National Shop for Travel Day — January 9th

The second Tuesday of January is National Shop for Travel Day

National Shop for Travel DayAs the holiday season fades away, travelers’ minds turn to their next opportunity for a vacation. While that may seem far off, National Shop for Travel Day on the second Tuesday in January reminds all travelers to start planning now!

Today, there are more tools and resources than ever before to help travelers shop for that perfect trip. How they choose to travel, their accommodations, and where they relax and have fun has become mobile and virtual. Whether they’re planning a weekend getaway or their dream vacation, they can shop, compare, plan, and book all in just a few clicks.

Advancements made by travel technology innovators and intermediaries have not only provided all travelers with the tools to expertly guide them through the booking experience, but they get travelers there, too. They connect travelers to the people who put them in the beautiful places they want to stay. Today, more than ever before, travelers can find just the accommodation they’ve been seeking and even tour it before they go, view ratings and firsthand accounts from other travelers, and catch a glimpse of what their trip will be like long before it begins.

Traveling for pleasure – or for work – can be a tremendous expense in both dollars and time, and travelers want the reassurance that they’re making the right choices whether going home to visit old friends or visiting a city for the very first time. These apps and tools provide that confidence and actually make it fun to explore the limitless possibilities for travel.

Wherever and whenever travelers have their hearts set to go, start shopping now. National Shop for Travel Day is the perfect time to visit an online travel company and book it.

Make that dream vacation come true.

Search. Compare. Book. All in the palm of your hand.

Click here to subscribeThe Travel Technology Association founded National Shop for Travel Day to celebrate the joy of travel and the technology innovators who have transformed the way travelers all shop, compare, plan, and book vacations.

  • Make a list of places you would like to go and check the dates. Start shopping on your favorite sites or contact your travel agent. Use #ShopForTravelDay to share on social media.
  • It’s a perfect time! Follow Travel Tech @traveltech on twitter today.
  • Visit your favorite online travel site to see what great deals are to be found.
  • Use #ShopForTravelDay to join the conversation on social media and follow @TravelTech on Twitter for the latest news and updates.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Shop for Travel Day to be observed annually beginning in 2018.

Founded in 1998, Travel Tech represents the leading innovators in travel technology, including giant internationational reservation systems, online travel agencies, metasearch companies, and short-term rental platforms.

These technology innovators have directly and indirectly created the Web systems and the marketplace that travelers, suppliers, and intermediaries benefit from today. Travel Tech members have transformed the way we travel, providing suppliers and consumers with invaluable access to options while purchasing and managing their travel.

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