The point of a vacation is to relax, not have to scramble for last minute hotel reservations or stressing out because you’re lost in the middle of nowhere. Whether you’re trying to find a last minute item for your travel itinerary or the best restaurant in town, be sure to put some of these apps on your phone.
Google Translate might be a good option for if you translate something for others, but what about if someone is speaking to you. This will app will translate anything you say (or anyone else for that matter) into the mic. Go ahead and set the language you want to translate from and what you want to translate to. After someone speaks, the app with write or say the phrase you need. Want to know what some said to you? Turn the mic on them! Now you don’t have to feel scared the next time you want to ask directions to the Potala Palace in Tibet.
Who likes wasting time at the airport? With this app, you’d help save time before and after security check-ins. You can get flight tracking notifications which can tell you if there are any delays or how crowded it is. You can also find where your departure gate is, as well as any eateries near your gate. You don’t need to worry about wandering around like a lost puppy trying to find a decent meal, or even risk missing your flight for that matter. You can even browse reviews from other users that tell you what airport lounges are worth it, and what kind of gifts you should buy.
This app can help you get access to Wi-Fi hotspots no matter where you are. Rest assured, if you’re in a remote area, you can find a hotspot easier with this app. You have the option of downloading a list, or calling and getting directions. You can even add any wi-fi hotspot to a favorites list, and have the ability to share it via Facebook and Twitter.
This app is excellent for those who tend to forget things at home, or want to make sure they don’t over pack when traveling. With this app you can make lists of what you need to pack. You can even choose pre-set packing lists from a template, and present some reminders to help you not forget those your much needed items. Pre-set packing lists include ones for males, females, family, business people, as well as different types of trips.
Let’s face it: sometimes you need emergency services. Sure, it’s probably the last thing you think about, but it’s important nonetheless. The Help Call app detects your location automatically and pulls up easy access to the local police and fire station, as well as ambulances in over 125 countries. If you can’t press any one of the buttons, this app allows you to just shake your phone to make emergency calls.