When it comes to traveling the more you have on your phone makes for carefree holiday time. This is especially the case when it comes to app usage. Although many websites are mobile friendly, having apps on your phone cut down on finger swiping, scrolling and tapping. Here are the top 5 apps that we live and breath when we travel near and abroad.

WiFi Map

Global roaming can really do some damage to your hip pocket, WiFi is definitely #1 for travellers. It displays all available Wi-Fi’s in your area showing close and dependable connections showcased on an easy to view map of the city. You can even map out a journey, it will tell you where WiFi is available when you are on en route to your destination.

City Mapper

Finding your way through a city that you are familiar with can be unnerving at the best of times, throw in a new a completely different city and getting from A to B can be a nightmare. City Mapper helps you to map out your location and destination, then displays nearby transportation options and also maps out transport options.

Open Table

This app gives you all the hottest places to eat and drink on your holiday. It gives you top-rated restaurants that are in your area based on cuisine. It lets you book and manage your reservation. Even though you are in an unfamiliar location, you can be at the best eating hotspots – right at your fingertips.


Need to get ahead and book some last minute accommodation? The Wotif app allows you to search and book flights, accommodation, car hire, plan activities and much more. You can see real reviews from real people and manage your trip all from the one app.

Google Trips

Need some help to organise your trips and plan your day. Google trips automatically maps out a day with suggestions for things to see and do. You can find things to see and do from restaurants to beaches and museums. Google Trips also help you to manage all of your travel details in one location, like flight bookings, hotel reservations, and confirmation numbers. For those of you that have Gmail it pushes the details of your trip automatically onto the app. Even if you don’t have an internet connection you can still access all your travel details on the app.

It is also a good idea to download your applicable airline app, it will send you push notifications about your flight should anything change, including flight times, gate numbers and unexpected delays.

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