Best travel apps for mobiles

The best travel apps for Android phones

The summer holiday season is final upon us. If you’re planning on jetting away somewhere hot, our list of travel apps will help you organise and make the most of your holiday.


As one of the best-known holiday review sites, TripAdvisor is used daily by millions of people looking for reviews for holiday destinations, hotels and restaurants, as well as helping to highlight and rate some of the best things to do and see. The app allows users to upload reviews and photographs and also use the handy ‘Near Me Now’ feature to see entertainment and restaurants nearby. With a 4.4 star rating on Google Play, it is clear to see that this app is a favourite around the world.


A great app that allows you to easily find and book a holiday and flights. With easy to use search and filter options you’re bound to find your perfect holiday, from city breaks to beach holidays. Best of all, the app often features mobile only deals of up to 40% off, so it can even help save you money. Bonus!


Skyscanner’s aim is to help users save money on flights, by comparing millions of prices from many different airlines around the world. With helpful features such as a chart view that allows you to see any changes in the price of your selected flights across days, weeks or the whole month, Skyscanner is perfect for those wanting to get the best deal possible on their flights.

Travel Calculator

Holidaying abroad and using a different currency can be very confusing. This app works to eliminate the difficulty and make using other currencies a doddle. Over 100 foreign currencies are catered for with up to date conversion rates. The app also comes with a tax calculator and tip features to give you that extra helping hand.

Google Translate

Google Translate is a free and easy to use app that is ideal for those travelling abroad. With easy to use functionality and a variety of different ways to search for a translation, such as scanning signs, typing in text, or even writing onscreen with your finger, Google Translate is a travel essential.

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