Traveling is no easy task. Starting with packing to locating hotels, planing air travel and establishing ground transportation it can seem like a job. Apple understands this and has now created apps for your iPhone, iTouch or iPad that aid in making the trip much more enjoyable. The best part of these apps is that they are free.
How many times have you traveled and had to settle for a dining establishment that was not at the top of your list? Or even better, found out when you were leaving the hotel that the restaurants you enjoy were only a few miles down the road? By uploading and using Urbanspoon, you will the find the restaurants you want to eat at and how to get there. If none of your favorites are close by, then Urbanspoon will filter the choices by area, cuisine or price. It will provide you with a GPS to get you to the restaurants and even give you a review for the ones you would like to try. The app can be used in North America, London and Sydney.
www.Kayak.Com has been around for several years on the web. Now it’s available as an app from Apple for your iPhone, iPad or iTouch. Kayak allows you to comparison shop and book flights, cars and hotels. It will track information regarding your flight and inform you of any changes. You can also check the ever changing fees that are associated with each airlines.
Ever have a layover in a place for a day but have no idea what you could see? How about traveling to an area and wished you knew the history, attractions or maybe place of worship? This app does it all. Your personal tour guide in the palm of your hand. According to Apple it has been featured in PC Magazine, Chip Online, iPhone Magazine and more. Not only does the app provide you with information but the images associated with the information are incredible.
When traveling from country to country this app provides valuable information regarding the exchange rate. It’s user friendly menu allows you to view multiple currencies at one time.
Dog Park Finder
Traveling with Pets is never easy. But wouldn’t it be nice to find a dog park where both you and your pet could relax? This app offers this and more. It shows the locations of over 2200 parks, photos, park fees if any, hours, and more. It is powered by www.DogParkUSA.Com You will also be able to see reviews by fellow pet owners.
Traveling is a hope for the best but pack for the worst situation. Apple understands the needs of its users and provides free apps that can help make your travel as enjoyable as possible.