Top 10 Useful Travel Apps For Your New iPad

Guest Author July 15, 2012 0

It would not be an exaggeration to say that today you just have apps for almost everything. There are lots of travel loving souls who wish to know the planet and its beauty in more personalized way. People who go on a random vacation or the ones who love being on travel every now and then, must realize that there are apps that can make their travel just effortless.

TripAdvisor iPad App

Those who have an iPad can feel happy as there are some best travel apps for iPad out there. Using these travel apps is fun and you should give them a try. Here are the best ones for you to choose from:

1. Sky Scanner

Sky Scanner is one of the most efficient, flexible and powerful flight search app. You can get this app absolutely for free to your iPad. It lets you search and even book the flights at cheaper prices. You can even check out the destinations which are cheapest to hit for a travel. It’s too good of an app for the travel fans.

2. XE Currency Converter

A very widely used and dependable currency converter app that is a must have when you are visiting a foreign land for both formal and informal trip. It can save you from paying extra money while buying or shopping for things at the places you visit during a trip.

3. TripAdvisor

Those who use this travel app do know how great it is. It gives you advises on the top attractions for the place or destination you are in. Also it has a TripAdvisor community that rates a certain place/destination, hotel or even a restaurant. iPad users must have this app to have a real good experience while on travel.

4. Kindle

With Kindle for iPad you can have it turned into an e-reader and thus can have the pleasure of reading while you travel to various places. This will help those people who already have a Kindle as they can leave it at their home to reduce the bulk.

5. Google Translate

When on a foreign land, one finds communicating very difficult at times. Well, if you know many languages then it’s just an added advantage to you but to know instantly about the translation you can have Google Translate app for your iPad. This makes communication very easy for you.

6. Packing Pro

This works as a handy checklist app and removes the worries of any last minute struggles with packing for the travel. Just type in the nature of your trip and this app will give you suggestions for the things that you will possibly need for that trip. Isn’t that just amazing?

7. TripIt

This helps in arranging the itinerary of your trip and that too intact and in one place. All your details like flight, hotel and meeting confirmations are managed by TripIt. Apart from that, it even lets you know about the last-minute changes in the schedule: for example, it informs you when your flight gets delayed!

8. Travelocity

Travelocity has enabled features like maps, high-resolution color photos of hotels and the itineraries. All this can be got free from the App Store. With this app the travelers can also do booking of the flights and hotels. Even cars can be rented by using Travelocity.

9. Photosynth

With Photosynth, you can create panoramic views of yourself at the places that you visit. After getting the photos you can share them with your friends and families and let them know what a good time you are having.

10. Urbanspoon

A must have travel app for the foodies. Urbanspoon helps in locating the perfect food outlet for you to eat and dine at. This can be done in accordance with the price range that you select.

About the Author:

Nancy Rorie is a Apple product fan who loves to buy new gadgets on wholesale prices.

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