Frequently Asked Questions
How do I sign up?
Currently, sign up is only available by linking your Amazon Account through the Alexa Skill Trip Tracker
What's the mileage deductions for 2020
$0.575 / mi - Business
$0.17 / mi - Medical
$0.17 / mi - Moving
$0.14 / mi - Charity
Can I manually add trips?
Yes! In case you forgot to use Alexa to track your miles, you may Add it on the website. We don't recommend it
because it sucks to add it manually. yuck!
According to Alexa's policy, currently, only the Alexa Mobile App, Echo Auto, and Fire HD Tablets have the precise location services feature,
which is needed to read the coordinates to calculate the mileage between two geolocation. Please check your device to make sure GPS is enabled.
Permission to Location Services is needed in order to calculate the trip's mileage between two coordinates.
We do not share this data and you can delete it at anytime at TripTracker.me
Start Tracking Mileage
"Ask Trip Tracker to Start Business Trip"
This command Start a Trip, which can be Business (Work), Personal, Medical (Doctor), Moving, or Charity (Volunteer)
"Ask Trip Tracker to Start Business Trip for Meeting"
Optionally, this command add the notes "Meeting" to this Business Trip for your record keeping purposes
Stop a Trip
"Ask Trip Tracker to Stop Trip"
Once you've arrived, this command Ends and Completes a trip by using Mapbox Directions to calculate the Distance
and Travel Time between the Start and End coordinates
"Ask Trip Tracker to Start Doctor Trip"
Alternatively, if you know you have more trips to log, just simply start another trip and Trip Tracker will End
the most current trip + Start a new trip
"Ask Trip Tracker to Round Trip"
"Ask Trip Tracker to create Round Trip"
This command is a shortcut if you already know it's a round trip back to the starting point. Trip Tracker will
Complete the current trip + Add a Return trip
"Ask Trip Tracker for my July Summary"
"Ask Trip Tracker show my Summary for Today"
"Ask Trip Tracker what's my Summary for May?"
Get the Total Mileage and Time driven for Today or for the Month Name. Remember, we only store the last 12 months of data so the Month will only be valid for that period.
How do I Download Report?
"Ask Trip Tracker to send my report for March"
With your Email permission, we can send monthly reports to your Amazon email in PDF & CSV format for download as you wish. In the future, you can Login at TripTracker.me/trips to Download Monthly Report as PDF & CSV
to store for your record
How Long is Data Stored?
Currently, Trip Tracker only stores data for the last 12 months (1 year). Please be sure to visit
TripTracker.me/trips to download all reports PDF before the deadline.
Once it's deleted, we cannot recover it.
Again, we do not share your data ever for any reason. At anytime, visit TripTracker.me/trips
to delete one trip or the whole month. This is your private data and you should be free to remove it anytime.