The travel apps you need to download before jetting off

Take a look at these handy apps before you take your next holiday.

These apps are designed to make your vacation hiccup-free. From simple cost-splitting to medical assistance, these apps have you covered:


Imagine a one-stop shop for booking a whole host of activities in over 250 destinations all over the world. Now you can book anything from a harbour cruise of Sydney to a relaxing massage treatment in Bali with the click of a button. The Klook app is the place to go for popular attractions, tour, local transportation, connectivity, best foods and unique experiences.


MapsMe is the go-to app for online navigation which offers a free, fast and detailed map of any area around the world. Users simply download a specific area when they are in range or have access to WiFi, wait for the app to download the specific location in the area and they will be able to navigate their way around, without being connected. The app can even locate the nearest ATM, pharmacy, hospital or hotel – no internet needed. 


A necessary finance app to take the stress out of group travel. Splittr helps simplify expenses while travellers are on their holiday and notifies users of the amount that is owed. At the end of the trip, a full email report can be sent to users. The best part is that all currencies are supported, so no worrying about working out exchange rates.


PackPoint is an intelligent packing app and packing list builder, perfect for those forgetful folk that always forget to bring something. Users can optimise the app for their own trip by entering the city they are travelling to, the departure date, planned activities and the number of nights they will stay for. The app will use the information to create a packing list based on the length of the trip, weather at the destination and any activities planned.


Citymapper is the ultimate public transport app for travellers. As long as travellers are in a supported city, the app factors in buses, trains, subways, bikes and cabs to make it easy to get around a new city on the fastest route. 

Instant Consult

Instant Consult provides users to connect with an Australian registered doctor via video call. The app provides a platform for affordable, fast and effective health consultations, making it perfect for those wanting an expert opinion around a specific sign or symptom, or for those in need of a prescription or referral.


TripIt is the perfect app for those who don’t want to cart around a binder of reservation documents with them. The app compiles hotels, rental cars and flights bookings in one place and builds a chronological itinerary, so travellers can feel organised and prepared throughout the trip. This itinerary can also be sent to family and friends so they know where you’ll be on your travels at all times.

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