Most of the frequent travelers rely on their smartphones for booking and searching perfect destinations. If you are a such guy and want to explore world perfectly, there are some smartphone apps for Android and iOS which will help you to find your dream destinations and allow you to go anywhere without more pre planning. We listed five top apps according to users’ reviews and popularity and you can download any one of them..
Best Travel Planning Apps for iOS and Android
1. Trip Advisor
With the tagline Know better, Book Better, Go Better it is the first choice of travelers who want to explore the world independently. They compare more than 200+ hotel prices to get the best deal for you. You can book hotel, restaurants and flights just in some taps. Also you can discover cool places near and can compare airfares as well. Features offered by TripAdvisor are:
- Hotel prices and airfare comparison
- Check reviews, photos, videos and opinions by travelers
- You can add your own reviews here
- Also it gives facility to download more than 300 cities’ map and reviews if you don’t wanna use expensive data plans in other country or city.
- You can use near me now to discover options near you
- If allows you to select a restaurant by food type price and rating.
Based on our personal use and reviews by other users we ranked it the #1 travel planning app. Also you can share your experience blow in comment box
It is also an all-in-one travel planning app available for both Android and iOS. It offers you to search hotels, flights and car rentals anywhere, anytime for your trip. It available in 30 languages and has 4.5 rating on Google store and 4.7 rating on iTunes. Its main features are:
- Get price alert on price drop in flight tickets via push notifications
- Get best deals in Top Deals menu
- Choose all possible options and find exactly what you want
- Search restaurants, beds, hotels, resorts and hostels near your current location
- Choose car rentals in more than 30k cities and filter by car types, fuel types and many more filters
- Quick access your recent searches
- You can also synchronize your searches to plan your vacations anytime
- It’s a free app that means no any booking fees
So these are the main features of Skyscanner and we give it rank 2 in our list of top travel planning apps.
Airbnb is one of the famous travel planning apps. It attains 4.8 rating on iTunes and 4.4 rating on Android store. It is the most recommended app for iOS users because it is well compatible with all iPhones and iPad, and has the best reviews as a travel planning app. Like previous apps it offers you to book hotels and rooms for rent in 191+ countries, and its main features are given as:
- Book vacation homes for the best travel experience
- Find best restaurants, bars and hotels in the city
- Explore the popular destinations
- Search for long term vacations as well as for last minute travel
- Plan your solo trip to anywhere by totally depending upon Airbnb
Except these features, you will get a lot of other benefits of this app. Just try it once, it is totally free to use.
Trivago comes on fourth number in our list. It has 4.7 customers’ rating on itunes and 4.2 on Android market. Like previous apps it also covers near about 190 countries of the world and provides the same facilities as provided by the previous apps. Its main features are as follows:
- You can save your money by comparing hotels from more than 200 worldwide booking websites
- You can also get hotel discounts and vacation deals
- You can save hotels and travel sites
- It is the one among the top money saving apps (said by users)
- It also offers to check Trivago Rating Index to get hotel review scores of all hotels, and many more features
5. Google Trips – Travel Planner
It is not a perfect app for travel planning but it is spare one, you should have this app on your phone with one of the above four. You can organize day plans according to your available time and interest. Also you can find popular attractions near you, which can help you to explore the area easily. You can find things to do indoor and outdoor. Also it provides you offline access, you you can save it offline at free WiFi ( in hotel or airport ) and can save your money in pricey roaming plans.
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