Top 7 Apps to Download Before You Travel on a Holiday

Leaving Saskatoon for a much-deserved holiday?

Travel with a wealth of information as a digital-savvy traveler by installing these 7 must-have travel apps on your SaskTel Mobility smartphone. What’s more is that all these apps are free and are available on iOS and Android:

  1. Guides by Lonely Planet

Guides by Lonely Planet App

Now with 150+ cities! Guides by Lonely Planet is “packed with tips and advice from on-the-ground experts.” Their city guides app is the ultimate resource for restaurants, things to see, drinking spots, accommodations, shops, and other local must-sees.

This app just might help you discover your next holiday destination!


  1. App in the Air

App In The Air

Find out why App in the Air is an Editor’s Choice on the App Store. It gives you real-time flight updates, gate changes, airport navigation maps, and tips. You no longer have an excuse to miss your flight or be seen running through an airport frantic to catch your flight again.

The best part is that you will still receive updates offline and won’t incur roaming charges if you’re using the app abroad.


  1. Duolingo

Duolingo is an addictive language learning app that makes learning like a game thanks to its simple yet fun interface. If you want to understand and converse with the locals where you’re on holiday, have Duolingo teach you the language. Each lesson includes a variety of speaking, listening, translation, and multiple choice challenges.

The list of languages that Duolingo offers include Spanish, Italian, German, Swahili, and so much more.


  1. KAYAK

Kayak App

Want the best deals on flights, hotels, and car rentals? KAYAK is an app does all that for you with its smart tools that make searching easy. And once you’ve completed all your bookings, it organizes all of the information into a handy itinerary.

You’ll love the function where you can put in your budget, and it tells you which places you can afford to visit!


  1. Citymapper


If you want to move around like a local in the city you’re visiting, Citymapper has got you covered. The app is supported in major cities worldwide. With Citymapper, you’ll have a map you can use to plot a route using any mode of transport the city offers. You’ll even get live updates on delays and road closures. Saving the maps offline is also an option.


  1. Google Translate

City Mapper App

Google Translate translates over 100 languages and quite accurately too! Just type in a phrase and it translates it into whatever language you choose. In Conversation Mode, you can actually talk to someone in a different language with the app translating as you speak! Try camera translation by point your camera at text on signs and the translation appears on your screen. Brilliant!


  1. Splittr

Splittr App

Splittr is an excellent app if you’re traveling with friends. There are of great apps that help you and your friends split bills. We love Splittr because it’s ideal for travelling. Enter expenses as you go and who paid for what. The app will do the rest! It supports all currencies, so you’re not sitting there making the conversions yourselves.

Do you have a favorite travel app that you think belongs to this list? We’d love to hear about it.

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