7 Twitter Apps for Travel

by on September 10th, 2009


Track flights, give your tweets location, share travel plans, send your position coordinates, find your tweeple traveling towards the same destination and more…

  1. ArrivedOK – personal flight arrival tracker. Automatically alert others about your arrival via Twitter, blogs, by SMS or email – right in the moment you turn on your cell phone after landing. ArrivedOK tracks your phone when it registers in a local mobile network – and immediately tweets ‘Arrived OK’ message or sends it by email or SMS to the list of your recipients.
  2. Tweetmapper – Give your tweets location by using the hashtag #at followed be a location (place, street, zipcode, country) as the last thing in your tweet. Get an embeddable widget to display on your blog or website.
  3. TwtTRIP – A simple travel organizer. Add your travel plans. We find other tweeple traveling to the same destination. We find local tweetups (via @twtvite). We display your tweets during your trip. Embed widget on your blog/website. No username/password required. (By @twtapps)
  4. Sat2Twitter – Send your position coordinates to your Twitter followers using a SPOT Messenger or other supported satellite device.
  5. Bird.im – Sharing your bird sightings and birdwatching experience with the crowd via twitter. Bird species, date and location by @adaptive. (status @birdim)
  6. TrainText.com – On-demand BART train times and information by direct messaging your request to @traintext
  7. Twanslink – A Twitter travel service for people living in Northern Ireland. Tweet that a bus is late or a train is running behind to let others know. @twanslink