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10 best travel apps

We've rounded up ten of the best travel apps to accompany you and your family on your next adventure!

10 best travel apps

Top 10 best travel apps

Parks Canada: Learn to Camp

It’s time to learn camping basics. With this free app, you can figure out what you need to bring on your outdoor adventure. Use the handy checklist to keep track of your tasks and find campside recipes that are easy to follows. You will also be able to navigate Parks Canada locations all across the country.

Price: iOSAndroid, BlackBerry, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

Field Trip

If you’re looking for an educational app that will help you and your family explore nearby attractions and destinations, this app is your best high-tech pick. As you’re touring a new city, the app will tell you if there is something interesting nearby. Moreover, it will reach information to you about that specific landmark. There is also information listed about the best places nearby to eat and shop.

Price: iOSAndroid, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

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GateGuru

There is nothing worse than rushing around an airport looking for a place to take the kids to eat. With GateGuru, you can plan where you’re going to pop in for a snack and how long it will take you to get your family from gate-to-gate. There are also airport maps and last minute car rentals available as well.

Price: iOSAndroid, BlackBerry, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

Road-Trip-Bingo HD

If you need a way to keep your kids busy on an upcoming road trip, give this app a try. Launch Road-Trip-Bingo when you kick off your vacation and your kids can hunt for everything from road signs to vehicles to animals (there are more than 40 different things to find). After five successful sightings, B-I-N-G-O!
 
Price: iOS, $2

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HotelTonight

Whether you’re heading out on a road trip or flying the family into your favourite city, this app will help you land last-minute deals. Only adventurous parents need to give this app a whirl since these are same-day bookings. Rise and shine at 9am to see what kind of savings you can get on hotels in North America, South America, Central America, and Europe.

Price: iOSAndroid, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

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Mom Maps

If the young ones need to work off some energy, give Mom Maps a try to find a nearby playground. This app includes more than 20,000 locations in the United States and Canada (major urban areas). Not only will you find directions to indoor and outdoor fun, you will also find reviews for these kid-friendly destinations.

Price: iOSAndroid, $3

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

My Little Suitcase

This app is the perfect pick to keep your kids busy while you plan your family vacation. When they log into the app, they can choose a number of different destinations. Step by step, their job is then to pack their virtual suitcase with all the things they’ll need for their upcoming trip.  

Price: iOS, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: iTunes

Road Trip Scavenger Hunt

Long road trips can drag on, so here’s another app to keep the kids hunting for fun. Add every family member’s name to the app and then you will each receive an item you have to find. The more things you discover, the better your score. Of course, this game is for passengers only. 

Price: iOS, $1

10 best travel appsPhoto: iTunes

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TripIt

Whether you’re trying to keep track of maps, tickets or confirmation numbers, TripIt can help. Simply forward your reservations to your TripIt email address and the app will automatically create your travel itinerary. The download syncs with your calendar to keep you on time and you can easily share trips with your friends and family.

Price: iOSAndroid, BlackBerry, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

XE Currency Pro

No matter where you’re heading this summer, this currency converter will make your travels a whole lot easier. With the free version, you can monitor up to 10 currencies from around the world. It’s the easiest way to check prices while you’re traveling beyond the borders of Canada.

Price: AndroidiOS, Windows, BlackBerry, Free

10 best travel appsPhoto: Google Play

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This article was originally published on Jun 23, 2014

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