Actors work very hard to avoid getting typecast.

You know, the situations where an actor is so good at playing one role that he or she has a hard time being viewed as anything else by the public.

TripCase was the first and is still the only major itinerary management application to provide critical flight alerts right to users’ phones for free. With other applications, users have to upgrade to a paid version of the product to get these same flight alerts. Nobody likes surprises, so being alerted to flight delays and cancellations or gate changes for free has become a big hit with TripCase users.

But, TripCase provides so many more very unique benefits to travelers beyond the free flight alerts. TripCase was designed specifically to inform and empower travelers prior to and while on a trip…to be the digital “homebase” for travelers. The powerful TripCase tools can help travelers both while preparing for and in the process of travel, advising them to opportunities and alerting them of potential pitfalls.

Below are a few of the reasons why TripCase is still the smartest travel platform and application, organizing, informing and empowering travelers worldwide.

Trip Messaging: We built TripCase on an intelligent messaging platform so that we can keep travelers informed while traveling. Once users import their itinerary information, TripCase begins connecting the dots between flights, hotels, ground transportation and other items and constantly monitors the itinerary and other events to alert users to potential travel opportunities or trouble that might lie ahead.

Rich Travel Tools: Unlike other apps, TripCase provides users with rich tools that are there to help while on the trip. Although we will go into detail on tools in another post, these tools include a currency/measures converter, access to alternate flight options in a single click, flight seat maps that show your current seat and available seats (plus undesirable seats for your aircraft), one-click weather forecasts for all locations in your itinerary, plus, much much more.

Easy Imports: Just like the other itinerary apps, users can easily email their itinerary confirmations to us at TripCase and we will parse them into their TripCase accounts or they can manually enter or modify any trip information themselves either online or in the smartphone app. What makes TripCase unique is that we also maintain relationships that include thousands of travel booking partners. Trips booked through one of our partners can be instantly and easily imported directly into TripCase just by entering the six-letter reservation code.

Share with friends and family: TripCase will automatically inform those you designate of your trip status. A friend is picking you up at the airport? Select that person to automatically also receive your flight updates so he or she knows exactly when and where your flight is coming in. Want to make sure your parents have the most recent copy of your itinerary? Mark them to receive your itinerary and all updates.