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VAT is your money. Claim it back.

Save up to 25% on business travel expenses with our simple VAT & invoicing solution. Don’t leave any money on the table.

Up to 25% back on spends

Up to 25% back on spends

Get access to cheaper, VAT-ready trip options.

Know how much you get back

Know how much you get back

Our VAT calculator helps you get it right, every time.

Save time on admin

Save time on admin

At every step, from VAT-ready invoices & calculating VAT, to submitting accurate claims.

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VAT recovery made easy

With so many countries’ different tax regulations, VAT recovery can be a real headache. Now, it doesn’t have to be!

TravelPerk does the legwork for you, making recovering VAT on foreign travel spends easy.

What our customers get

All customers

  • Largest range of VAT-ready travel options
  • Consolidated invoices
  • Easy to use reporting tool

Premium/Pro

  • VAT-ready invoices
  • Billback invoicing documents
  • Automatic syncing of invoices with integrated expense apps
  • Expert advice from our account managers

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Discover why thousands of companies choose us to manage their travel.

  • Instant setup
  • $0 fees & no hidden costs
  • 15s customer support response
  • 80% money back on canceled trips
  • 20% travel VAT recovery
  • 5 free trips a month

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Frequently asked questions about VAT recovery

How do I claim a VAT refund on TravelPerk's platform?

TravelPerk maintains a VAT-friendly inventory of services. When you book, you can be confident of claiming a VAT refund from your business travel. We also handle VAT invoice collection and ensures these invoices are VAT-compliant. You can use the VAT calculator to estimate your VAT refund. TravelPerk also has a team of VAT specialists ready to provide extra assistance.

Can I claim VAT back if I am not VAT registered?

In short, no. Your business needs to be registered for VAT in order to reclaim it.

Can I also reclaim VAT on foreign travel?

Yes. You are not limited to recover VAT on domestic costs, you can recover VAT on travel in countries where you do not have a VAT registration. Your entitlement to recover VAT is based on the rules in the country where the trip takes place. For example, VAT is generally not recoverable on hotel stays in Ireland, and this rule applies the same to an Irish company as it does to a company which is VAT registered in another country e.g. UK company. However, as the rules are based on where the trip takes place that means that the same Irish company could recover VAT on UK hotels. This is because VAT is recoverable on UK hotels (subject to UK VAT rules). By recovering the VAT incurred on trips when employees travel abroad for business you can reduce the cost of travel by between 5% and 25%. The mechanism for recovering foreign VAT is different to recovering domestic VAT but TravelPerk can help you with this process.

Do I need a VAT receipt to make a claim?

In order to recover VAT on business travel, you will need a valid VAT invoice in the name of your company. Without a VAT receipt, a refund is very unlikely.

Can I get a VAT refund on hotel stays?

This depends on the country in which the hotel is located. The VAT rules are different from country to country. TravelPerk can help you calculate the amount of VAT your business can recover on travel related costs.

Can I reclaim VAT on fuel?

Yes. You can reclaim all the VAT on fuel if your vehicle is used for business purposes.

Can I claim VAT back on food and alcohol for staff?

You can reclaim VAT on employee travel expenses for business trips, including meals and accommodation. Note that you cannot reclaim VAT if you pay your employees a flat rate for expenses.