Skyscanner has launched its new beta travel planner, Road Trips.
In partnership with Inspirock, the personalised itinerary platform combines Skyscanner’s booking services with the latter’s personalisation engine for sightseeing and activities.
Travellers can plan the perfect road trip, including optimal routes, hotels and accommodations and car hire options, and an itinerary of fun and enjoyment.
With searches for domestic travel now making up 43 per cent of global searches on Skyscanner, the travel marketplace identified an opportunity to expand on its popular flight booking services and meet growing traveller demands for trip inspiration and travel options within their own countries.
Skyscanner wanted to deliver an end-to-end road trip planner with tailored recommendations for everything from where to stay to what to see, do, enjoy, and experience.
The company turned to Inspirock to leverage its powerful algorithms and unparalleled reach in over 80,000 destinations worldwide, which enable personalised itineraries for travellers based on their unique interests, desired destination and trip duration, time of year, and other key factors.
Paul Cumins, head of car hire at Skyscanner, said: “As travel starts to return,…