Top 12 Travel Apps

Posted on Oct 11 2016 Posted in  Travel
Top 12 Travel Apps

Download a few new apps before you travel! Your cell phone can help you translate, make your stays more comfortable, help you plan trips, and help you get around once you’ve reached your destination. These twelve apps are some of the most helpful and best rated apps we’ve found for traveling. Your phone may be the most important item on your packing list! Download these apps through the iTunes store to Up to 7% earn cash back!

#1 Yahoo! Weather – Free

A pretty basic weather app that’s as accurate as any other meteorologist usually is, Yahoo! Weather lets you put in multiple locations so that one swipe will show the you weather where you are or wherever you’re going.

#2 TripCase - Free

Particularly fun for a family that travels all over the country, TripCase helps you organize itineraries all in one place, so you’ll know if your sister’s flight is delayed and whether Uncle Morrie got checked into his hotel.

#3 BringFido - Free

This app will be a Godsend if you are traveling with pets. It maps out pet-friendly hotels and dog parks at your destination so Rover will be just as happy as you are.

#4 Bravolol - Free

If you’re traveling out of the country, or particularly to multiple countries, Bravolol will be your translator. The best part? No internet connection is necessary to use it.

#5 The Cloud Free Wi-Fi/Wi-fi Locator – Free

For those apps that you do need an internet connection or if you need to get some work done, you’ll want a wi-fi finder app. Many don’t work, but this one does. Time Warner Cable also offers an app that works well for finding wi-fi but only for its own subscribers.

#6 CityBikes - Free

If you’re heading to Europe or one of the larger U.S. cities, one of the cheapest ways to see a city is by renting a bike. You’ll get exercise and get around easier. CityBikes tells you where you can find a bike!

#7 HopStop – Free

If you want every form of transportation in one app, HopStop has directions and maps for subways, walking, biking, taxis, or hourly car rental in cities all across the U.S.

#8 Goby – Free


To help you take advantage of a new city the way the locals do, Goby will tell you about local events. You can search for “Something to do today” or “Something to do this weekend” so you’ll have easy access to local fun.

#9 Oanda Currency Converter – Free

With the rates on 190 currencies and four metals, plus a convenient feature to calculate what an ATM or credit card fee will cost you, Oanda has you covered!

#10 Postagram – Free app, $.99 per postcard

When you’re ready to send postcards back to your family, use your own pictures! Postagram lets you send postcards directly from the app. How easy is that?

#11 CityMaps2Go - $9.99

Another app that will be useful if you’ll be a bit off the grid is CityMaps2Go. The maps are downloaded so that you don’t have to have an internet connection.

#12 TripIt - $49 annually

Another itinerary app, TripIt will help you find alternative flights and also syncs with your calendar on your phone.

These apps have been approved by all kind of travelers and we love that they are almost all free, which means you’re getting a better traveler experience and saving cash!

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