Written on July 21, 2009 at 2:34 pm, by Will Aldrich
Now that Southwest has moved to a more traditional Points based Frequesnt Flyer scheme, how about TripIt adding them to TripIt Points?
I need help. I just started a new job as EA to an executive. I will manage his TripIt account under his name. I'm trying to add accounts and continue to get exclamation marks after waiting for a long period on "we are updating your account activity" I assume the account number asked is the Mileage / Program Number and the PIN number is a PW? I cannot update old accounts or add new accounts. I'm I correct to say, if the carrier is not a partner with TripIt, I need to manually add the account and information in? I'm confused, help please!!! Thank you!!!
Hi Michael, Our apologies for any confusion caused by our email. As you noticed, our free iPhone app doesn't yet support point tracker, but we have plans to add it to TripIt for iPhone very soon. Thanks for your patience, and your feedback. -Angie
Bait and switch? I just signed up for TripIt Pro based on an email I received yesterday. In the email, I see an iPhone, the words "Point Tracker", and the price. I signed up to fork over the price, but don't see any new Point Tracker information on my iPhone. Would it be too much to ask that an email directed at iPhone users would add extra features to an iPhone? I figured that the app would have some added features for the four items listed in the email, and was especially excited to be able to get my reward plans and reward plan member numbers consolidated onto my iPhone. No dice. This feels like a bait and switch. Of course, it's great to have the Point Tracker in a browser, but to list it on an ad targeted to iPhone users feels disingenuous. I currently carry a print out of an excel spreadsheet with my plan names and plan numbers. It sure would be nice to have that list available to me when I check into a hotel. Automating it would be great, but as a software developer, I realize that could be tough. I'd settle for having the number handy as I checked in for a flight or a hotel. That semi-automated "cheat sheet" is a great hel.
I am also wondering when TripIt might be more international with its programs to be supported by Point Tracker. Until then, will wait and see.
A list of the programs supported by Point Tracker is available here - http://www.tripit.com/pointtracker
Will Point Tracker automatically be sure to see that I receive travel points when TripIt Pro receives my flight and hotel e-mail confirmations or must the person who arranges my travel use my account numbers when making the reservations?
Where can I find out which programs are currently supported by Point Tracker? I am assuming Miles&More is? What about Air Berlin?
any idea when point tracker might include Air New Zealand Airpoints, Qantas Frequent Flyer, and VirginBlue Velocity Rewards, amongst others, for international travel?
If my partner manages all my loyalty accounts for me (she get's all the emails and manages my passwords already), do i need to buy 2 tripit pro subscriptions or just one? (i get that i might want the pro subscription for myself, but i'm pretty sure i'm getting her one just for this feature)