Top travel apps
Need help with your next vacation? Looking to make travel easier? Our roundup of the latest travel apps should help make your planning a breeze.
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Stephen Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, famously said, "The key is in not spending time, but investing it." So why not spend less time planning your holiday and more time actually enjoying yourself? Our roundup of the latest travel apps should help make your planning easier.
Apps make life easier in many ways, and travel apps are no exception. The right travel apps can enhance your vacation by doing everything from finding local hot spots to making sure you don't miss your next flight. Below are recommendations for apps that go the extra mile in making sure you get the most out of your next vacation.
Booking.com (Android, iOS)
This nifty app boasts the ability to reserve over 310,000 properties located in 180 countries. What sets it apart from other booking apps is its ability to find all kinds of accommodation, including boathouses, villas and hotels. It features a map view, a ratings system and filters to help you find the right accommodation at the right price.
TripIt (Android, iOS)
Lost your itinerary? Can't remember when your flight leaves? Want an easy way to share your itinerary with friends? TripIt has the solution. With the ability to store and share your travel itinerary, check-in times, boarding times and reservations, TripIt is a must-have for any traveller.
Tripomatic (Android, iOS)
Tripomatic is a guidebook for your phone. It features a map view of local attractions — with pictures — offering visual teaser of all the must-see hot spots. Tripomatic also comes in an offline version, which is essential for trips to remote locations.
Have a spectacular view you want to share with friends? Photosynth is here to help. It allows the user to take 360-degree, fully panoramic photos. Perfect for the trip to the beach or when you're hiking the Rocky Mountains.
WeatherPro (Android, iOS)
WeatherPro is a must for travelling and essential for vacations spent outdoors. WeatherPro allows you to check detailed weather data, including wind speed, cloud formations and humidity, with the click of a button.