5 Best Apps Every Traveler Should Download
How do you decide where and when to travel?
Where do you research destinations? How do you find good deals on flights and accommodations? How do you find your way around your destination once you arrive?
The best travel apps have got all your answers.
Travel apps for both iPhone and Android can make your whole travel experience smoother and less stressful but which apps should you download?
Here are the best apps for the disorganized traveller who hates planning trips.
Hopper predicts prices and helps you book your flights and hotels at the right time, saving you up to 40%. Hopper is awesome at telling you when to pull the trigger on airfare, so you don’t regret missing out on that deal from a couple days prior because you were too busy second-guessing yourself and being distracted by the lint in your navel.
2. XE Currency
With over 280 million users per year, XE Currency is one of the world’s trusted currency authority. Not only does this convert the currency of whichever far-flung destination you happen to be visiting into the currency with which you are familiar, it tracks live market rates so you can always be sure you’re getting the best and most up to date exchange.
3. Google Trips
Google Trips was a trip planner mobile app developed by Google for the Android and iOS operating systems. The mobile app launched on September 19, 2016 for Android and iOS and was shut down on August 5th, 2019. However, the same trip planning functionality continues to be available at http://google.com/travel.
We cannot list the best travel apps without mentioning Airbnb. Airbnb started by connecting travellers with people who have rooms, apartments, homes, and other accommodations to rent. The site now offers much more for travellers, including tours, classes, workshops, and restaurant reservations.
AllTrails is a mobile app and website that helps travellers with a list of trails for hiking and walking around the world with pictures, maps, and directions to trailheads. You can download trail maps offline if you sign up for the Pro version of the service for $29.99 per year.