There are few modern pieces of technology that are considered a daily necessity as essential as the smartphone. In fact, most people are pretty much tied to their mobile devices. So, suggest to the person leave them home before embarking on a business trip or on vacation is a proposal from which the person will laugh at you, at best. In addition, smartphones are often very useful for travel, whether you’re planning the logistics of a trip or to save money during the actual trip.
These applications for travel are some of the best tools and applications that can help the intrepid travelers and frequent saving some much needed extra cash to buy gifts and souvenirs for friends and family.
Before leaving for the trip abroad, is vital to download a quality currency converter. Having accurate exchange rates can save a traveler a little. Yes, there are plenty of exchange houses in almost all countries. However, as a general rule, they offer bad rates. And those people who sell money out? Don’t even think about it. It’s better to simply download a solid option as the application Currency, covering more than 100 countries. Of course, you can’t really change the coin currency, but at least you will know what are the rates that are (or should be) when you visit a bank to exchange your money. Currency is available for Android and iOS Store at Play on Apple’s App Store.
The Kayak application is quickly becoming the first name for those who want to take a trip. This has to do with mass approval by users. On the surface, the application offers a first-rate economy between three platforms: flights, hotels and cars. Users can even create their own price alerts and see how the costs of tickets and reservations go up and down on a daily basis. But where the application really shines is in minor details. For example, Kayak provides contact information for all the major airlines, as well as maps of airports. It also details the hidden fees that many airlines like to charge for such incidents as baggage checking and snacks. Even better? He manages and tracks all your itinerary details. It is available for iOS on the Apple App Store, Android at Play Store, Windows Phone on Windows Phone Store and Kindle on Amazon Appstore.
This iPhone app for frequent travelers. Destined to be the use of artificial intelligence to help people reduce their search results to thousands of places. This means that users can enter only a few keywords to help you find the ideal ads about amenities, rooms and rental vehicles. Looking for a hotel with free breakfast or with discounts for the night? This application can do this. A pity that this application for travel is only available on the Apple App Store.
Hotwire’s business model is to fill hotel rooms before they are empty at night. All that is required of the user of the application is to write a city or location and a list of hotel rooms at a discounted price will appear. The downside is that it does not provide the names of the hotels mentioned in the list. That said, there is basic information about the hotels, such as star ratings, beside the price listed per night. The application is available for iOS on the App Store and Android at Play Store.
While it’s not exactly difficult to access the services of car rental online, CarRentals highlights the consolidate all agencies in one place. Users can search for options, price and company kind of car. Probably the best part about CarRentals is that users can make your reservation directly from the application, which is available for iPhone in the App Store and Android at Play Store.
To download one or all of these options, travelers should be able to save a little money on everything from flights and hotels to rental cars and use of the Internet. And the best part is that all the applications options above are free.
Which applications you trust when you travel? Please share in the comments!