Smartphones are a prized asset for travelers, and whether you are on your first trip away or you are a frequent traveler, then you’ll find that they come in handy. There are a ton of Android travel apps that help you look up information, search for and book the best flights, understand a new language or simply help you get the best travel information about your destination.
Below is a list of five of the best Android travel apps that can help make your trip easier and even more enjoyable.
This is a great Android travel app that lets you organize all your travel plans. With it, you will be able to have the information about your hotel and car rental bookings all placed in one location. This information can then be imported directly to your email box, and then you can easily share your travel plans with friends and family.
TripIt app comes with a free version and a Pro version. The Pro version goes for $49 a year. With the Pro version, you’ll get the awesome functionalities of getting updates on any changes to your flights, and you can even change your flight plans using the app among others. TripIt is worth a try!
Airbnb is free Android travel app, and it’s one of the best independent travel apps. It is an excellent app if you are traveling on a budget or you are looking for an alternative travel experience. It helps you find places that you can stay in over 34,000 cities in 190 countries.
These places are offered by about 2.5 million private hosts, and whether you are out for a luxurious house with a swimming pool and a hot bathtub, or you are open to sharing a room/ suite with another traveler, this app will let you find just what you are looking for.
Booking.com is one of the most popular and highly rated travel apps. The app in itself is free, and it offers you over a million resorts, vacation rentals, and hotels. These can be searched by theme, based on locations, amenities like spas or based on specific groups like family, business, etc.
Additionally, it gives you information on local attractions, landmarks, and even nearby Wi-Fi hotspots. It also offers offline maps and calendar syncing all for free.
Google Trips is one excellent travel app that acts as a tour planner for you. Apart from putting your reservations, plans and other details in one place, it can be your tour guide. You can download a city before you go and when you get there, Google Trips will advise you where to go, what to do, what to see or what to eat, even when you are offline.
Even if you want to visit different cities, let this app compile them for you in a convenient manner, all for free!
If packing is your travel nightmare, then this is the app for you. PackPoint helps out by creating a packing list based on your kind of trip, weather, possible activities and other considerations for your trip.
All you need to do is specify a few details, and the app will generate a list for you, so you won’t have to worry whether you have packed enough. After you’ve made a packing list for that particular trip, you can then choose to save it for future reference or share it with others. The app is also free.