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Travel Apps You Need To Download

We get it, having a million apps on your phone can get chaotic. But for those people who enjoy traveling, downloading travel apps can make the journey much easier and enjoyable. Below are some of the best travel apps available for free. With these top travel apps, you'll never get lost, you'll have an easier planning experience and will always have something to do during those lengthy layovers.

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1. Kayak

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

What it does:

- Searches numerous travel sites and compares prices on flights, hotels and rental cars

- Helps organize travel plans and gives real-time flight status alerts

2. Roadtrippers

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

What it does:

- Discover various places for your trip such as restaurants, roadside attractions, beautiful pit-stops, parks and places to stay

- Plan trips directly from the app and share plans with friends and family

- Review trip suggestions added by friends on the app

3. Bravolol

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

What it does:

- Helps with the language barrier when traveling to a place where you don't speak the language

- Use the parrot to speak for you or read the phrase yourself on your mobile device

- Doesn't require data usage once downloaded

4. XE Currency

Rating: 5/5 stars

What it does:

- Converts every currency in the world

- Works without internet

5. Weather Bug

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

What it does:

- 18 different weather apps

- Discover real-time current, hourly and 10 day forecasts

6. Tripit

Rating: 3.5/5 stars

What it does:

- Travel organizer that collects all your travel plans in one place

- Forward your travel confirmation emails to Tripit and it will create a full itinerary

7. Gogobot

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

What it does:

- Discover the best restaurants, places to stay and things to do in a specific city

- Personalizes things to do and events to go to based on your chosen interests

8. Google Maps

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

What it does:

- Map your way through the city with real time ETA's and updated traffic information

- Find train, bus or transit info

- Map out your journey by saving locations

9. CityMaps2Go

Rating: 4.5/5 Stars

What it does:

- Access to offline maps of places to discover

- Organize and plan your trip with a "save-it-for-later" feature

10. Skype Wifi

Rating: 3.5/5 Stars

What it does:

- Go online at any wifi hotspot throughout the world

- Skype face to face, access email and browse online and only pay for what you use

11. GateGuru

Rating: 3/5 Stars

What it does:

- Receive all airport information and flight status (with push notifications)

- Terminal and gate information as well as food options with reviews

Downloading these top travel apps can make any trip easier and more enjoyable, regardless of your destination. These apps can help you from looking up flight status to picking the best restaurants on your journey. Be sure when traveling abroad to be aware of your data usage and opt for WiFi...or else you'll risk costly roaming charges. Have a trip coming up soon? Start downloading!

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