With Spring essentially here now, for many now will be the time to start thinking about or planning their next vacation. Whether you are looking for a summer escape to a warmer climate or a more adventurous and active vacation, there are a number of Android apps which can help make the booking process is a little easier. Here are ten of those apps that are worth checking out.
Getaways by Groupon
Groupon is a service many already use to find good deals on a number of local services and products and Getaways by Groupon is essentially the same service, but one specifically designed for those looking to go on vacation. Wherever you are planning on going, or whatever type of vacation you are looking for, it could be worth checking out this app and seeing what deals are on offer.
TripIt: Trip Planner
TripIt is an organizer which looks to bring all your confirmations together into one direct and manageable place. Those who make use of Gmail or Google Apps in general, will see their confirmations automatically be collated together into one single itinerary, while additional information and confirmations can be sent to TripIt and then integrated into your itinerary as well. Good way to keep all of your vacation bookings and details together and in one place.
WhereTo - Travel Planner
WhereTo looks to make sure you are aware of all the places you can visit while on vacation. By simply selecting the city or area, you can find details on a number of events, restaurants, places to visit and other happenings in the area.
TripCase - Travel Organizer
TripCase in principle, is a very similar app to TripIt and once again looks to collate all of your confirmations into one easy to manage itinerary. All confirmations and bookings can be added to your TripCase and viewed when travelling when needed. Once you get to your vacation location, there are some additional features too, like the ability to order an Uber.
Expedia Hotels, Flights & Cars
Expedia will not need too much of an introduction to most travelers. This is one of the most popular flight, hotel and car rental search sites on the internet. No matter whether you are booking a flight or a hotel, this is one of the best apps to price check all the airlines and make sure you are getting the very best deal.
TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants
Like Expedia, TripAdvisor is another popular option for those looking to plan and book aspects of their next vacation. One of the big benefits of TripAdvisor though, is the level of additional information and reviews you can find. Great way to see what others are thinking about a specific hotel, attraction or otherwise.
Travelzoo is essentially a deal app, but one to make sure you have access to the best prices on travel, entertainment events and local deals. Another good option for those looking to find additional time-filling events during a vacation.
Airbnb is one the apps and services which has reached extraordinary heights over the last couple of years. While some might think of this as a way to search for more affordable room rentals, one of the added benefits of Airbnb is some of the less traditional rentals that are available. This could be a great option which planning a vacation to find the perfect downtown rental or a more remote cabin for a nice getaway.
Voyager: Route Planner
Voyage is an app which will be of use for those who tend to have a lot of itineraries planned for a vacation. If you are planning on visiting multiple places, then Voyager is designed to ensure you take the most efficient route. Just add in everywhere you want to go on a given day and Voyager will take care of the rest and store the itinerary for easy recall later.
Booking.com Hotel Reservations
Closing out the list today is one of the most popular hotel booking sites on the internet, in app form. This is the Booking.com Android app and is always an option worth checking out when looking to book your next vacation. As well as a general price search based on area, vacation theme, or otherwise, Booking.com also gets access to some member-only pricing for those who book often.