Here is a list of 10 useful travel apps for avid travelers that help in making their tours more memorable.
People go on a vacation to have a nice time but tours could be disasters or memorable depending upon the convenience or inconvenience faced by the travelers. The innovation of smart phones opened the gates for development of applications that assist in both regular and occasional affairs of life. 10 useful travel apps for domestic or international tours have been listed here for convenience.
Currency exchange is an unavoidable requirement during foreign tours. With XE Currency travellers would always know the exchange rates and thus manage their expenditure. It is available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone and Windows Phone.
It supports translation between 65 languages. The audio for translation is available in 40 languages. Besides, detection and translation of verbal words or statements is also supported for 17 languages. Moreover, respective speakers of 14 different languages can communicate with each other through speech-speech translation in Conversion Mode. It is available for Android and iOS.
Connectivity is crucial for online applications but is also expensive during international tours. Wi-Fi Finder of Ji-Wire resolves the issue by its Wi-Fi searching capability.
Unlike other digital travel-guides, Hear Planet tracks the users’ position through GPS and provides audio information about the locations. Its price is $3.99 and is available for Android and iOS.
This indeed is useful for both domestic and international travels. Google Maps is considered among the few most reliable and efficient and useful travel apps.
Weather cannot be ignored during travelling. Unlike other useful travel apps for weather, Living Earth provides pictorial view of the entire Earth with weather report of the specific location. Besides, weather forecast for the entire week is also provided by this application.
Google provides Street View for Google Maps and Google Earth. This application provides a panoramic view of the entire locality along with its streets and buildings. It is very helpful for navigation.
Flight Track Pro
Travelers need to track their flight plans and schedules. Flight Track Pro provides current updates about 5,000 airports and 1400 airlines. It can also be used offline. It is available for iOS for $10 and for Android and BlackBerry for $5.
Cab 4 Me
Users can get contact numbers and locations of nearest cab agencies and subsequently pay and book services. Though it may face troubles in rural areas, it can be sworn by its name for cities and towns.
This application keeps its users updated about train schedules. Though it works for selected countries, it is quite necessary to have on Smart phones.
These 10 useful travel apps ensure that basic and immediate concerns of travelers are aptly dealt with utmost convenience.