How to use airplane boarding passes in Passbook for iPhone

This post shows you how to add airplane boarding passes to the Passbook app and use them from your iPhone, letting you skip long airport check in lines! Recently, I took a flight from Portland to Dallas for work. I don’t fly very often so I was excited to try out my airline’s iPhone app and connect it with Apple’s Passbook. I was pretty impressed by the experience and it ended up saving me a lot of time in the airport. In this post, I’ll show you how to do this for yourself on your next trip! Step 1: Download Continue Reading →

What is Passbook, how to set it up and use it on iPhone, iPod Touch

How to use Passbook App on iPhone and iPod Touch

In iOS 6, Apple introduced the Passbook App for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Passbook is compatible with iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPod Touch. So, what is Passbook? Passbook is the digital, location and time aware manager for all your boarding passes, loyalty cards, retail coupons, movie tickets, and more.  And, the list of compatible apps is growing all the time. For example, airlines like American Airlines and United have integrated their boarding passes with Passbook (See this article for more helpful travel apps: 5 Essential Travel Apps). If you have added an airline boarding pass Continue Reading →

5 Essential Travel Apps for iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

Your iOS device is the perfect travel companion. There are hundreds of apps that help make traveling easier. There are apps that help you book your trip, track your trip and sightsee on your trip. Here are 5 recommended apps that are some of the best apps for the traveling iOS user: 1. Kayak Pro This is the app that links you to the website and so much more. You can do everything from booking a hotel to tracking your itinerary. Kayak compares prices on hotels to make sure that you get the best deal possible. You can also Continue Reading →