A few new apps to use when you are traveling this year…

A few new apps to use when you are traveling this year…

Making things easy on your trip can sometimes be a challenge. Buzzfeed analyzed some of the latest apps that can help make your smart phone work for you! We picked a few of the list to share. Download them today and let us know how they work for you!

Hotel Tonight

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Get last-minute discounts on top-rated hotels using Hotel Tonight. You can only book a week in advance, so it’s not the best option for a long-planned family vacation…but for a fun, spur-of-the-moment getaway? Perfect.

Download here.

Hopper

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You’ll get your lowest airfares ever thanks to Hopper’s finely tuned price-prediction feature. First it figures out the best time for you fly, then it figures out the best time for you to buy tickets for that flight.

Download here.

Travel Math

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If your brain is frazzled at the mere idea of organizing a trip, let Travel Math do all the calculations for you: it’ll measure distances, travel times, budgets—whatever you need to know.

Download here.

Pack Point

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Pack Point helps you decide what to pack depending on where you’re going, what the weather will be like, and what sort of activities you’ll be participating in.

Download here.

Tripit

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Tripit merges your flight, restaurant, hotel, and car rental confirmation emails into one “master itinerary” to keep you organized and where you need to be for your entire trip.

Download here.

Roomer

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Your daughter is throwing up everywhere and suddenly going on vacation is no longer an option: What do you do about your hotel room? Get rid of it using Roomer. You list your room and wait to hear from someone who wants to take over your reservation — no more losing money on cancellation fees!

Download here.

Loungebuddy

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Did you know that you can use a ton of airport lounges even if you aren’t a first class passenger? Sometimes it’s worth paying a fee if it means getting to wait for your flight in a comfortable spot—Loungebuddy will let you know what your options are at the airport you’re flying out of.

Download here.

My TSA

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Can you bring _____ through airport security? Open up My TSA and you’ll know in an instant. You can also use the app to look up how long the security wait times are at your airport so you’ll be sure to arrive early enough to make your flight.

Download here.

For more help navigating an airport like a pro, take a look at GateGuru and Flight Aware.

Track My Tour

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This app allows your loved ones to “join” you on a trip from the comfort of their homes: they “follow a breadcrumb trail of your tour by visiting the link you sent them,” while you document the most exciting spots you visit as you go—it’s the easiest way to keep people in the loop.

Download here.

LogMeIn

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It’s a horrible moment when you realize that you need a file stored on your home computer when you’re 700 (or even just 30) miles away from it: LogMeIn allows you to access (and control) your home computer from anywhere.

Download here.

Vayable

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Vayable is a way to discover “unique experiences offered by locals” on your next trip. All of the available options sound so much cooler than traditional city tours: A midnight street food crawlA guide to the most photogenic places in ParisDIY seafood with a sea forager!

Download here.

 

 

Have a great vacation this year and use technology to your advantage!

 

**Information gathered from BuzzFeed.com.