Top 10 iOS Travel Apps to Take With You on Summer Vacation

Published:11:23 am EDT, June 24, 2013| Updated:4:38 pm EDT, June 24, 2013|
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Going on a summer vacation? Download our top 10 must-have travel apps for iPhone and iPad.


1.Flight Aware - Flight Tracker(Free)

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The Flight Aware - Flight Tracker is a free app that lets users keep track and watch arrival times for their flight in real time. The search function is embedded with a radar overlay and includes push notifications for arrival times, departure times, and cancellations. Flight Aware - Flight Tracker app is easy to use and free to download. You can download Flight Aware at the App store here.


2.Uber (Free)

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Request a private driver in any city using Uber. The driver will know exactly where to pick you up, and the app will let you know how long it will take until they arrive. When you arrive at your destination, a fare is charged to your credit card and a detailed receipt will be sent your email. This app is perfect for anyone who is planning to take a "stay-cation" in a nearby city. You can download Uber from the App Store here.


3.Hotels.com Mobile (Free)

Hotels.com has a database of over 200,000+ hotels that offer last minute deals. Not only is booking a hotel room easy, but the app remembers users login information so you don't have to enter it in every time. Use filters to find the best room to stay in. You can download Hotels.com from the App Store here.


4. My Disney Experience - Walt Disney World (Free)

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My Disney Experience app will be your best resource to plan your Disney trip. My Disney experience contains maps for the amusement park, along with the ability to browse through menus, and book reservations at park restaurants. My Disney Experience provides accurate wait times for all rides. Get the best Disney experience using My Disney Experience app. You can download My Disney Experience from the App Store here.


5.Taxi Magic (Free)

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Book a taxi straight from your phone by using Taxi Magic app. Simply tap your device three times, and you can track a nearby taxi driver. Register your credit card in the app and you can make direct payments from your phone. A receipt will be emailed to you at the end of your ride. Taxi Magic works in select locations, including numerous american and Canadian cities. You can download Taxi Magic from the App Store here.

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6. Voice Translator By Bravo Apps ($0.99)

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If you're planning a trip overseas, you may want to look into Voice Translator by Bravo. This app has more than 65 languages stored inside its database. Select a variety of tasks and add unlimited text. Toggle between three different languages. You can download the Voice translator from the App Store here.


7. WiTop

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Vacations can be fun, but occasionally you may need to be on call. This is the best connection employees will have to work. WiTip app morphs your tablet into a portable desktop computer. Gain access to your desktop at home. There is no subscription required and it provides a fully functional keyboard. You can download WiTop from the App Store here.


8. Postagram Postcards(Free)

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Postagram Postcards are a great way to share memories of your trip. Print thick and glossy photo-postcards at 300dpi resolution. Postagrams can be personalized with a profile photo and can include a 180 character message. U.S. mail delivery can take up to 2-5 business days and will cost $0.99 to send. Postagrams can be used for a variety of purposes. If you miss your siginificant other, let them know and send them a love note. You can download Postagram Postcards from the App store here.


9. Yelp (Free)

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Yelp.com's mobile app, will be your best guide while planning where to eat on vacation. Download it for your iPhone or iPad, and access thousands of restaurants and local businesses. The comprehensive user reviews will help you plan where to eat. Create tips for local businesses and make reservations, thanks to the partnership with OpenTable. Yelp.com holds phone numbers and addresses that can work with a map function to find something that catches your interest. You can download Yelp from the App Store here.


10.Amtrak App (Free)

If you like to take the train, the Amtrak app will be excellent support to have on your journey. Like most travel apps, Amtrak lets you book trips while on the go, and you can check the status of trains on the way to the station. Modify reservations to first class and include eTickets through passbook functionality. Delays can happen, but don't let them ruin your vacation. You can download the Amtrak app from the App Store here.

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