No matter your reasons for travelling overseas, having your smartphone around and getting it ready for the travel destination is as important as packing your luggage with essential things. If you are a tech lover and always curious to find out new info about useful and reliable mobile apps to facilitate your travel journey, here’s a few handy apps to make your journey a lot easier.
- Maybe you need to travel in a far away and unknown destination and you need a guidance, so you don’t get lost. Theoretically speaking, to get lost, because you won’t, but it is good to have a useful and helpful map app on your smartphone for a better direction around. Whether you have iOS or Android platform installed on your smartphone, Google Maps remains one of the most popular and familiar app to use while on the go. Offline maps work great for an extended area of the world, so all you need to do is download them by opting the offline button with a selection for the desired destinations.
- What if, by any chance, you can’t have access to offline Google maps? How you will handle and find the directions? You’ll surely need another app and MapsWithMe Pro can be a good alternative. Compatible with both Android and iOS, this app can be purchased for $5 from your Apple or Google Play Store. You can also find a free version of it, but the paid one has more features to offer users’ mobile.
- In many cases, when you are abroad, you are often looking for free Wi-Fi access in restaurants, cafes and other places you are joining. Sometimes you can be lucky to find, sometimes you aren’t and you need to enter your cardit credit and pay for the hotspot. It can become a difficult job every time you are in a location. You may be interested about the Skype WiFi for iOS and Android that allow users to connect and pay via a Skype credit. Costs differ by city and hotspot and it works also with smartphones, tablets or thin laptops.
- Most of us love to know useful tricks, tips or gratuities about a certain place they are going to visit. Who doesn’t? Well, you may find Tipping Bird for Android as a very useful application that will tell you what to visit in a particular city by certain categories: restaurants, organized tours, taxis and more other important and useful info.
The smartphone is probably the most important gadget to have in your global travelling, so relying on one of these handy apps to find out useful tips and tricks while on the go.