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Useful Travel Apps

Five clever mobile travel apps that will assist you on your next big adventure.

Useful Travel Apps
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1. TRIPADVISOR
Every hotel, restaurant or tourist spot you wish to know about has likely been reviewed and rated here. These numerous, and at times very detailed, travellers’ experiences offer handy tips and help avoid common mistakes. Lists like “Top Things to Do In …” ensure that you don’t come back with any regrets.
iOs, Android, Windows.

2. KAYAK
A comprehensive travel planner, this app lets you search for and book flight tickets, hotels and cars, and even assists in packing. Its pre-departure to-do lists, tailored for general, business or romantic travel, ensure that all you need is your bag.
iOS, Android, Windows, Kindle

3. TRIPIT
If you’re forever searching for all the confirmation emails for your trips, download this app, which merges all your travel details into one itinerary. You can access it from several devices, and it syncs with your phone calendar, too.
iOS, Android, Windows

4. LOUNGEBUDDY
This app advises on the facilities and entry policies for airport lounges across the world, so in one click you can get away from the crowds.
iOS, Android, Windows

5. TRAVEL DIARY
Similar to sending postcards to yourself, this app lets you make diary entries with text and images. You can also export all your entries to a word document: raw material for the travelogue in the making.
iOS, Android, Windows



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