Airbase vs Divvy.

Divvy can be helpful for very small businesses, but as your company grows in size and complexity, it will need additional features and workflows that are only found in Airbase.

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Airbase vs Divvy.

See for yourself.

Divvy can be helpful for very small businesses, but as your company grows in size and complexity, it will need additional features and workflows that are only found in Airbase.

Depth and breadth vs basic features.

Airbase is the top ranked spend management solution for mid-market companies. View pricing.

Product / Feature


Corporate Cards

Generous cash back on corporate cards

Reward points instead of cash back (terms and conditions apply)

Virtual cards (pre-approval and spend controls)

Physical cards for offline spend

Delegation support for executives

Automated straight-line amortization for prepaids

Receipt compliance & inbox for receipt management

Bill Payments

Basic bill payments** (invoice ingestion, bill creation and payment)

International payments (200+ countries & 145+ currencies)

Purchase Orders module

Vendor credits, PO matching, vendor context

Payment runs, recurring payments, amortizations

Vendor / supplier portal for self-onboarding


Basic reimbursement workflows

Mileage reimbursements

Custom policies and rules

Reimbursement request & approval workflows on mobile app

OCR receipt scanning

Delegation support for executives

Receipt inbox for receipt management

Request / Approval Workflows

Pre-approval workflow for virtual cards

Slack integration

Advanced approvals – rule-based policy engine

Physical card approval workflows


Team and individual reporting

Departmental reporting

Real-time reporting for all non-payroll spend

Open PO reporting for accrual workflows

Advanced Features

Mobile app for all relevant workflows (iOS / Android)

GL custom fields (NetSuite)

Multi-subsidiary support in one consolidated system

Advanced role-based access control

Okta and OneLogin: SSO and SCIM support

HRIS integrations (Rippling, Okta)

There’s a lot more.

Airbase deeply understands the needs of accountants and provides depth and breadth not found in competitors. This ensures that you never have to deal with change management as you grow with the #1 spend management solution.

