It’s time for a trip. But what apps should you use to get the most out of this trip? Whether it be a road trip, or a trip across the country flying on Delta or another airline, we’ve got every app you’ll need in this Top 10 list. Everything from apps showing you historical spots, to points of interest, to planning your trip. So let’s get this top 10 started.
TripAdvisor is a great app. It makes it very easy to find the best hotels, great restaurants, and other fun things to do. They also have a very robust flight search that helps you find the best deal on flights.
9. Field Trip
Here’s a great app from Niantic Labs, yes the people behind the popular, closed-beta game, Ingress. This app runs in the background and alerts you when you’re around some historical spots and gives you a brief history about it. It’s a pretty cool app for sightseers.
8. Rail Planner Live
With Rail Planner Live you can plan your train journey using actual real-time UK train times, platform, delay and cancellation information from this official app. Which is approved by the National Rail Enquiries.
Priceline is probably the most popular service used when looking for hotels, flights and rental cars. And now you can search by using your Android phone or tablet. It’s pretty easy. You can also take advantage of Tonight-Only and Name Your Own Price deals from the app.
The Orbitz app allows you to quickly search and get flights from the comfort of just about anywhere you can use your Android-powered phone or tablet. You can also book hotels, and get a rental car from the same app.
With TripIt, you no longer have to search through your mailbox for your airline reservation, or scrambling to get directions to your hotel. Using TripIt you can have everything you need for your trip in one convenient place. How much better could it get?
4. Trip Journal
Do you travel a lot? Trip Journal is the ultimate travel app to track, record, document, and share your travels with friends and family. It even won the Android Development Challenge. It’s a great app to have on your phone. It comes in a free and a paid version which costs $2.99.
Need to know what time the train, subway, bus, or commuter rail is coming? Well if you’re in the US, Canada, Australia or New Zealand, you can use TransitTimes+ to find out, and plan your trip around the times. It’s a pretty cool app, and works really well.
2. Check my Trip
With the Check My Trip app you can download and store your trips and their details. This includes flights, car rentals, hotel, train bookings, weather and more. The app handles trips that are booked their the Amadeus Distribution System, which is used today by leading airlines and travel agencies.
Travelling by train? Then you’ll want the Amtrak app. This app provides you with Up-to-date and on the go information for Amtrak’s trains. Including a very easy way to plan and book your trip. Even shows your ticket in the app. What more could you ask for?