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7 Useful Mobile Apps for Travelers

With the rise of smartphones in the past few years, it’s no surprise that people are downloading more apps than ever. Many of these individuals frequently travel, whether for fun or for work. Downloading mobile travel apps to a smartphone can be highly useful for a number of purposes.

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Taxi Magic is a free app that can be downloaded to iPhone, Android or BlackBerry. It is a great service that is available in over 25 cities around the United States that allows you to book a taxi directly on your device while you are out. The app allows you to track the location of the taxi while you are waiting for pickup, which reduces the stress of wondering whether or not it will show up. It is fast and efficient, although you cannot be offline to use it.

OpenTable is a good app for individuals who are looking for a restaurant at which they would be satisfied to eat. It operates on GPS and tracks down restaurants in your general area, giving you information as to menu, prices and available seats. This app currently works in the United States, Canada, England and Ireland.

Cheap Gas! is undoubtedly one of the best mobile apps for individuals who use their car to travel. This app is free on iPhone and will direct you to the nearest gas stations based on your location. Additionally, it will also inform you of the stations’ current gas prices. This app works in the United States and Canada.

Free Wi-Fi is a useful app that is beneficial for locating places that offer free wireless Internet. This can be especially handy if you are at risk of going over your wireless plan’s monthly data.

FlightView is a free travel app for Android smartphones that gives you information about the status of your flight, whether it is delayed or cancelled. In addition, the app informs you of alternate flights as well as the weather.

Expense Tracker–Spending is an app available for iPhone that will calculate your expenses while you are traveling. As most people try to budget their spending, this app is extremely useful in helping to keep you on track with how much money you spend in real-time. It enables you to be aware of and adjust your spending, if necessary, which will keep you on track with your finances.

LogMeIn Ignition is probably the most expensive travel app at $29.99, but may be well worth it, as it allows you to access your home computer directly from your smartphone. This is very useful if you need to access a specific file you only have saved on your computer at home. It is available for iPhone and Android devices.

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  • Suraj @seekably

    August 29, 2011, 6:18 am

    Very Nice .
    Thanks for sharing such a wonderful post!

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