Best Travel Apps :- Travel geeks are a special breed, since they usually will use tech to make their trips more enjoyable, interesting or affordable. Everything from apps to the latest tablets and Smartphones is up for grabs for the travel geek.
Regardless of travel destination and purpose, the smart traveler loves a good piece of tech to facilitate or even improve his trip. Your Smartphone, is usually one of the most used gadgets during travel because of its portability, making it the ideal travel tech companion. With that in mind, please see a few best travel apps below for the Android user that are meant for travel.
Best Travel Apps are given below :-
1. City Papers – what better way to stay on top of local news, events and retail shops than with a local city newspaper? Well, this app does exactly that, it connects you to a massive database of local papers. Simply enter in your city of choice and get the local paper of said city on your phone instantly. The app is .99 and available on all the major platforms including Android, Windows and iPhone.
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2. Trip Advisor City Guides – a good city guide is worth its weight in gold. From the hottest restaurants to local shopping, rental cars, hotels and more – a city guide can provide detailed information and plenty of photos to see what is on offer before you ever even get there. The city guides from Trip Advisor curate and pack lots of information in a tiny package. The apps are basically self contained info portals to top US cities, along with South America, Europe, Asia/Australia and the Middle East. The app is available for the iPhone or Android and is free.
3. Local Eats – what’s a visit to a foreign city or country without tasting the delectable food. From Italian to Mexican and everything else in between, sampling local cuisines from different regions is worth the visit to many far off places in itself. The Local Eats app gives you a list of recommended eateries from city critics and is searchable by zip code along with just using your GPS location. This is an excellent way to discover off the beaten path places and try some good non-chain food.
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4. XE Currency – another important tool that any and every traveler needs especially on overseas trips is a currency exchange gadget. In this case the gadget can be an app on your cell phone. We found a good one in XE Currency that lets you figure out dollar values instantly in real time. This app is great for when needing to convert currency from US dollars and vice versa. Find it online or via your app store of choice.
The apps above will help any travel geek sample delicious local food, get plenty of information on their city of choice, know the currency exchange from various places, and even find the local newspaper for in depth details on your destination. Give them all a twirl today.