Smartphone have changed the way we travel, no more unnecessary time needed to plan a trip, learn the language or even book a hotel, you can do all of that now on your smartphones and thanks to different apps that have been developed to make your life easier and your adventure more fun, with out all the boring stuff.
I have gathered the perfect apps for you use on your travels abroad in to the unknown.
Flights and Hotel Booking
SkyScanner: compares millions of flights/hotels/car to find you the cheapest deal, fast. Whether you want to go to Tenerife or Tokyo, we’ll find low cost flights/hotels and cars to get you there.
AirBnB: online community marketplace that connects people looking to rent their homes with people who are looking for accommodations; users include hosts and travelers: hosts list and rent out their unused spaces, and travelers search for and book accommodations in 192 countries worldwide
Google Flight: Find cheap flights in seconds, explore destinations on a map, and sign up for fare alerts.
Hostelworld: Stay in a hostel and meet the real world,, lets you book hostel rooms without a booking fee.
Uber: Book taxi around the world, put in your destination and price will be paid on the app, no need to deal with the hastle of getting ripped off by a taxi driver, payments are all made though the app.
XE Currency: Calculate live currency and foreign exchange rates with this free currency converter.
Phone Calls and Messaging
Whatsapp: Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS
Save Maps and Locations
Google Maps: Web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites around the world
Google Translate: translation service provided to translate text, speech, images, or real-time video from one language into another. you can download offline languages and use the camera on your phone to translate signs and text.
Speak & Translate: is a free app, this app lets you translate both in text and voice, this app is deigned to help you communicated between with local in foreign countries, this app has 72 languages for text to text translation however it only has 32 languages for voice to voice translation.
Google Trips: makes it easy plan and organize trips around your home town to abroad, it will suggest you places that you might like, it also plans out 24 hours,72 hours etc trips and give you a route how to get there, from nightlife to sight seeing, it all can be downloaded for offline use.
Travel Butler: free app however it does have in app purchases, its a travel planner app that lets you add the destination and the dated you are travelling, this will then go on to give you a weather predication, during the date you set and will give you advice such as what type of clothes is suitable, this app also gives you other information such as documents, electronics, interesting places, activities, restaurants and much more.
Road Trip Essentials
Gasbuddy: allowing you to find the cheapest gas around while you’re on the move.
WeatherPro: high-quality seven-day forecasts and weather reports for over two million cities and 800,000 points of interest worldwide.
Foursquare: The app’s purpose is to help you discover and share information about businesses and attractions around you.