Trip introduced the freemium business model over 5 years ago. It was our approach to remaining both viable and independent. The fact that we’re still here (and doing well) is some validation of our approach.

Subscriptions are available for individuals at $55 per year while institutions can subscribe, with costs dependent on both their size and organisational ‘type’ (click here for current prices).

But what do you get for the subscription? Below is an overview of the differences and as we develop new features these will mostly favour Pro subscribers: