SMS alerts for TripIt Pro

Modified on Thu, 08 Feb 2024 at 08:14 AM

TripIt SMS travel alerts are supported in over 240 countries/regions. 

How to activate on our Android and iOs apps:

  1. Open the TripIt app.
  2. Tap the Account tab > Settings.
  3. Tap Push Notifications and/or SMS Notifications.

How to activate SMS notifications on our website:

From our new web experience:

  1. Sign into your account.
  2. Click the profile icon (top right).
  3. Click Settings > Alerts and notifications.
  4. Click 'Set up SMS for alerts and notifications'.
  5. Enter your country and phone number.

From our legacy site:

  1. Sign into your account.
  2. Click your user name (top right).
  3. Click Settings > Alerts and Notifications.
  4. Click 'Add an SMS number'.
  5. Enter your country and phone number. 

In a few of the supported countries/regions, some carriers do not receive direct SMS alerts. The current list of some of the carriers not supported includes:

  • Brazil: Amazonia Cellular, Claro, CTBC Cellular, Nextel Brazil, Sercomtel, Telemig
  • China: China Netcom, China Telecom, ChinaSat
  • India: Reliance Telecom Ltd, Tata Teleservices
  • Indonesia: Aces, Mobile 8, Telkom Flexi, Telkomsel, Esia
  • Israel: Mirs (iDEN)
  • Japan: NTT DoCoMo
  • Korea: SK Telecom
  • Macau: Hutchison Macao
  • Russia and Kazakhstan: ReCom, Tele2 Irkutsk
  • Switzerland: Tele2 Switzerland

PUSH notifications:

Push notifications are also available for TripIt Pro subscription holders on both iOS and Android. Please see our help page titled Push notifications for iOS and Android.

Email Alerts:

Many mobile carriers create a specific email address for each phone number beginning with the mobile phone number. For example, Roger's mobile carrier in Canada uses You'll receive most alerts, but some may be delayed by an hour or more depending on your mobile carrier.

  1. Contact your mobile carrier to get your specific email address.
  2. Go to the travel alerts section of your account settings page.
  3. Click Add a mobile phone.
  4. Select Other when setting where your mobile carrier is based
  5. Enter your phone's SMS email address.


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