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Best Free Travel Apps for 2015

When it comes to travel apps, there are many to choose from. Here are our picks for the best free travel apps:

  • Waze is an excellent traffic app for use while on road trips in the U.S.. The free app will allow you to see traffic jams or even tell you when a police officer is ahead.
  • If you are traveling overseas, download the OANDA Currency Converter to allow you to see the currency conversions.
  • Goby allows you to see all of the local hotspots including museums, eateries, hotels, and more.
  • Before you leave for your trip, download Google Translate to facilitate conversations in other languages.
  • GasBuddy allows you to find the closest gas stations while also showing approximate prices.
  • Stuck at the airport with a long layover? Download GateGuru to show you restaurants and reviews by terminal.
  • OpenTable is an excellent tool to find restaurants, make reservations, and read reviews.
  • Kayak’s app allows you to book hotels, flights, and more on the go.
  • Need to find a wifi hotspot? Download Wifi Finder.
  • Planning a road trip within the U.S.? Download Roadtrippers to help plan stops along the way.
  • Going overseas? Download Viber which will allow you to communicate with friends and family using wifi.
  • Pack the Bag allows you to keep track of your packing lists so you don’t have to re-write a new one every time you travel.

Did we miss any great travel apps on our list? Add your recommended travel apps to the comment section below.

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One comment on “Best Free Travel Apps for 2015

  1. Pleasus Christ
    June 25, 2015

    You guys forgot to mention Zippr for navigation and travel, which is absolutely free!
    Product out of a Hyderabad based startup under the same name. They have an iOS and Android app so far along with a webapp too. Give it a look OP! 🙂

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