The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip


Do you love travelling? Ever had a trip where everything seemed to go wrong? Was there a moment on your trip where you need help translate a language, finding a place to eat or directions on where to go?

You may not know it, but there is one way to help you translate a language, find the best place to eat and how to get to your desired destination. All you need to do is download a few apps. There is no need to go old-school by carrying paper around with you. There are currently over a million different apps you can download, so sorting out the good apps from the bad isn’t easy. It is true, some apps will help improve your vacation and be handy on your trip. But, others will be a waste of your time.

Using the right apps can save you time and money. It can also make your trip less stressful. It allows you to experience life like a local and see the beautiful gems tourists won’t see. In fact, relax on your well-deserved vacation. Here are the best travel apps to help you breeze through your trip.

1. Google Translate

Don’t – carry around a dictionary with you when you don’t know the language. Do – download the google translate app!

If you’re travelling somewhere and you don’t know how to speak the language, simply type the words you need to translate, pick a language and there you have it, the word you need! Google translate also gives you options of taking a photo, to handwrite and speak a phrase and have the translate in it.  Additionally, you can download a language pack before you are not connected to the internet – so you aren’t wasting valuable mobile data when seeing the best sights! There are over 100 different languages to choose from.

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

2. XE Currency

Sometimes it is hard to keep track of the exchange rates between countries and budgets. It is difficult to know how to convert a currency into your own currency. There are many different currency conversion apps available. XE Currency is one of the best as it is quick and easy. You don’t need to be connected to the internet to convert currencies. Save time, worry and money. Keep track of your spending easily. Simply enter an amount, and the equivalent of other currencies you want will show on one screen.

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

3. Tripit

Do you end up having lots of pieces of paper to carry around because of all the flights, hotel and car rentals you booked? Do you keep your itinerary in a diary? Tripit is one of the most popular apps out there because it saves you time. It makes tracking complex itineraries a breeze. Simply if a booking was made online, forward the confirmation email and in most cases, Tripit will recognise it and update your itinerary. You then can access the itinerary without the internet!

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

4. Google Maps

Are you the kind of person to get lost easily? Do you hate carrying out a map without – the old-fashion way? If so, Google Maps will make your life and trip easier. You will have to be connected to the internet to find new locations, but you can save several maps later for offline use. Widely regarded as one of the best navigation apps, it offers you different ways to get to your destination – by car, by public transit, by foot, by cab or by bike! It will also give you a prospective ETA for you to get to your destination.

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

5. Trip Advisor

Is this hotel going to be good? Will this place be delicious? Trip Advisor will be able to tell you the answer. Home to many user reviews of accommodations, attractions and food too – it will be able to tell you people’s personal experiences of these places. It can help you decide whether you want to stay at this place or not. You won’t be able to use TripAdvisor offline, but there are free city guides you will be able to download. Don’t forget to add your reviews too!

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

6. Skyscanner

On a budget? Need to find a flight, hotel or rental car? Skyscanner has you covered. Skyscanner finds the best and most affordable options for a flight, hotel and rental car through its travel partners. You will be able to see the cheapest dates to fly. It also gives you the option to explore ‘Top Deals’ if you are not sure where to go!

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

7. Packpoint

Do you pack everything you need? Do you get to your destination and ever think ‘I should have packed this.’? Maybe you get to the end of the trip and think ‘I shouldn’t have packed this.’. Packpoint will help you make a packing list with a prospective packing list ready for you! The app looks at the weather forecast, dates and location for your trip. It will also ask you to select the activities you may participate in. It will come up with a prospective list for you – just remove anything you won’t need! Never forget that bathing suit or warm jumper again! Share the packing list with others.

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

8. Citymapper

Need the fastest route to your destination? Are you one to take public transport? Citymapper will help you to find the quickest route to your destination. Similar, but different to Google Maps. It will give you step-by-step instructions on where to find the closest bus stop and train station. You can see when the next arrivals are. A great thing about this app is that it has a chat feature – allowing you to update friends and family on where you are.

Download for free on iOS and Android.

The Best Travel Apps To Help You Breeze Through Your Trip

Fly through your trip! Make sure you download these apps to make your next trip easier and a breeze. Feel comfortable on your trip – from transport to food and spending your money! What travel apps do you like to use? Share with us in the comments below!

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