Calendar feed setup and sync

Modified on Wed, 06 Sep 2023 at 08:34 AM

The TripIt calendar feed is used to display your TripIt itinerary items in your calendar application.

Our calendar feed syncs with your TripIt itinerary to display the trip in your calendar application.

  • The refresh rate of the feed varies dependent on your calendar type (15 minutes to 24 hours).
  • The feed is read only (not editable).
  • Lotus Notes and Outlook 2013 (and later) are not supported by the TripIt calendar feed.

Setting your feed on iOS and Android

  1. Open the TripIt app.
  2. Tap Account > Settings > Calendar Sync
  3. Tap Add TripIt to your calendar.

Setting your feed on TripIt website

We've redesigned our web experience. You may still have the option to access your account from our legacy site so we've included instructions for both.

From our new web experience:

  1. Click the Profile icon (top right).
  2. Select 'Settings'.
  3. Click 'Calendar Feed' (left navigation bar).
  4. From here you can copy and reset your calendar feed URL.

From our legacy site:

  1.  On the Home tab, click Get iCal feed and copy the iCal feed URL.


To place in Apple's Calendar application:

  1. Choose File > New Calendar Subscription.

  2. Enter the calendar’s web address, then click Subscribe.

  3. Enter a name for the calendar in the Name field, then click the adjacent pop-up menu and choose a color.

  4. Click the Location pop-up menu, then choose an account for the subscription.
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  5. To get the calendar’s event attachments or alerts, deselect the appropriate Remove checkboxes.

  6. Click the Auto-refresh pop-up menu, then choose how often to update the calendar.

  7. To prevent alerts from appearing for this calendar, select Ignore alerts.

  8. Click OK.

To place your feed in Google Calendar:

  1. Open your calendar in a web browser.
  2. On the right of Other Calendars, click Add + > From URL.
  3. Paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided. Do not select the checkbox unless you want to make your calendar public.
  4. Click Add Calendar.

To place your feed in Microsoft Outlook 2010:

  1. Select Open Calendar, then From Internet...
  2. Paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided.
  3. Click OK.

To place your feed in Microsoft Outlook for Mac:

Outlook for Mac does not allow you to subscribe to a calendar feed directly, but if you're using an Exchange server, you can add your calendar in your organization's webmail interface. (Usually you'll access webmail at an address like To replace a feed, you'll need to unsubscribe to your old calendar and subscribe to the new feed.

  1. Click the Calendar menu.
  2. Select Add Calendar...
  3. In the Add Calendar window, select Subscribe from web, and paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided.
  4. Click OK.

To place your feed in Microsoft 365 (Outlook 2013/2016/2019): [!Unsupported!]

You'll need to unsubscribe to your old calendar and subscribe to the new feed.

  1. Click Add calendar.
  2. Click Subscribe from web.
  3. Enter your TripIt calendar URL and click Import.

Refreshing Your Feed

If your calendar still doesn't sync properly, you may need to refresh your feed.  Note that some calendar applications will refresh on their own (Google Calendar, for example, can take up to a day before you see changes), so you may want to wait. But if the problem doesn't clear up, try these steps:

  1. On your mobile app, delete and then resubscribe to your calendar using the instructions above.
  2. From our new web experience, click the 'Reset Calendar Feed URL' on the Calendar Feed page.
  3. From our legacy site, go to the Publishing Your TripIt data page and click the Refresh button  in the upper-right corner of the page (in the Calendar Feed section).
  4. Copy the new feed URL.
  5. Add that URL to your email application using the instructions above.
  6. Wait about 15 minutes for your data to sync.

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