Top Apps For Travelers
From missed connections to lost baggage, travelers have a lot to worry about. Fortunately, there are apps to help organize documents, gain updated flight information, upload photos and even get through security faster.
Tripit helps you keep track of your itinerary. The program links to your email account and creates one organized list with all of your confirmation numbers. You can use it for your flight, hotel or event reservations and any last-minute changes will be updated automatically.
Getting around a new city can be challenging, but Google Earth offers clear views of your destination. Google's direction guide can provide a step-by-step illustrated path for anywhere you need to go.
A travel app that allows you to quickly take, upload and share photos is a must-have for frequent travelers. Photosynth allows you to make 360-degree panoramic views by stitching together photos. Camera+ is a similar app that works with Apple devices.
Travelers can track their journeys with this GPS app. Its map function provides street names, a compass and points of interest as well as other useful features like elevation and average traveling speed.
This travel app allows you to find nearby restaurants throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
GateGuru is a great for anyone with a long layover. It lets you check flight statuses, security wait times and read reviews of an airport's shops and restaurants. Partner it with BestParking, an app designed to help find the cheapest parking lots near terminals, for a complete guide to your local airport.
Airport Car Rental
This app is perfect for travelers that need to rent a car. You can enter reservation requirements, schedule drop offs and compare different deals on various types of vehicles.