Tripit Travel Planning Tutorial for your Next Family Vacation

TripIt takes the stress and mess out of booking airfare. It consolidates all your documentation in one easy-to-access format, viewable from your computer or mobile device. It’ll even get you weather maps of where you want to go. Here’s how to use TripIt. Step 1: Setup Your TripIt Account When you get to, just fill out the sign up box to create your account. sign up for account

Enter your personal information.

enter personal info

Add your address book. (Optional.)

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And finally get started by adding your first trip.

add first trip

Step 2: Forward Your Plans to TripIt

Once your account is setup, the easiest way to input a trip is to just forward your confirmation emails to TripIt. It’ll then automatically feed the data into their system and create an easy to read and share format.

To do this, find your confirmation email and hit forward.

click forward

Send it to

forward email

Once TripIt receives the email, all you need to do is find the trip in the “Trips” tab and you’ll have all your flight details.

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You can even view a local map or see the weather on the same page.

Step 3: Using the Mobile Version

There are two ways to use TripIt on a mobile device. The first is to download an app, the second is to use the mobile site. Let’s take a look at both.

To download the app, just do a search in either the Apple or Android app store.

download the app

Download and open the app. Sign in to your account.

sign in to your account

Your available trips will be displayed. Click on the trip you want to view.

select your trip

All the details for your trip will then be displayed.

Using the mobile website version is a very similar process. Direct your mobile phone’s browser to

You’ll see a login page. Type in your email and password.

mobile sign in

Select the specific trip.

select trip

It’s that simple! You’ve now learned to use both the web version and the mobile versions of TripIt. TripIt allows you to consolidate all your travel plans in one easy-to-access place. It gives you additional tools like maps and weather reports and just makes traveling simpler. Best of all, it’s free.

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