High 5 to these Travel Apps

We all know that planning a dream holiday can be an overwhelming and daunting task. Fortunately there are great apps available that can make your travel an absolute breeze. Here’s a bunch of travel apps  for the wanderlust traveller looking to experience the wonders of this world with freedom.

Waygo

The Waygo App is a saving grace for those looking to trawl the depths of Asia and truly experience its rich culture, which is so often lost through communication barriers. Waygo comes in handy when you need to figure out directions and pick out a meal from an unrecognisable menu. All you need to do is direct the app’s  instant camera at the signage or menu you would like to translate. The Waygo app will detect the Chinese, Japanese or Korean characters or visual imagery and convert in into applicable English text. You don’t even need to be connected to the internet!

To download for Android, click here

To download for iOS, click here

Flio

Covering over 3000 airports across the world, the Flio app is your digital buddy that ensures your airport stop-over is an absolute pleasure. Ensuring all your needs are met, the Flio App gives you easy access to the official airport wifi and recommends the perfect spot to charge your laptop. Reap the benefit of Flio’s crazy cool perks and receive discounts at airport restaurants, duty-free shops and exclusive lounges. With just a touch of your finger, you can update your arrival departure times so that you never miss your flight. Your unique user profile also allows you to track all your flights and monitor your air miles.

To download for Android, click here

To download for iOS, click here

TripIt

The Tripit App is your digital personal assistant, that organises all your travel itinerary efficiently in one place. Rest assured the free features on TripIt will gather all your emails concerning your hotel, flight, transport and restaurant bookings and create your master itinerary, that can be accessed at your own convenience from your smartphone devices. Should your plans change (occurs more often than not) you can simply edit the information on the App. Keep up-to-date with your travel plans and sync TripIt with your calendar.

To download for Android, click here

To download for iOS, click here

Google Trips

Where the tripIt App is your ideal digital personal assistant, Google Trips is your all-knowing tour guide who can also efficiently organise your entire trip.  This Google Trips app is super easy to use. All you need to do is tap on the ‘magic wand’ and you can see all the amazing sights near and far. You can even type in your preferred activity, and “abracadabra” the Google trips app will wave its magic wand and give you cool ideas on what you can do in the area. The Google Trips app will also gather all your travel details and organise it in one place. The best part is you don’t even need to be connected to the internet when using this app.

To download for Android, click here

To download for iOS, click here

XE Currency Converter

When the last thing you want is a head full of numbers on your holiday, the XE Currency is perfect for you. This genius app, which can be downloaded for free from any smartphone device, allows you to calculate your currency and monitor live exchange rates on your travels.

To download for Android, click here

To download for iOS, click here

Dark Sky

Don’t let the weather get in the way of your travels. Using the Dark Sky app,  you can monitor and have a clear visual image of all your ever-changing hyperlocal forecasts. Thanks to this app you can avoid getting caught in a storm or arrive a drowned rat at your destination.

To download for Android, click here

To download for iOS, click here


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