The world is at our fingertips, thanks to the omnipresence of smartphones and programmers who keep on coming up with extraordinary mobile applications that make life easy. Travelling has never been as easy or as safe it is now thanks to the mobile networks those operate all over the world. Mobile applications development in the area of travel has added great comfort to the traveler’s life.
The following seven mobile applications are the ones that have made the greatest impact on the smart traveler in today’s world.
1. Google Maps: Not only does it you to find the shortest or the least crowded route to a particular location, but also amazing for people travelling around the world. You can store maps, view live traffic, set it in a voice mode and get voice directions, check out an area in 3D, view where you friends are and let them see where you are! This mobile application development is as essential as the Swiss knife for every kind of traveler.
2. Where: This application uses Google Maps technology to give you a personalized list of places you would enjoy going to. Wondering where to go next? This app will give the answer. It will find the place closest to your current location based on your setting for place, eat, drink or play. You can also use the app to find the nearest parking lots, gas stations and hotels. And it’s Free!
3. Kayak: Most budget travelers swear by kayak. Kayak flight and hotel research application is the best way of booking tickets or hotels. Thanks to mobile application development this PC application is now available on mot phones. Its amazing search engine helps you find the best hotel, car rental and flight deals.
4. Weather Bug: It’s never a great experience to find that it’s raining cats and dogs on day you arrive at your destination, while throughout the year the place is known for its clear skies and sunshine. Weather Bug will help you avoid this. It’s a lot better than other weather apps and works on almost any operating system.
5. Wi-Fi Finder: Can’t live without the internet, but are not sure it’s safe use your phone to access the net? Then this app is made especially for you! It will help you find the nearest Wi-Fi enabled location. You can download the information too and store it for later use. And this is not all: it also tells you whether the Wi-Fi zone is free or you have to pay for it.
6. Yelp: Mobile application development makes a lot of things possible and this app is its best example. If you are travelling in America, it works wonders. You can get the user-reviews of a large number of restaurants in America using Yelp. It is also a great way to find different places to eat.
7. Priceline Hotel and Car negotiator: Excellent for people stuck somewhere and looking for a hotel or car at the last minute. All you need to do it turn this app on, choose a star level and choose from the exhaustive list it comes up with. It’s also great for people looking to get cheap rental cars and hotel rooms.