ASA has select travel partners who provide discounted travel and special offers to our member schools: FCM and Virgin Australia.

Sign up to FCM to book school groups, corporate or business travel, and access discounted fares from ASA’s partner airlines, Virgin Australia/United Airlines and Singapore Airlines.

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We have commenced a partnership with travel management company, FCMAs part of the Flight Centre Group, FCM offers strong buying power and competitive pricing with key suppliers.

 At a glance

  • experts in academic and school travel
  • easy-to-use online booking tool
  • personal support for complex bookings
  • flexible payment and reporting options
  • support in safety and risk, with 24/7 global support for corporate and group travellers
  • discounted hotel rates/car rates and special airfare promotions through their global purchasing power.
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By encouraging more ASA schools to book through FCM, we can significantly enhance ASA travel procurement’s advantages. As a result, we will gain a stronger negotiating position with airlines, hotels, and land transport providers, leading to better financial outcomes for schools and the families of their students.

  • We provide 24/7 global assistance for you, your staff, and your students, with easy accessibility via phone or email. Our safety procedures include –
    • Advice, information, and visas before setting off for the trip.  
    • Risk monitoring and Crisis24 alerts on breaking events, news, and emergencies.
    • Ability to track each traveller in an emergency.
    • Support 24/7/365 days, for all situations.
  • Access all your travel requirements in one convenient place with FCM simple and seamless travel booking technology.
  • Schools will have their personalised Online Booking Tool (OBT) that showcases all airlines, routes, and includes exclusive ASA Virgin Australia point of sale discounts.
  • Additionally, if your school has a Qantas Business Rewards Account, it can be easily integrated into the system.
  • You will also be able to book hotels and cars in one easy booking.
  • For added support, Travellers and Booking Arrangers can make travel arrangements with FCM’s knowledgeable consultants through email or phone.

Benefit from streamlined expense management processes for effortless financial transactions.

FCM’s AI Reporting offers real-time insights, identifying cost-saving opportunities, informing sourcing strategies and providing critical data for swift responses to incidents.

Schools will have access to reporting to show expenditure along with what airline credits they have available to use.

Book, modify, update, and access more features conveniently from anywhere, anytime.

With a specialized academic travel division, FCM caters to the diverse travel requirements of universities, research organizations, and schools, backed by extensive experience and knowledge.

The Flight Centre Corporate Benefits program ‘Travel Club’ allows ASA School staff to access discounts and benefits for their next holiday, see below for more information. 


For all group sizes, across domestic and international trips, FCM can help you plan and execute seamless group travel itineraries and unforgettable experiences. Their services include: 

  • group flights and accommodation
  • tailor-made excursions
  • coordinating excess baggage requirements
  • Visa advice
  • assisting with DFAT registration 
  • facilitating travel insurance
  • 24/7 assistance.

Custom experiences

FCM take pride in designing trips that align with your research objectives and provide hands-on learning experiences. 

Their interactive outdoor programs and exclusive tours are tailored to inspire learning among your students while ensuring their safety and security throughout the journey. 

Each trip is thoughtfully customised, featuring meticulously curated itineraries that range from educational excursions to Canberra to thrilling ski trips in Japan.

Choosing FCM as your partner for academic and school travel groups, will create an extraordinary journey that leaves a lasting impression on students and educators alike.

Transition Arrangements

Orbit World Travel will continue to manage all current bookings made through Orbit, including bookings made prior to 14 August.

Personal Discounts

The FCM corporate benefits expert consultants are your ticket to accessing discounts and benefits on your next holiday, exclusive to employees of existing corporate clients of Flight Centre Travel Group.
As a Flight Centre corporate benefits member you’ll enjoy:
  • An exclusive dedicated team of experts
  • $50 Welcome Travel Voucher when you sign up
  • Up to 10% off Cover-More Travel Insurance
  • Access to member-only travel deals
  • Arrangement of travel e-gift cards as prizes or gifts.


Q. How do I access discounts and benefits? 
A. You must be a current club member or employee of an existing corporate client of a Flight Centre Travel Group brand.
Log in to the FCM HUB – you will need to sign up with your credentials and your organisation trading name.
Call 1300 174 589 to book with one of our dedicated Flight Centre Corporate Benefits travel agents, using the same email address you signed up with.
Q. Where can I access Flight Centre Corporate Benefits?
A. You can only access member benefits via our dedicated Flight Centre Corporate Benefits team. Call 1300 174 589 to book. Benefits cannot be redeemed online.
Q. How many times can an employee/club member access benefits?
A. You have unlimited access to benefits provided you meet eligibility criteria.
Q. What happens if I am no longer an employee or club member? Do I lose access?
A. If you leave your employment or club, you will lose access to benefits. Any benefits claimed or applied during your time of employment or membership will remain valid.
Q. How can I redeem my $50 welcome voucher?
A.  Upon signing up to Flight Centre Corporate Benefits, you will receive an email with your $50 welcome voucher code. When booking your next holiday over $500, simply quote this code to the dedicated Flight Centre Corporate Benefits team to redeem your $50 off. Ensure that you use your voucher before its expiry date to avoid disappointment.


 Sign up

To sign up to FCM, or find out more, please email our Travel Procurement Manager, Karen Mantle, via

Virgin Australia

By signing up to FCM you can access discounted fares from ASA’s partner airline, Virgin Australia/United Airlines.

Discounted Lounge Access

Virgin Australia is offering ASA members discounted lounge rates, your Annual Membership fee will be reduced to: $379.00.

The lounge membership rate is initially pro-rated from the month purchased. 


Our ASA Virgin Lounge Scheme Coordinator is Karen Mantle,

Singapore Airlines

By signing up to FCM you can access discounted fares from ASA’s partner airline, Virgin Australia/United Airlines.