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15 very useful android apps for travellers

Posted by Rajib Kundu On Thursday, December 27, 2012 0 comments
1)       TripIt Travel Organizer Free -  
Rating - 4.4
User  -19326

TripIt organises all your hotel, airline, car rental, and restaurant reservations . With TripIt, all you need to get you where you’re going and back again at your fingertips—on your smartphone, tablet or online at tripit.com. He can access all your travel plans within TripIt. It forewords all your booking confirmation e-mails confirmation e-mails in one place. It can share your travel plans with your family and neighbours and colleagues so that they know your location when you are on vacation.
It displays daily weather forecasts, directions and maps for each destination.
It shows map-based search to find restaurants, businesses and attractions, then add them to your trip itinerary in one click.

Rating - 4.5 
user - 119 348


With TripAdvisor you can  browse millions of reviews, opinions, and photos by travelers. It gives you all the details a traveller needs to complete a tour  successful. It can display restaurants and hotels nearby you, exciting locations around you, Discover cool things to do in any destination , compare airfares and find great deals and many more.


3)       FlightTrack Free 
Rating - 4.1 
Users -  578



FlightTrack Free is one of the most popular flight tracking application. It displays

• Real-time status for gates, delays & cancellations
• Zoomable, beautiful flight maps
• Detailed, interactive, retractable flight cards
• Covers 16,000 airports worldwide
• Track 1,400 airlines worldwide

Rating - 4.1 
Users -  3751




 'Flightradar24 Free' shows airplane traffic around the world in real time!
This FREE version of the most popular flight-tracking app turns your phone or tablet into an air traffic radar and lets you see airplane traffic around the world in real-time. Flightradar24 is, or has been the number one travel app in more than 50 countries including Germany, France, United Kingdom, Japan, and Australia. We are frequently featured in the media and recent media mentions include Bild (Germany), Le Monde (France), and CNN (US).


Flightradar24 Free features include:
* Planes moving in real-time
* Airline and callsign information for individual planes
Do you want more features? Buy Flightradar24 Pro and get:
* Comprehensive information for each individual plane, including route, speed, altitude and more
* Augmented reality view – identify the planes flying overhead by simply pointing your phone’s camera to the sky
* Easy to search for a specific flight
* Filter by airline, altitude, speed and more
* Emergency squawk sush notification alerts
* Flight trails and callsigns directly on map
* See airline logos in connection with the aircraft
* Banner free


Rating - 4.6 
User -  35,263


Skyscanner is another android app for finding cheap flights. It can compare over 1000 budget and scheduled airlines and more than 1,000,000 routes around the world. You can buy air tickets air tickets direct from airlines or travel agents and get the best deals.


Rating - 4.4 
Users -  3,345



Heapmunk helps you find both flights and hotels for your trip. It sorts the flights based on the time you have to spend on the flight and how many stops you have to make. Hotels are shown on the maps so that you can understand the locations of the hotels. You can also turn on heatmaps that will show you the best areas to stay based on unique interests like food, landmarks, nightlife and more.


Ratings 4.1  
Users - 4,833


This app will help you find the best deals in hotels and rental cars . You can book the best deals among over 200000 hotels . You can find hotels around your location, Filter by hotel star level, price, amenity, or neighborhood, shows hotel photos, descriptions, and real guest reviews, Name Your Own Price and save up to 60%.



8)       Hotel Tonight
Rating - 4.3 
Users - 5,855

This app brings the best hotel deals US , Canada London, Liverpool, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Amsterdam . Makers of this app constantly visit hotels and update their database to get the best hotels deals.


Rating -    4.6 
Users -  394,273


This app is a community of drivers . This app shows you the best routes based on past experience of other drivers of the commulity. It updates the route information even when you simply drive over a street based on your experience on that route. You can also actively report accidents, hazards, police and other events you see on the road, and get road alerts coming up on your route too. This app can also find the cheapest gas station along your route with community-shared gas prices.


10)       Google Translate 
Ratings - 4.6 
Users - 321,263


This is a must have app if you are visiting a foreign country where you don’t  know the local language. This app can translate spoken language and signboards. You can take pictures of signboards and it will translate the text . Communicate with another person using speech-to-speech translation in Conversation Mode (ALPHA, 14 languages) .

11)       MapDroyd  
Ratings 4.0 
Users -   6,743


MapDroyd, is a very useful app to explore maps for the whole world and search for addresses and places It can track your current location on a scalable vector map. Other than tiled maps you can rotate your map view in any direction and also change the perspective from a flat 2D map to a 3D perspective view. You can also pick from different map styles without downloading new map data.

Ratings - 88,658  
Users - 4.1



It is popular GPS navigation android app. It uses TomTom maps for navigation which are very accurate. It can work with GPS only even when you are offline. It has  voice- guided navigation feature. Some other great features are spoken street names, waypoint for places, dynamic lane guidance, speed limit display and speed camera notification.


Ratings - 4.4 
Users -  91


A very handy app for people like me who tend to forget packing important stuff. This app has several built in  checklist for different occasions and destinations. You can also edit the list of items and add new items to the list.



Ratings - 4.6  
Users -  401,525

This is a very popular app to get you best gas deals in an unknown place. This app provides you a very accurate information on where to find cheapest gas. It can find cheapest gas near you and find cheapest gas by city/zip/postal code.



Ratings 4.5 
Users -  67,679

This is another great app to find deals , events and gas price deals around you. You can search over 18 million businesses by typing, speaking, or browsing popular categories including movie theaters, hotels, mechanics, dentists, and more.



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