FCM Travel’s Story

Passion for customer service, and for making connections across the world. Those are the common threads you’ll find throughout FCM Travel’s 20-year history. 

From our roots in Australia, we've evolved through organic growth and acquisitions; whether in global footprint, bringing new talent and expertise to the team, or technical capability.



It started on a bus

Our Story, FCM Travel’s History | FCM Travel | Top Deck Bus

FCM Travel is the corporate travel business of travel giant Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG). It was back in 1973 that FCTG’s founders first bought a double decker bus, taking adventurers on a tour of Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.

By 1980, its first retail travel store had opened, and it was no surprise that clients started to book business travel with our expert teams, as well as their holidays. 

That leisure background means an intimate understanding of the customer is engrained in FCM’s DNA. Since we launched as FCM Travel in 2004, the customer has remained at the heart of everything we do. 

Our Story, FCM Travel’s History | FCM Travel | Team


Being part of FCTG also brings a wider number of benefits and value to our clients that you cannot get elsewhere. The group’s buying power is unrivalled, thanks for our partnerships, our scale, and our history.

What does that means for our clients?  

Exclusive deals, insider contacts, and always finding a way to make things work for business trips and travel programmes. 

Discover more about our 20-year history,
including the growth of our business travel network to 95+ countries,
the launch of proprietary corporate travel technology, and a fresh new look.

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