Best Apps for a Memorable Vacation

Best Apps for travelling

Travelling, it is the most adventurous thing we can do in our lives. Exploring different places and having fun is an amazing experience to each one of us. We plan for our trip and decide to leave for the destination, we have planned to visit. Most of us have a smart phone and use it all the time; it has millions of apps which are informative and has entertainment as well.To ensure that we have a wonderful holiday, we need to make all the arrangements systematically. Here, we have a list of a few of the best apps to use when we are travelling. They provide all the details we need for our travel and make us feel at our best. With the information about, the famous places to visit, best restaurants in the neighborhood, delay in a flight arrival/departure and much more. Go ahead, look at the features of the most popular and highly recommended apps by the travelers.
A solution for our travel and stay
We decide to go on a vacation, now we need to fetch the information for our travel. It will be helpful if one stop can provide us all the information we need, before we head for our happy trip.
Kayak
This app has seen a tremendous growth and everyone is happy with its service. They excel in providing the best deals for us for flights, hotel rooms, car rentals and packages for the vacation. The updated version of the app allows us to search bundle packages for the flights & taverns as they are more affordable. We can make reservations for our vacation on Kayak itself. There are a few added features available which are itineraries, flight tracking and currency conversion.
Is the flight delayed? Here is an app to find the best lounges
There are people who want to wheel away time between flights and the extended hiatus. To relax and have some fun until the flight arrives, we have lounges in the airport. There is an app to find the best lounges for us to hang out.
LoungeBuddy
It will provide us a list of lounges available for us to relax and spend some quality time. The app allows the users to view, book and access the lounges in no time. A list of free lounges and paid lounges are available on the app. It has the information on around 500 airports around the world. It is consistent and authentic with all the required information about a lounge in an airstrip. We can even sort the results according to accessibility, credentials and amenities.
To understand the signboard of a foreign language
There are a few countries where is it hard to find English translations on the signboards. Sometimes we feel like that we are lost in a no man’s land, but we need not worry anymore. There is an app; which can translate the signboards for us and guide us in a foreign country.
Google Translate
It will help us with translating words, phrases and short sentences from one language to another. We just need to type or speak the text and it will translate it for us. It does not end with that, we can just hold up the camera to a signboard and Google will translate it for us. There are around 81 languages available for us to choose from, we need to give an input language and the output language. It helps us to navigate to different places and understand the languages as well. We need to have this app, no matter to which country we are travelling.
A travel guide
To keep things organized and a well planned travel will make the vacation memorable. We may like to have a list, where everything about our trip is jotted down. In simple words an itinerary for the tour with all the information in it, there is an app even for that.

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TripIt

It fetches all the information from our confirmation emails for our flights, hotels, cab service, events and everything related to our trip. All we need to do is just forward all our confirmation emails to the app. It will organize all the details together as a single plan for our travel. We can even share it with our friends, if we are planning for a trip with them.

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Confused with the Packing

  • Flight tickets, check.
  • Rooms to stay, check.
  • Packing, Huh?

We all face this issue, when we are done with everything, but the packing is not yet done. There is always confusion on what to take and what not to for our trip. But, we have an application which provides the information for our packing as well.

PackPoint

PackPoint builds the packing list according to the requirements. We need to mention what all we will be doing on our vacation. If, it is a business trip or a holiday, it will show us the list what we need to pack for it. How much we need to pack? And what we need to pack? All the details will be available for us, we need to take a look and pack accordingly.

A close watch with the expenses

A well known fact is that, the value of currency is different from country to country. We need to know about our expenses, the prices we are paying for the services. It has to be cost effective, so keeping a track of our expenses during our tour will be helpful in the future.

Expensify

We can manually track our expenses on this app; log the receipts by capturing them. Import the purchase details, which are paid using a credit card and should be validated by the IRS. The smart scan allows us to directly feed the details of our expenses. We have an option to enter the details of the travel mileage along with time & rate based expenses. It generates the report for us in a click and there is an automatic reimbursement which will deliver the money back into the user’s bank account.

Low on budget, but want to have a great stay 

It is a fact that, the hotel prices are increasing due to inflation. At times we need to compromise with our accommodation. But, we do have an option to opt for which it is cost effective, minimal and affordable at the same time.

Airbnb

It is one of the best apps, which recently, most of the travelers are using. A 200, 000 listings are available around 200 cities for us to choose. They are homes, apartments, tree houses, beach houses and castles. It will give us the feel that we are living in the local. It can be described as “A home far away from home”, in simple words. It is cost effective, the night stay would cost around $50 to $80 as compared to that of a hotel room.

The above mentioned are the best mobile apps available on the play or app store to be used, if travelling. There are a million of travel applications for us to use, but these are the finest of all. Finally, when we decide to go on vacation or a business trip, it is best advised that we use all these apps to have a wonderful experience. A travel which is filled with fun, enjoyment and happiness will remain with us forever as memories.

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Andrew Shah