7 Twitter Apps for Travel

by on September 10th, 2009

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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

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