Game-Changing Travel Apps

By Lizzy Mulderrig | June 15, 2017


Even when it’s supposed to be relaxing, traveling can be a very stressful experience. From booking hotel rooms and dinner reservations to finding fun activities, planning a trip can be time-consuming and burdensome. Here are our go-to apps that will all you to spend less time stressing and more time vacationing!

Binaural:

If you’re anything like me, the amount of sleep I get directly correlates to the mood I’m in. Don’t let jet lag ruin your vacation! Binaural is an app that plays repetitive beats that can help with sleep, relaxation, and meditation. They are said to also improve focus and concentration!

Urbanspoon:

Looking for reliable food recommendations? Urbanspoon has been featured in New York Times, PC Magazine, Mashable, and the Sydney Morning Herald. You will no longer be the clueless tourist on a trip. Instead, find delicious restaurants near you, along with their hours of operation, contact information, etc.

Cool Cousin:

Cool cousin allows you to connect to like-minded locals and speak directly to them for travel recommendations. The recommendations are organized into a list or map, making it easier to refer to!

DealRay:

Love to travel, but hate what it’s doing to your bank account? Lighten the burden with DealRay, an app that will track airlines and find amazing prices! You will instantly get a notification when it detects a massive sale or price drop in flights.

Hotel Tonight:

Hotel Tonight is another app that saves those poor planners and last-minute procrastinators. Save some stress, and arguments with travel companions, with hotel tonight. Hotel Tonight allows you to find last minute deals on great hotels by finding those leftover rooms that haven’t been sold yet.

Streetography:

Can you picture it? Users of Streetography are able to view the places they want to travel, as well as neighborhoods around them, from pictures that others uploaded. You can see the most liked or most recently uploaded photos in certain areas to really get a feel of a place before you book your stay!