20 great travel-apps…

Looking for some apps that may make your live easier when traveling? Here is a handful of those

JetSmarter

JetSmarter

Looking for a private jet? This app connects you to carriers near you.

Whether you’re looking for private use or you want to share with others, you can find small to large aircrafts through this app.

For: iOS & Android
Source: JetSmarter


PackPoint

PackPoint packing list builder

What to pack for your trip?  This app makes up your checklist based on the information your give it: length of your trip, occasion, planned activities, weather at your destination etc.

For: iOS & Android.
Source:  PackPoint


Entrain

Entrain

Entrain connects users to lighting schedules developed by researchers at the University of Michigan. These schedules are mathematically proven to adjust you to new time zones as quickly as possible. Light is the primary driving input to the circadian clock, and by recording your lighting history, it can simulate your body’s clock and make recommendations for behavior.

For: iOS & Android.
Source: Entrain


Uber

Uber

Looking for transportation in a give city? This app connects you to drivers and shows you realtime where they are. It is available in more than 200 cities around the world and is rapidly expanding.

For: iOS & Android.
Source: Uber


SleepSounds HQ

SleepSounds HQ

Trouble falling asleep whilst traveling? This app offers instant relaxation with over 600 soothing sounds from around the world. Sleep deeply and wake up fresh and energized.

For: iOS
Source: SleepSounds HQ


HerdTracker

Herdtracker

This is a web-app which plots the precise location of the great wildebeest migration in real time to a Google map and in a Twitter-style timeline. HerdTracker is publicly accessible from any web browser – desktop, mobile or tablet.

For: Online application
Source: HeardTracker


7 Google Maps

Google Maps

This app allows you to find directions on a map and safe your personally favorite locations. It also allow to share recommendations on the places you have visited.

For: iOS & Android.
Source: Google Maps


8 Worldmate

Worldmate

This app targets business travelers and allows to stores all the vital information you’ll need for managing, planning and organizing your trip (e.g. hotel bookings, flight schedule, connection with outlook and linkedin account)

For: iOS & Android & Microsoft phone
Source: Worldmate


9 Quintessentially

Quintessentially

This is a concierge service app with many possibilities. Whether you are looking to book a table in a given restaurant, needs some VIP cards for a certain venue or want to organise a gift for someone, through this app you can let it all be arranged.

For: iOS & Android.
Source: Quintessentially


10 The Entertainer

The Entertainer

This app follows the principle “buy one get one for free”

It offers discount coupons for business (restaurants, hairdressers, fitness studios ,…) near you and is available in over 15 countries.

For: iOS & Android.
Source: The Entertainer


11 The Converted by Ideon

The Converted by Ideon

Traveling means being confronted with all kinds of different measurement units. This app helps you to convert then into units you know and understand. Whether it is currency, distance or weight units this app converts them all.

For: iOS & Android.
Source: The converted by Ideon


12 Wikitude

Wikitude

Visiting a city and you don’t know what you’re seeing? With this app and your smartphone’s camera you can hoover and get feedback about what you’re seeing around you. Monuments, accommodations, restaurant etc, many things are available and read from existing information providers such as yelp, tripadvisor, twitter etc.

For: iOS & Android & Microsoft phone & Blakberry
Source: Wikitude


13 Hotel Tonight

 Hotel Tonight

Where to turn when you’re in urgent need of a hotel-room? Frequent travelers know all about what can go wrong e.g. wrong hotel booked, flight delayed / cancelled, meeting unexpectedly extended etc. or are you just not the planning kind of person?

This app allows find last minute available rooms in your proximity.

For: iOS & Android & Microsoft phone & Blakberry
Source: Hotel Tonight


14 City Maps 2Go Offline Maps

 City Maps 2 Go

Planing on using a map extensively when you visit a city, but afraid there is not going to be a good network available or simply afraid of the (roaming) costs? This app lets you download offline maps for many locations around the world.

For: iOS & Android
Source: no website only through app stores


15 The Roller Coaster Guide

 Roller Coaster Guide

Looking for fun when you’re traveling? What about this app…it shows more than 4 500 rollercoasters in more than 1 700 amusement-parks.

A must for rollercoaster lovers.

For: iOS
Source: no website only through app stores


16 Pingspot

pingspot

Want to remember wich places you loved during your travels (restaurants, spas, local business) and share with your friends? This app enables you to do just that!

For: iOS
Source: Pingspot


17 Flying

Flying

Keep track of you flights at all time. This app claiming to be the ultimate flight companion it tracks the distance you flew and gives information on our flight details such as departure times, gate etc.

For: iOS
Source: Flying


18 iStone

iStone

A predicament for many travelers. Being somewhere you don’t understand the language and can not express your basic needs. Don’t let that stop you…this app will help you to ask for the most common things in a great variety of languages.

For: iOS
Source: no website only through app stores


19 Packing Pro

Packingpro

Can be annoying: arriving at your destination finding out you forgot to pack an essential things for your trip. Yep, you can put everything you’re going to need on a piece of paper, or you can try out this app which may help you to pack cleverly.

For: iOS
Source: PackingPro


20 Postagram 

postagram

Are you unable to find an original postcard? Then send a personal card which you have designed yourself with pictures from your smartphone.

For: iOS & Android
Source: Postagram


List and pictures through CNN

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