What are your favorite apps while traveling?

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Tech' started by Cop, Sep 6, 2019.

  1. Cop

    Cop Hiker

    As the title says, what are your favorite apps while traveling? Here's my current top 5 list:

    1. Maps.me
    2. PackPoint
    3. Kayak
    4. Surfshark
    5. XE Currency Converter
  2. dovidola

    dovidola Section Hiker

    By 'when travelling' I take that to mean 'when hiking'

    1. GB & Parks (OS Mapping)
    2. Barometer/Altimeter Pro
    3. Mountain Weather Information Service
    4. Books
    That's about all!
    They all work in airplane mode apart from No 3.
  3. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

  4. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    For travelling

    Various airline aps (makes the faff with boarding passes easier)
    Netflix, BBC Iplayer etc (helps pass the hours)
    Kindle (like above)
    Evo magazine (as above)
    Booking.com
    Google translate
    Google maps
    Trip advisor
    Various public transport and taxi aps (depending on where i am)
    Facebook (keeping in touch with loved ones, also handy when i find something that's likely to wind my mates up :whistling:)
  5. Charlie83

    Charlie83 Trail Blazer

    Tripit and tinder
  6. Lamont-Cranston

    Lamont-Cranston Ultralighter

    Aldiko app-free books from such authors as Niccolo Machiavelli (e le quatro stagione).
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  7. SafetyThird

    SafetyThird Section Hiker

    for travel:
    apple wallet in case the cards are stolen
    Uber/Bolt/for grabbing a cab easily in a strange city without worrying about cash
    Google maps
    Citymapper for public transport
    Various train/airline apps when needed
    AA app when driving
    Park4night if I need a place to park up
    Flight Radar to check incoming flight arrivals
    Seat Guru when booking flights
    Airbnb if I'm using those
    Best Biking Roads if I'm away on the bike
    Dark Skies & Yr for weather

    Ipad and Kindle for magazines/books
    cathyjc likes this.

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