Travel apps are great for helping you navigate, find restaurants, or take the perfect picture during your trip but they can be useful before you start your journey too. Try out these apps before your trip to help with your trip planning. Or if you’re really addicted to your phone and totally unafraid of cracking it on some cobblestones, use some of these make your overseas usage more efficient.
Apps to Make Travel Planning a Little Easier
Packingpro– Packingpro lets you create detailed packing lists you can sort and get weight approximations. Costs $2.99, works offline
Free Wi-fi Finder– One of the questions we answer most often is- Do the hotels have free wifi? Some do and some don’t. We know how important updating your family back home is so download this app and find free wifi anywhere. Free, works offline
XE Currency– Use this app and you’ll always know what your money is worth. And it works with live currency rates so your spending will always be up to date. Free, works offline
Jetlag genie– Everyone wants to maximize their time abroad as much as possible. This app helps prepare you for jetlag with gradual alarms. You just put in your home location and where you are going. Costs $2.99, works offline
Simply Declare– Simply Declare lets you keep up with your spending while you’re traveling. It even has a built-in currency converter so you can use it when visiting multiple countries. And makes going through customs so much easier. Free, needs at least wifi
Onavo Extend– Onavo Extend magically reduces the amount of data required to do every day things like checking your email or posting to Facebook. So if you’re really addicted to your phone and want it to be running on your network while you’re abroad, this app will save you from some of those roaming charges. Free
Measures– This app is a one-stop-shop for all conversions; be it currency or temperature or distance. It’s really easy to use and will undoubtedly help you out while you’re traveling. Costs $1.99, works offline
Are you ready to travel and put these travel planning apps to good use? Please contact AESU by calling 800-638-7640 or fill out the contact form found on our website. And don’t forget to check out all of our great Travel Tips, especially the Travel Tips for Europe, before you head overseas.