Are you a traveler? Make every new journey a joy with these seven travel apps:
Going on a trip is supposed to be relaxing… But sometimes looking for places to visit, good restaurants, planning all your activities or even just packing seems like an exhausting and time consuming task, right? Think again.
Nowadays, a smartphone with the right travel apps is all you need.
Forget about ancient paper travel guides, folded maps, small translation dictionaries and travel agencies… Travel apps deliver not only information, but also tips, insights, advice and warnings to help you experience any city like a local.
Must-have travel apps
We’ve picked seven essential apps to make your travels just about perfect:
GOOGLE TRIPS: This app gathers all your travel information from your Gmail account and organizes it. You’ll have your entire itinerary in one app! Google Trips also provides plenty of suggestions of things to do once you’ve reached your destination. Plus, is available offline, so you can see your info wherever you are.
GOOGLE TRANSLATE: An incredible app for overcoming language barriers. Google Translate lets you submit any text by typing, drawing, talking or snapping a picture with your phone’s camera, and then automatically translates it to the language of your choice. Is like having a personal interpreter in your pocket!
TRIPADVISOR: One of the richest sources of in-depth reviews of places to eat, drink, shop, relax or play. If you want the full story before you decide to book something, this is the app for you!
TIME OUT: With restaurants, art galleries, night clubs, and pretty much everything in between, this app is the best ally to help you find something to do in a strange city. Available for iOS and Android.
PACKPOINT: Your own packing assistant! PackPoint will organize what you need to pack based on length of travel, weather at your destination and any activities planned during your trip.
APP IN THE AIR: The perfect companion for anyone taking a flight. App In The Air keeps you up-to-date with your flight: real time status, airport tips and in-airport navigation maps, flight profile with all your flights logged. The app even works offline!
CITYMAPPER: This app helps you navigate around like a local while abroad. Citymapper is live in 39 cities and it makes transportation easy for commuters in complicated cities.
Everything within reach of your mobile
Now you know, before planning your next summer trip to sunny Barcelona, a relaxing weekend break in London, a romantic vacation in Paris, or even pack your bags, make sure to have one or more of these travel apps installed on your device. You’ll be left wondering, how did people ever go anywhere without mobile apps?