100+ Travel Apps and Resources
Planning a trip or thinking about moving abroad?
Check out the latest apps, blogs, websites and resources that we think make travelling and relocating easier, faster and cheaper!
Planning your trip
trip.me - Find personalised trips & itineraries to destinations all around the world.
Trip Tuner - Choose the perfect destination for you based on your personal preferences.
Utrip - Plan the perfect multi-city trip in 5 minutes.
My Tab - Crowd-fund your holiday.
Roadtrippers - Make a detailed and unique road-trip plan for the US. Expanding internationally next year.
Go Volunteering - Find volunteering projects overseas. Use filters to discover the perfect volunteering excursion for you.
Nezasa - Discover exotic travel routes around the world. Ignite your wanderlust.
Go Pet Friendly - Find dog friendly hotels, restaurants, beaches, campgrounds, wineries and more.
Trusted House Sitters - We help home and pet owners find trusted sitters to care for their home and pets while away.
Cranky Concierge - Flight and journey planner. And urgent assistance when the worst happens.
GoEuro - Find the best way to travel in Europe - Rail, Air, Bus, Car ... all in one search.
PointsHound - Earn air-miles and other rewards while you travel.
Cayole.com - the only website that offers future cruise price prediction i.e. you can learn whether they should buy a cruise now or wait for a cheaper price.
Fat Wallet - Coupon and money-saving website with deals on flights, hotels, taxis and anything you might need in a new country.
Drungli - Generate a new adventure instantly, based on your preferences.
3FLOZ -Travel-ready beauty and bathroom products. Airport-proof.
Trip Case - Free travel planning app.
TripIt - Hugely popular trip-management app. Email confirmation emails to the app and it will populate "auto-magically"
Weekend Student Adventures - Find the "Must See's" in European cities, organized by food, night-life, hostels, sights, parks and markets.
Flights with Friends - Make planning and booking flights and hotels for groups of friends easier.
dealchecker - Compare flights, holidays, hotels and hire cars. A one-stop holiday price comparison website.
Mile Value - Get more miles from your airmiles
Last Minute - Book flights, hotels and more at the last minute to save money.
Frequent Flyer Academy - Flight-hacking, discover how to fly for free!
ExpertFlyer - Find the best tickets anywhere. Free or subscription ($5 or $10 per month) and Free Seat Alerts App.
AZair - Metasearch engine for mega-cheap flights.
Sky Scanner - Instant online comparisons for millions of flights on over a thousand airlines, as well as car hire and hotels.
Matrix ITA - Google's flight search engine. Search the freshest flights straight from the ITA.
Flight Aware - Free flight status app.
Hotels & Rentals
HotelChains - online database with over 16000 hotels in 32 countries in Europe
Jetaport - Group travel and hotel booking experts.
Vacation Home Rental - Family-to-family home rental. When a hotel won't do!
Oyster - Find out what hotels are really like before it's too late.
Tablet Hotels - A curated list of the best-of-the-best boutique hotels.
Hotels - Find and book hotels anywhere in the world.
Owner Direct - Find world-wide holiday rentals easily.
Lovely - Find US rental homes easily.
onefinestay.com - Stay in someone's house while they're away.
Movebubble - Move, manage and maintain your home from anywhere in the world.
Lobby Friend - Connect with other travellers in your hotel.
When things go wrong
Source: iTriage App - iPhone, Android and Webapp.
Learn the language
Source: Word Lens - Translation App on iPhone and Android.
Byvox - Communicate between languages via your phone. Connect with professional translators via phone, email or internet via this translation app.
Busuu - Connect for free with native speakers worldwide and enhance your language learning with interactive courses.
Words & Worlds of New York - One woman's personal journey through studying 17 different languages using courses available online. Truly inspiring.
Duolingo - Learn a new language and translate the web at the same time.
Citymapper - The best journey planner for London, NYC and Paris.
Shuttle Wizard - Easy Airport Transportation.
Parkopedia - Going on a road-trip or hiring a car? Find a parking space anywhere in the world.
Andes Transit - Extensive bus schedules for South America. Very useful for a huge number of bus routes including any imaginable small town.
Best Car Hire - Hire a car anywhere in the world.
