Citymapper is a free journey planner app that uses open transport data to help you master your journeys. Plug in your destination and it’ll generate heaps of ways to get there. Whether you want to by foot, by bike, by public transport or by taxi, Citymapper will show you routes, estimated time of arrival and potential calories burnt! It colour codes public transport routes so you can see at a glance the routes it’s suggesting.
Tripit is like that super organised person who always know which day you’re going to be leaving Italy and when you’re arriving in Croatia. It creates a master Itinerary that keeps all your travel plans in one place and automatically update your itinerary everytime a travel confirmation email arrives in your inbox. You can also keep all your travel docs in this app and share it with your travel buddies or your parents. Sharing – Lets you keep important people in the know.
Duolingo is a free language-learning and text translation app which currently offers 5 language course for English speakers (Latin American Spanish, French, German, Brazilian Portuguese and Italian). Duolingo is one of the most popular translation apps and is perfect for figuring out how to order a triple scoop gelato in Italy.
XE is a currency conversion apps that allows free, real time currency conversions (read: viewing exchange rates, not actually changing money between currencies). XE also stores the last updated rates so it works even when you’re not connected to WiFi. Ever wondered how many Mexican Peso’s 100 Yen will buy you? XE allows you to convert any currency in the world.
Ahh, good old Trip Advisor. Want to find out how good a hotel is for transport links in NYC? Or maybe the best place for brunch in central London? TripAdvisor is your best friend and the world’s largest travel website. The app allows you to download and save maps and reviews for over 300 cities worldwide, so you don’t need to use data. An absolute must when travelling!
Do you like eating good food, finding cool bars and hanging out at the hippest events? Then TimeOut is a necessity! Just like its online version, the TimeOut app allows you to discover and explore the best new restaurants, events, bars and things to do in each city. Use the “Near Me” function to narrow down the selection to your vicinity.
APP IN THE AIR
App in the Air is your personal flight assistant. It allows you to have a live feed of updates to your flights for your whole trip. By splitting the travel process into 4 stages (Check-In, Boarding, Take Off and Landing), the app gives you a timeline of the details of each stage. It also has airport info based off other users experience such as how long security lines might take and where to find free WiFi.
You tell us what you’re looking for in a hotel, and we’ll find the perfect match for you. Then we’ll negotiate directly with the hotel and get the best rates just for you. Pay with Apple Pay or your favorite credit card.
Simply put, we’re the independent, boutique hotel people. At Stayful, we connect independent, boutique hotels with the travelers who want to stay there. Nothing against the big chains, but plenty of other travel sites cater to them. We’re a site for people who are looking for a more independent travel experience.
We make travelling more fun by uncovering the hidden venues that you’re sure to love in every city in the world. You see, we believe that great recommendations aren’t just about places, they’re about people. We help you find your people and trust their recommendations. When you use Townske, you’re not a tourist, you’re a local.