03
May

The Best Travel Apps for 2017

The Gutsy Traveler Marybeth Bond

As avid travelers, we want to share the best travel apps we have found useful before and during our journeys worldwide.

Detour – Walking tours anytime by local experts, lets you walk around a city’s most fascinating neighborhoods guided by notable people  or renowned experts from those communities.

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Solotraveller app – Great tool to expand your network of people by connecting with nearby travelers. Browse through numerous profiles and instantly message people to meet up.

Overnight, the mobile-forward travel app connecting last-minute travelers with local hosts for same-­day stays,  Check out Hotels.com and Hotel Tonight where you make your reservations after noon for the same day big discounts.

To Help Get You Out of a Tight Spot EmergenSee App transforms your smartphone into a free personal security system (aka personal bodyguard). With just a click of a button, you can transmit video, audio and GPS to your selected friends and family, they can hear, see and track what’s going on. They can alert authority if you can’t.

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Check out TripAdvisor for ideas of where to stay,  eat, and what to see what other travelers rate at the top ten things to see or do.

Upgrade yourself from a taxi to a black car service without the costly rates check out Uber or Lyft.

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By including non-traditional accommodations like Airbnb and HomeAway, Hipmunk sets itself apart from other flight and hotel aggregation apps.

Traveling Overseas? XE Currency  app allows for quick currency conversions and is capable of performing multiple conversions at the same time. Currency rates refresh every 60 seconds.

For Last Minute Hotel Deals check out Hotels.com and Hotel Tonight where you make your reservations after noon for the same day big discounts.

Gate Guru offers information on services, retailers and restaurants in hundreds of airports, including reviews from fellow users and frequent travelers.

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