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Top 5 Travel Apps

Top 5 Travel Apps

We are traveling more than ever and our app use is keeping pace with that trend. There is an app for practically everything and travel-related apps can make every aspect of your journey as simple as possible – exactly what the traveler needs when exploring a new place and navigating strange structures (airports).Here is our list of 5 apps you should never leave home without.

  1. Google Maps – There are few people who use apps and have not used this amazing one. Able to track roads, highways and even tracks, and then calculate the best route to take after considering road conditions and delays like accidents, Google Maps is a must-have for anyone exploring a new city or with a tendency to get lost in their own. Turn-by-turn voice instructions make driving easier, too.
    • Price: Free
    • OS: Android, iOS, web
  2. City Guide and Offline Maps –¬†Created by Stay.com, this app’s best feature is its capability of downloading and saving area maps so you don’t have to choose between getting back to the hotel before dark and a dead phone battery. On its offline maps, the app also lets you create a daily timeline and itinerary to explore the city with meal breaks at the best places to eat.
    • Price: Free
    • OS: Android, iOS
  3. Converter Plus – There are currency converters and there are general unit converters. Converter Plus combines them to create a handy app that will have you handling your money, distances and volumes with ease.From temperature (Celsius to Fahrenheit) to mass (kilograms to pounds) to length (kilometers to miles), you choose which feature you use most often and create your own interface for the best app experience.
    • Price: Free
    • OS: iOS
  4. Field Trip – If your are the type who prefers to wander about a city and discover it without the help of a rigid itinerary and guide book, this Google creation is the ideal app for you.Built around matching your likes and interests, Field Trip uses your location to seek out places and events in the vicinity that you might enjoy. A message pops up on your phone to alert you about food, accommodation and even where to find your favorite music!
    • Price: Free
    • OS: Android, iOS
  5. GateGuru – Airports can be intimidating places and any app that can help you navigate them better is a welcome addition. GateGuru does not only tell you where your gate is, it also lays out all the facilities available (or not!) at the world’s airports.From finding a yoga room to de-stress to finding that vegetarian meal because the airline messed up your order, this app shows you the what and the where with a simple navigation interface divided into categories of amenities.
    • Price: Free
    • OS: Android, iOS, Windows Phone

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