We rely heavily on our smartphones for a lot of things. It is not different for our travels too. From booking flights to finding the best places to eat, these modern marvels contain all the necessary tools we need for our trips. However, with more than a million different apps, it is not always easy the find the most useful ones- especially the ones that are super helpful in our travels.

Here are 6 such useful apps that absolutely deserve a place on your smartphone, if you are into traveling. These apps are really simple to use and helpful in many ways.


Imagine if you are traveling to a different city and you wanted to get a haircut or find a nearby saloon. Booksy provides you the most convenient and easiest way to discover beauty & wellness professionals near you. You can easily skip the hassle of googling and just book the best one for you straight from the app. The platform directs you to the best services in the town and you don’t have to think twice about it.

SAS Survival Guide

If you are an adventurous person and are thinking about trekking into the wild, consider this app as your helpful assistant.  The SAS Survival Guide app can help you learn everything from starting a fire to understanding the Morse code. Prepared by a former SAS soldier and instructor, the app consist of more than a hundred survival skills. Even if you are not camping outside in the wild, it is always good to have this app on your smartphone.

Google Translate

Traveling to different places means you have to understand the different languages. In most cases, this is not an easy job. Google Translate can turn your smartphone into your personal language assistant and help you translate even the signboards. All you have to do is take the in-app camera and point at the board. The app will automatically translate it for you. You can also type in a question in your language and let the app translate it into any language you want.

XE Currency

Traveling to different countries involves a lot of currency conversions. Even though there are many apps that make the job easy for us, the best one is XE Currency. The app seamlessly detects the conversion rates and makes currency conversions easily in real-time.

First Aid

Anything can happen while you are traveling. Accidents are not new to travelers and most of the time, we may not know the right first aid. Luckily, thanks to the First Aid app from the American Red Cross, we can easily learn the right first aid for any adverse situation and use it accordingly. The app is undoubtedly a life-saver and is a must-have even if you are not traveling.

Weather app

Weather is very important when it comes to traveling. When visiting destinations with beaches or planning trekking trips, keeping constant track of weather conditions is vital, and what better way to do it than using an app. There are plenty of weather apps out there and some of them are already available on your phone. If you feel want to get a more accurate report you can get pro versions as well.

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