14 Plus Resources to Make Your Traveling Easier

By Holli Rovenger | Travel

Jul 12

When going away from your home environment, having resources for travel will take some of the stress away!

There are many resources for Travel available. As I find them, I will add to the list. If you have any you’d like to recommend, please share so we all can benefit!

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Apps for Planning:

TripAdvisor ~ The world’s largest travel site, is the most popular resource for traveler reviews. The TripAdvisor App helps make decisions about places to stay, eat and tour based on suggestions and rating by others. They also have forums where you can have discussions with other real travelers and receive trusted advice. TripAdvisor also offers seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor has a city guide filled with local businesses, city facts, and GPS. You do not need to connect to the internet to use their guides. Download the TripAdvisor App.

Tripit ~ Tripit lets you organize all your dinner, tour, … etc., reservations and creates a detailed itinerary of your trip. Tripit has an app so you can use it on the go. It not only organizes the details but notifies you of upcoming reservations, directions and allows you to forward confirmation emails for hotels, airline, restaurant, and car rentals, allowing you to share your travel plans with others. Download Tripit for $0.99

TripIt Pro ~ has upgraded features such as flight alerts, alternate flights, and seat tracker, which can help you have a more stress-free trip. Download TripIt Pro.

Apps for Playing it Safe Before and During Your Travel:

FlightAware ~ The FlightAware app allows you to track flights online, see a live map of the flight moving and check on delays, cancellations, and gate changes.

Weather.com ~ The world’s largest database for weather and lightning sensors to help you plan your travels accordingly. The app is loaded with features like photo submissions, live weather cams, and seasonal conditions. This app tells you when bad storms are coming, gives a ten day forecast, airport delays, as well as detailed weather conditions. Download Weather.com Apps.

My Evault ~ An app which provides peace of mind when you travel. You will be able to keep photographs of travel documents including passport, drivers license, loyalty cards etc., record all your insurance policy information and keep records of receipts and high value purchases with this easy-to-use app.

When you travel overseas, this app is important for you: TravelSmart ~ Easily access information about local hospitals, emergency numbers, and information about foreign medicine and health advice.

Uber ~ A convenient on-demand car service app that allows you to request private drivers in most cities and pays the driver from your mobile phone. The app has drivers in 36 countries and in over a hundred cities. The service utilizes dispatch software to send the nearest licensed professional driver to your location. The service provides a no-cash-payment solution that charges your ride directly to the credit card on file with your account. Visit www.uber.com.

CityBikes ~ The most popular bike sharing app, CityBikes finds you bike rentals all around the world. Download CityBikes.

Hop Stop ~ A favorite for giving public transportation schedules (subway, bus, regional rail), maps and even bike and walking directions as well as travel time, and costs. Traffic is updated in real-time. Download Hop Stop.

Wifi Finder ~ This app allows you to see where the strongest free Wifi spots are near you.

Onavo ~ Will help decrease expensive roaming charges while on the road. Once installed, the amount of data required to perform everyday tasks, such as opening an email or posting photos are dramatically reduced.

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Packing Apps:

Pack the Bag ~ If you love checklists, you will really like this one. It creates a customized, organized checklist of what to pack for your trip. It even allows you to set reminders to make sure you didn’t forget your laptop power cord.

Packing Pro ~ Super-enhanced packing assistant that makes sure you never forget an article of clothing again. Download Packing Pro for $2.99.

Food Apps:

Foodspotting ~ Looking for the best pizza in New York? Find it easily by typing in the name of the food you want to sample and you’ll be on your way to the best pizzeria (or restaurant) in town. Download Foodspotting.

Yelp ~ An app to find restaurants, shopping, relaxation, and entertainment. The app uses your location to find all nearby businesses, gives you directions, and lets users post reviews on their experience at each business so you get real feedback. Download Yelp.

Where to Eat ~ Shows local places to eat and allows you to choose by cuisine type. The app also offers a feature to suggest places to eat when you are undecided. Download Where To Eat.

Got some great resources for travel to share?  We’d love to hear from you!!!

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