Travel season is vastly approaching, from Easter breaks, bank holiday trips and long summer holidays. Wherever you are planning on going, your first essential item to take with you is of course your iPhone! These 10 best iPhone apps for travel will help you prepare and provide the best help and assistance for you wherever and whenever you travel, so don’t leave home without them!
1. Trip Advisor Hotels Flights Restaurants – Updated: 16 February 2011, Developer: TripAdvisor, Price: Free
Once you have decided you need a holiday, your next step is this Trip Advisor app. This fantastic app allows you to search for flights and hotels in your chosen destination. You can also search for sightseeing and restaurants to further prepare for a great trip away. You will see detailed photos, reviews and maps so you will feel well prepared!
If you hate the feeling of being lost and not knowing your surroundings, then this is the app for you! It uses your current location to find all the essential places around you including banks, hospitals, gas stations, restaurants and many, many more. It lists them with the address and then provides a map of how to get there.
3. Skyscanner All Flights Everywhere – Updated: 17 February 2011, Developer: Skyscanner Limited, Price: Free
A quick and convenient way to find and book flights from any location to any destination. It provides all the necessary flight information, airlines and prices and then allows you a range of ways to book your selection. It also gives you alternative booking agents, like Expedia, and gives you the details of booking through these other agents. You’ll be on your way with Skyscanner!
This is a popular website for finding hotels anywhere in the world and you now have this luxury in an app. You simply select the location, check-in dates and number of persons and you will be presented with a vast selection of hotels to choose from and book. Includes maps and photos of all hotels. Simple instructions with fast results!
If you regularly travel on the London Underground then this app will become your best friend! It informs you of the status of each train line, including current and planned closures. It provides a map of the underground, directions to plan a journey and locates your selected stations.
Planning a road trip or regularly travel in the UK, then this app is fantastic for you! It uses your current location to find the traffic around you and within your set millage. It provides maps and lists so you can fully prepare for your journey, whether long or short.
If you are travelling by train or use the rail regularly, then this is your ideal travel app. It provides live departures and arrivals from all over the UK. It updates any delays, cancellations and schedule times so you’ll never miss that train again!
This app converts all currencies and gives you the best and latest foreign exchange rates. It allows you to order your money, select your collection method and could even end up saving you money. All this from one app must be worth a look!
A great app for checking which vaccinations you need when travelling to any country around the world. It provides you with travel risks and advice and is very quick and easy to use. It gets straight to the point. Your health is your wealth after all!
Tripit is for all those organised people out there. Travelling can be stressful but with Tripit, it allows you to have all your travel details in one place. From flights, taxi pick-ups to key events, everything will be stored, checked and covered. You’ll never forget or miss anything!
If you like more suggestion for gor travel apps then please check Tripbase.com’s Top 10 Travel Apps
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