Travel Apps

5 Must-Have Travel Apps

How did we ever do anything before cell phones?! There are so many great apps for travelers. Life abroad is easier than ever before. Here are the top 5 must have travel apps!


There are plenty of concerns about the safety of apps like Uber and Lyft. Check out  MiRide – a luxury ride service app with vetted, professional drivers. You can call a ride in the moment or schedule one for days or weeks ahead of time. It’s a stylish way to travel and caters to the luxury crowd. The best part? No surge pricing, ever!


Hola! Como Estas? One of the biggest concerns travelers have is navigating a country where they don’t speak the language. Memrise is a language learning tool. It helps you get the basics … like ordering lunch… or asking for directions. Makes getting around a bit easier. The app contains 150 different language courses, so no excuses for you not to try to speaking the local language!

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If you’re vacationing on a budget, CalConvert will save you the exhaustion and possible errrors of converting. Don’t guess how much you’re spending on a souvenir. Whip out your CalConvert app and convert on the spot. This helps to keep your accounting in perfect order, so you can enjoy your vacation without overspending. The app features more than 150 currencies and can operate in 24 different languages. 

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Are you exploring a destination and want to take a detour to a new city? Where do you start on booking a last minute hotel that won’t rob you of your cash? My favorite app for last minute hotel bookings is HotelTonight. With the app, you get better deals than the main search engines can get you. Deluxe suite for 50% off? Yes, please!

Beyond AirBnB

5 million listings in over 191 countries, AirBnB is taking the hotel industry by storm… and now for the luxury edition. Beyond AirBnB takes things to a whole new level with luxury rentals offering only the best. We’re talking private villas complete with chefs, wait staff and luxury amenities all fully vetted by the AirBnB team. For those with great taste, the Beyond AirBnB app is worth the download.

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