APPY TRAVELS - OUR TOP 10 TRAVEL APPS

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1. PACKING PRO 

Never again will you forget to pack your phone charger. Tell this genius little app where you’re going, how long for and who with and it’ll create a suggested list of what you might need including essentials (passport, currency), gadgets, clothes and accessories. 

- £1.99

2. FLIGTHTTRACK 5 

 

Search and track worldwide flights by number or route and follow on zoomable live flight maps. View real time departure information, delays and gate numbers and if your flight is cancelled this awesome app will even help you find an alternative flight. 

- £2.99

3. WEATHER PRO

Weather reports for … well … everywhere! Very reliable seven day forecasts including temperature, wind direction and speed, air pressure, precipitation amount and probability - If it says it going to rain, pack the umbrella!

- £1.99

4. XE CURRENCY

An absolute must for travelling abroad. Easy to use and accurate up-to-the-minute conversions. 

- Free

 

5. GOOGLE MAPS

Navigate the world! Search for an address, store name, restaurants and the voice guided GPS navigation will guide you there. This smart app will even give you public transport directions, live traffic conditions and a street view so you really can’t get lost. 

- Free

 

6. iSPEECH TRANSLATOR

Lost in translation? Trying to order a cocktail? Not sure what’s on the menu? iSpeak Translator is the app you need - Speak or type any word or phrase into the app and it will translate in multiple languages. It will even say (and write) the word/phrase you need back so you’ll even know how the word is pronunciated.

- Free

 

7. AROUND ME 

Looking for a hotel? Need a cash machine? Around me (high light) identifies your position and allows you to search the nearest bank, bar, petrol station hospital, hotel movies, restaurant, supermarket - it tells you how far away each business is, and gives you a map showing how to get there.

- Free

 

 

 

8. SUNSCREEN

An essential beach app - Add your skin type and SPF of the lotion and let this clever app detect the UVI rating of your current location, it will set a timer to alert you when you next need to slather on the sunblock allowing you to relax. 

- Free

 

9. WHATSAPP

Keep in touch with friends and family while your jet-setting aboard. Whatsapp sends data - that includes; pictures, videos, sound clips, and GPS tags using wi-fi or 3G

- £0.69

 

10. INSTAGRAM  

Capture all your favourite holiday moments and share them with the world (or just your followers). Act like a professional photographer and transform everyday moments into works of art - create pictures and videos and play with filters for a retro sepia-toned image or a slightly distorted fish eye shot. 

- £0.69

 

11. JETPAC CITY GUIDES

Bonus app because it’s so super cool - Jetpac analyses every public Instagram photo and using a image analysis algorithm finds you the best spots. The idea is simple; the more photos people take of a bar, restaurant or cafe the more fun and interesting it must be. The app scans photos for things like hipster mustaches, lipsticks and the biggest smiles and recommends venues based on that criteria!  

- Free

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