Tips & Resources | 5 useful travel apps

Technology is a wonderful thing! Whether you’re joining us on one of our UK & Continental coach or air holidays, or heading off on your own adventure, there are plenty of incredible apps available on the market to help keep you organised, up to date and making the most out of your holiday experience.

Here are just a few travel apps we think are fantastic for any type of getaway!

1. Trip Journal

This fantastic virtual travel scrapbook is a fantastic way of storing your adventure memories! With geo-tagged pictures, maps of your various explorations, videos and notes, it really is 21st Century travel logging at its finest.


2. PackPoint
(Android, iOS)
We all know that packing can be one of the biggest stresses when it comes to preparing for your holiday, which is why PackPoint is such a fantastic travel buddy, helping users by providing a checklist of travel essentials based on the nature of their trip

Based on your selections, PackPoint creates a customized packing and luggage check-list that takes into account whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, the type and amount of clothing to pack based on the weather forecast, and other factors. The app also comes with a variety of premium features, such as TripIt integration for automatic packing list creation.


3. Google Translate
(Android, iOS)
By simply selecting an input and output language, Google Translate allows users to type in or dictate short sentences from one language to another. In addition, visual translation features have just been added, allowing you to translate text and signage with the aid of your camera.

best-travel-apps_14286977574. XE Currency
(Android, iOS)
If you find yourself needing to know the prices and exchange rates abroad, then look no further than XE Currently. This excellent currency conversion app shows just about every national currency used worldwide, with the ability to track up to 10 simultaneously. Rates are regularly updated and best of all, the app stores the rates of currencies you’ve looked up, so that they’re always available offline even away from an internet connection!


5. Foodspotting
(Android, iOS)
If you’re a bit of a foodie then this is the dream app for you! Responding to your every gastronomic whim with fantastic, user-generated recommendations from your local area. Wherever you may be, you’re only a click away from finding the best eateries in town.


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