Best Applications for Newbie Travelers

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Traveling brings us joy and happiness. We have a lot of options to travel with comfort in our times. Today, you can find everything you need online, you can find any travel guides and routes, read a new essay about travelling, buy new gadgets on Amazon or book a hotel or a flight, or even buy the tickets to Louvre. You can also find more fellow travelers or stay at their place for free! 

With these unique inventions of the 21 century, we can feel an unfamiliar city is like our home. But new apps and technologies arrive so fast that sometimes you miss the one you need in this endless sea of them. 

Let's have a look at the next apps. You may already know some of them, and some will be new for you. 


Planning


  • Packpoint

This application will help you get ready for a trip regardless of whether you are going on a bike trip or to a ski resort. You choose the type of vacation and the number of days. The program will offer a list of necessary things, and you can edit it to suit your tastes. The application allows you to choose the essentials and not forget anything for the trip.

App Store | Play Store


  • uPackingList

The app is another solution that simplifies packing suitcases. Here you can make several lists and use them regularly: "To the cottage," "At the sea" and so on. UPackingList also allows you to draw up to-do-lists of things to do before you leave: turn off electrical appliances, bring the cat to mom, and so on. 

App Store | Play Store


  • TripIt

That is a travel planner that allows you to think through the details of the route. You need to enter the starting, intermediate, and final points, as well as the dates of the trip. The program will tell you what sights, cafes, parks, and concert venues are along the way. Also, through this service, you can book hotels and buy tickets. 

App Store | Play Store


Transportation


  • Skyscanner

This application is the world-famous search and price comparison service for airline tickets. Users can filter information according to various criteria: airlines, arrival or departure airports, and special offers on airline tickets. The system is flexible and fast.

App Store | Play Store


  • BlaBlaCar

Say goodbye to cramped minivans, slow buses, and expensive taxis! Traveling in the right car with an exciting fellow traveler is much more pleasant. This service will help you to find the person with whom you are traveling. Everything is thought out in this application: from the safety of travelers to the convenience of service use. 

App Store | Play Store


Accommodation 


  • Booking.com

Booking.com is an online hotel reservation system. There are more than 550 thousand hotel establishments around the world in the database. Thanks to the mobile version of the service, you can book a hotel or hostel anytime, and anywhere. That is especially convenient when you need urgently to find a place overnight. 

App Store | Play Store


  • Hotellook

Hotellook is an aggregator for collecting information about room prices and accommodation conditions from dozens of resources. Adjust search results using filters: hotel star rating, distance from the city center, hotel services, availability of free Wi-Fi, and others. The application supports all the functions of the web version of the service. 

App Store | Play Store


  • Airbnb

If you don't accept the treasury of hotels, there is another fantastic service. Airbnb is an online platform for finding and placing rental housing. The system contains more than 450 thousand announcements in 34 cities of the world. 

The mobile version of the service will help to find a dream apartment: from a modest studio apartment to a penthouse. Besides, the Airbnb app is an indispensable tool for landlords. You can quickly answer questions and comments of future guests. 

App Store | Play Store


Navigation


  • HERE

This app is a map service with turn-based navigation and voice guidance. The accuracy and detail of maps with 3D models is the feature of the app. There is a function of tracking traffic, as well as information about public transport. The application also allows you to send route data by e-mail or SMS. 

App Store | Play Store


  • City Maps to Go

This application is a collection of maps for various countries and cities. On them, you can get directions, mark the sights that you want to visit, and choose places where you can eat. You can also add objects of interest to your bookmarks. The application works without the Internet. 

App Store | Play Store


Entertainment 


  • Triposo

Triposo is a personal guide in your pocket. Which museum should you visit? What monument should you take a picture with? Where can you try national cuisine? Where do you buy souvenirs? The answers to all these questions are in one application. It scans sites and offers a route. The program contains guides in 8 thousand directions. Also, the app allows you to check in and keep a personal travel journal. 

App Store | Play Store


  • Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is an international guest network of more than 7 million people from 246 countries. Thanks to this service, you can find a lodging for the night, a travel companion, a guide to a new city, and exchange opinions about a particular place. 

App Store | Play Store



Download a few apps from our list and amaze yourself how it will simplify your journey. Much more fun and adventures are ahead! Have a pleasant and comfortable trip. 




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