6 Must Have Travel Apps for Globetrotters

By on 15/05/2014
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No more is vacation planning browsing through a stack of destination brochures, visits to travel agents or spending hours on the phone to get recommendations of a friend. With the advent of modern technology, all this is possible at our fingertips. If you own a smart phone, you probably know by now there is an app for almost everything and we don’t think you leave the house without it. This is why, we have tried, tested and then compiled a list of 6 must have travel apps for your phone which you must have while out on a holiday or business travel.

WeatherPro:

Europe’s largest private weather forecaster MeteoGroup has come up with the app especially for weather conscious travelers. The app offers weather reports for over two million locations around the world and features seven day forecasts and reports. The report includes everything from wind speed to cloud formations to humidity levels and atmospheric pressure. The app also uses a high-end technology to show weather on a 3D globe.

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Wherever you go, you will never have trouble with the math required to split the bill among friends or colleagues, round up or down or calculate a tip amount from 0 to 30 percent. The app is savvy with tip traditions all over the world and calculates the apt tip amount that you must leave with the bill.

TripIT:

Do you carry around all sorts of hotel, flight, rental car and other confirmation printouts when travelling? TripIT gets you organized and saves you from carrying the huge pile of papers all around. Simply forward all your confirmation emails to your TripIT account and all the details will be organized in one neat itinerary. This app gives you access to a virtual PA in your pocket as it helps integrate and organize all travel plans in a range of mobile and online travel applications.

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 XE Currency:

Converts over 180 currencies with this app. The app features up-to-the-minute exchange rates and historical charts. It even stores the last updated rates, so technically works offline too. No more would you be stuck wandering a busy market trying to make currency conversions.

Tipulator:

Wherever you go, you will never have trouble with the math required to split the bill among friends or colleagues, round up or down or calculate a tip amount from 0 to 30 percent. The app is savvy with tip traditions all over the world and calculates the apt tip amount that you must leave with the bill.

Converts over 180 currencies with this app. The app features up-to-the-minute exchange rates and historical charts. It even stores the last updated rates, so technically works offline too. No more would you be stuck wandering a busy market trying to make currency conversions.

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 Zagat:.

Once installed, this app will ensure access to thousands of dining experiences all over the world. While there is absolutely no doubt, food is an important aspect of your travels, the app features over 100 search filters to allow you to search by city, cuisine and Zagat scores or reviews. The app is an ultimate guide to help you discover some of the best restaurants, cafes and bars on basis of search options like cost, cuisine, neighborhoods, features and ratings

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Luxe City Guides:

This one’s for those who hate to trawl through long reviews from Tripadvisor. The Luxe City Guides are short, sweet and written and researched by Luxe’s own team of experts. The polished interface ensures you get what you want in a flicker. Luxe City Guides is an excellent app to help you explore the world’s major cities at your fingertips.

We hope you like our list of great apps that can take some of the hassle out of travelling in a new country. Have you tried these apps? What do you think of them?

 

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