Corporate Cards
  • Workflow to request and approve temporary change in spend limit for virtual and physical cards.
  • Manage all GL sync rules for virtual cards in one place with bulk-edit workflows.
  • Workflow for manager approval of physical card transactions before syncing to GL.
  • Detailed audit log for all changes made for all cards: spend limits changed, card owners transferred, system-driven locks on the card per compliance policies.
  • Receipt compliance — opt cards out of reminders, lock cards if receipts are not attached within configurable number of days.
  • Proactive fraud alerts and self-serve handling by employees via mobile app / web / email.
  • Subscription management: keep records of contracts / related info when a card is created, and key contact personnel with the vendor.
Bill Payments
  • View and save email thread in Airbase when invoice is forwarded.
  • Customize posting period in GL.
  • Configure amortization rules during bill creation.
  • Select NetSuite amortization schedules in Airbase.
  • Option to create a bill in the GL as soon as it’s created in Airbase or after approval.
  • Option to initiate payments as soon as all the approvals are done.
  • Allow a bill to be edited after it has been approved, and sync updates to the GL.
  • Attach files and other supporting information to each bill.
  • Exportable aging report.
  • View detailed audit trail of every bill — when it was uploaded, approved, and paid.
  • See completed and pending bill payments for vendor during bill creation to avoid duplicate payments.
  • Option to invite vendors and have them provide their payment and tax details (vendor portal).
  • Advanced approval policies allow rules that define who approves bill payments based on location, vendor, categories, departments, and more.
  • Allow vendors to upload invoices and track the status of their payments.
  • Perform 3-way matching of invoices in Airbase with purchase orders and item receipts in NetSuite.
  • Create bills in 145 currencies across all subsidiaries.
  • Make local or international payments from your subsidiary’s international bank account (NetSuite only).
  • Filter bills by vendors likely accepting virtual cards.
Expense Reimbursements
  • Advanced reimbursement policies (time, budget, and field-based policies).
  • Automated GL coding.
  • Receipt inbox to store receipts for later processing.
  • Automatic mileage calculation based on origin and destination address or current location on mobile device.
  • Specify whether an employee is paid via Airbase or through a separate process (helps with international employees).
  • Full reimbursement request creation and approval workflow support on mobile app.
  • Slack integration for employee updates and approval workflow.
  • Specific Reimbursement GL categories.
  • Billable reimbursements.
  • Multi-destination mileage reimbursements.
Request and Approval Workflows
  • Granular rule builder for request routing based on department, subsidiary, vendor, amount, GL category, GL tags, and many other dimensions.
  • Additional support for approval policies based on GL tags like class, location, cost center, customer / project, etc.
  • Unique departmental approval policies.
  • Approval groups — require everyone in the group to approve or one member. Sequential and parallel approvals within the group.
  • Separate request routing policies for recurring virtual cards, one-time virtual cards, bill payments, reimbursements, and POs.
  • Simulate employee requests to make sure your advanced approval policies are correctly defined.
  • Support for fallback approver in case no rules match.
  • Consistent approval workflow experience for requesters and approvers across all non-payroll spend (corporate cards, bill payments, POs, reimbursements).
  • Build policies with Observers to automatically notify users of relevant events associated with a spend request.
  • Customize your spend request forms to capture the spend information needed by internal teams. (IT, Security, Procurement, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office 365 & Google SSO.
  • Okta, OneLogin and SAML provider SSO support.
  • Automatic provisioning/deprovisioning with 27 HRIS systems, Okta, OneLogin, SCIM.
  • Deep API integrations with QuickBooks Online & Desktop, Intacct, NetSuite, Xero GLs that sync projects, segments, custom fields, and amortization templates (as supported by the GL).
  • Manage all spend request workflows via Slack integration.
Multi-Subsidiary, Multi-Currency Support
  • One platform to manage subsidiaries with consolidated and subsidiary-specific reporting across all non-payroll spend.
  • Support for 200+ countries.
  • Support for 145+ currencies.
  • Free international payments in local currency.
  • Competitive rates for USD wires to other countries.
Accounting Policies

Customizable accounting policies that can be assigned to users provide the following benefits:

  • Set virtual card and physical card sync rules to automatically categorize transactions to the appropriate GL account, subsidiary and tag.
  • Auto-populate GL tags (class, department, location, etc.) based on employee who is spending money.
  • Customize receipt compliance rules. Remove the requirement to upload receipts for expenses under a certain dollar value.
  • Configure which GL categories and tags are shown in drop-downs to users.
  • Set aliases for GL categories at the policy level.
  • Create unlimited accounting policies.
Mobile App

Airbase offers a rich mobile app with support for the following workflows:

  • Approvals across all spend methods — corporate cards, bills, reimbursements.
  • Create a new reimbursement request.
  • Add and upload receipt.
  • Review status of reimbursement requests.
  • Receipt inbox to capture receipts for later attachment to physical card transactions and reimbursement requests.
  • Physical card related workflows — review transactions, attach receipts and categorize transactions, submit transactions for approval, lock / unlock card.
Tax Compliance
  • Require a W-9 form before bill payment.
  • Easily collect W-9 by inviting vendor to self-onboard in vendor portal.
  • Generate report of vendors who require 1099 to be generated.
Security and Compliance
  • SOC 1 Type I & SOC 2 Type II Compliance.

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*Divvy offers a tiered reward system based on your payoff schedule as well as the category of spend. Rewards can then be claimed as travel points, gift cards, or cash back.

**Disclaimer: Divvy was acquired by on June 1, 2021. At some point it is feasible that some level of integration between the two systems will happen, but there is no clear indication of any timeframe at this time.

Information contained on this page is based on publicly available documentation as of February, 2022. Features may be referred to differently by different vendors which may cloud direct comparisons. Products and features are continually being updated and we will make an effort to update the information in this document to reflect those changes. Please contact [email protected] to suggest corrections.


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