Great travel apps for planning your trip

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Ease your travel planning with these helpful apps.

Tripit - Trip planning travel apps

Organise your bookings – TripIt
Free
iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone
TripIt organises travel plans into an itinerary that has all of your trip details in one place.
Simply forward confirmation emails to plans@tripit.com and TripIt will automatically build an itinerary for your trip that you can access anytime, either online or from a mobile device.

TripAdvisor - Trip planning travel apps

Pick where to stay – TripAdvisor
Free
iPhone, Android, Windows Phone
We all know the deal with TripAdvisor. It’s by no means perfect, but used with a critical eye you can ensure you’re picking the right place to stay. TripAdvisor’s mobile app offers a slick way of searching through its 60 million hotel, restaurant and attraction reviews. The iPhone-only Jetsetter app is a good-looking alternative.

Packing Pro - Trip planning travel apps

Don’t forget your toothbrush – Packing Pro
£1.99/$2.99
iPhone
Packing lists aren’t for everyone. But for those who enjoy a spot of “life admin”, Packing Pro can help eliminate those last minute “What am I forgetting?” head-scratching moments. Unfortunately, it’s only available on iPhone – though not as easy on the eye, Packing List – Full is a decent equivalent on Android.

Toshl Finance - Trip planning travel apps

Count your pennies – Toshl Finance
Free
iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone
No one wants to return to financial ruin from a trip. Toshl’s a simple tool enables you to set-up budgets before travelling and then reconcile expenses with those budgets when away. It also has daily exchange rates for more than 30 currencies.

Flightrack - Trip-planning travel apps

Keep track of your flight – FlightTrack
£2.99/$4.99
iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone
FlightTrack provides real-time updates on flight status, gates, delays and cancellations for some 5,000 airports and 1,400 airlines. Airplane geeks might get a kick out of the handsome map displaying an aircraft’s location relative to its flight path. The app also incorporates SeatGuru’s airplane seating maps, so you can ensure you chose a good seat when checking in online.

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Great travel apps for planning your trip was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (631 posts)

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.