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Top Five Helpful iOS Apps for Traveling

Published on 06 February 14
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Make Your Trip Convenient with TripIt


TripIt is a really great iOS app for traveling. It basically connects with your Gmail account and brings in data from there. You can simply further itineraries to TripIt and it will convert that information into a more comprehensible format. Any delays in flight or changes in the last-minute will be sent to your e-mail and then automatically updated in TripIt. The major advantage of TripIt is that you get rid of the printed or paper itineraries. This app is absolutely free. It is attuned to iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. It requires iOS 3.0 or versions after this to operate.

Kayak is What You Need While Travelling


Kayak is another popular and useful iOS app. Using this app you can compare what different hotels charge, car rentals and plane tickets. You can also get yourself a room at a hotel simply from this app. To avoid any inconveniences you can check the flight status even before leaving for the airport. To make your journey easier, you can also call the airport to make any desired changes to the flight from the list of contact numbers available in Kayak. This app costs nothing.

Track Your Flight via Flight Tracker


What if you are a little late and have to catch up a flight in about 20 minutes after arriving at the airport? This becomes messier if the airport is a giant one. Here comes Flight Tracker to the rescue. The important feature of Flight Tracker is the availability of airport maps which is a true time saver in times of hurry to catch a flight. It gives you way in to arrivals and departures for different flights. You can also check the weather conditions of the destination you are headed to. If you like to take the window seat, which many people do, you can also check which seats are available on the flight via this app. Just like the two apps above, this is also free.

Foodspotting is Your Restaurant Guide


If you are out of town and you know someone who can guide you to a restaurant, thatâs good. But if you are someone who doesnât know a restaurant guide, then Foodspotting is the app for you. Foodspotting is actually a user-uploaded restaurant funnel. Finding the best burger, coffee or any other food item in a new town is very easy with Foodspotting. You can also know what the best item on the menu of a restaurant is. As it is a user-uploaded guide, you can see the real pictures of the food items from manifold angles and not what they look like on the printed menus. This app is also free.

Call for Help Using Help Call


You might have never felt the need to have an emergency number on a vacation. Well, as a matter of fact, who does? Help Call, costing just $1, hooks up your iPhone with the emergency numbers no matter what place you are at. The interface of Help Call is user-friendly and simple. There are just four buttons, namely; fire, police, friend and ambulance. In case you are unable to dial a number, there is also a feature enabling you to set a single number for dialing a particular contact number. Letâs hope no one has the need to call an emergency number especially on a vacation but having such an app that keeps all such numbers is helpful and gives you peace of mind.










Top Five Helpful iOS Apps for Traveling - Image 1

Make Your Trip Convenient with TripIt

TripIt is a really great iOS app for traveling. It basically connects with your Gmail account and brings in data from there. You can simply further itineraries to TripIt and it will convert that information into a more comprehensible format. Any delays in flight or changes in the last-minute will be sent to your e-mail and then automatically updated in TripIt. The major advantage of TripIt is that you get rid of the printed or paper itineraries. This app is absolutely free. It is attuned to iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. It requires iOS 3.0 or versions after this to operate.

Kayak is What You Need While Travelling

Kayak is another popular and useful iOS app. Using this app you can compare what different hotels charge, car rentals and plane tickets. You can also get yourself a room at a hotel simply from this app. To avoid any inconveniences you can check the flight status even before leaving for the airport. To make your journey easier, you can also call the airport to make any desired changes to the flight from the list of contact numbers available in Kayak. This app costs nothing.

Track Your Flight via Flight Tracker

What if you are a little late and have to catch up a flight in about 20 minutes after arriving at the airport? This becomes messier if the airport is a giant one. Here comes Flight Tracker to the rescue. The important feature of Flight Tracker is the availability of airport maps which is a true time saver in times of hurry to catch a flight. It gives you way in to arrivals and departures for different flights. You can also check the weather conditions of the destination you are headed to. If you like to take the window seat, which many people do, you can also check which seats are available on the flight via this app. Just like the two apps above, this is also free.

Foodspotting is Your Restaurant Guide

If you are out of town and you know someone who can guide you to a restaurant, thatâs good. But if you are someone who doesnât know a restaurant guide, then Foodspotting is the app for you. Foodspotting is actually a user-uploaded restaurant funnel. Finding the best burger, coffee or any other food item in a new town is very easy with Foodspotting. You can also know what the best item on the menu of a restaurant is. As it is a user-uploaded guide, you can see the real pictures of the food items from manifold angles and not what they look like on the printed menus. This app is also free.

Call for Help Using Help Call

You might have never felt the need to have an emergency number on a vacation. Well, as a matter of fact, who does? Help Call, costing just $1, hooks up your iPhone with the emergency numbers no matter what place you are at. The interface of Help Call is user-friendly and simple. There are just four buttons, namely; fire, police, friend and ambulance. In case you are unable to dial a number, there is also a feature enabling you to set a single number for dialing a particular contact number. Letâs hope no one has the need to call an emergency number especially on a vacation but having such an app that keeps all such numbers is helpful and gives you peace of mind.

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