Technology has come a long way. Even in the world of travel, there are apps out there that have made exploring places easier and more accessible than before. If you check a techie travelers phone, it is definite that they have apps installed there that help in reducing the stresses that come with trip planning.
Wondering where you can book the cheapest flights? There’s an app for that.
Anxious how to properly explore a foreign city? There’s an app for that.
Thinking what things to bring for the trip? There’s an app for that.
However, with thousands of apps out there, the difficult part is deciding which ones to download to make good use of your phone’s storage space. So, we’ve looked at some of the top-rated apps for travel and here are some of the most common travelers use. It’s great to know that most of these apps are free. If you want premium service, just upgrade for a small fee.
Packing can be a hassle when traveling and most travelers do it last minute. Of course, you don’t want to pack something that just takes up space and not use during your travel. Moreover, you don’t want to forget something that you should have packed.
PackPoint lets you enter your destination and travel dates then it will create a weather-specific packing guide. For specifics, the app will ask you what you plan to do there and create suggestions based on your answer. Therefore, you can avoid forgetting important things that you can use on your upcoming adventure.
4. WiFi Map
Staying connected is one of the most important ways that make traveling a foreign country easier. Moreover, it helps keep you safe. However, finding a good WiFi connection is a struggle when you’re exploring the world. Also, the high price of roaming charges makes turning on the roaming capability of your phone the last option. Although you can always buy a local sim, some countries make it challenging to do so and your best option is to find a good WiFi connection. This app helps you find that. However, keep in mind that public WiFi connection is often not secured so be careful what you access using this connection.
Walc empowers you to explore and discover all the cities on foot, making the world a more walkable place.
Download for: iOS
SoloTraveller is a social travel app which instantly connects the travelers near you. A perfect social platform to discover nearby backpacking places & travel buddies in real time.
Whether to meet locals, sightseeing or professional meetings or even to just share a taxi, the opportunities are endless. Not only is SoloTraveller great for backpackers and solo travel, but also a complete travelers community which is a useful aid for motivating people who normally wouldn’t feel comfortable traveling alone.
This social travel app is also a great platform for single female travelers to connect with other female travel companions nearby, plan meetups and have a safe & pleasant travel experience.
Organize all of your trip details and travel plans into one streamlined itinerary. TripCase lets you manage flight itineraries, hotel bookings, and rental car reservations in one app. Get airport terminal and gate information in one glance on your phone, and receive notifications on your phone, tablet or smartwatch if there is a change to your flight. Great for business travelers and frequent fliers.
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