10 Travel Apps Worth Recommending

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By Alexa Wheeler | Brand Marketing and Communications Specialist

Ascape VR

When you need an extra ounce of convincing.

This is the perfect source of travel inspiration if you’re on the fence about taking the trip or need help deciding where to go. With an extensive collection of 360 degree videos and scenic virtual tours, the app makes viewers feel like they’re actually experiencing the destination.  

Duolingo

When you’d rather speak in the native tongue.
The perfect way for travelers to immerse themselves into a culture by learning the language of their destination.Whether they’re taking a three-month backpacking trip or a three-day getaway, the app offers on-the-go lessons ranging from beginner to advance for 37 different languages.

Packpoint

For those whose suitcase is still empty 24 hours prior to takeoff.
This is every traveler’s dream whether they’re a packing procrastinator or simply get overwhelmed not knowing what to expect at their final destination. The app builds custom packing lists based on length of travel, activities planned and forecasted weather.

SkyGuru

For those who grip the seat every time the ride turns bumpy.

This is a worthy travel companion offering travelers reassurance whether it’s your first flight or 500th. The app lets users enter their departing and landing information before takeoff and then provides weather reports along the entire route and explanations for each stage of the flight.

SafeTravelRX

For the traveller who needs reassurance they’ll be safe and sound.
This app takes the fear out of traveling to foreign destinations when health and safety is a concern. Among many features, the app offers on-demand global assistance recognizing a traveler’s location based on GPS and connects them with the appropriate medical professionals when seconds count.

CityMaps2Go

For those who thinks international data plans are a thing of the past.
An offline map and travel planner that lets travelers explore millions of places around the world accompanied by inspiring photos and tips. App users can then organize their trips with lists and a detailed map that’s available with or without a wifi connection.

TV Food Maps

For the self-proclaimed epicurean.
The must-have app for any travel, cooking show and good food aficionado. The app features more than 5,000 restaurants as seen on 49 different food shows allowing travelers to not only plan their roadtrips (or any type of trip) accordingly but to be notified every time they’re in the vicinity of a restaurant on TV.

Google Translate

For those who tried Duolingo, but still need a little help.
This app allows travelers to use their cameras for instant text translation with or without a data connection. Or if needing to know how to ask for the check or where the bathroom is, the app can translate up to 32 languages instantly as you type.

SitOrSquat

For those who can’t hold it.
This is the perfect companion for when nature calls and you don’t know where to go. The app features a public restroom map with designated green “Sit” ratings or red “Squat” ratings.

Postagram

For those not into social media but want to share his/her memories.
Postagram lets you send your photos as real customizable postcards via snail mail.They can be shipped almost anywhere worldwide for only $2 in the U.S. and $3 internationally.