How-to: Add Highlights & Itinerary Items

Highlights & Itinerary is where you will display all of the enticing activities that your travelers will experience. Highlights allow you to give an overview your most important details, while Itinerary is much more specific.

What are highlights?

HIGHLIGHTS always appear with large images. Think of your highlights as key reasons people will want to join your trip, the top experiences you are going to take them on!

These are displayed with the photo as the focus, with the text less emphasized, to really catch your travelers' eyes and get them excited about the trip you have created. 

If you prefer, you can choose to feature your HIGHLIGHTS in the ITINERARY section too, by checking the box "also show on itinerary" when you edit or create a HIGHLIGHT item. 

What should I add to the highlights?

Under HIGHLIGHTS, you should emphasize things like:

  • The best of the best! Your most exciting activities. What will sell people to book your trip?
  • Your cause or mission (or perhaps more information on your organization/company)
  • A partnership
  • Bio(s) for your Tour Guide(s)

What are itinerary items?

In the ITINERARY, you can create day-by-day summaries or detail hour-by-hour activities.

These appear with a small image and mostly text, shown together. Think of these as more text-focused and use your ITINERARY to make sure all of the details are provided.

You can feature these in the HIGHLIGHT section too, by checking the box "also show on highlights" when you edit or create an ITINERARY item. 

What should I add to the itinerary?

Lay out all of the details of the trip, for your travelers (including dates & times, if you have them). 

This may include:

  • Meals
  • Flights and other transportation (i.e. shuttles or ferries)
  • Rest periods
  • Specific activities (i.e. hike, meeting, yoga class, etc.)

How do I create or make changes to the highlights or itinerary?

  1. From your menu, click on the MANAGE HIGHLIGHTS & ITINERARY tab.

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2. Click "Add item"

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3. As your scroll, you can customize:

  • Name
  • Item Type - This is where you can choose highlight, itinerary, or both!
  • Date & Time - If your trip has dates set, then you can pick a date & time for your item; if not, you can select "Full day event" (without a specific time). 
  • Images - Don’t forget to update the image on each item. As mentioned above, images are shown differently, depending on the type of item. Play around and see what works best for you. If you would like more support on inserting those images, watch this help video on formatting & adding images and links
  • Optional Item - This is where you can make this Highlight or Itinerary item optional (and communicate a cost -- if there is one -- and when it can be paid). See here, for more on adding optional add-on items.
  • Item Description
  • Cost - For optional add-on activities, upgrades, etc.
  • Location - Decide whether or not you would like this item to appear on your TRIP PAGE MAP 
This is only available for our PRO and Enterprise plans
  • Visibility - You can choose who sees the HIGHLIGHT or ITINERARY item. 

This is particularly useful if you're creating an activity, as a shoulder event for a specific person or family, within a larger group trip.

4. Don't forget to click PUBLISH!

5. Finally, be sure to click on "Preview: As Registered" at the top of your trip page, to ensure that your HIGHLIGHTS and ITINERARY look exactly as you want them to, for your travelers. 

    Are you more of a visual learner? Here is an example of how highlights vs. itinerary look, on a YouLi trip page.

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    You can see in the example above that there are OPTIONAL ITEMS in both the HIGHLIGHTS and the ITINERARY. You can turn this feature on and off. 


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