Saga launches new travel app to over 50s

Saga Travel has launched a brand new holiday app.

Customers can use the app to see details of exactly what’s included in their holiday or cruise, stay one step ahead of the weather throughout their trip, get all the insights of the holiday destination, plus enhance their holiday or cruise by booking excursions and much, much more.

Saga Travel asked more than 9,000 over 50s what they wanted most from holiday company app when creating it.

They said having access to their flight information (89 per cent) was incredibly important, then ship information if on a cruise (83 per cent), and a full summary of their holiday (82 per cent) are the most essential features of such an app.

The new MySaga Holiday App includes the features:

  • A full summary of holiday or cruise.
  • Holiday weather forecast.
  • Passenger details.
  • Excursions.
  • Flight information, including baggage details.
  • Ship information when on an Ocean or River cruise.
  • A holiday countdown, which can be shared on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Paying a holiday balance.

Andrew Strong, chief executive of Saga Travel businesses said “Three-quarters of the over 50s have a smartphone or tablet these days and over one in eight of those are using a holiday company’s app, so we know how important it is for the savvy traveller to have up to the minute, easy access to their holiday or cruise details while they’re away.

“Our customers are now able to enhance their holiday whilst away by making changes and booking exciting excursions.”