2016 Top 5 Travel Apps

BY Travel Writer

Apps are intended to make every part of your life easier especially while traveling. Travel Apps vary from helping you pack less, to planning trips intelligently, to even having access to world maps and languages that can help you communicate and travel easily within your destination. Here are 5 mobile apps you need to check out for your travel plans in 2016.

Apps, Mobile, TravelHopper- Airfare Predictions
Hopper analyzes billions of flight prices daily to predict how prices will change, and tells you when to buy your tickets. Have a piece of mind knowing that you were able to get the lowest price possible for your flight.  Save up to 40% on your next flight!

Apps, Mobile, Travel SafeTripIt
You can become your own travel agent using this app and create custom itineraries by hand, or have the option to forward email confirmations of your flight, rental car, train tickets, and hotels to plans@tripit.com and have TripIt create an itinerary for you.

Apps, Mobile, Travel Safety Packing Pro
This is an easy to use packing list app that is for both business or leisure use. What makes it unique among other items is that this one helps you organize what you need to pack in your luggage and suitcase based on length of travel, weather at your destination, and any activities planned during your trip. It lets you choose items based on activities you plan during your itinerary. The app also looks at weather data for your destination so that you should be fairly prepared for what’s to come at your destination.

Apps, Mobile, Emergency, Red CrossEmergency Alerts by American Red Cross
Help keep your family safe in severe weather, man made/ natural hazards. Available in English or Spanish this app monitors the people and place you care about with real time local alerts for severe weather and hazard, including all natural disasters. In case of a natural disaster the app will open a map with Red Cross shelters that are.

Apps, Mobile, Travel SafeBravolol
This app brand puts basic phrases and vocabulary- “Thank you,” “How much?,” “A table for two, please” at your fingertips. Each English phrase is shown in the foreign language and sometimes as transliteration, too. Tap a phrase and the app speaks it aloud so you know how to pronounce it. There are a variety of languages available including, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic and much more.