The best travel apps in 2020, travel apps for smartphone or tablet and Android and IOS.
A smartphone is an irreplaceable travel companion for me. With the right apps, a smartphone helps save space and weight, helps plan your route, check exchange rates, book hostels, book flights, navigate and much much more. The investment in a local simcard usually pays back quickly, or an appropriate roaming package.
After quite a while on the road, some favorite Apps of my has to be named. Here is an updated list of the most important travel apps to mee. Of course, it's not just a list - you'll also find a reason why each app is so irreplaceable for me.
- Here we go - Offline street navigation (Android / iOS)
Street names, house numbers, "Please turn left in 20m" - HERE or Here.com (formerly Smart2Go, Map24, Navteq, Nokia Maps) offers very good navigation in over 100 countries. Quite a few car manufacturers equip their navigation systems with Navteq map material (BMW, VW, Daimler etc.) Accordingly, the map material is of high quality. On a trip around the world, this software is simply unmatched. With an online connection, traffic jam avoidance is added - but the maps can be downloaded offline. Details about worldwide navigation with Here
- Wikiloc (Android / IOS)
- iOverlander (Android/iOS)
- Park4Night (iOS/Android)
- Traveler Map (iOS/Android)
- Audible (Android / IOS)
- Couchsurfing (Android / iOS)
- Hostelworld (Android / iOS)
- Booking.com (Android / iOS)
- Oanda Currency Converter (iOS)
- Messenger (Telegram , Threema, WhatsApp, Facebook)
- Teleboy (Switzerland only (or VPN), Android, iOS)
- MotionX (iOS only)
- NordVPN (Android / iOS)
- Skype (Android / iOS)
As always, I and all other readers are interested in further tips and suggestions. Which apps accompany you on your travels, which apps are especially helpful? You can contribute a comment right below, if you want also completely anonymous.