AS FAMILIES PREPARE TO HIT THE ROAD OR TAKE FLIGHT THIS SUMMER, more travelers will book using their mobile devices than ever before. Purchases of airline tickets or hotel reservations by smartphone or tablet are expected to triple from $2.6 billion in 2011 to $8.1 billion in 2013, according to a study by travel research firm PhoCusWright.
Your mobile phone can help simplify and organize your travel planning to make your trip easier and more enjoyable. There are several apps for smartphones and tablets that can be used to plan, share and commemorate your vacation.
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