The top apps for travelers

Ever wondered what the best travel apps are? Or perhaps, what the best free travel apps are? Both travel planning apps and travel itinerary apps are digital tools every traveler could drastically benefit from. 

Especially now with travel so restricted, travel apps could be your saving grace for planning fool-proof trips.

I mean, it’d be pretty sad to travel cross country just to find out that museum you were dying to visit is closed. 

Even so-called “staples” in prime travel destinations closed like crazy in 2020.

Travel apps provide the

  • reminders
  • updates
  • & warnings

that a top-notch traveler like yourself needs. They also give heads-up about

  • prices
  • open locations
  • & top tourist spots that are still thriving.
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Sound like tools you could use in your travel toolbox? Then keep on reading. Here our picks for the top 8 best travel apps every traveler needs.

8 travel apps you’re missing out on

To start out this list, we have the travel-based social network– Pingster. In contrast with other social platforms, Pingster acts as a geotagged community right in your pocket.

Every user shares images automatically tagged with their geolocations. So wherever you are in the world, you’ll automatically see images of places near you.

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Even on the move (road trips anyone??), Pingster is constantly adjusting to share photos taken by users near your exact location.

You’ll see the grand local destinations like beaches and monuments, as well as the small intimate locations like local libraries and parks.

Plus Pingster offers the perfect platform to finally put all those beautiful travel photos to good use. That’s right– you can post scenic shots and selfies equipped with geo locations for referring back to if you ever return.

So your page is quite literally your very own photography portfolio. If you’re looking to be a social influencer, then you can even use Pingster as the perfect starting ground. 

You won’t have to compete with travel bloggers, expert photographers, or travel agencies to get noticed. At least not yet anyways!

Pingster has business accounts for the growing travel niche entrepreneur, as well as personal accounts for travelers of all kinds. Join the community and start your journey today.

With over 200 million downloads iTranslate is the leading independent translation and dictionary app. The creators’ mission is to enable travellers, students, business professionals, employers and healthcare providers to read, write and speak in all languages, anywhere in the world.

This travel app allows you to translate text, websites and start voice conversations. You can also lookup words, their meanings and conjugate verbs.

It’s all that and more — in over 100 languages.

The Agoda travel app is your best tool for finding and booking the very best deals on any kind of accommodation or flights, anywhere in the world.

  • Agoda’s useful search filters

  • High-resolution photos

  • Map views

  • Local experience information

  • & 15+ million verified traveler reviews…

help you find the perfect accommodation for your specific journey and budget.

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TripIt has lots of features to help you stay organized and find your way around on your next road trip. Map View plots out your entire trip on a map; Navigator quickly pulls up driving directions between two points; and Nearby Places locates the closest restaurants, parking, cafes and ATMs.

The travel app also shares safety scores from 1 to 100 for neighborhoods around the world, representing low to high risk. 

And to round out it’s master itinerary status, the app can even store your reservation details instantly, even when you’re offline.

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My Currency Converter is the simplest, most beautiful currency converter you’ll ever find. It supports over 150 different currencies from all around the world, ranging from the US Dollar to the Colombian Peso.

It even supports BitCoin, LiteCoin and Dogecoin! 

If you’re internationally travelling, this travel app is a must – you can find out how much your currency is worth in just a few short moments, even if you aren’t connected to the internet!

WiFi Map community helps users connect to any WiFi around you via their VPN Secure Connection (Virtual Private Network).

  • Their community members add and update WiFis within the app to ensure users have access to WiFi networks worldwide.

  • You can add new WiFis and help others too!

  • Discover 100,000,000+ WiFi hotspots all over the world. 

  • You can even download and use the WiFi Map without internet connection.

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Parking convenience is at your fingertips with the flowbird travel app. 

Pay for parking on your mobile device, get notified before your time runs out, and extend your time without visiting a parking meter (note that time extension rules vary location by location).

Flowbird operates in over 5,000 cities and 70 countries, using a cloud-based solution to help clients ease traffic congestion and efficiently manage their parking and transit systems.

Find last-minute campsites and RV sites near you or plan ahead to book the best campgrounds and cabins with this travel app.

See real-time availability to go camping in top national parks like Yosemite, Zion, the Great Smoky Mountains, and Yellowstone, as well as destinations from Hawaii to the Hudson Valley.

Their Campground locator even lets you filter by:

  • Price

  • Location 

  • Group size

  • Pet-friendliness

  • Bathrooms

  • Showers

  • Campfires

  • Wifi

  • And more.

Final Thoughts

Ready for your next trip? With these travel apps, your device sure will be. 

Hesitant about traveling at all during Covid19? Check out our reasons for why road day trips are the best social distancing friendly getaways

Hopefully I’ll see you over on Pingster very soon living your best travel life!

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