Package Overview

Spend Management Platform

Airbase Essentials (Free).

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Essentials (Free) Package

There is free, and then there is Airbase Essentials free. Free corporate cards, bill payments, and reimbursements, all built on the most comprehensive, easy-to-implement, and easy-to-use spend management platform. All with an incredible 2.25% cash back on pre-funded cards or 1.75% on charge cards.

Your company needs easy-to-implement and easy-to-use solutions. Airbase Essentials (Free) is just that, with free access to our consolidated platform and options to use just one product — like corporate cards — to get started. Get a clean set-up with a solution that will scale with your company so you won’t have to continually replace your tech stack as you grow. And earn market-leading cash back on every dollar spent, across every category — no strings.  


Perfect for early-stage companies. Typically up to 100 Employees.
Support employee spend, get vendors paid on time, and access timely reporting.


Best for small to mid-market companies. Typically 100 – 500 employees.
Improve efficiency, gain better visibility and control over spend, and support remote teams.


Pre-IPO and beyond. Typically 300 – 3,000 employees.
Drive efficiency and reduce waste, handle high transaction volumes, and ensure audit readiness.

Get all the benefits of a platform solution with Airbase Essentials (Free).


  • Simple to deploy and easy to use.
  • Enable finance to be more efficient, whether a department or a team of one.
  • Free up valuable time and eliminate errors with automated bill creation, OCR of invoices and receipts and bulk payment of bills.
  • Make smarter, controlled expenditures on software, tools and services.
  • Close books faster and access real-time data for better decision-making.
  • Achieve consistent, easy visibility into all non-payroll spend.
  • Improve employee experience with easy expense creation through web, email, SMS or mobile app.
  • One platform that scales to meet your needs today and in the future.
Essentials (Free) Package

Specifics of the Essentials package include:

Base Platform
Integration with GL of choice: NetSuite, Sage Intacct, QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, Xero.
Microsoft Office 365, Google, Okta Single Sign-on.
  • Flexible, customizable approval workflows.
  • 2.25% or 1.75% cash back on all purchases across all categories.
  • Native accounting integration with your GL.
  • Real-time reporting and visibility.
  • Full audit trail of actions and supporting documents.
  • Access via web, mobile app, email, and Slack.
Corporate Cards
Pre-funded cards with 2.25% cash back.
Charge cards with 1.75% cash back.
  • Software-controlled physical and virtual cards.
  • One-time, recurring, vendor-specific virtual cards.
  • Spend limits, spend owner transfer.
  • Auto-categorization.
  • Subscription management & duplicate spend alerts.
  • Receipt compliance controls, fraud detection.
  • 2.25% or 1.75% cash back on all card purchases across all categories.
Bill Payments
  • Simple and powerful bill payments and vendor coordination.
  • Domestic & international payment support.
  • Payment via ACH, check, vendor credits, virtual cards with with 2.25% or 1.75% cash back, wire transfers.
  • Smart invoice ingestion via dedicated invoice inbox & OCR.
  • Batch bill payments, payment tracking, notifications.
  • Vendor portal with payment history.
  • Fast and efficient employee expense reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement policy based on amount, category, user, departments, tags.
  • Real-time reimbursement requests.
  • Receipt compliance settings and simple receipt upload.
  • Real-time status visibility.
  • Automated rapid payments.

Looking for more functionality? Check out our other packages.
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Yatin Mody, Head of Finance at Postman