Planning a trip? Wondering which city to visit this time? Struggling with buying flight/bus tickets, booking room, listing the tourist places, calculating your budget? Planning everything is a troublesome task, isn’t it? The task of organizing everything lower down the excitement of visiting a new place, right?
Though there is a wide range of mobile apps that has cut down the efforts, the next issue is which app to choose among billions of options available. Being a frequent traveler and a part of an app development firm, I have tried a myriad of trip planning apps. Though there’s no single perfect trip app, here is a list of applications that every traveler should give a try:
10 Apps Every Traveler Should Have
This travel organizer application let you organize your travel plans at a single place. All you need to do is to forward your hotel, car rental, flight, restaurant confirmation emails to the app support. TripIt will collect the information and build a master plan for every trip. And the best part is that the whole information will be available offline as well as via App in the Air and PackPoint, which means ease of information accessibility.
Waze is the right app for you if you don’t enjoy being stuck in traffic (who actually enjoys it?). It is a community-based traffic and navigation application that enables users to view and share real-time traffic information, the location of the cheapest station, report nearby police radar and accidents, etc. By sharing this information socially, the app allows users to inform others about the hassles they might come across and help them prepare for it. This way, it empowers app users to save time and money while moving ahead to their destination.
For traveling to a different country, don’t forget to add Google Translate app to your must-have things. The application enables users to trace and translate every particular phrase – by typing the text, using voice or placing the camera at the language sign/text. This way, it acts as the right tool against a language barrier, and enable travelers to have an effortless time
Traveling become more enjoyable when your favorite song is being played, isn’t it so? The Spotify music app is the best application to experience the world of music – listen to music as per your choice or according to mood. This app provides all kind of songs. All you need to do is to tap on the app and get ready to sing along.
From staying in different types of houses like locals to attending local events, the app is best to try all. Airbnb empowers customers to get house and furniture on rent from 4 million options available from 190+ cities around the world, as well as inform them about the nearby events where they can enjoy their time, based on their budget.
Meeting trip extended? Wish to know what are the best places to visit around? Foursquare is there for you. This local search and discovery app helps you to “check in” and make new friends. The app lets you select the already curated destination places list as well as create a new one via recommendations from friends. Not only this, the application helps to decide hotels, restaurants and other places using the photos and reviews shared by people across the globe along with the detailed information like the limited opening hours and acceptance of credit card.
Just like Foursquare, TimeOut is also a perfect event guide app. Using this mobile application, you can easily explore what’s around, find places as per your choice and save them to a customizable home screen.
Designed by the app development firm for both Android and iOS platform, this application is perfect for last minute hotel bookings. The application allows users to see great deals on hotels around, interact with hotel management, book a room and calculate the spending throughout with three easy taps and a swipe. On the top of these facilities, the app also services with late check-out and room upgrade option.
Whether going for a weekend trip or an extended vacation, this application will make your living easier. The app is known for providing the ultimate support in learning, speaking, writing and reading 23+ languages from entry to experienced level. With this app, you can easily polish your vocabulary and grammar skills and feel like home while sitting in the other corner of the world.
XE Currency is a must-have application for every person traveling across the globe. The app provides features like access to live currency exchange rates, check historical charts, calculate price after converting using the accurate conversion tables offered by the app.
Do you find the list useful? Wish to add more apps to the list?