Nowadays, hundreds of apps have appeared making traveling easier than ever before. From travel inspiration apps to audio guides, these guide with the 10 travel apps has everything you need for your 2019 adventures.

In case you are looking for more travel apps, check this article! The more, the better!

Travel apps #1
iTranslate

iTranslate is the first app you should download to your mobile if you’re traveling to a country that speaks a language you’re not familiar with. Translating text, websites, and recorded messages in over 100 languages, iTranslate will come in handy in various occasions. Say something in your language and the app will convert it in a text in the language you want to translate it to.

You can even take a photo of the menu and the award-winning app will instantly help you fill your hunger by explaining what all these unknown to your words mean.

Travel apps #2
Hostelworld

Featuring over 36,000 hostels, hotels and B&Bs in more than 170 countries around the world, Hostelworld is the most useful app for travelers. Well, it’s not just us saying it but the 10 million users that have rated the app with an average of 4.9. Hostelworld is particularly popular among millennials and young backpackers not only because it makes it easy to book a room but most importantly because it connects like-minded travelers.

The app’s service Hostel Noticeboard informs its users for events and meetups while its blog offers useful travel tips.

Travel apps #3
Skyscanner

If you’ve traveled at least once in your life you probably know Skyscanner as it is one of the best fare aggregator websites worldwide. But did you know that the Skyscanner app offers much more than the best deals for cheap flights? Well, 60 million travelers do and they’ve made sure to add it to their mobile app list.

With the award-winning travel app, you can book hotels, rent cars and draw travel inspiration for your next trip. It also keeps you updated about any change in flight prices with the Price Alert service. If you can’t choose your next destination select “explore anywhere” and let Skyscanner help you pick a suitable for your budget and taste travel.

Travel apps #4
Elk Travel Currency Converter

Elk is one of the easiest currency converter apps. It automatically recognizes your location and picks the country’s currency for you. Then it displays a list of ten values starting from example from 10, 1000 or 10.000 and converts them to your currency. If you tap on a value it will display another list with more precise values. What makes this app stand out is that you don’t have to type every amount you want to convert. You just have to tap or switch to the right or to the left.

Elk is only available for iPhones and on the Apple Watch. It was the winner of the Apple Design Awards 2017.

Travel apps #5
App in the Air

“Never too Early, Never too Late” is the motto of App in the Air and that’s what exactly this app is useful for. Once you’ve downloaded it to your mobile phone you can keep track of your flight itinerary. Not only it provides information about the boarding and landing times but it also informs you about the required time to the gate and the security wait times.

They do really mean it when they say “Never too Early, Never too Late”.

Travel apps #6
MyPostcard

You’re having the trip of your life, everything seems perfect! But how will you let your loved ones know? It’s pretty easy: with MyPostcard! You create postcards with your own pictures, add your personal text & the address and the postcard is on the way to your friends and family. An easy and personal way to keep in touch with the ones who had to stay home.

Let’s be honest: When on vacation you don’t always feel like leaving the beach or the pool, only to search for the perfect postcard and some stamps. But in order to send a MyPostcard, all you need is your phone and a wifi connection: open the app, upload your photo from your gallery and write your personal greetings. Not even five minutes and you’re done.. all of it while you’re still relaxing in the sun.

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Travel apps #7
Trail Wallet Travel Budget App

Tracking daily expenses is one of the most annoying yet necessary things most people have to do while traveling. Especially, during long trips calculating daily expenses and stay on budget can become a real challenge.

Trail Wallet App comes to give the solution to this problem travelers have been facing for ages. All you have to do is set your daily budget and then start adding expenses. You can even add bills and receipts by simply using the Quick Add screen. Then at the end of the day just check out the overall amount and you’ll know if you’re underspending or going over budget.

Travel apps #8
Splittr

Since we’re talking about tracking expenses if you’re traveling with your friends or your significant other make sure to have downloaded Splittr beforehand. It will save you time and you won’t have to worry who paid what. Add your expenses and invite your friends to do the same on their mobile. Splittr will do or the hard work and calculate the daily, weekly or monthly spent amount. The life-saving app supports all currencies and it works offline.

Travel apps #9
Google Maps

You probably already have this one on your mobile phone but it is so useful that it couldn’t be missing from our guide with the best travel apps 2019. With over 220 countries and territories mapped, Google Maps will help you find your way no matter which place of the earth you’re visiting.

It also offers information about traffic and public transport timetables and routes. Find restaurants, cafés and shops close to your location and create lists of your favorite places.

Travel apps #10
PackPoint

Type your destination, the date you’re traveling and how many days you’re planning to stay and PackPoint will help you pack your suitcase. Yes, you heard that right, there is an app for packing. Once you’ve selected your trip, the app will show you some activities and will expect you to choose the ones you’re planning on doing. When you’ve finished selecting whether you’re going hiking or swimming, your packaging list will pop up. You can then remove or add extra things and you’re ready to go.

Author

Hiya, I’m Maud. I’m an English girl who's moved to Berlin - because who wouldn’t fall in love with a country which has words like ‘Kummerspeck’ hidden around every corner... I love traveling and finding out the quirks of each country - and what better way to remember them then on a postcard?

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