Mobile apps have changed the way we live our lives. They provide assistance, comfort, and guidance at the tap of a button and make navigating easier.
And if there’s one aspect of life in particular that they’re perfectly suited to, it’s travel. So let’s take a look at five of the best apps out there and how they’re transforming the lives of travelers for the better.
If you want to connect with awesome people through the course of your travels, look no further than Travelstoke – a fun community consisting of both travelers and locals.
The app uses your location to show you other users close by, so you can connect and arrange meetups. And it also displays the best local hotspots, so you’ll never be stuck for something fun to do.
You can even create your own travel guides and spread your words of travel wisdom to other users.
Travel log app Polarsteps is the ultimate interactive travel companion because it tracks your travel path and illustrates it on stunning maps – all from the comfort of your pocket.
One of the coolest things about the app is that the tracking works offline. Plus, a full day’s tracking only uses 4% of your battery.
You can post your travel map on social media too, so your family and friends can follow your trip as it happens.
- Foursquare City Guide
Foursquare City Guide is your go-to app to find places to go and things to do in your destination – it even has a catalogue of WiFi passwords to help you stay connected.
You can use Foursquare to keep a log of the places you’ve visited, so never again will you forget the name of that fantastic little bar you found yourself in one evening.
If you log your visits on the app, you’ll also benefit from personalized recommendations too.
If you’re someone who spends ages deciding what stuff to bring on your travels, the Packr packing app will be your best friend.
You simply give the app some basic details about yourself and your trip and it creates a customized packing list just for you. It even considers factors such as the weather and updates your list if the forecast changes – it’s brilliant!
- App in the Air
App in the Air massively reduces the burden placed on travelers by storing your flight documents, so you can access them all in just one place. All you have to do is connect the app to your email and it will pull all of your travel info across.
And as if that weren’t enough, it also has AR technology which allows you to measure your luggage to ensure it’s the right size for the place.
Once you’ve installed these awesome apps, you’ll be one step closer to your awesome travel adventure. All that’s left is to secure your flights, pre-book your US airport parking on comparison site Looking4.com and pack your suitcase.
That’s our list! Share your thoughts on travel apps in the comments section.