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Travel Unravelled Q&A Series: Travel APPS

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1. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

Here is the next installment of the Travel Unravelled Q&A series. The rules of the game can be found under the question itself. We invite all to participate and really look forward to the replies. There is no better way to make a traveler a more informed one than contributing helpful information.

I'm sorry the last question about holidays only produced 2 comments. I need at least 4 to create a blog post. So, we have a new question...


APPS - what are your travel-related favorites?

I seem to be the only one who travels (infrequently) and does not have a hand-held device that has apps for it. (Yeah, sucks to be me. LOL!) So, being the savvy travelers with iPhones, iPads, iTouch and all the other assorted devices, what apps do you use to create your travels and use during your travels?

(ps: If I get less than 10 replies, I'm going to consider everyone an armchair traveler (like myself) and you don't use your devices for more than checking e-mails, calling friends and texting.)


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2. Posted by KellieBarnes (Travel Guru 813 posts) 5y Star this if you like it!

I'm a fan of the Flight Specials app from Virgin Australia. It's handy, simple, includes their Happy Hour sale right in the app, plus you can set alerts for when prices to your favourite destination drop below a certain amount.

3. Posted by yotpay (Budding Member 8 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

The Map. Googlel Maps. I've been in some pretty interesting areas where I can read the signs, but seeing my flahing blue dot on the map has enabled me to navigate those cities without appearing to be the tourist I was.

4. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3843 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

I have the EasyJet app on my phone and use it to browse flights and check prices. Trip Advisor is the other app I use quite frequently. I've downloaded a few of the Triposo guides to various places and have used these a couple of times when travelling. The main issue with using apps when overseas is that unless wireless is available, I have to use roaming and charges can be high, especially outside of Europe. I use the National Rail Enquiries app all the time for local travel in the UK if that counts!

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