Hop Stop - Get public transport directions for nearly every city in the world.
Uber - Hire a private car with your mobile in 19 countries with one click.
Find out about your city
Source: CityBot App - iPhone and Android
Wiki Voyage - Find out about every city in the world with this huge Wiki.
Pilots - Get unprecedented access to elite travel writers for 1-to-1 advice over the phone.
Peek - Share & discover peoples favourite way to spend 24 hours anywhere in the world!
LocalGuiding - Local's from 100+ countries offering great local advice.
Shop Trotter - High street shopping around the globe, filter by brand and item to find shops in over 80 cities.
Virtual Tourist - Get travel questions answered by real locals.
Trip Advisor - Huge numbers of reviews and travel guides.
Party Earth - Find cool things to do in your city.
Nerdy Day Trips - Find nerdy day trips in cities around the world.
Spotted By Locals - Detailed city guides and insider tips written by local people.
Tiplist - Share and discover lists of things you must do in any city.
Yelp - Find reviews for restaurants, bars and services in 11 countries around the world.
Spotted By Locals - Local insight for 51 cities around the world a series of blogs and mobile
apps with up-to-date tips by handpicked local writers in 51 cities in Europe and North America.
CityBot - Create detailed a customised itineraries in 15 major US cities and international cities.
Foursquare - With over 4.5 billion global check-ins discover what's going on in your city.
Scout - Find things to do anywhere. Free iPhone and Android app.
Around Me - Find nearby ATMs, bars, restaurants and more. Free on Android and iOS.
Noted - Record your favourite places and services in cities around the world and share with friends (Brand new iPhone app!).
Food and drink in your city
Source: Foodspotting App - iPhone and Android
Untappd - A social network for beer drinkers, what more could you want?!
Find Eat Drink - Food and drinks recommendations around the world. Now with iPhone app!
Triposo - Great offline content available linked to your phones GPS to tell you about interesting places and restaurants near you.
Food Spotting - Find and share great local dishes. Free on iPhone and Android.
Essential relocation resources
Pet Relocation - Don't leave family members behind! Relocate your pet internationally.
Constitute Project - Read, search and compare constitutions around the world.
Visa Mapper - Maps which countries require a visa.
Project Visa - Visa and embassy information for every country.
Meet Up - Find local people who share your interests to do things with.
Movehub - International relocation advice and in-depth city guides.
London Svenskar - Hugely popular expat website for Swedes in London.
Here Barcelona - A marketplace for tourists and expats in Barcelona. Find and offer services.
More travel apps
Source: Trover App - iPhone and Android (soon)
Trover - Discover the world around you through a beautiful mosaic of peoples photos.
Ship Mate App - Massively popular cruise app. Book and plan everything for your cruise.
Trail Wallet - For recording your expenses on the go.
Rebtel - Make calls over WiFi easily and avoid roaming charges.
Spot Cayman - Everything you might need for the Cayman islands.
View Ranger - A Must Have for Adventurous Rock-Climbers. Download specialist maps for offline viewing.
Sygic - Use GPS and maps abroad with no data fees. $10.99 for a month of worldwide maps.
Whats App - Share text, pictures and videos with friends around the world over WiFi.
yuilop - Free worldwide communications over phone data or WiFi - bypass those roaming charges.
Must-read travel blogs and websites
Map Happy - Practical tips to get you travelling smarter.
All over the map - Experimental family travel from two mothers.
Escape Artistes - Family travel blog from nomadic mother and son duo, Zac and Theodora.
1 dad 1 kid - Family travel advice from Father, Talon and Son, Tigger.
Travel with Bender - Travel blog from a whole family of dedicated sojourners.
LL World Tour - Three-time Emmy award-winning television writer/producer who quit to travel the world.
We said go travel - Award-winning travel blog from two award-winning travel writers.
Bonjour Paris - A great resource for any Parisian, expat or tourist in Paris.
Out Of Eden Walk - One journalist retracing mankind's first steps, starting in Africa.
NewYork.com - The go-to hub for everything New York.
Fathom - Detailed travel guides and helpful tools for your trip.
Stuck in Customs - The best travel photo blog on the internet!
Video: Pack Like a Pro - How to pack like a pro.
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