Trusty Travel Apps to Avoid Any Holiday Disaster

Trusty Travel Apps to Avoid Any Holiday Disaster

From steering clear of dodgy laneways to figuring out what to pack, these apps will help you prep for your next holiday and save you from all sorts of travel pickles.

THE FIGHT BUFFER: SPLITTR

Spending too much time with someone can make things get a bit intense, so it’s best to curb any potential arguments where ya can.

Splittr is an absolute legend of an app that helps you track and divide all your travel expenses. It’s also a must-get for share houses, trust us you’ll sleep so much better once those passive aggressive texts about whose turn it is to buy the toilet paper are no more. 

THE NAVIGATOR: CITYMAPPER

Citymapper will help you get to point A to B in the cheapest, fastest and most direct ways possible. Download it and use it in 31 cities around the world, including ya hometown (Manchester, London and Birmingham are all on it), as well as your next boozy break. Yep, it’s so easy to use that you’ll be able to find your way back to your hostel even when you're smasshed.

THE PACKING PRO: PACKPOINT

No idea what you should be taking on your holiday? We swear by PackPoint to do all the thinking and remembering for us. Punch in where you're going, what kind of trip you’re going on (business or leisure), and select the activities you’ve got planned, then it’ll magic up what should be going into your travel bag. Just like your mum but without the nagging, YAS!

THE MONIES CONVERTER: XE CURRENCY

Perfect for the mathematically uninclined (us). We don’t care how many newer and more colourful currency converting apps have been released, we won’t divorce XE Currency, because it shows all the currencies you want on a single screen. 

THE TRANSLATOR: DUOLINGO

We love hearing and reading translation mistakes… until it's us that everyone's laughing at. Duolingo  is a clever app that helps you learn essential phrases before your getaway. It’s filled with cute illustrations that definitely make us want to practising our français.

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