Published On: Thu, Feb 14th, 2013

Best 5 Free Travel Apps for Android Phones

If you have disturbed your budget to buy an Android device for you, then at this point, you might be thinking that you have put a wrong step. But believe me, you will surely praise this step of yours in near future. Why? Because you have not bought a phone that can make calls and text messages only, like the old 90′s kinda phones did. You have spent your money on up-to-date technology. By having Android device in your pocket, you get a perfect gaming console, digital assistant, travel guide etc. Yeah, single device and these properties; even many more.

Best 5 Free Travel Apps for Android Phones

Well, talking about the benefits of Android in traveling, then the list is never ending. The wreath for Android to hold the tag of ‘good device during travel’, goes to a wide no. of travel apps available in Google Play. If you also use to travel a lot, either because of it being your hobby or because of some business works, then you must download the best travel apps on your Android. Here is the list of best out of them.

Tripit Travel Organizer

The different travel apps available in Google Play, are meant to do different tasks. But this one is something different. This is what we can call as ‘All-in-one’ app. Going outside and need to book airline tickets? Do it from your  Android! Want to check the airfares, railway fares? Tripit can help you. The best use of this app is to check that which travel destination would be perfect for you. Whatever one needs to do on travel, Tript organizes all those stuff, and that also, without costing you even a single penny.

Version – 2.8
Android – 2.1+
Avg. Rating – 4.4
Download Tripit Travel Organizer Free

Street View on Google Maps

You must have find this app as stock on your Android phone from Google. Try this app and have a sneak peak at the location where you are going. It helps a lot in finding local places, important sorted landmark at the places. To get this app use you need to perform search on Google maps and then need to choose street view option.

Version –
Android – 2.2+
Avg. Rating – 4.3
Download Street View on Google Maps


Though this app is good for everyone, but the ones, who are going to visit any place for very first time in their life, must not miss this app to download on their Android device. This app lets you get information about your surroundings or any place of your choice. Just allow this app to use your Android’s GPS feature and get the list of best hotels near you. Can’t find any particular hotel? The app will help you in finding it. Just came across a beautiful building and now are wondering that what is the name and history of that historical building? Take the pic, upload it and get all the info. As simple as 1-2-3.

Version – 7.6
Android – 2.1+
Avg. Rating – 4.1
Download Wikitude

XE Currency

Convert your local currency into currency of country that you are going to visit. This app is just perfect for this task, as it keeps getting updated ever minute. So the conversion rates are always up-to-date. You always get the exact conversion rate as it is in the international market Forex trade.

Version – Varies
Android – Varies
Avg. Rating – 4.6
Download XE Currency

Google Translate

Must have app in the case the people of place where you are going don’t know your language. Don’t worry, speak in their language. No, no! No need to learn their language for this purpose, but need to download ‘Google Translate’ on your Android device.

Version – 2.5.3
Android – 2.1+
Avg. Rating – 4.6
Download Google Translate

Enjoy above listed 5 apps whenever you are travelling and let us know if any helps you ever…

This article is written by Harsha is a Web designer and a passionate blogger  who loves to share his knowledge with others. He believes that the blogging is the best way to share your knowledge with whole world. Nowadays, he is sharing his knowledge regarding what is android. He is a true Android freak and is helping the newbies in the Android world.

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