Round Up: Travel Apps of 2018

 

While there are many websites that help you plan and book your travel, there are others that might be more helpful and get you a cheaper price searching via app. Here, the list of the best travel apps for planning and booking.

Flights

 
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1. SKYSCANNER

An all-in-one travel app with flights, hotels, and car rentals. The minimal design and easy to use app help you plan your upcoming trips with ease. The best place to find the cheapest flight!

Download for iOS and Android

2. OneTravel

Get exclusive app-only flight deals and save up to 60%. Other features include filter options and 24/7 live chat.

Download for iOS and Android

3. CheapOAir

An app similar to having your own travel agent that analyzes 15+ billion flights daily, and notifies you when the best time to book. Earn 2x reward points through the app.

Download for iOS and Android

4. Hopper

The best app to predict the best time to fly using the color-coded calendar, watch trip prices, and receive price alerts.

Download for iOS and Android

5. Momondo

With this app, you can book a flight directly from your device wherever you are. You can easily search for flights using the interactive filters and share your results via text or email.

Download for iOS and Android

accomodations

 
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1. Agoda

The best app when booking hotels internationally. You have the option to reserve and pay later or pay full at a discounted rate using the app.

Download for iOS and Android

2. Hotels

Book hotels through the app when traveling within the United States. It also has app-only deals.

Download for iOS and Android

3. Hostelworld

If you’re planning to go on your next backpacking adventure, using this app will help you find the best hostels around the world.

Download for iOS and Android

4. Airbnb

Find the best vacation home rentals and apartments when traveling. Search by price, neighborhood, amenities, and more.

Download for iOS and Android

5. Expedia

Offers up to 30% savings with app-exclusive hotel deals and earn 2x reward points on every booking.

Download for iOS and Android

 

finding things to do

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1. Google Trips

Receive activity suggestions based on what’s nearby and customize your day plans. Available offline, so you won’t have to worry about connecting to WiFi when traveling.

Download for iOS and Android

2. Google Maps

Search your destination and organize your favorite places in one app. Share it with your friends and family.

Download for iOS and Android

3. Yelp

Not only that it’s great for finding places to eat, but it’s also handy finding local events nearby. Keep it clean and organize your bookmarks by destinations, so you won’t have to scroll through hundreds of bookmarked places/events.

Download for iOS and Android

4. Instagram

This is my favorite app to scout places when I’m planning a trip. I love finding restaurants here since it’s unbiased and strictly based on the photo — not someone’s horrible experience (sorry Yelp). Hit that “save” button and you’re all set!

Download for iOS and Android

5. Pinterest

Great app for finding things to do. If you want to know more about an activity or a place, click the pin and this will redirect to a post.

Download for iOS and Android

 

getting around

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1. Lyft

Get around without breaking the bank. See the cost of your ride in advance. Use the promo code KARLA12991 to receive a free ride.

Download for iOS and Android

2. UBER

A ridesharing app for fast, reliable rides in minutes. Take an uberPOOL and save money by riding with others or elevate your experience with a high-end vehicle through uberBLACK. Use the promo code karlad3003ue to receive a free ride.

Download for iOS and Android

3. Flywheel

The taxi app, Flywheel does not charge surge pricing, so riders are never surprised with any unexpected charges. It is currently operating in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Seattle with future expected expansion.

Download for iOS and Android

4. Curb

The #1 taxi app that connects you to 50,000 taxis in 65 U.S. cities. You can request a taxi for immediate pickup or reserve up 24 hours in advance. Use the promo code 44Q80P to save $5.

Download for iOS and Android

5. Grab

The cashless way to get around in Southeast Asia. The most convenient booking service for private cars and taxis.

Download for iOS and Android

 

travel with ease

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1. Google Translate

An app that can translate 100+ languages. Translate anything by typing, taking a photo, speech or conversations, and handwriting. Available offline — just download the language prior to your departure.

Download for iOS and Android

2. Roadtrippers

You can plan an epic road trip or a weekend getaway with this app. Discover places like local diners, roadside attractions, and scenic points.

Download for iOS and Android

3. Google Maps

Navigate through your travels faster and easier. Get real-time GPS navigation, traffic, and transit information. Available offline - just download the city prior to departure.

Download for iOS and Android

4. Tile

You’ll never worry about losing your luggage with Tile. You can place the tiny trackers to all your luggage and the app enables you to locate your items in seconds — buy it now.

Download for iOS and Android

5. Mobile Passport

The app that speeds you through U.S. Customs when entering the U.S.

Download for iOS and Android

 
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