- TripIT– Your mobile trip planner, Trip It shows all your trip details at a glance: flights, hotels, car, map, directions—all in one place. You can sync your travel plans with your online or mobile calendar, share itineraries and post travel plans on your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. (Cost: free)
- Google Maps-Taking Google Maps with you is one of the best options to explore new places. Traffic updates, public transit, city tours with 360-degree street views, plus a voice-guided, turn-by-turn GPS navigation are merely some of the features this mobile app offers so you can navigate like a pro. Avoid getting lost by pinning your base location. (Cost: free)
- Google Translate– You won’t feel completely lost at your destination if you have access to Google Translate. You can either type into a word box or use the speaking option to translate a phrase. You can translate 58 languages in text and hear 23 languages worth of converted phrases. And don’t forget to download the offline language in case of no phone coverage is available.(Cost: free)
- WhatsApp -stay in touch with your friends and family while you’re traveling exchanging real-time messages without paying for SMS. All you need is a Wi-Fi or 3G connection. (Cost: free)
- All Currency Converter -is a real-time currency exchange rates converter. (The calculator is featured) All around the world offer rates for almost all currencies (over 162) (Cost: free)
- Mobile Passport –The Mobile Passport app speeds you through U.S. Customs when entering the USA at 1 cruise port and 21 airports! Officially authorized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, MOBILE PASSPORT allows travelers to submit their passport control and customs declaration information via their mobile device and bypass the regular line to enter the United States. This app effectively replaces the traditional blue-and-white paper declaration form required of all travelers entering the U.S. by air or sea. (Cost: free)
- Uber/Lift/Hailo– Depending on where you’re traveling, one of these transport apps will probably come in handy. (Cost: free)
- Triposo- Is your smart travel guide – it’s free and works offline! Our awesome algorithms crunch through millions of websites and reviews to deliver unique recommendations across 50,000 destinations worldwide! Personalize your trip by picking your favorite hotels, sights, activities, and restaurants and book them seamlessly in our app! That’s not all, these maps work without the internet so you can wander freely.Download the Triposo app and start discovering the world today.Why you need Triposo
• Triposo works offline so you can avoid expensive roaming charges and data plans – offline maps, offline routing and offline city walks all at your disposal. (Cost: free)
- TripAdvisor– There’s no doubt TripAdvisor is the biggest game in town when it comes to user reviews of accommodation and attractions. Its forums, too, provide a wealth of information about destinations all over the world.The app provides almost all of the information available on the site, including access to the forums and syncing of bookmarked pages between the web and app versions. Unfortunately, it’s not able to be used offline, although the company does make dozens of free city guides available to download. (Cost: free)
- Booking.com– With 1,100,000+ hotels, motels, vacation rentals and more. (Cost: free)
- Cash App- Sending and receiving payments is totally free and instant. Save your cash in the app, or deposit it directly to your bank.You can even use the free Cash Card to spend your money anywhere. Customize your card with a laser-etching. This app is better than sending or receiving money via Money Gram or Western Union. (Cost: free)
- Pack Point- PackPoint is a free travel packing list organizer and packing planner for serious travel pros. PackPoint will help you organize what you need to pack in your luggage and suitcase based on length of travel, weather at your destination, and any activities planned during your trip.
Once your packing list is built and organized, PackPoint will save it for you, and then you can choose to share it with your friends and family in case they need help packing too.
Punch in the city you’re going to travel to, the departure date, and the number of nights you’ll be staying there. (Cost: free)
- Skyscanner- is a great tool for travelers looking for the perfect deal on domestic and international flights. Skyscanner works its magic by comparing prices across millions of flights and hundreds of airlines. From there, users can book flights directly from the app with provided links to travel agents or airlines. Flights can be filtered by airline, cabin class, price or takeoff and landing times, with weekly or monthly chart views to check out prices over time.(Cost: free)
- Lounge Buddy- Looking for a good airport lounge in which to kill time between flights? Whether you’re traveling economy or first class, LoungeBuddy comes to the rescue, helping you find airport lounges in more than 500 airports around the globe. A helpful Lounge Access Wizard allows you enter trip details, service level, and any applicable elite benefits or memberships; LoungeBuddy pulls up a list of locations you can access for free or a one-time fee. Users can also filter or search by amenities, as well as view and post reviews and photos to share their experience with other travelers.(Cost: free)
- Flight Stats- Flight Stats users can plug in their flight numbers to find out about terminals, gates, and delays.
This app also searches by airport, so if you are interested in learning about all the American Airlines flights out of John F. Kennedy International airport in New York, you can search that way. For airline nerds out there, it even shows flight paths.(Cost: free)