10 Must Have Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Gate Guru

Stay on top of departure and arrival times, avoid crowds, unexpected delays, and a whole lot more with this handy little flight tracking app. Gate Guru is a life saver for the disorganized, late and confused traveler, but it is also ideal for those who like to check in early and relax. Aside from steering you to your departure gate with a minimum of fuss, you can find the best places to eat and choose the best layover lounge thanks to reviews from travelers.

Available iOS and Android Free



Here is one for the busy corporate traveler. If you haven’t got a personal assistant to piece together the finer details of your trip, don’t worry, WorldMate can do it all for you. You simply email all of your confirmation emails to and the app prepares an itinerary for your whole trip. Flights, hotels, hire cars, restaurants, entertainment it handles it all. This is a free app, but the premium version includes alerts to notify you of flight changes.

Available iOS and Android Free

JetLag Genie

It’s the nasty unavoidable part of travelling and you can never seem to pick when it will strike you the worst. Everyone you speak with has a different theory on how to deal with it, none of them are exactly based on science. One thing that we all know to be helpful is adjusting your sleeping patterns before the trip. Jetlag Genie helps you to do just that. You feed your travel information into the app including dates, destination and your current sleeping times and it gives you alarm clock settings that will help to lessen the blow on arrival.

Available on iOS $2.99 (£1.99)

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