Wish you could send a postcard from the beach without having to get up from your deckchair? Well now you can with the new postcard service from travelocity.co.uk.
Travelers with mobile camera phones can take a picture of themselves and send it to friends and family in a simple ‘easy to follow’ process. Just take a picture, add your message and send a MMS to e-mail protected from spam bots . You will receive a SMS text message prompting you to reply to it with the postal address. Once you have responded the postcard is on its way.
Travelocity chose to work with InAMobile , a leading mobile imaging and applications company for the postcard product. “We are delighted that Travelocity have chosen to offer this service to their customers. Everyone sends postcards when they are on holiday and our solution helps to make them a lot more special. Camera phones are much more mainstream now and travelers can make the best use of them” said Jonathan Smith, CEO InAMobile.
The postcards, which will cost £1.50 incl vat, can be sent from any MMS enabled location, dependent on the network operator. Cards sent before 3pm UK time will be printed and posted via first class mail on the same day.
A spokesperson from Travelocity said “Our customers are always on the look out for the things that will make their trip stand out from the crowd, they want unique experiences that say something about them. This new site facility allows them to take this one step further, what could be more original than creating your own bespoke postcards.”
Travelocity’s industry-leading technology and straight-talking, honest information help travelers take more rewarding and affordable trips. Travelocity negotiates thousands of low-priced deals with the world’s most reputable travel providers and offers specially negotiated rates for city breaks and holidays. The company powers international travel Web sites in eight languages and has been recognized for its global leadership in online travel. Travelocity.co.uk (http://www.travelocity.co.uk) is a brand of Travelocity Europe, a Travelocity subsidiary. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation (NYSE: TSG), a world leader in travel commerce. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at www.sabre-holdings.com
InAMobile is a leading provider of MMS imaging and print solutions. It’s advanced MMS Postcard solution has been deployed by leading Mobile Network Operators such as Vodafone and O2. InAMobile has developed a network of print partners spanning the globe meaning customers can expect perfect results, every time.