Quagmire faced by travelers such as uncertainty about where to go, where to stay, the best food outlet, language translation, or meeting up with people of interest has been made relatively easier by travel apps.
What used to take a longer time, now takes minutes because of the efficiency of travel apps.
Here is a list of the top 10 most used travel apps.
Mapify allows you to search for any travel destination in the world and see other traveler reviews, helping you make an informed decision.
The apps also allow you to ask questions about the destination, view pictures posted by travelers and generally get detailed directions.
You can also share your own epic travel experience on the app, explore nearby AirBnbs, and transportation, planning your next trip is easier with Mapify.
Skyscanner helps you get the best deal when searching for the best flight prices.
The simple user interface and state of the art search options make this app one of the best in the app store.
Regardless of your travel destination, Skyscanner will definitely find the best available price for you.
This is a brilliant app that translates almost any language including voice dictations, written, and by using a camera to translate parking labels and signs.
To enable offline functionality, be sure to download the dictionary in advance.
This is one of the most used itinerary apps, that lets you organize your travel plans for easy access in one place.
This is a great tool especially if you are embarking on multiple destinations.
Ola is one of the most used ride-hailing apps in the world especially if you are traveling to Asia.
Ola is incredibly popular in Asia and the app is extensively used in India and Sri Lanka in 2018.
One of the highlights of the Ola is its ease of use and cheap rate as compared to its rival Uber.
With the recently launched partnership with the popular food delivering service called FoodPanda, their dominance is only getting stronger.
Postagram allows you to create a custom postcard using photos from your phone.
The app allows you to print and mail your personalized postcard with no extra cost with faster delivery time, usually, the cards arrive within 3-5 days as against the conventional one week period.
Postagram eliminates the hassle of looking for the nearest post office or where to buy stamps.
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
This is one of the most used travel apps, and the importance can not be overemphasized.
Virtual Private Networks protects your online activities from hackers who will pounce on you when you connect to an insecure public network.
Seemingly innocent gestures like purchasing a ticket over insecure public wifi or local purchase can leave all your information vulnerable.
But with VPN your activities are secured and protected, and you can watch your favorite Netflix shows without restrictions.
Fascinated about Spanish or Mandarin? Duolingo can help you brush up on your foreign language skills.
The app lets you practice multiple forms of translation including written, reverse, audio and it is entirely fun.
This is one of the most preferred modes of communication for most people in the world.
With data connection, you can send text messages, do voice and video calls, text.
Most people around the world have abandoned the standard pay-as-you-go plan, hence the increasing need for WhatsApp usage.
Tiny Scanner allows you to take pictures of any documents and produce a PDF file.