Road warriors: Reduce travel headaches with these five apps


TripIt is my go-to app for travel on a few fronts. The core functionality of the app is that it consolidates and organizes travel information. Forward the email confirmations from your airline, hotel, rental car provider, or even corporate travel agent, and TripIt creates an itinerary for the trip, complete with weather, directions, and confirmation numbers.

You can also add viewers to your trips. In my case, my wife is automatically a viewer for all my trips, so she can quickly see where I'll be, which hotel I'm staying in, and where I'm going.

By Patrick Gray

Patrick Gray works for a leading global professional services firm, where he helps companies rapidly invent and launch new businesses. He is the author of Breakthrough IT: Supercharging Organizational Value through Technology as well as the companio...