Apps are now part and parcel of life in the era of digitisation as we can skip the long queue and can do everything by the blink of an eye, by one touch of a button. Travel is the essential thing which is mostly covered by apps and travelling business is expanding because of the more use of the mobile application. From hotel booking to bus booking to car booking even the tour booking all can be done through apps.
So, it has got an advantage as you can leave all your travel worries about where to stay, what to eat, and where to go all without bargaining. Also, here you can compare different prices of different airlines, hotels of various sites and book whichever is comfortable for you. So, just like the traditional method travelling will not need any months planning by booking hotel, railway or flight tickets etc. Now all the worries are solved only by the touch of a button.
Useful travel apps which you need to install in your smartphone and can go for a long holiday without any worries with family or friends and also useful for solo travellers who love to travel to India and Abroad.
List of 15 useful Travel apps for your Travel within India and Abroad:
One app to take away all holiday worries as this apps can be used to book flights, trains, hotels, buses along with combination like hotel plus flight booking and choosing holiday packages, as this apps contains full holiday package tour of destination. So, these apps can be useful as it has both International and domestic trips and also one can compare the price of different flights available.
2. Make my trip
Another app where one can book both International and domestic flights and can search for cheaper flights on a particular month or a particular day. Apart from comparing flights, one can also find a hotel or homestays, bus or outstation cab. Also, there handpicked holiday packages to choose from. So, these apps can be useful when you are planning International or domestic travelling.
One can use this app both for International and domestic travel destination, for booking flights and can also avail the services like booking trains, hotels, cars or bus. In the go package offer, one can choose a combination of flight plus hotel stay. In the activity section, one can find activities to do while travelling to any cities abroad. Another useful app with a combination of all facilities to ease travel plans.
Skyscanner is best for booking flights, hotel and also the car for the International destination. Here also one can compare flight price while booking tickets. One can book flights of major international cities and also can find all travel information like weather, exchange rate, airport facilities, local transport and main sightseeing of the place where you are travelling. For a great international trip, this apps is beneficial.
One of the straightforward and useful apps for booking hotels mainly for international destinations. For applying for a visa all, you need to hotel booking, and if you don’t know where to stay in a new city, then booking.com is of much help. The main thing is one can book a hotel without advance payments, and you can pay after visiting the hotel. So, it takes worries of where to stay while travelling abroad as these apps are most reliable, provide standard rooms. Also, these apps have flight, car rentals and airport taxis.
Imagine you are visiting in city and not plan what to do in sightseeing, or you have too much plan for sightseeing but don’t know how much time it will take or what will be the cost be, or you are not finding a reliable agent in a new city. So, in Viator you can book a whole trip or sightseeing and the fare is also given there. So, you can book according to your budget, time, and preference like a cultural tour, cuisine tour, city sightseeing or combination of many tours.
Here also you can book International flights, hotels etc. and search for other things like sightseeing and restaurant in the new destination. Here one can read review ratings and can ask a query in a forum regarding travelling. So before visiting any location be it India or abroad one can get to know about the whole city and get an idea how to visit, where to see, what to see along with much other information.
8. Oyo Rooms
If you are travelling with family and want a safe room, then Oyo apps are most trusted, reliable and safe, mainly for family and loved ones. But this is mainly for Indian cities. Oyo rooms are mostly secured and with all facilities like AC, Wifi, parking, laundry, tv, etc. with complimentary breakfast. So, one can easily travel with any cities with their family and friends and book rooms with the help of this one.
Uber is used in India as well as over 600 cities around the world. So, before visiting any cities, you can check the uber service there and can use uber to go to any place as the estimated price is always shown on the apps so that you can have an idea of fare in an unknown city. In our country, too uber is widely used mostly in cities, and one can share pool service to reduce the cost by sharing with others.
For an international destination and for booking flights from one city to another during International travel kayak is useful. Apart from booking flights, the kayak has an option like booking hotels of different cities including India. Kayak has another service like car rental or flight plus booking hotel etc. Also one can see guides of the tour, like which places to visit in a particular city is given in apps. So, one can use this app for travelling.
This is the most reliable booking bus and car for India. It has various location to choose from, where you can choose your seats and book as per convenience. Apart from providing bus service, Redbus can also be used for booking hotels. There are different types of car to choose for outstation travel. It also got pilgrimage services to the famous Pilgrims destination from different cities of India.
12. Trip Lingo
First of all, travelling to a new city need lots of passion for exploring the city. Apart from flight, train, hotel, car, we also need to communicate with local. Trip Lingo can be used for some basic local phrase to the people of different countries to interact with them. So apart from planning trips and sightseeing, it is also needed to download some basic phrase apps for travelling to an international destination.
Expedia is another reliable and trusted apps, so when you are in abroad or travelling to other cities or other countries in an international destination, you can use this app. It has a flight booking, hotel, car etc. Also, it has several activities or things-to-do list while visiting an international destination. So one can easily get an idea of their tour beforehand and can plan accordingly during the travel.
Although not available worldwide but if you need home service, doctor, food, especially when in European countries or the US, these apps can be helpful. Particularly in a new city, where you suddenly need doctor, laundry, salon or for online food delivery yelp can help. Also, before travelling to a new country check if yelp is providing service in those regions and that would be helpful.
15. Google Maps
Last but not least, always use the google map to see the distance and the route. It is better to be safe beforehand also when you are enjoying out in the unknown city and have to reach home maps can be helpful. Also, it helps to see the distance between sightseeing, hotels to the airport, and to keep track with the congested route, shortcut route etc. So google maps is must used during travel.