How much does it cost to build a travel planning app?

Standard price for a travel planning app: $37,500

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What is a travel planning app?

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Travel planning apps are similar to other trip or hotel booking apps like reservation apps, travel booking apps, and vacation rental apps. Some popular travel planning applications include Hotwire, Expedia, TripAdvisor, and HomeAway.

Here are some recent travel planning app examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A travel recommendation style app. Users use a series of Q&A to determine likes & dislikes.

What is the typical cost to build a travel planning app?

A travel planning app usually costs $37,500 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $25,000 or as high as $50,000. A travel planning app with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent travel planning app price quotes from Crowdbotics:

  • $22,500

Here are some considerations that may impact the cost of a app:

How long does it take to build a travel planning app?

A travel planning app usually takes 300 hours to build. However, a travel planning app can be built in as few as 267 hours, or in as many as 333 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, the most recent travel planning apps built with Crowdbotics received the following hourly estimates:

  • 300

How to successfully grow your travel planning application

A travel planning app can grow by attracting new users who have not used a similar travel planning app before. In order to grow, a travel planning app must increase its user satisfaction and retention through its in-app experience.

Risks and challenges of building a travel planning application

A travel planning app faces risks related to the use of third party services for booking flights, hotels, and rental cars. You will want to analyze your use of third party services and determine whether you are at risk for incidents of fraud or data breaches. It is important to conduct regular security audits to identify vulnerabilities in third-party service providers.

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