What is an itinerary, you ask? How do I go about creating one? Planning your next adventure has never been easier thanks to TripIt. Take all the guesswork out of organizing confirmation numbers, maps, directions and addresses by auto-generating your itinerary with our app. Now that you’ve booked your travel, here’s how to create and use your TripIt master itinerary.
Forward Your Confirmation Emails to Plans@tripit.com
Once you’ve signed up for TripIt, simply forward your flights, hotels, car rentals, restaurant reservations and any other travel plans to firstname.lastname@example.org. TripIt supports confirmation emails from travel booking sites, airlines, hotels, rental car companies, railways, airport shuttles, travel agencies, cruise lines, and event and activity sites like OpenTable, Evite, Fandango, and StubHub. See all of the participating vendors here.
Add to and Edit Your Master Itinerary
After your mastery itinerary is auto-generated by TripIt, you can make manual changes or additions to it whenever you want. TripIt gives you the ability to write notes, add photos and include important links to any entry in your itinerary. In fact, your itinerary is accessible on all of your devices, whether it’s your smartphone, tablet, computer or wearable. Simply download the free mobile app to keep your itinerary with you anytime, anywhere (even offline).
Depending on your trip and means of travel, you may consider adding extra information to your itinerary including weather forecasts, excerpts from travel blogs, photos of important landmarks/buildings, local taxi contacts and local maps.
Share Your Itinerary With Travel Companions
Whether you want to share a flight status or your entire master itinerary, TripIt makes it easy to share as you like with whomever you choose. You can share your travel plans via text or email with the click of a button. By connecting your social accounts, you can keep your Facebook, LinkedIn, Chatter or Yammer contacts notified of upcoming travel destinations and dates.
Sync Your Itinerary to Your Preferred Calendar
Your travel itinerary and calendar can work hand in hand with a simple sync. TripIt supports many different mobile and online calendars including Apple iCal, Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, Sunrise Calendar and more. More informationt on this feature is available here.
Complete Your Traveler Profile
After finishing your travel itinerary, you might consider completing your Traveler Profile within TripIt. Traveler Profile keeps all of your travel documents and personal details at your fingertips. You can enter essential information from your travel documents (like your passport, ID, driver’s license or Global Entry Card) into TripIt where it’s then encrypted and only accessible by entering your 4-digit PIN. In addition, you can add the contact information of any person you may need to get a hold of while traveling, from your babysitter to your doctor.
For more support on creating and editing your TripIt travel itinerary, visit the TripIt Help Center here.