Travelling is always fun no matter if it’s a group trip or a journey to explore places all by yourself. Ever since smartphones have become a part of life, travelling is not the same. With the various applications available these days, travelling has become much easier and convenient. Even while exploring a new place, one will have all the information at the tip of the fingers. Even as there are many applications available, let’s explore some of the best ones which should be handy while travelling anywhere in India.
Probably the most known and most used app, Google Maps is the best navigation app to use while travelling. This app lets one find places nearby, the right way to navigate to reach the place along with 3D Maps, calculate routes and travel time along with directions. This app also tells the time it will take to reach the place as per the mode of transportation used or even if the traveler is walking.
For the one who loves to record memories, TourWrist is an apt app. One can use this app to make high quality videos of the travel. Show the world the place you are travelling right now with this amazing app. The interesting tools in this app will let you edit the imaged and turn your basic picture to a wow-one. Once done, this app lets you share your picture or video in social networking sites. This app works only on iPhone and iPod touch devices.
If Mumbai is in mind, m-Indicator is a must. The city that is a confusing one for even the people who have been staying there since years, m-Indicator comes as a total guide. From timings and maps of mono rail, metro and local train to rate cards of auto rickshaw and taxi as per area and the bus route along with ferry timings- this app is all in one and a one stop solution in Mumbai. It also has details about picnic spots nearby with categories of hill stations, beaches, waterfalls, forts, sanctuaries, caves, farmhouses and many more.
If you need an app that consolidates confirmation from hotels, airlines, car rentals and restaurants, Tripit is the app you need. Once you forward confirmation e-mails of hotels and flights to their registered id, the app will automatically make an itinerary which can be shared across social networking sites. If the app is upgraded to pro-version by paying $49 (Rs2,714) annually, the app will provide alerts about flight status and alternate flights.
If you are a frequent traveller of flights and always feel the need to check the flight availability and timings, Flightboard app is a must in your Apple smartphone. This app helps you in checking the arrival and departure timings of flights at more than 4000 airports across the world. The flight information in the app is updated in every 5 minutes which helps in getting information about 1400 airlines worldwide. Flightboard supports thirteen languages and can be accessed through iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad at a nominal price.
Smart Travel apps for the smartphone users have become extremely popular and preferred. With a plethora of travel apps on the offer, making the best use of them is what matters the most.