Manage and administer all your corporate travel data in a centralised online reporting system.

Keep track of travel expenses

Luminance allows you to see a comprehensive view of all your travel-related expenses and activities.

Manage your budget

Track and better understand how your company’s travel and expense budget is spent.  

Manage travel activities

Managers can review individual travel transactions/expenses and approve cost allocations of transactions.

  • Manage travel data

    • See a comprehensive view of all your travel-related expenses and activities.
    • Match and reconcile transactions easily, quickly, accurately and effectively. Luminance combines all the relevant transactional data feeds from us with airline, car rental, hotel, as well as a number of travel booking systems and travel management companies into a centralised system.
  • Manage travel expenses

    • Powered by Integrated Commerce Solution’s powerful matching engines, Luminance automatically matches corporate transactions, so reducing manual corporate administration by more than 95% and lowering costs.
    • Take pictures of receipts with your smartphone and upload/attach them to expense reports or provide clarity on travel spend for management reporting.
    • Travellers can administer transactions/expenses and cost allocate spend with the powerful expense management function from anywhere, anytime.
  • Manage information and data integration

    • Managers can review individual travel transactions/expenses and approve cost allocations of transactions.
    • Corporates can now analyse the big picture or look more closely at specific and detailed transactions/expenses data.
    • You can track and better understand how your company’s travel and expense budget is spent and get the information and insight you need to make important reporting decisions.
    • Get convenient access to:
      • Airline data
      • Car rental data
      • Line Item data
      • Hotel data
      • Financial data
      • Matching stats
      • Preferred suppliers
      • Cardholder summaries
      • Corporate summaries
      • Travel spend summaries
      • Ad hoc reporting
      • BI pivot grids
    • Generate 3rd level detailed statements – invoice level data.
    • Automatically exports billing cycle data into corporate GL/ERP/EMS systems at any time and in any format (i.e. SAP/BAAN/JDE/Oracle).
    • Customises system implementation as required to reflect the corporate hierarchy and reporting structures, as well as a variety of different user-level permissions and system user capabilities.
    • Dynamic reporting – ‘drag and drop’.
  • What you get

    Absa Luminance allows you to:

    • Complete administration and maintenance.
    • Edit user profile rights as to what they are able to see.
    • Configure menus on the fly.
    • View hierarchy data.
    • Configure reporting options.
    • Do expense management.
    • Effect cost allocation.
    • Acquire manager approval.
    • Upload receipts.
    • Complete data extracts and reporting.
    • Send email notifications.
    • Do chart reporting.
    • Define user views.
  • Data and expense management

    Our commercial card payment solutions are supported by various data solutions to help you manage your business data.

    Visa IntelliLink Spend Management

    This web-based system provides the full picture of all Corporate Card and Travel Lodge Card expenditure on one platform at any time, for your convenience, control and reconciliation purposes.

    Other data and reporting services

    We also offer comprehensive data and reporting services including flat file development and delivery, weekly interim CSV statements, monthly PDF or CSV statements, multinational corporation (MNC) global feed as well as Visa Procurement.

Need more help?

For Corporate Card related queries, including application processing

Call us on: 0800 425 703

Email us at: corporate@card.absa.co.za

For processing of Business Card application forms, email us at

Email us at: businessapps@card.absa.co.za

For Fraud related matters

Email us at: fraud@absa.co.za

For Disputes and chargebacks

Email us at: corporatedisputes@absa.co.za

For lost and stolen cards

Call us on: 0800 111 155