8 Great Apps for Travelers

Did you know that travelers who take more than 20 round trips a year tend to have and use more travel apps, downloading more than four and using nearly three on average? For those of you who travel a lot, finding just the right travel apps for your destination is sometimes a lengthy but worthwhile task; making your travel experience as easy as possible. Whether you’re an Android or Apple user, we’ve assembled a list of 8 free apps to download that are perfect for any traveler and guess what, all of them can be used in Belize!


Flipagram



Flipagram is the easiest way to create, edit and share amazing music videos, slideshows and stories with your photos, videos and tons of free licensed music. With tens of millions of monthly users worldwide and growing, Flipagram is the world’s favorite way to tell an amazing story. Share your stories privately or with the Flipagram community and beyond. Get featured, go viral, become a Flipastar! Explore the world by browsing channels, trending tags, or following all sorts of musicians, celebrities and interesting Flipagrammers, to keep up with their inspiring stories from around the world.


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


Google Maps



Google Maps is an app that makes getting to places easier and faster. Find great places nearby and the info you need to get there. It’s comprehensive and hosts accurate maps in 220 countries and territories. View live traffic conditions, incident reports, and automatic rerouting to find the best route.


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


Google Translate 



Translate between 90 languages. Use your camera to translate text instantly in 26 languages. Star and save translations for future reference. Take pictures of text for higher-quality translations or for languages not supported by instant camera translation. The app has integrated Word Lens, after Google bought the app, and it’s made it even better. Now travelers can translate any text including street signs and menus just by holding up their camera—all without an internet connection. The translation is suddenly overlaid on the phone screen, just like that. 


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


Instagram



Instagram is a simple way to capture and share the world's moments. Transform your everyday photos and videos into works of art and share them with your family and friends. See the world through somebody else's eyes by following not only the people you know, but inspirational Instagrammers, photographers, athletes, celebrities and fashion icons. Every time you open Instagram, you'll see new photos and videos from your closest friends, plus breath-taking moments shared by creative people across the globe.


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


Snapseed



Perfect your photos in a snap with Snapseed. This app brings to your mobile device the power and control of professional photo editing software, previously only available on the desktop. Now with the tap of a finger you can retouch, adjust perspective, re-edit, and more.


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


TripAdvisor



This app contains millions of traveler reviews, photos, maps from the TripAdvisor webpage. Plan and book your perfect trip. With over 225 million reviews and opinions by travelers, TripAdvisor makes it easy to find the lowest airfare, best hotels, great restaurants, and fun things to do, wherever you go. Booking options for hotels, restaurants and flights are just a tap away.


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


WhatsApp



WhatsApp is a messaging app that uses your phone’s Internet connection to message and call friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, and Voice Messages. 


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


94%


You read that right; 94% is the name of an actual app. If I say "Something you eat with your hands," what comes to mind first? Hamburger? Corn on the cob? Ribs? In 94%, the object of the game is simple: find 94% of the given answers!


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)


Notable Mention: Go Pro App




The Go Pro App makes it easy to control your camera remotely, view your photos and videos and share your favorites. You can adjust camera settings and use your phone or tablet as a viewfinder to frame the perfect shot. Trim videos to create short clips, or pull high-quality still images from your videos for easy sharing. HiLight Tag allows you to mark key moments while recording so they’re easier to find later. You can also watch the GoPro Channel and wirelessly update your camera software for the best performance.


Available on Google Play (free) and the Apple App Store (free)

Are any of these on your travel apps list? Have any you would also recommend? Feel free to share them with us!