Travel Apps

The travel app directory features the most popular travel apps for iPhone and Android smartphones.

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Travel Planning

Tripit

TripitEmail your travel plans to Tripit and your itinerary will be sorted into an easy to read format that can be accessed from your phone. No more printing out reservations.

Official Site: Tripit.com
Download App: iPhone | Android
App Review: Tripit Review

Evernote

EvernoteEvernote is my go-to note taking system. I take notes and photos on Evernote on my phone, which will synchs with Evernote on my laptop.

Download App: iPhone | Android

Mapping

Citymaps

CitymapsCitymaps is a free map that works online and offline. It covers every country and city around the world. For each destination you get offline maps, offline routing, and offline city guides.

Download App: iPhone | Android

Loyalty Programs

AwardWallet

AwardWalletAwardWallet keeps track of the loyalty programs you participate in, such as your frequent flyer miles, hotel and credit card points. This application gives you fast access to balances and reward numbers even in locations where there is no internet connection.

Download App: iPhone | Android

Currency Converters

Currency

CurrencyWith this currency converter you I can compare all of your saved currencies on one page. You can also add currencies when you are offline (it will just use the last updated amount).

Download App: iPhone | Android

Flight Bookers

Skyscanner

Skyscanner
I still do my flight bookings when I’m on my laptop but this is handy to have for checking prices while I’m on mobile, usually while I’m daydreaming about where to go next.

Download App: iPhone | Android

Geolocation

Places Around

Find “Places Around” you including restaurants, hospitals, gas stations, ATMs, movie theatres and more.

Download App: iPhone | [No Android]

Messenger Services

Whatsapp

Whatsapp is my messaging service of choice. Free SMS saves me eating up phone credit, share photos, and send a map of your location to friends.

Download App: iPhone | Android

Viber

Viber is similar to Whatsapp and I have it downloaded for the few friends that prefer to use that over Whatsapp.

Download App: iPhone | Android

GroupMe

GroupMe is a ideal for groups of up to 50. For example I am in a GroupMe for an expat community in Vietnam and it is a good way to announce informal get togethers.

Download App: iPhone | Android

Line

Line has taken over Thailand so if you are messaging locals there the chances are you will be asked for your Line account.

Download App: iPhone | Android

KakaoTalk

KakaoTalk is big in Korea and I use it with one friend.
Download App: iPhone | Android

Postcards

Postify Postcards

Send real postcards directly from your phone. Select your favourite digital photo from your phone, Facebook, or Instagram, and personalise your postcard with your own message.

Download App: iPhone


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