Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

5 Most Useful Travel Apps

Laxmi Vijith | July 26, 2016 7:04 pm Print
Travelling out of your home comes with a set of unexpected situations,Here are few apps that can help you turn it into memorable experience.

In this age of smartphones, your phone can be your best friend while travelling. They can help you with directions, calculate expenses, find the best hotel etc. So, before you pack your bags, check out these travel apps that can help you make your travel experience that much more hassel-free.


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Trip Advisor, Inc. is an American based company that was founded in February 2000. It is headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts and has more than 60 million members. The website services are free to users and offers reviews and opinions regarding hotels, restaurants and other travel related queries. It operates internationally and give you assistance regarding all that you would need to know while you are all ready to go and explore.


Airbnb is an online travel app that started in 2008. It has its head quarters in San Francisco, California and operates in around 191 countries in the world. It helps the host list their space and the guest to find their vacation home for rent at a processing fee. The app has a smart messaging system so that guest and host can communicate effectively. All what you need to do is to create a free Airbnb account, get yourself registered.


You may ask why Google Translate? On a practical level, it’s on of the most useful travel app. Google Translate which was launched in 2006 is a service provided by google to translate text, speech, images, sites, real-time videos etc. from one language to another. It quickly translates day-to-day words you come across on your travel to your regional language and thus makes it more comfortable for you.


Time out app gives you an Idea of things that you need to do when you visit a particular place. An important feature of this app is its event finder which would help you find the most popular events happening around you. You can also book bars, restaurants, concert tickets etc. using this app.


XE is a currency conversion app and is able to convert all world currencies. It was downloaded by around 20 million people since its launch. One of the majour reason for its popularity is that it functions offline too by saving the last updated rates, which would help you a lot while you are in a place with poor connectivity. You can download this app at xe.com

Laxmi Vijith