Top 5 Travel Apps For Your Next Trip

Trip Advisor

With over 500 million reviews and opinions by travelers, TripAdvisor makes it easy to find the lowest airfare, best hotels, great restaurants, and fun things to do, wherever you go. And booking options for hotels, restaurants and flights are just a tap away. The TripAdvisor mobile app is free and easy to use. For further details on how to install and enable notifications click here.

Trip Case

TripCase gives travelers a single place to manage and organize their trips. Connected to powerful technology and travel companies, TripCase is an itinerary management app that delivers the right information at the right time.

Need to know more? This video pretty much sums it up!

Lonely Planet

Get to the heart of a destination with Lonely Planet on your mobile device. Packed with tips and advice from on-the-ground experts, our city guides app is the ultimate resource before and during a trip.

Lonely Planet’s guides feature a Nearby button, which is a cool feature. Tap it, and the app shows you places to eat, sights, entertainment, shopping, and places to stay right near your current location. You can also filter these options to reduce or limit findings. Searches within any of the apps will comb through the table of contents, the book itself, and the Nearby feature.

For places to eat, places to stay, shopping, sights, and entertainment, you get a brief description along with an address, phone number, what metro or bus to take, and, in some cases, the cost. You are also given the distance in kilometers, which, of course, doesn’t help a typical American like me. Sometimes Lonely Planet’s apps will include links to the iPhone’s e-mail, telephone, or Web browser functions.

You can use the Lonely Planet apps to map out any hotel, restaurant, point-of-interest, or entertainment entry or to view your current location. But the apps won’t figure out directions for you.

Sky Scanner

Skyscanner compares millions of flights to find you the cheapest deal, fast. Whether you want to go to Tenerife or Tokyo, we’ll find low cost flights to get you there. We also find the cheapest hotels and car hire deals. When you find your flights and click to book, we link you through directly to the airline or travel agent. No hidden charges, no added fees. So you get the cheapest flights every time!

XE Currency Converter

This one is pretty straightforward. I love the simple interface of this app when I need a quick conversion. I also particularly love how I can stack up my currencies in one single frame.



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