Best Travel Apps to Download for Your Next Trip: Guides, Deals & More
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Best Travel Apps to Download for Your Next Trip: Guides, Deals & More

Free on iOS and Android
Not only does this convert the currency of whichever far-flung destination you happen to be visiting into the currency with which you are familiar, it tracks live market rates so you can always be sure you’re getting the best and most up to date exchange. Save yourself some time, some money, and all the emotional exhaustion that is doing math.

Free on iOS and Android
It’s more important than ever to keep on top of events and circumstances that might compromise your safety abroad. GeoSure collects data from sources like the CDC, the World Health Organization, the United Nations, local authorities, and more, then provides a safety score for your destination that reflects potential health risks, political unrest, threats to women and queer folks, and environmental hazards. It even gives crowd-sourced information about thefts and street crime that have occurred in any given area, and tells you when it’s safe to walk or if you should consider hailing a cab.

$2.99 on iOS and Android
One of the more stressful parts of travel for me is wondering whether I’ve packed enough. As a general rule of thumb, you only want to take what you’ll absolutely use, but if you’re schlepping a bunch of stuff to unfamiliar lands, it’s hard to know what you’ll need.

First, consult our packing pro-tips from military personnel, then download PackPoint. It creates your packing list for you based on your itinerary, weather, possible activities, and other considerations for your trip. For example, if you’re traveling for business and want to work out, you can opt for business-casual clothes or business-formal attire, along with workout stuff, and it’ll generate a list of clothing, gadgets, toiletries, and any other original items you want to include. Once you’ve made a packing list for a specific trip, you can save the list for future trips or share it with others.