Mobile apps are amazing gifts that make our life easier and better.
Before and while traveling, mobile applications become even more essential since travelers needs are bigger and their time is more precieuse.
So either you have an iPhone, Blackberry or another smartphone has Android or Windows phone as an operating system, enjoy your trip and let the technology take care of the rest!
Those great apps will make your travel an easy and agreeable journey:
It’s so hard to remember all what you need when packing for a trip. There will be always something missing. Fortunately, we have Packing Pro, by which you can easily create packing lists and checking items once packed. And if you don’t know what to pack, no problem! The app includes many examples of packing lists or templates made for different trips types: Business, vacation…
Available only for Iphone and Ipad, Price: 2.99 $
There is nothing more disappointing than arriving to the airport and waiting for hours to discover that your flight have been cancelled or waiting too long for someone to arrive while its flight has been delayed. Luckily, Flightview allows you to track flights and offers a real-time and detailed information on departures, delays and cancellations. In addition, it offers gate, terminal and baggage claim information.
Including more than 180 worldwide currencies, XE currency app calculates and makes rate conversions.
No more worries and tiring calculations when doing shopping or having dinner in a foreign country. Live foreign exchange rates are updated frequently and if you are interested you can get free e-mail updates with the news of currencies. The app even works in offline mode, using the last known exchange rate.
One of the best mobile mapping platforms, Google maps offers a fast and easy navigation, including all countries and places around the world. It has a variety of localisations and services available in many cities. You can simply put your destination and the app shows you the easiest paths to get there by different means of transport or by feet and how long that would take. It includes a voice guide and a live traffic accident information. With Google maps, you will never get lost.
Every country is known with its specific cuisine, but how to know the best restaurants around your location and if your favorite dish is served in that restaurant or not? Well, that’s possible with Foodspotting!
Previous visitors of restaurants can put their pictures, reviews and recommendations to help travelers in finding their best choise. You can search for a restaurant by rank, category or near location and you can even search for a specific dish to discover what are the best restaurants that serve it.
AroundMe is a wonderful app that allows you to find the nearest places and service stations around you. It allows you to find not only the nearest tourist attractions, restaurants and hotels but also the parkings, ATM, hospitals and any other service.
You can do your search by category and find out how far is your destination and how to get there.
jiWire, a free app that allow you to easily search and find Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 150,000 locations around the world. In addition, You can do filters and limit your search to free hotspots. Once you select your found hotspot, the app will display its map location, phone number, address and info about the wireless network.
So if you don’t have your internet package, you will no more be isolated or unconnected.
Foursquare is a very useful application for travelers and locals. It allows you to do search for restaurants, cafes, shops and other advertising places according to your tastes and preferences. The smart application will use your president researches, your friends reviews and comments and your tastes to show you the nearest and best places to visit.
Google translate is an essential travel tool, especially when you visit a country where people don’t speak any popular language. Covering more than 50 languages, the app allows you to translate text words and long sentences. With the voice interaction option, you can receive translation by speaking into the phone and listen to translations. Moreover, you can save your needed words or sentences for offline use.