The most beautiful trip is the one you are currently planning.

Planning Motion is a new web-based travel planning application that allows travelers to plan and manage all their trips in one place.

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This application enables the user to easily create itineraries, view them on an interactive calendar and Google Maps©, and transfer their travel plans to any mobile phones their trip planning to mapping applications such as Maps.Me, Google Maps and Organic Maps.

Planning Motion is a new web-based travel planning application that allows travelers to plan and manage all their travel information in one place, whether they're preparing for a trip or are on the road.

It's a flexible application that doesn't impose any planning method.

The PLANNING MOTION travel planning app offers a multitude of tools that allow its users to organize the trip they want to take, exactly as they want to take it.

  • This application is available in English and French
  • It allows users to easily create itineraries and then see them in a interactive calendar and on a Google Maps© 
  • Access your travel plans on your mobile phone with applications such as Google My Maps, Maps.Me, Organic Maps and even Garmin GPS and take advantage of all the features offered by these mapping applications, including geolocation, during your trip.
  • Planning Motion allows, among other things, to get the following : :
    • all its expense estimates converted into the currency of its choice,
    • warnings to highlight possible conflicts in the planning,
    • Planning status, so you always know where you stand in your trip planning.
    • Create KML files that are compatible with Google My Maps (Google Maps), Maps.Me (offline use), Organic Maps (offline use) and BaseCamp, Garmin's interface for Garmin GPS devices.
    • Get a PDF file of your trip: 'travel notebook.'"
  • In addition to features specific to travel planning, such as :
    • date change tool,
    • Sharing and exchange of trips between users
    • the wallet for tracking foreign currency purchases,
    • Tracking cash expenses by currency,
    • the travel kit and create checklist,
    • The notepad for jotting down information for unplanned or potential trip
    • personalized list of websites commonly used for planning,
    • Rome2Rio© integration
  • Planning Motion is neither a booking platform nor a search site.On the contrary, it is a platform to gather in an orderly way all the information that comes from different sources and that is essential to the organization of a trip.
  • For Planning Motion users the planning of a trip becomes simple and efficient, regardless of the type of journey they are preparing for. (Road trip, around-the-world tour, family vacation, train journey, cycling trip, etc.)
  • For each trip, they can, at their discretion, either choose to planifier sommairement to roughly outline the main points of their itinerary or meticulously organize every step in detail.

 

The application does not impose a specific way of planning , and the user will have all the tools to plan the way he wants.

  • No matter if he is preparing a road trip, a backpacking trip, a cruise or any other type of trip, the user will have access to all his travel information and planning tools in a single application.
  • With Planning Motion,the user will no longer need to copy and paste between the tools he uses to organize his trips such as an Excel or Word file, a calendar, a map. No more laborious changes!
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With the travel app PLANNING MOTION, the user  will only need to enter their travel information once, all in one place.

  • He can then view his planning in an inter-active calendar and create the itinerary on a Google Maps map.
  • See your budget in an expenses page with currency conversi
  • Get a PDF travel diary of his trip. He can also record and store all the information and discoveries collected here and there in the NOTEBOOK for easy retrieval at a later date.
  • Obtain a KML file to transfer your trip planning to a mobile device, so you can benefit from all the advantages offered by these applications, such as geolocation.

 

With Planning Motion, trip planning is not a chore, it becomes a hobby!

  • Our company motto is "The best journey is the one you're planning."
  • Planning Motion is a web based application that is accessible from a computer's web browser.. There is no installation or update to do.
  • To access the application, users must first create an account.
  • Each user has their own dedicated space and will have an exclusive access to it by logging in to Planning Motion's secure login page using their email address and the password they created when creating their account.
  • Although the application was designed for optimal use on a computer,it can also be accessed on the web browser of a tablet.
  • However, while still possible, the experience of using it on a cell phone is not very good.
  • It is required to have an internet connection to access the Planning Motion travel planner.
  • However, Planning Motion makes it easy to send your trip planning to a cell phone. With a click, you can create a KML file of your trip that is compatible with applications such Google My Maps, Maps.Me, Organic Maps et les GPS Garmin.
  • By uploading all your trip planning prepared in Planning Motion to these applications on your phone, you will be able to take advantage of all the features offered by these mapping applications, including geolocation, during your trip.
  • Additionally, you can access your planning without an internet connection, simply by creating a PDF file of your trip or, using the Maps.Me and Organic Maps applications
  • The user will have the choice between 2 subscription plans: Excursion or Escape.
  • The Excursion plan is free.  (offer valid for a limited time) It gives access to almost** all the features of the application, but limits the number of trips, stops, accommodations or activities that can be added to the itinerary. It's a good way to try out the application for free, or to prepare a short travel itinerary.
  • The Escape Plan unlocks the limits of the excursion plan. With an annual subscription of $75 at a locked-in price** + taxes, users will be able to create as many trips as they want. 
  • To see the list of features and compare the 2 subscriptions  plans: https://www.plan.planningmotion.com/en/compare-subscription-plans/
  • If Evasion users choose not to renew their annual subscription, they can revert to the free subscription. They will still have access to all the information added during their paid subscription, but they will no longer be able to edit or add to it. When ever they decide to re-subscribe to the Escape Plan.They will regain the ability to add and modify their information, which will obviously still be there in the Planning Motion account.

With the exception of the KML file for transferring a trip to Google Maps, Maps.me, Organic Maps mobile applications and compatible Garmin GPS units, as well as uploading JPG or PDF files to the planner.

** The price will remain the same as long as the subscription is renewed annually without any interruptions.

  • The Planning Motion web application was created by 2 Quebecers with a passion for travel.
  • Nathalie Bergeron and Olivier Ratheau decided in March 2017 to develop the app they had long dreamed of for planning their trips.
  • After the development and testing phases, Nathalie and Olivier had chosen to make the application available to all on March 8, 2020.
  • The unpredictable pandemic obviously had an impact on the launch of Planning Motion. Nathalie and Olivier chose to simply continue, as they intend to do in the future anyway, to improve the application and add new features.
  • Since the beginning of 2021, a growing community of Planning Motion users is being built. A community of travelers who were also looking for such a tool to plan their trips.

Planning Motion is a partner of the FQCC since 2024

Website

All the information about the features of the application and the differences between the two subscriptions.

Tutorials

Tutorials are available on Planning Motion's YouTube channel to make it easier to master.

The page

Travel Planner and Manager Facebook page Planning Motion. (in French)

The group

The Facebook group Dream.Plan.Explore to exchange with travelers who like to plan and share their trips. (in French)

Support

Planning Motion support center where you will find the user guide, help articles and tips and tricks to prepare a trip with the application.

Where to go on a trip

Free digital book. The 6 questions to ask yourself when choosing your next destination. (In French)

Online Conference

A free practical conference, which explains in a simple way an approach to organize your trip from A to Z.

[With English subtitle]

nathalie bergeron (speaks English)

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