Best mobile apps for traveling
Travel is the best way to see the world and touch it with their hands. But for inexperienced tourists travel to new countries are fraught with difficulties: finding and booking accommodation, ordering a taxi at a reasonable price in an unfamiliar city, laying the optimal route to the destination, search of cafes and restaurants, custom phrase in an unfamiliar language, currency exchange, translator, and more!
Developers of mobile applications were quick to make life easier for travelers. Before you — the most useful apps for traveling around the world.
- Apps: Skipe, Viber, WhatsApp. Allow free to communicate without the inclusion of expensive roaming charges abroad. In any place where there is free Internet coverage (all airports, train stations, many shopping centers and stores), you can make a video, write a message or send photos to anywhere in the world where Internet is your subscriber. Comfortable? Of course.
- Application for orientation. Necessary for unfamiliar places, how to travel in Europe and travel within their own country. Best apps for travel
2Gis is the most popular mobile travel app in Russia. Allows you to find the best route to navigate in an unfamiliar city, find the right address.
MAPS.ME —cards for mobile phones, working offline, i.e. without Internet connection. The app allows you before you travel download in road map, to build routes, to navigate in space (GPS).
OsmAnd — Android version. Allows you to download maps for offline trips, navigate, get directions, search for addresses, sites and attractions.
Citymapper is a handy application for the 40 largest cities in the world (including travel to Russia, Poland, the developers are working in the direction of China). Allows you to create routes, considering public transport: buses, trolleybuses, trams and the metro.
App translators. Not everywhere the local population speaks English at a conversational level, and not every traveler is fluent. A list of simple phrases for every situation and the incomprehensible translation of the inscriptions will provide:
Google-translator — works online (103 languages) and offline (52 languages) can use the camera and use it to translate the inscriptions, signs, and instructions, and the ability to translate speech.
Speak & translate — app for chatting out loud. Determines the language of the phrase, evaluates its contents and produces a translation. If necessary, the conversation can be recorded.
Application for reservation of hotels, Inns and hostels. Allow to find housing in another country, book a room on a certain date, look for inexpensive and immediate housing.
Booking.com is application for searching and booking hotels worldwide.
Hotellook.ru — search, compare prices, select the best accommodation deals around the world.
Airbnb.ru — search apartments and rooms that can be rented from the owners, the most popular option for a limited budget.
Apps for finding cheap tickets and convenient flights – allows you to use the great offers of airlines.
Aviasales — find cheap airline tickets, map discounts and prices for various directions, compare and select best option.
Skyscanner is a similar application that allows you to compare the prices of 700 airlines, supports complex search with optimal solutions.
Just useful and convenient application.
WeatherPRO — precise, detailed (with water temperature, amount of snow, etc.) and a quick weather forecast in any place.
XE — fast and easy conversion of all currencies.
SAS Survival Guide — for active tourists. The best app for survival in extreme conditions, a huge list of skills for difficult situations.
Evernote — organizer with plans, notes, planning your time.
Travelata.ru — find the best tours from a huge list of travel companies.
izi.travel guides to different cities of the world.
Flush toilet finder — search for the nearest toilet