Travel and Technology – Apps That Make Travel A Cinch

April 09, 2015
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Traveling these days can be expensive and stressful if you do not know how to go about it. But, when you do, you will surely enjoy the perks of travel and the many benefits that come with it. In our effort to make your travel stress-free and easy, we have searched the web for the best apps that will help make your travel a cinch.

The following are the best and essential travel and technology apps you need to download in 2015.

Travel List

If you need help to pack right and not forget your toothbrush or charger at home, Travel List app must be downloaded in your phone. It helps you organize the things you’ll put in your luggage. You can add a reminder for the things you need to pack the last minute, so you are set and ready for your travel. This app can also help you plan every stop of your travel and won’t let you pass up on anything.

FlightTrack Pro

With nearly 3,000 airports and 1,400 airlines, FlightTrack Pro has got you covered. You can handle your international flights with real-time updates by using the zoomable maps. The updates on flight delays and cancellations are now at your disposal. It also comprises push flight alerts, Tripit, terminal maps and weather delays.

Trip It

Your mobile trip planner, Trip It displays all your travel details at a look: flights, hotels, map, car, directions – all in one place. You can sync your travel plans with your online or mobile calendar, share tours and post travel plans on your Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.


Kayak gives a fast assessment of hundreds of travel websites on your tablet or smartphone. Some of the features are the comparing of flight, booking your accommodation, tracking flight status, hotel and car rental deals, managing schedules and accessing airline numbers and airport information.

Google Maps

Taking Google Maps with you is one of the best choices to discover new places and cities. Traffic updates, city tours with 360-degree street views, public transit and voice-guided, turn-by-turn GPS navigation is just some of the features and functions this mobile app provides so you can travel like an expert.

Google Translate

You won’t feel absolutely lost at your destination if you have the Google Translate because you can easily type a word box or use the speaking option to interpret a phrase. You can decode 58 languages in text and listen to 23 languages worth of changed phrases.


GateGuru helps you deal with your full day of trip. You can use the app as you like. The Home screen gives you straight access to your AirportCard, already pre-populated with a list of the neighboring airports. You key in your itinerary and GateGuru connects the dots for you. Some of the useful information a tourist can get are – airport food and amenity information modified to the airport weather, arrival and departure terminal and airport maps and tips, which are valuable if you are in an unaccustomed airport.

Seat Alerts

How often do you curse the moment you knew the airplane to your favorite destination is full and the only available seats are the middle ones? Seat Alerts checks out the available seats until the flight’s departure. If a window or an aisle seat becomes vacant, the app notifies you and you can change your seat once you are alerted. You just need to contact the airline you have booked your ticket with.

Travel in style and ease with these travel apps, but do not forget your travel gears and accessories only from Travis Travel Gear to make your vacation problem-free!

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