6 must have apps for Globe trotters

Worldmate

Worldmate
Worldmate keeps all your travel plans and travel docs organized throughout your trip. All you need to do is send all the trip plans, hotel reservation details and airline or train ticket details to trip@worldmate.com and then use this Android, iOS, and Windows mobile app called worldmate to organize these details for you. That’s not all; worldmate will assist you throughout the trip by letting you know the weather at your destination, giving you turn-by-turn directions and also by alarming you of your flight timings.

Google Field Trip

Google Field Trip
Field trip is another super useful app by Google. Field Trip draws data and information from a lot of services including Arcadia and Zagat and uses this information to notify you of any of the local highlights and must see spots around you according to your current location. Field Trip alerts you of any famous restaurant near you, or a historical monument, a shopping stop or any other attraction spot that you shouldn’t miss as soon as you pass by any of these.

iFly Airport Guide

iFly Airport Guide
iFly Airport Guide for Android and iOS is an awesome app that will help you in situations like break journey or delayed flights when you find yourself stuck for hours on an unfamiliar airport. With iFly you get access to maps of more than 700 airports all over the world. You can also use the in-terminal GPS system of iFly to find your exit, parking, restrooms etc. iFly would also provide you with minor details like wi-fi availability, parking prices of the airport etc.

Google Now

Google Now
Using services like Google Calendar, Gmail and Google Search – Google Now becomes a powerful digital personal assistant from Google. Devices running Android 4.1 or later come loaded with this useful app. For Globe Trotters this app is a bliss as it can be used to know your flight status,the weather at the destination point, the traffic conditions at the destination, currency conversions, local attractions, local events, event reminders and a lot more. The list goes on and on.

Tripit

Tripit
Tripit is a ‘Leave it all to me’ kind of app. Tripit can peek into your inbox to fetch data related to your travel plans and collate all the information to organize your trip properly. All your information regarding Flights, hotels, train journeys etc. will be organized systematically. If you do not want Tripit grant access to your inbox you have an option to feed data manually.

Wi-Fi Finder

Wi-Fi Finder
Wi-Fi finder from JiWire is a nice utility that can find local Wi-Fi hotspots for you. Also the app can notify the user whenever he/she nears a Wi-Fi hotspot and can even connect the device to the detected network. Wi-Fi finder makes suggestions using its huge database of free and paid Wi-Fi hotspots all over the world across 144 countries. Currently it has information of over half a million hotspots. It can show its search results as per the user defined criteria like internet providers, price etc.