Holidays can be a breeze
Do you break into a sweat at the thought of drawing up travel itineraries? Turn to these vacation-planner apps
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It’s always the same story. Holidays should help you relax but sometimes organizing the minutest detail can be a nightmare. Tickets, hotels, what to do once there, what not to do, how to reach from point A to point B without getting lost, how to communicate—all these elements can turn trip planning into a headache. We suggest you outsource your holiday troubles to these helpful assistants and relax.
Gokamino.com; free on iTunes. The app is expected to be launched soon on Android.
Holidayen.com; $0.99 (around Rs.60) on Google play. The app is expected to be launched soon on iOS.
Trip38.com; free on Google play, iTunes, Windows Marketplace.
Packpnt.com; free on Google play. The app is expected to be launched within a month on iOS.
Mappsafe.com; free on Google play. It will be available in the second half of 2014.
Tripomatic.com; free on iTunes, Google play and BlackBerry World. Offline guides are chargeable within the app.
Musement.com; free on iOS. The app is expected to be launched soon on Google play.
Triptern.com; free on Google play. The app is expected to be launched soon on iOS.
elements together in a sort of a compilation of media. The app creates a layer on Google Maps which you can then play back on Google Earth through your device to retrace your steps and days after the holiday in a slide show. You can also share the entire trip on a social media site of your choice. “Next up, we plan to make it a companion app for Google Glass,” says Kyle Parker, senior software engineer for developing technologies at the US’ Ball State University, who developed the app.
Free on Google play.