Top Apps for Travelling

6 September 2016
Top Travel Apps
  • TripAdvisor
    A guide to hotels, restaurants and attractions worldwide. It allows you to browse millions of reviews, images and videos featuring various hotels worldwide.
  • PackPoint
    This is a travel packing app that helps its users by providing a checklist for travel essentials that they need to pack, depending on the nature of their trip. The users create a trip profile, with their destination, length of stay and purpose of their travel. The app then creates a packing and luggage checklist.
  • XE Currency
    This is the go to site for currency conversions. For a traveller it is more useful for converting every world currency. This app can also be used when offline by saving the last updated rates, which is great if you are in a place with limited Wi-Fi.
  • App in the air
    This app will keep you updated about flight status- even if you don’t have internet coverage, and helps you manage your time at the airport. It breaks down each flight into four stages; check in, boarding, take-off and landing time.
  • Time out
    The TimeOut app is a great app of ideas of things to do in cities around the world. This includes bars, restaurants, attractions and events.
  • BringFido
    If your travelling with your fur baby then you will definitely appreciate this app. It gives you the ability to search for pet- friendly establishments. You can look up pet-friendly hotels, dog parks, restaurants, trails plus lots more.
  • City Mapper
    This app includes real-time departures and bus fees as well as disruption alerts, as well as Uber and cycle paths. It is available in around 30 cities worldwide. 
  • Duolingo
    This is a free language learning app. The app is a fun way to get the basics. The app is like a computer game which guides you through levels that you need to complete before advancing and gaining experience points along the way.
  • Tripit
    Tripit pulls together all travel information from your confirmation emails for hotels, flights, rental cars and even event bookings and converts it into a single itinerary.
  • Splittr
    This is a simple app to share costs between friends.
    You can enter expenses as you go, including who paid what. All currencies are supported and you can mix currencies without having to do the conversion yourself.
  • Google translate
    This useful app quickly translates day to day words. You can also hold your camera up to text such as a sign or menu and google will translate it for you instantly.
  • LiveTrekker
    This app creates a digital journey of your travels so you can look back on your trips on an interactive map. The app marks on a map the tracks as you go, marking a red line on the exact route you take. You can add pictures, audio, video and text creating a multimedia travel diary you can share.
  • Tipulator
    Many countries require a tip ontop of your bill. This tip calculator will help you split bills and calculate the tip you should leave.
  • Wi-Fi Finder
    With data costing an arm and a leg knowing where to find a wi-fi hotspot is essential to keep friends and family up to date. This app lets you follow directions to your nearest source of wireless internet.
  • Viber
    This app lets you send free text messages to family and friends using just a wifi network.
  • Foodspotting
    You can find the dishes you crave the most in any restaurant. Just enter in the food you are craving it will show you photos and where to find it.
  • Mint
    Keep an eye on your travel budget, easily organise your finances and track your experiences during your entire trip. 
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