Mobile essential for travel planning


70% of Australian travellers now use their mobile phone to plan their travel, according to new research by the world’s leading hotel price comparison website, HotelsCombined.

When deciding on going overseas, 60% will use a mobile device at home, 8% at work/school/uni, 7% on the work commute and 3% at cafes. When using the mobile device, 36% use it for research, 26% for planning and 25% for booking.

“Travel apps are faster and more intuitive than ever, and comparison sites can provide access to great savings” said HotelsCombined global PR and content manager, Kristen McKenzie.

The report is the latest of many which highlight the importance of a mobile device to travellers, reinforcing the need for structure charging facilities. Check out our  for individual hotel rooms.

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