than everyone booking through a variety of channels with their own card. In case of emergency, the company knows which flight you're on, which hotel you're staying at.
Pat Patterson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Concur Travel and Expense

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

TravelBank

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Concur Travel and Expense
8.3
TravelBank
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Concur Travel and Expense
9.0
TravelBank

Usability

Concur Travel and Expense
8.1
TravelBank

Reliability and Availability

Concur Travel and Expense
9.0
TravelBank

Performance

Concur Travel and Expense
9.0
TravelBank

Support Rating

Concur Travel and Expense
7.4
TravelBank
7.1

In-Person Training

Concur Travel and Expense
8.0
TravelBank

Online Training

Concur Travel and Expense
6.0
TravelBank

Implementation Rating

Concur Travel and Expense
6.9
TravelBank

Scalability

Concur Travel and Expense
8.3
TravelBank

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