NEW YORK and DENVER (November 25, 2014) – With the holiday travel season upon us, consumers are bracing for some of the year’s busiest travel days. TripTogether, a social travel website designed to connect solo travelers worldwide and UrgentRx®, developer of fast-acting, flavored powder medications, have partnered to uncover consumers’ biggest travel headaches and pain points. While it’s always exciting to plan the next travel adventure, the high traffic that accompanies the holidays can create added stressors. Fifty-three percent of consumers say Christmas is the most stressful time of year to travel, with Thanksgiving coming in a close second. UrgentRx and TripTogether reveal travelers’ biggest complaints and offer solutions to make holiday travel this season a breeze.
In a survey of travelers worldwide*, TripTogether and UrgentRx found:
- More than 50 percent agreed that long lines at airport security and flight delays cause the biggest travel headaches. (51 percent)
- Forty-eight percent felt that travel by airplane was the most stressful, with bus coming in second.
- Forty-eight percent notoriously forget to pack over-the-counter medication for their trips.
- Thirty-four percent are most paranoid about forgetting their passport/ID when traveling.
- Almost 63 percent would prefer three inches of additional leg room over two free in-flight beverages.
- Nearly 60 percent felt a passenger picking a fight over the seat reclining would be the most annoying flight disrupter. (58 percent)
To help tackle travel headaches, on-the-go travelers can reach for a packet of UrgentRx Headache Relief to Go™ to provide Right Now Relief™ and plan the ultimate holiday getaway by connecting with travel enthusiasts from around the world through TripTogether.com.
The TripTogether community is made up of international travel enthusiasts who are a resource for tips, destination recommendations and even a travel companion to share in the adventure together. As an industry pioneer, TripTogether.com empowers consumers to seek authentic connections in a 24/7 world with like-minded individuals on their own terms. As travel is more exciting when shared, features such as messaging and trip planning allow members to realize their travel aspirations and pursue more exciting and enjoyable travel experiences together.
UrgentRx’s line of flavored powder medications in credit card-size packs are designed to be taken without water and perfect to slip into a purse, backpack, or carryon bag. The Fast Powders work to alleviate pain and discomfort brought on by allergy attacks, headaches, aches and pains, heartburn and upset stomach. UrgentRx Fast Powders™ are available for $1.39 (MSRP) per packet and are distributed nationally in over 19,000 retailers including Duane Reade, CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens. UrgentRx Fast Powders are available in Allergy Attack Relief to Go™, Headache Relief to Go™, Heartburn Relief to Go™, Upset Stomach Relief to Go™, Ache & Pain Relief to Go™ and Critical Care Aspirin to Go™.
For more information about on-the-go travel relief and social travel go to www.urgentrx.com and www.triptogether.com respectively. For UrgentRx media inquiries contact email@example.com and for TripTogether media inquiries contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
TripTogether.com is a social travel website and mobile app designed to connect more than 300,000 travel enthusiasts worldwide. TripTogether removes international communication barriers with its easy-to-use online platform providing travelers access to more than 11,000 cities in more than 200 countries. Using the messaging and Trip Planning features, members can connect through their shared interest in travel, ask advice, swap travel tips and chat about different destinations and cultures. TripTogether.com uses the combined knowledge of a team of Internet experts (all avid travelers) with over 15 years of experience to make international trips a more rewarding experience.
UrgentRx® is a line of fast-acting, portable OTC medications providing Right Now Relief™ for today’s busy, on-the-go consumer. UrgentRx Fast Powders™, come in an innovative, fast-acting flavored powder format available in convenient, single-dose, pocket-friendly packets for easier portability and accessibility. The flavored powders can be taken without water, providing immediate relief whenever and wherever needed. Initially developed for heart attack victims, UrgentRx currently produces medications for everyday ailments such as allergy attacks, headaches, aches and pains, heartburn, and upset stomach. Based in Denver, Colorado, UrgentRx was founded by serial entrepreneur Jordan Eisenberg.
For more information, please visit www.urgentRx.com
*Survey methodology: 172 respondents, male/female, were polled worldwide. Survey conducted November 2014 by UrgentRx and TripTogether.
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