Many hasty vacation goers often leave their phone when going on vacations. There are a lot of reasons for that and one is that they wouldn’t want to get bugged with anything (work, responsibilities, deadlines, etc.) during their trip to paradise.
Leaving your phone during vacation looks like the right thing to do when on vacation, but did you know that bringing your phone can save you a lot of money when travelling? There are a lot of phone apps out there that can help save you time and money, making that stressful device become your essential travel buddy. Here are the top 5 apps you can utilize when it comes to booking and traveling.
3 words that describe Kayak: All-in-one. This app is a great starting point when preparing for travel and continues its usefulness while on the road. In addition to showing you prices that will suit you on your travel, it also has a directory, currency converter, and airline maps to guide you during travel. It can also show you hidden fees that hotels and airlines charge at you.
This app compares hotel prices from over 640,000 hotels from more than 100 booking sites. Instead of you looking for details, Trivago will do it for you in one place. All you need to encode is your desired destination and travel dates and Trivago will work on it like magic.
Saving money is the first priority of this app. Being an AAA member (yes it requires a membership) means a lot of discounts on specific locations, whether it’s hotel bookings or car rentals. Just choose a specific location and the AAA app can show you discounts that are offered on the different businesses there.
An app that you’d need for booking hotels in an instant, you can use this app if you’re on a very long trip and don’t have the time driving from hotel to hotel looking for vacancies. Not willing to pay $50 a night? No problem. This app also shows hotels that offers seriously low prices; it can even book a hotel in an instant with the touch of your finger. It also shows you taxes and other surcharges that may be present on your bill. Clever.
This app saves money on last minute hotel bookings. Travelers can save up to 70% off the standard nightly rate for participating hotels, which makes this app very useful for summer travelers who don’t have planned itineraries.
Made you think twice about leaving your phone now?
Bringing your phone is an advantage now with these helpful apps. Bring your phone with you and you’ll have a little extra cash for you to spend on activities instead of spending it all on the hotel stay.