We all love traveling, don’t we? But it is the travel planning and all the organizing that make it a stressful job, like packing the essentials for the trip, documentation, flight tickets, hotel reservations and if you are traveling with the kids, it is even more and more hard work. Well, in the world of technology, nothing seems to be a hard job.
There are plenty of apps that are ready to help you in just one click.
But how to be sure that the app you are choosing will serve the exact purpose? So here we have clubbed our 10 favorite travel planning apps for you so that you can choose from them and make your travel a happy experience instead of a tiring one.
1. TripIt: Travel Planner
TripIt is an ultimate travel planning app that straight away organizes all your travel plans in one place. Simply send travel confirmation e-mails to TripIt, which will arrange your entire itineraries, like flight, tickets, hotel, and even the driving directions in one place. The app also lets you share your plans with anyone.
And there is also a Pro version available, that costs $49 per year and has its own benefits. You can get the reminders of your flight delay or other changes. If you need to switch your flight suddenly, you can find an alternative flight on TripIt Pro.
2. Google Trips – Travel Planner
Google Trips is a free travel planning app that stores and organizes all your travel info in the same place. The app makes it easier for you to explore the place by helping you get the customized tours, guides and maps once you arrive.
If there are some restaurants or monuments nearby your hotel, it will instantly update you along with the ratings and reviews from other travelers.
The app organizes all your travel information from your Gmail account and stores it offline. The app has a day plans feature that helps you find popular day plans that are organized on a map. Of course, you can do the customization according to your time and interests.
3. Roadtrippers – Trip Planner
Roadtrippers is an awesome app on which you can save a trip or a place and the app will automatically sync it with your device. It is basically a map-based app where you can discover thousands of unheard places, cool local diners, scenic points and even the hotels. You can also plan the trip on the app itself.
Last but not least; Skyscanner is another favorite app of any frequent traveler. You can find cheap flights, hotels, car hire, get price alerts for your bookings all in one app. The best part is that the app is available in more than 30 different languages, which makes it easier to use.
5. PackPoint Travel Packing List
Once you take care of all the bookings of your trip, another challenge awaits you is to start packing your bags. PackPoint is an awesome travel planning app that organizes your packing list in a checklist form categorizing the things you will need during the trip. The app will first gather some information from you regarding the duration of your trip, the place you are heading and the activities you are going to enjoy there.
The temperature and other basic information about that place are gathered by the app itself. The app then generates a tentative list of clothing and other necessary items, which you can customize anytime during the packing and save it for future use.
Skiplagged is one of the finest travel planner apps that finds you the best rates and deals on your flight and hotel bookings. You can filter the flights according to your preferences and the app will show you the lowest fares for the date. And if the rates slashed in the future, you will get an alert for that too. Reviews and rating from other travelers are also there so that you could get help from their experiences too.
7. TripCase – Travel Organizer
TripCase is yet another travel app that aims to bring all your travel documents and planning at one place. The app has an easy to use interface that lets you manage your flight, hotels and other reservations. You can share the trip details with your friends and family.
Along with this, you can get directions to a place, request an Uber ride, and get notifications about the places you can see around. You can also add new locations to your itinerary for future reference. On TripCase, you can get alternate flights notifications if you want to change the plan.
If you are one of those people who want their stay to be comfortable, clean, and memorable and also are on a strict budget, head to Trivago. The app provides you great deals while comparing the price from more than hundred hotel booking apps and websites worldwide. You can choose the hotels according to their star rating or the reviews of the other travelers.
9. Roomer Travel
This travel app is a boon for both- the people who had to cancel their trip due to some reason and the people who want to save big on their hotel bookings. Those who are stuck with non-refundable hotel reservations can offer their rooms on Roomer Travel and those who buy from the app can save up to 80 percent on their reservation. This is a great app to try.
Hostelworld app is great for backpackers or the people who are traveling alone. This easy to use app has the biggest choice of accommodation, last minute booking option and of course the least charges one can expect. You can join Hostelworld community and connect with other travelers and read their experiences.
So these were some of our favorite Travel Planning Apps that we recommend you to try for your next trip planning. And if you try and love any of these, do let us know in the comment section below.