Top 5 Must Have Travel Apps for Android

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  • 24 Oct 2012
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  • I can’t imagine anyone traveling and leaving their smartphone at home. Instead the most wise choice would be to use your Android device to find useful info about the destinations you are traveling to or get Hotel reservations and Flight directions. Here are some of the best apps for Travel on the Android platform.

    Hipmunk Flight & Hotel Search. Before getting to your destinations you have to figure out how to travel there and where you will rest while visiting. This app provides complete flight and hotel info for your trip, providing accurate and extensive details. It is also able to display how long you’ll be traveling and how many stops you’ll make, complete with flight details and costs. Even more, once you’ve found the right flight or hotel, you can either book it from your mobile device, email it to someone else, or finish booking on your desktop computer. It is offered for free, on the Play Store.

    WorldMate. This solution has been the choice of millions of users who rely on it when traveling abroad for business or fun. It is able to automatically organize your trip, give real time flight alerts and many other useful travel services. You can quickly view weather forecasts and currency conversions and can also perform some simple edits of your itinerary from within the app and share your plans with others. It uses Yelp to search for local services and for hotels info. Get it for free, from the Store.

    TripIt – Travel Organizer Free. This app is known for offering all travel info and features into one place. It also provides additional details, flight status and Google Maps. You can register for a free account or buy a Pro variant that provides more features. The app provides a very simple work method: whenever you receive an email confirming reservations for airline tickets, hotel rooms,, etc, just forward the email to and you’re ready to start your trip. There is also a 90-day free trial for the $49/year Pro service if you want to give it a try. Download the app for free from the Store.


    Google Translate. Google provides one of the best foreign language communication tools and you can get it absolutely free. It is highly efficient and works with gestures, typed letters and voice. Yes, you read right, you can record the voice and have it automatically translated into your language, very fast and efficient. Don’t miss this app on your trip abroad.

    CoPilot is not only a well-known GPS solution but also among the best available on the market today. To use CoPilot will need to create an account. Then you select the language and voice guidance and last but not least you will download the map you want to use. We recommend a wireless connection for map downloading as they can take up to hundreds of MB in size. In terms of options, everything you could want from a GPS application is offered. The features include weather, parks, points of interest with information from Wikipedia, coordinates and satellite pictures. The powerful application also includes Facebook and Twitter integration. It is the perfect way to get around when traveling. Download and use the free version or purchase additional features through in-app purchases.



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