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Announcing Travel Stats

Community Highlights Travellerspoint Announcing Travel Stats

A few weeks ago Peter put together a cool new feature and we're excited to formally introduced it now...

Travel Stats is a neat way to visualise all your mapped trips on Travellerspoint. The tool extracts your trip data and presents it in a one-page infographic.

For example, here are Peter's stats:

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If you enter the mode of transport and date while mapping a trip, more detail will be shown:

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To insert the stats on your Travellerspoint blog or externally-hosted site, simply click the 'Embed this!' link in the top right-hand corner:

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And now for the fun part - collective stats from the TP community!

  • 70,949 users have created trips with a total of 234,892 trips mapped so far
  • The total kilometers to date is: 1,594,754,638 (over a billion) - this incidentally is 4,392 one-way trips to the moon
  • The average stops per trip is 6.07
  • The most popular modes of transport in order are (numbers are total number of stops):

- 108976 Airplane
- 57515 Car
- 54802 Bus
- 39124 Train
- 16884 Boat
- 2299 Foot
- 1698 Bicycle
- 1737 Motorbike
- 229 Animal

To get started, simply make sure you've mapped a trip on Travellerspoint before and head to your custom stats link. E.g. http://www.travellerspoint.com/stats/username/

You can then choose to share them with your friends and family via the social buttons.

Happy travels!

By katekendall

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011