ARE MOBILE APPS THE FUTURE OF ONLINE TICKETING?

The development of technology has succeeded in bringing the world to us, allowing us to do what was once regarded as the impossible, with our smartphones.

The travel industry is not left out in this innovation as people can now book flight tickets online with mobile phones, which users of Collected.Reviews have said it makes their travels easier and more convenient. Airlines and other travel agencies have mobile applications where you can access any of their services like buying tickets online, ordering taxi services, booking hotels, etc, regardless of where you are provided you have your smartphone and an internet connection.

Online ticketing has received a wide welcome from travelers all over the world because they can perform multiple transactions without having to stand in queues, they also have control over the whole ticketing process and they are accountable for their actions.

Advantages of Mobile Apps for Online ticketing

Mobile apps have helped to reduce some of the problems of traveling. Some of the changes that the introduction of these have brought about include:

1.      Efficiency:

You can book a flight, reserve a seat, hold a flight, change flight details, book taxi service, file a complaint, get your complaint resolved, book hotel reservations, and so on with a mobile app. If you were to do this without a mobile app, you will likely spend more money and energy, you might even spend more than a day.

2.      Increase in the Number of Passengers:

Before, people who did not have time to go to the airport or contact someone at the airport to book a flight were not able to travel. Nowadays, with the mobile app bringing the airport to your hand, anyone can book a flight at any time when they are free.

3.      Customer Satisfaction:

Mobile apps allow travel agencies to attend to the needs of their customers effectively. You can chat or call a customer representative and have your issue sorted in no time.

4.      Faster Boarding Time:

This is not a direct advantage of mobile apps however, when you book a flight online, you do not have to spend time in a queue at the sales counter when you get to the airport. Also, you can check-in before the flight with your mobile app. All you have to do at the airport is print your boarding pass and proceed to the departure. Also, in the bus service, you can pay bus fares with your mobile app and have your seat instead of struggling with other commuters to pay for a ticket.

5.      Environmental Friendly:

Mobile apps eliminate the use of papers which when disposed of after use can lead to pollution and are sometimes not even properly disposed of. Also, given the current situation of the world, mobile apps help you stay safe and avoid contact with people.

Other than these, there are other innovations available that confirm that mobile apps are the future of online ticketing. Innovations like the use of biometrics, quick booking, and so on. Technology will continue to evolve and there will be new upgrades that will present mobile apps as more a suitable future for online ticketing.