Although traveling can be a blast (when done right), it can be difficult when you go into it unprepared. Here are 5 apps to make your holiday road trips easier and will help make your travels a breeze.
Packing Pro will be your best friend when trying to prepare for your road trip, especially if you have kids. If you love to make lists before trying to pack, Packing Pro gives you the option to create your own list from scratch or check off a pre-made list. You can choose lists by categories such as Accessories, Babies, and Gadgets.
Packing Pro also has a “Pre-Trip To Do” section so you can ensure you have everything done when you’re ready to hit the road.
Packing Pro is $2.99 and available for purchase on iTunes.
The RoadTrippers app is great for those travelers who are looking for attractions and destinations off the beaten path. It provides recommendations and suggested guides from its guide of more than 75,000 locations. This is a great all-around app, including scenic drives, sports, and even a blog.
RoadTrippers is free and available on iOS.
GasBuddy is a fantastic tool to help us save from driving endlessly to find the nearest gas station. This app also lets you search by city and state or zip code, and guides you to finding cheaper gas, that way your buck can get more bang for your buck.
GasBuddy is free and available on Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Blackberry.
The Animoto Video Maker app is a wonderful way to document your trip using your photos, fun text, and music to make the video complete. Similar to a slideshow, Animoto allows you to view multiple photos with captions in a short period of time. For all the best, most memorable moments of your trip, Animoto will be there for you.
Animoto Video Maker is free and available on Android and iOS.
And what’s a trip without some great eats? Users upload photos of their favorite dishes from any restaurant onto Foodspotting. Then you have basically a scrapbook of great eatery ideas, and you can search and pinpoint particular types of foods that are near you. This is a great app for any traveler!
Foodspotting is free and available for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, and Windows Phone.
Whether you will be traveling this holiday season, or you know someone who will, these apps are helpful to get your trip started on the right path. Safe travels!
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BringFido is optimized for iOS, and free on the App store.
Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. This is the best of the real-time, crowdsourced traffic apps. Millions of users constantly update info about accidents, roadwork, and traffic. Skirt the logjams; find the shortcuts. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.
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