Travel and Tech for Road Trips

  • zBoost Tops Travel and Tech List for Road Trips

    July 15, 2014 - Leave a Comment

    Staying Connected is Top Priority on Vacation

    With calling and texting remaining the primary reasons smartphones are used on vacation, zBoost (www.zboost.com), a leading provider of consumer cell phone signal booster kits, provides the zBoost Mobile1 to boost more miles of cell phone coverage. The zBoost Mobile1 is an in-vehicle cell phone signal booster, that creates a single user cell zone for more miles of uninterrupted voice and text.*

    “Along with the bathing suits and camping gear, technology is now an integral part of vacation packing and with the majority of summer travel done by car, a reliable cell signal is crucial for staying connected,” said Karen Reynolds, President of zBoost. “The zBoost Mobile1 cell phone signal booster keeps consumers connected to family and friends while driving to their summer destination, by significantly reducing their dropped or missed voice calls and increasing their ability to send and receive text messages.”

    The Travel and Tech Trends infographic showcases consumers’ reliance on their smartphones - even while on vacation. Key highlights include:

    • Almost half of U.S. travelers cite #FOMO - Fear of Missing Out as their reason to stay connected**
    • 85 percent of U.S. travelers report using a smartphone while on vacation**
    • 82 percent of U.S. workers stay connected with the office while on vacation***

    The zBoost Mobile1 comes kit complete with a power supply, antenna and cabling, and a bi-directional amplifier unit housed in a sturdy, lightweight cradle.  The zBoost Mobile1 retails for $89 MSRP. Benefits of the zBoost Mobile1 include:

    • “Hands-free” operation to boost signal for voice and text for all phones
    • Boosts in-vehicle signal for a single user
    • Reduces dropped calls and dead zones
    • Extends cell phone battery life

    * Please don’t text while driving.

    **Trip advisor TripBarometer 11/13

    ***PGI Workcation Survey 8/13

     

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