One of the best things about apps is that they can make life easier and make things go by quicker. The fact that these are extremely convenient and mostly inexpensive doesn’t hurt either. Apps built for travelers and tourist is yet another upside to the technological advancement that let to androids and iPhones. If you’re someone who has a passion for traveling around the world, you should take advantage of what these top apps have to offer.
- Expedia (for Android and iOS)
This app is simply a one stop shop for travelers everywhere. No matter where you intend to go you can find flight and lodging information, booking and car rentals along with attractive discounts and offers on the app. You can also use the apps to read through users’ reviews of the kind of services you’ll be paying for. Expedia really provides everything you might need as a globe trotter.
- TripAdvisor (for Android and iOS)
TripAdvisor allows you to look at an expansive list of hotels, restaurants, bars and tourist attractions any place has to offer. And not just that, users who have been to one of these can rate the destinations and leave detailed reviews on their experiences. Before you leave for a tour, you can easily open up TripAdvisor and makes use of its services to make your mind up about important traveling decisions.
TripAdvisor also has an offline app that lets you have access to a lot of this information even when you’re not connected to the internet.
- TripIt (for Android and iOS)
If you’re someone who loses track of things easily, TripIt is just the app for you. It acts a travel planner. It goes through all the travel related confirmation emails on your phone, and it collects relevant data and gathers them into one easily accessable travel plan. All the important days and dates and hotel reservations are piled up in one place that’s easy for you to read. It also programs the important info to your device so you can have a handy alarm system on your tour.
- Google Flights (for Android)
You can use Google Flights to search and compare flights in one place. Google Flights is especially handy if you’re on a budget and wish to save money because the app is completely free. You can compare one-way or round trip flights to find out the better deal before you have to share any information about your bank account.
- Gas Buddy (for Android and iOS)
This is another app that’s useful for people who are traveling on a budget. If you’re using a car to get from one place to another in your destination, Gas Buddy will be a great help to you. You can find out the cheapest gas stations where you are and get the directions to it.
- Google Translate (for Android and iOS)
Traveling to a foreign country can get stressful if you don’t understand the language of the land. However, Google Translate can help you with that by translating nearly any language for you wherever you go and helping you communicate with the locals.