Best Travel Apps for iPhone and iPad

If you an avid traveller, you may not have realized the power of your smart phone to simplify all your journeys that you undertake now and in the future. Here are some apps to get you started and on the way to getting extra value for the money you spend on your upcoming trips.

1. Ask A Nomad

Get your travel questions answered by travellers and locals who know. Whether you want to find out about surfing in Bali, or help others with your knowledge of fine dining in New York, Ask a Nomad connects those with a passion for travel so they can share their expertise.

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Research a destination before you go, or use the “Nearby” feature to find out what’s interesting once you’re there. While on the road, Ask a Nomad will carry your travel questions & answers with you, even when offline. Any questions you ask will be sent out the next time you have a connection.

Special Features –

  • Ask travel questions about anywhere in the world
  • Find answers to places nearby, right now
  • Research your next trip from the thousands of questions already answered
  • Ask questions even when you are offline on that bumpy bus or train

2. Agoda.com

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This is an app you should definitely refer to, because it will surely have information on the hotel that you plan on staying in. Considering over 1,60,000 hotels world-wide are a part of this database, users can search for hotels based on pricing and type, and even get special deals. This service also lets you book using a credit card, along with special offers and deals from time to time.

Special features –

  • Book over 160,000 hotels worldwide
  • Click to find hotels near you, wherever you are
  • Use our filters to find the perfect hotel for your budget and style
  • Find your way back to the hotel with interactive maps

3. Foursquare

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Utilize the knowledge base of your friends to get information about a place you’re going to visit, or have already checked-in to. Also get recommendations from other uses who’ve visited the place and written reviews about it.

Join the 15 million people who use foursquare to explore the world around them! Keep up with friends, discover what’s nearby, and save money at places you love.

Special Features –

  • See what your friends are up to and share your experiences.
  • Get personalized recommendations for where to go and what to get, based on what you and your friends like.
  • Save money with discounts and freebies from businesses.
  • Discover insider tips and suggestions from local experts, brands and celebrities.

If you know of any other useful Travel app for iOS, do let you do in the comments below.