5 Must-have Travel Apps

Planning a travel vacation? Or making that business trip? You always wish you had someone to help you every step of the way. Life can be a lot easier in an unknown city when you have a helping hand.

Here are the top 5 must-have travel apps to have on your phone.


The best part about this app is the way you can download free maps for any place in the world and use them even when you don’t have an internet connection. The app includes information about the places you are visiting, with all possible attractions listed.

And if you are a Star Wars fan, this app gives you a shiny filming locations route of The Last Jedi. Up your ante and get started on your very own inter-galactic trip!


Struggling to understand directions in a foreign language? Don’t let that disrupt your idea of a great holiday. With the CityMapper app, you can make sense of everything that city travel is made of – bus routes, subways, platform switches and more.

You also get real-time data for disruptions en route so you can decide alternate routes quickly. Get detailed routes and transport methods for every nook and corner of the city, all for free.

Travelling to London? This is one app you must have!

Skyscanner Train Travel

Planning to travel by train across the UK? Don’t forget to download the Skyscanner Train Travel app. This app allows you to save your credit card details and buy tickets in a jiffy.

More importantly, it can help you plan your day by giving you the cheapest times to travel as well as the fastest route. You can also use their ‘Groupsave’ feature to save more money when you book fares for more than 3 people.


If you are one thoughtful traveller, you always need that packing list to help you take on a new place. PackPoint gives you customised packing lists that are based on the duration of your travel, the weather at the destination and activities that you have in mind. Check out their Travel Smart podcast!


Not your usual kind of travel app, this free app appeals to treasure hunt enthusiasts! Spice up your trip with secreted shops, travel destinations that give you the local fare and find hidden objects on your trip!

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