Useful Apps For Travelers
Let’s be honest, is there someone who goes on a journey without their favorite gadget nowadays? So when you take them with you, think not only about the brilliant future of social networks and photo reports. A Smartphone can be an extremely useful companion for any traveler at all stages of the trip.
Planning a trip
Planning a trip is the beginning of an adventure. Where to go? For how long? What transport to use? Where to stay? What to visit? Where to eat? Sometimes you find so many interesting things that it is so hard to remember everything. Then TripIt comes to the aid, helping to structure all the information. It helps to find out about the flights and routes, “control points”, schedule changes, and delays. Moreover, you can boast with the ready trip plan by posting it on your Facebook page.
For those who are lazy or do not like to plan everything on their own, this app becomes very useful. It is a great solution for selecting destinations. With an advanced search, you can select a seat and the option of a rest that completely all your parameters (or at least the majority of them). You can also download it to your device and follow new proposals – you’ll go to rest after a perfect solution appears.
Packing the bags
It is the most interesting and most difficult stage at the same time. It always seems that you’ve forgotten something important. And actually you need quite a bit of things. So think things through and make a list – the packing will be easier and more convenient then. With uPackingList you can do more than just compose a list; you can make a few and use each one for several times. Check whether everything is in its place and whether you have done all you need before leaving.
Booking tickets and hostel
Are you planning to use airlines services? Then select the most convenient flights and the best location.
In many countries, you can comfortably travel by train. Just get the schedule of the trains.
If staying in the hotel is a luxury not available to your wallet and you don’t like the idea of living in the suburbs, there is an excellent solution. You can use renting services and settle in a good location at a reasonable price.
This application allows you to find people who are willing to provide a place to sleep in exchange for communication and new impressions. Stay at local people’s places, and you will hear a lot of interesting things about the city. Perhaps you will become good friends.
Creating a route
Don’t you like paper maps? You should. They won’t let you down and switch off when needed the most. But for those who are not convinced, we offer maps that can be operated without the Internet. This application allows to determine the location and find interesting and useful places – from landmarks to ATMs and latrines. You can easily pave the right path, but be sure to download a proper card while you are still at home.
It provides general information about the country. You can an access to the descriptions of the sites and interesting places to visit, maps with marked sights on them, photos, information about interesting activities and events, phrasebook for six languages – the ordinary one and illustrated.
What else does a tourist need for happiness?
Are you tired of feeling a tourist? No more suffering! Find out about interesting events and discounts enjoyed by local people. Feel like a local with an application that will inform about the things any guidebook won’t.
Don’t feel lost
Just run the application and bring your Smartphone camera close to the inscription. And surprise: you get the translation right away! However so far there are only a few languages available – English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Russian.
This application won’t help you with the translation. Instead, it will provide complete information about the object in sight. Pictures, tweets, your friends’ photos, and classic: information from Wikipedia – everything is available. The tips are pretty good.
And if you still can’t survive without the Internet, find out where the nearest Wi-Fi zone and its password.
Memories and impressions
Is the new place really impressive? Have the vacations passed that quickly so you even can’t believe? Don’t forget to make a few notes so that the memory of a particular moment or a day will remain not only in your head. Maybe, you should even start a road diary. And someday it will inspire you to write a real novel!
And do not forget to synchronize photos with remote online servers. Just in case anything unexpected happens 😉