I've searched for the discussion about tabs and accordion and the differences between them.
I'm currently designing a layout for an application displaying the itinerary for a holiday/vacation. I'm considering using tabs for each day. Each tab would contain details like city, hotel, and all the activities for the day that are scheduled.
After reading a few views here, the general issue with tabs is that the user often has to go back and forth to locate related information.
Accordion could also work, however, it means that scrolling would be involved to view all the other (collapsed) accordion content if the earlier pane is longer.
The key question is to find out views from people here if tabs or accordion are a better option for displaying a day-by-day itinerary (involving hotel stay details, activities for each day) - or if there are any other elegant options for displaying such data.
Sample data: Each day goes in its own tab - ofcourse there could be more clickable items that expand inside the tab (accordion!) for more details?
Mon 27 May 13 DAY 1 ROME Arrival in Rome and check in hotel Marco Polo.
Tue 28 May 13 DAY 2 ROME Day tour to Naples-Capri-Anacapri
Wed 29 May 13 DAY 3 ROME Skip the Line: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel