If you are one of the lucky ones and will be heading off on vacation in the coming weeks and months then we have assembled a list of the best Android Apps to assist you in your travels.
Here is the list
Never lose your car in a parking lot again with Car Locator! As seen on the Verizon commercial, Techcrunch and Wired magazine! 1st place winner in Verizon’s Power Your App Contest! Save your location when you park and Car Locator will help you find your car. Car Locator has the ability to “beam” your location to another user who has Car Locator installed. You can select the recipient of your location by using your contact list.
cab4me – the awarded taxi finder for Android. Anywhere. Easy. cab4me helps you to get a cab when you need it & see taxi ranks where available. Main features include Better graphics for large screens, show distance of companies in result list, supports App2SD, Contacts access for quick pickup location search
Hipmunk takes the agony out of finding the best flight & hotel for your trip. Hipmunk takes the agony out of flight & hotel search. With Hipmunk you’ll see all the relevant flights on a timeline, helping you visualize the right choice. Unlike every other app out there, Hipmunk doesn’t just show you the cheapest flight first
Ever wanted to get some sleep during a train ride, or a quick powernap on the bus to work? You either hoped to wake just in time not to miss your station, or set an alarm to wake you far too early… Using your phone’s GPS it will determine where you are, and wake you when you are close to your destination!
Discover nearby places and offers; get recommendations and share your favorites. Looking for the best nearby places and things to do? Download WHERE and discover great local places and offers, picked just for you.
TripIt is the world’s easiest way to organize and share your travel plans. No more searching through your inbox to find your airline reservation. No more scrambling to get directions to your hotel. No more worrying about what time your business dinner starts. With TripIt, everything you need to get you where you’re going
Make free Skype-to-Skype video calls, and call phones at Skype rates on the move
Free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype, whether they’re on an Android, iPhone, Mac or PC, as well as IMs to your friends and family, no matter where they are.
and back again is at your fingertips—on your smartphone, tablet or online at tripit.com.
We hope you find these of use.
The TIB team.