What’s Up Wanderer!
What travels have you been on lately? Anything new in particular going on? Anything exciting? For me, there’s nothing going on, but figuring out where the next adventure will lead me to. Still sitting around and planning all the new upcoming trips! Stay tuned for those soon. But for today, we’re going to talk about the 10 must-have travel apps you need to have for the perfect journey ahead. You won’t have to worry about a thing with these apps considering the new technology of the world is smart phones! They are taking over the world by storm and everyone has one. Especially when you travel because you have to keep everything up to date about what you’re up to, am I right? Here are the 10 travel app must-haves on my list for 2017!:
10. Trip It
Everyone is bound to forget about their upcoming trips and can’t keep track of it with all these apps everywhere! Trip it helps with keeping all your travels in one place. Simply, just connect your email or forward your trip emails to Trip It and it could save you so much time having to scroll through your emails to find what time your flight is or where your hotel is at! (iOS & Android)
WIFI is a huge deal now-a-days. It helps your kids not go over their data and especially if you are abroad it helps keeping track of everything. Wiffinity is continuously updated to know what WIFI is in the area and what the passwords are. WIFI might not be a must-have for you, but it definitely comes in handy 9/10. (iOS & Android)
Need to find some kid-friendly/family things to do while you’re on vacation and don’t know what’s around town? Well, Yuggler has it all. From events to attractions to amusement parks. It takes your location from your phone and tells you what events or places are near by. Less stress for you if you have kids and I bet you, they’ll go right to bed after. (iOS)
Have you ever spent so much time looking at a post cards to send to family and friends, but could never find the right one? Or have you ever wished your photo was on a post card? Here’s the answer: Touchnote. Touchnote is a post card app that lets you send post cards to your family and friends with your own pictures! No more having to look at 50 different post cards and wondering what one to send. It’s all at the touch of a button. (iOS & Android)
Now I know this sounds like a cheapskate move, but Groupon is the best for when you want to go out and cross things off your bucket list. You just search your near by locations or search in the city you’re by and viola! A whole list of coupons for things to do in the area to help have a productive adventure, save money, and cross things off that bucket list you made when you were 12. You can never be too stingy with your money when it comes to trips. Saving money is the best way start a trip and end one. (iOS & Android)
AroundMe tells you where the nearest hotel, bar, fast food, grocery store, etc is! This could really help you out especially when you are on the road. This is a definite must-have when it comes to road trips, traveling abroad, and when you are new to a town. Very useful if you want to find things to do locally and especially comes in handy if you become ill and need to go to urgent care. (iOS & Android)
The concierge app is finally here! This app helps you book your day to day adventures with just the touch of a button. PlanChat helps you customize your trip to help with crossing things off your bucket list and it is just like a concierge, but on your phone! Definitely a must-have if you need to find some quick things to do or if you are a huge before-the-trip planner! (iOS)
3. Gas Buddy
Now if you are anything like me, you fill up your tank twice before your destination and you stop continuously to use the bathroom or get food! Gas buddy helps you find the nearest gas station and tells you how much the price. This app saves you so much money and time just looking for the right gas station. (iOS & Android)
Want a nice weekend getaway, but stay in a cheap home-away-from-home. AirBnB is the place to do just that. There are so many different homes to choose from. All you have to do is check your dates and the city, look for a private home, and there you go! A home away home stay. You can stay with the hosts or you can have the house all to yourself! (iOS & Android)
1. Trip Advisor
Last but not least, the best app is: Trip Advisor helps with flights, car rentals, and hotels. All with a touch of a button you can see what upcoming reservations you have, see what there is to do near by, check your flight status, and even have a rental car waiting for you at the airport. It even compares prices with other companies and helps you book the cheapest. Everything gets kept in one place. Perfect for a stress free trip. (iOS & Android)
These apps are just a few apps that I use when I travel every month. They are all free to download and are definitely worth taking a look at. It’s a perfect and easy solution to cure boredom or find things to do in a town that you have never been too. These apps can help set you up so there’s no need to stress out about taking trips anymore. So stop stressing and start relaxing! Download them now!
That’s all for now!