6 of the Best Travel Apps that You Can Download for Free

 

A smartphone is a very important tool in one’s travel necessities.  With these 6 applications that you can download on your mobile phone for free, you can stay organized, updated, entertained and at ease during your vacation.

Google Maps

This is a great GPS navigation system that not only gives you directions, but also offers you a quicker route because it can detect upcoming traffic, accidents or construction.

This is available on Android, iOS and the Web.

Triposo

No Wi-Fi? No problem.  This navigation app allows you to download apps and use it offline which is handy if you don’t have mobile date if you are traveling abroad or in places with poor signal.  It even offers weather updates and sight-seeing destinations even if you are not connected to the internet.

This is available on Android, iOS and the Web.

Yelp

It’s a popular app used when looking for certain establishments within a specific location.  It offers you user-generated recommendations such as restaurants, coffee shops, a car mechanic or even medical establishments.  Not only that, you can also read millions of user reviews.

This is available on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone and the Web.

Google Translate

This is a must-have for anyone who will travel internationally.  The latest update now includes real-time auto voice and sign translations.  How cool is that?  This just made your traveling experience much easier.

This is available on Android, iOS and the Web.

Currency

Another app for traveling abroad, this currency app is a great way to track your finances while on vacation.  You can download the currencies where there is internet access, and use it later even when you are already offline.

Facebook

Of course, this Social Media app is very popular nowadays.  When you’re traveling, you can share your photos instantly and also communicate with your friends and family back home through its in-app messaging service.

This is available on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone and the Web.

About Toni Marie

Toni is Senior Editor for BabyBoomerTalkBlog, as well as a contributing author. In addition to writing about the Baby Boomer generation, she also likes to write about relationships and health. She is also the primary caregiver for her mother.

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