Plnnr is a tool that people can use to create free, customized travel itineraries that will save them time and money on their upcoming trips. The magic of Plnnr is that it picks up where amateur trip planners leave off. A typical tourist can put together an itinerary of all the places he wants to see in Rome, for example, but Plnnr ups the ante by taking into account travel times, the hours of operation at popular tourist attractions, and user preferences, as well.
Get started creating an itinerary with Plnnr by checking out the site and clicking on the name of the city you’re visiting. Plnnr itineraries are currently available for people traveling to 20 international cities, including Barcelona, Milan, and Budapest, to name a few. Enter your arrival date, tell Plnnr how many days your trip will last, and then choose whether you want an itinerary built around kids, the outdoors, cultural sites, or the “best of” in each city. You’ll also want to select an intensity level based upon how much touring you want to do each day and a luxury level, which will help Plnnr determine which hotels to recommend based on your needs. In an instant, you’ll see a vacation itinerary that lists a schedule for each day – including travel times to and from each attraction – along with a marked-up city map to help plan your routes. Plnnr even goes to the effort of setting up a timetable for each day’s activities, although you can adjust that schedule and elect to start your day earlier or later if you wish.
To take Plnnr even further, you can click on the “Hotels” tab. There, you’ll see a list of suggested hotels near the attractions you’ll be visiting. Click on the name of any hotel to see the average price and candid photos. If you like what you see, just click on the “Yes” button to go ahead and reserve a room. Although you don’t need an account to use Plnnr, you will need to sign up for one to share your itinerary publically with friends and fellow travelers online.
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