Date and time

Recommended Date and Time formatting and interaction design for travel based applications.

Date Format

The preferred date display order for travel is: Ddd DD Mmm YYYY (three letter Day Name, two digit day number, three letter Month abbreviation, four digit Year).

Date Format Options

Day of Week and Date: Ddd DD Mmm
Example: Tue 14 Apr

Date with Year: DD Mmm YYYY
Example: 14 Apr 2016

Day Abbreviations:
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Month Abbreviations:
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Travel Calendar Mockup

Travel Calendar Wireframe

Time Format

The preferred time display for travel is: 12 hour (H)H:MMpm (exclude the initial zero if it is a single digit hour).

Time Format Options

Hour Minute am/pm: (H)H:MMpm
Example: 10:57am or 3:57pm or 7pm or 7am

Time Duration Style

(H)Hh MMm (exclude the initial zero if it is a single digit hour).

Hour Minute: (H)Hh MMm
Example: 1h 28m or 12h 03m