5 New Travel Startups Saying Hello to 2017 With Some Momentum

January 4, 2017

Another year of travel startup trials and tribulations is about to come to a close. Here’s a look at a few companies that survived that are heading into the new year with some momentum.”

— Dan Peltier

Most of us are ready to kiss 2016 goodbye while praying the door hits it on the way out. But we’d be remiss if we didn’t take a second to check out a few travel startups we noticed during the past year that are heading into the new year with fighting chances.

Freebird helps travelers book a new flight if another flight is cancelled or delayed. It provides travelers with instant notifications in the event of a flight disruption and offers the ability to rebook in fewer than 30 seconds with only three taps on their mobile devices.

SkiftTake: Tools like Freebird help travelers rebook flights without waiting in long lines or waiting to hear from airlines, alleviating some of the stress that comes from flight delays and cancellations. Besides, some airlines customer service departments are horrendous.

Read full article about Freebird and other travel startups set to do big things in 2017 at Skift