Top Road Trip Apps for Tech-Centric Travelers
As mobile devices become an even more predominant part of our lives, many of us seek the most beneficial apps that will help to make our lives and our travels much easier. Whether we’re trying to navigate ourselves around a new city or we’re looking for the best value place to eat, there are a plethora of apps available that can help to take all of our stresses away.
Here are some of the top 5 travel apps available for tech junkies who don’t want to leave their phones at home:
Safety First: The amounts of accidents caused by those using phones while driving are incrasing so these apps are recommended for those who are using public transport or for drivers who have pulled over at the side of the road to check their journey’s progress!
1. Journey Pro
There are a number of different apps you can download to plan your journey but juggling all of these can become even more time-consuming than looking at a paper map. Thankfully, Journey Pro offers users all they need to plan their journey in one place, providing bus routes, train timetables, up-to-date travel guides for the tube (including any delays on particular lines) and will suggest the quickest road route based on postcodes.
This comprehensive app offers you everything you need to know about travelling around the city you are visiting. From cycle routes to disruption alerts, Citymapper has got it all covered for you and is available for over 30 cities around the world. It also offers users fun elements such as tongue-in-cheek journey times when travelling to a new destination by jet pack!
Instead of having to write down your entire journey in a journal, this innovative app will allow you to document all of the highlights on your mobile device. LiveTrekker will track your journey, creating a red line that shows your exact route on a map, and users can even add notes, pictures, videos and audio files to this expedition as it progresses.
4. XE Currency
If you’re travelling to a foreign country or you’re taking a tour through a number of different countries, regular updates with the currency exchange rates will be invaluable. The App by XE Currency provides you with the latest exchange rates and even offers a number of business features too. With every world currency being available, users can also access the latest exchange rates offline, with the last updated rates being indicated on the app.
When travelling around the UK, you’ll want to know that you’re getting the best deal at restaurants, bars, days out, cinema tickets etc. and Vouchercloud will help to make this possible. Once you’ve downloaded the app you’ll be able to find the best deals based on your location and when you select the one that sounds right for you, it’ll even direct you to its destination!