How Dropbox can help you stay calm, cool, and collected while traveling

Dropbox tips for traveling

Traveling, while fun and exciting, can be complicated; you’ve likely found yourself wondering things like, “Where’s my boarding pass? Does the hotel have Wi-Fi? Will my friends show up on time for the shuttle?” Because traveling goes more smoothly when you can quickly solve little mysteries like these, here are some of the ways our users rely on Dropbox to make travel easier.

Start by saving yourself from mad scrambles to find important documents. Instead of relying on printouts, store digital copies in Dropbox and mark them as favorites on your phone or tablet. We’re talking about your boarding pass, contact info for your travel buddies, hotel details, maps, itineraries, etc. Once you mark these as favorites, they’ll be at your fingertips in the Dropbox mobile app, and available even when you don’t have an Internet connection. That way, you can easily find your hotel’s address or the name of the restaurant to give your cab driver, no data signal required.

Another way you can keep your trip calm and organized is with Dropbox shared folders. If you’re traveling with a group, have everyone put their flight info in the folder so it’s easy to find out who is going to be where, when. This is also a great place for an itinerary, so everyone arrives on time for group meals and activities. Pretty much anything you could possibly need to share with others while traveling can go in here: emergency contacts, immunization records, and even maps.

And when your travels are over and you find yourself digging through dozens of photos, you can use Dropbox to organize and share your memories. You can even set our mobile app to back up your photos to Dropbox as you’re taking them throughout your trip.

We hope these ideas help you keep track of everything you need — from your boarding pass to your friends — on your next journey. Happy travels!