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Announcing BlackBerry Travel for BlackBerry 10 smartphones

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Product Overview

The extremely popular BlackBerry® Travel™ app is now available for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. It’s available as a free download on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront. BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10 makes it easier for customers to easily plan, book, manage, and share their travel arrangements with friends, colleagues and on social and professional networks, while on the go. 

BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10 includes all of the great features that make travel simple for BlackBerry® customers including: Automatic Trip Scanning, Travel Notification in BlackBerry® Hub, Hotel and Car Rental Booking, Itinerary Management, Social Sharing, Search Flights, and Time-Saving Tools.

 

Summary of Updates/Background:

  • BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones will be available on BlackBerry® World and will initially support two languages (English (US), French).  Additional languages will be supported soon.
  • Please note BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10 will only be available in the following countries at launch: U.S., Canada and the U.K.  Additional country support will be available soon.
  • Please note that it can take up to 24 hours to appear on BlackBerry® World.
  • Existing Features – BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10 includes all of the great features that make travel simple for BlackBerry® customers (found in version 2.5.18.99 for BlackBerry® OS 5.0 or higher) including: Automatic Trip Scanning, Travel Notification in BlackBerry® Hub, Hotel and Car Rental Booking, Itinerary Management, Social Sharing, Search Flights, and Time-Saving Tools.

New Features

The new BlackBerry® Travel App for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones includes:

  • Trip Status Sharing – It’s now even easier to post your trip updates on BBM™, Facebook® and LinkedIn®. With Trip Status Sharing, you can keep your friends and colleagues up-to-date on your travel adventures immediately as they unfold.  
  • Flight Status Sharing – BlackBerry® Travel has always kept you up-to-date with real-time flight statuses and with BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10, you can share this information with your colleagues, friends and social networks.  If your flight is delayed, cancelled or changed terminals, you can easily and quickly inform others and make sure they know when and where to pick you up from the airport.
  • Price Alerts, Change Offers and Upgrades – The new Price Alert service with BlackBerry® Travel for BlackBerry® 10 helps ensure you’re always getting the best hotel deal.  It will put your mind at ease and automatically notify you if there’s a better price for the hotel room you booked, a comparable hotel for a cheaper price, or if there’s a much better hotel for slightly more.  In many cases, you can cancel your original booking without penalty and re-book the better deal through BlackBerry® Travel. 
  • BlackBerry ID – With BlackBerry® ID, you’ll never have to login to BlackBerry® Travel again.  You’ll have instant access to all of its features as soon as you launch the app.  Even on your first time using BlackBerry® Travel, BlackBerry® ID will automatically fill in the registration form for you. 

 

 

Helpful Links:

 

Download it now on BlackBerry® World:  http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/22503878  

 

Top Knowledge Base Articles

KB33885 – Migrating BlackBerry Travel trips to BlackBerry 10

KB33886 – Allowing BlackBerry Travel for BlackBerry 10 to scan email accounts for trip itineraries

 

Additional Support

For additional support resources including product documentation, how-to demos, tips & tricks, YouTube® videos, and much more, please visit the BlackBerry Travel for BlackBerry 10 support page online at http://ca.blackberry.com/support/apps/blackberry-travel/for-blackberry-10.html.

 


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