Travelling abroad? These 5 apps can make your holiday experience better
When you plan to explore new places in search of peace, culture, and heritage, you can bank on various mobile applications, which can make your journey better and hassle-free.
Technology has made travelling easier. When you plan to explore new places in search of peace, culture, and heritage, you can bank on various mobile applications, which can make your journey better and hassle-free. By using your smartphone smartly, you can easily plan your holiday to an exotic destination. Travel planning has become much easier with several available apps. These apps offer inputs and insights about the must-visit places, must-have dishes, and other ‘to-do’ things related to the destination of your choice, without burning a hole in your pocket.
You can bank on these five apps for better travel planning. These apps can help you with ticket purchase, find accommodation, food, and other necessities when you visit a foreign land. These apps are available on the AppStore/Google Play:
Besides booking flight/bus tickets and finding packages, MakeMyTrip app also provides information on several heritage destinations in India, along with photographs. You can also do a search for specific properties and book hotels. With this app, you will never be stuck at any place. Good thing is that you will also get a discount if you book a combo of flight and hotels to a destination. You can also find coupons online to get further discounts.
TripIt organises all your travel itineraries and documents so you have everything in one place before you even get to your destination. You can view travel confirmations, flight itineraries, tickets, hotel and Airbnb booking info, rental car reservations, ferry tickets and driving directions in one place. The app also makes it simple to share your trip plans with whoever is coming to pick you up from the airport or train station, or anyone else who may need to coordinate with you or know what your travel plans are.
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Guiddoo is a one-stop shop for in-destination experiences. It offers a wide array of services such as tours and activities, dining, entertainment and shopping as add-ons to the Indian outbound travellers and also curates special packages for them. Guiddoo is making a rapid foray into the Indian travel market. It offers travel partners and Indian international travellers curated in-destination experiences (tours & activities, dining, shopping, entertainment), which are ideally suited for the Indian traveller profile that is quite different from global products, culinary habits, and prices among other things.
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TripAdvisor is an app that advises you on your best trip. It lets you search destinations, flights, hotels, and restaurants. It is popular because it offers the best user reviews at once place. You can read customer reviews to decide the destination, flight, hotel, and restaurant of your choice.
Once you reach your destination, Cleartrip guides you in selecting the must-visit places and activities to do there. The ‘Cleatrip Activities’ section updates the traveller on the destination’s cultural and social implications and available sightseeing options. It also helps you to plan your itinerary. This tour planner app also has a section to find weekend getaways and you can refer to the same to plan a trip to the best places around you, every weekend.