Crowded roadways and long lines may not be your best idea of a vacation. Before traveling, you have to make sure you are prepared. Take some emergency cash, pack light and never leave your smartphone behind, travel apps in your handset can be very important.

To ease the holiday headaches, we have come up with a list of Android apps that you shouldn’t leave behind when travelling. The apps can be used to find an authentic restaurant, packing areas and exchanging currency. These apps help improve your travelling experience

Best Traveling apps in your Android

Hipmunk

The holiday season is usually the most expensive time to travel. Take a look at Hipmunk to find hotels and flights at bottom prices. Hipmunk doesn’t always show the least price, it searches for a perfect trip that will cause the least amount of plane changes and layovers.

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App also includes the non-traditional lodging such as listing from HomeAway and Airbnb. These services connect people to have apartments, homes and rooms to let with the travelers who want them.

Triplt

This organizing travel got auto-magical. Whether you are the spontaneous type or a planner, the app helps transform your booking confirmation and travel emails into a day by day itinerary with all your plans in one place via your Android phone or your web.

Triplt also suggests activities and attractions according to your schedule. It also looks at the info. You need to forget like local maps, directions and weather updates. The app is perfect for casual travellers. However, features like text messages alerts, flight status and fare refund notifications make the app’s level pay for itself.

PackPoint

This application solves all your packing woes by displaying all your travel essentials. It helps your figure the pairs of long johns you need to have for a 3- week ski trip. Users just require answering a few questions such as; Are traveling on leisure of business? Are you a woman or a man? Where are going? How long is your trip taking? Then the app creates a packing list to account for the travel needs on location, your travel activity and weather. PackPoint helps you save the $25checked bag fee and makes the packing light.

Entrain

The app helps reduce the suffering of ol’ jet lag. Entrain monitors your body’s circadian clock using your Android device to know the time of the day it is. This greatly helps to reduce suffering of the jet lag. Plug in the time zone you are travelling to, your sleeping habit data and then Entrain calculates you a schedule specifying the time you should stay in low light, bright light and when you should be in the dark. Entrain helps you shift the sleeping schedule to reduce the impact of skipping across all the time zones to aid you in getting the most out of your travel.

  1. MiFlight

The app helps you determine the security check point line at the airport. As a traveller this kind of information can be very helpful. The info also makes commuting and planning to the airport more stress free.

Miflight contains information for the 54 airports at the most travelled hubs in the whole world. You can also share the information to other travellers by just clicking the timer, then input your minutes and then share the information using Twitter, Facebook, email, Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook.

Wi-Fi Finder

Wi-Fi makes traveling easier. There is no vacation without pictures and posts to prove it. However, with date roaming charges still high, knowing where to find a coffee shop with a Wi-Fi hotspot is essential to traveling. To find a free Wi-Fi  and to prove to your allies that you left the town, download the Wi-Fi finder for your Android device and find  the directions  to the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot, be it a hotel, city park or at a coffee shop. In case you prefer specific providers such as Comcast, you can be able to view the hotspots served by those providers. This app works in more than a hundred countries including US, Japan and Italy.

Foodspotting

This app helps you find the good eats and authentic dishes available in restaurants around the world. It also provides a specific dish a country is known for.

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