Get the best apps for your phone for planning trips, journeys and holidays

With 2017 just around the corner, now might be the best time to take a break from the daily grind and travel. Sure, you might know where you want to go, but do you know how to get there and which sightseeing hotspots can help you make the most of your trip?

If you don’t, there is a solution. Fortunately, there is an app for everything from hotel bookings to trip planners - all of which are designed to make your travels easier. Here are some of the best:

Google Trips

Choosing a travel destination is easy, getting there is another story. To make it easy for people to plan their trip, Google introduces the Google Trips app for iOS and Android. The personalized planner app and travel guide provides you all the info you might need to plan your itinerary wherever you want to travel. And the best part is that it is free.

Google Trips for Android

Hopper - Airfare Predictions

You might know where you want to go. But do you know the cheapest flights to get there? In this case, the Hopper app for iOS and Android can help you out. Looking for budget friendly flights to Beijing?

Enter your destination and Hopper will display a color coded calendar that shows when you can get affordable flights to your destination. Entries that are color coded green mean that you are getting a good deal. With red entries, you are paying the max. Hopper is available for free.


The best parts about any travel destination are the attractions. The TripHobo app for iOS can help you plan your sightseeing schedule on your next trip. Much like Google Trips, TripHobo is an app which you can use to create your own travel itinerary in a few simple steps.

All you have to do is select your destination and the attractions you would like to see. TripHobo will organize them according to the time it might take you to reach it from your hotel or anywhere else.

TripHobo travel app for the iPhone

If you don’t want to go through the trouble of creating an itinerary, you can always use routes that other people have created and personalize them according to your own requirements. The app is available for free on the App Store.

The Outbound

If you travel for adventure, The Outbound app for iOS can help you plan your next one. The app is great for planning outdoor adventures in places that offer the best. Search for destinations that have places you haven't trekked before, mountains you haven’t traversed with your mountain bike, or waters you haven’t surfed. The search results also come with photos of suggested trails with additional information about them. The Outbound is available for free on the iPhone.

Traveling becomes convenient with a guide. With these applications, you have one in your phone. These apps will not only make your planning easier, they will also make your trip more enjoyable.

Author Bio: Clark Davidson is a marketing manager in a top app development company of USA, Cygnis Media. He has been working for 5 years for this company. He likes to share our personal experience through article writing for different channels.