Summer time is right around the corner, and for many people that means it’s time to pack up the bags and head for the road. For you iPhone users out there, you are in luck! Here are the following 5 iPhone apps must-have that any road warrior should use while travelling this summer.
1. Beach Locator
If you don’t have a clue on where to go this summer, then perhaps this iPhone app is for you. The beach locator was developed by On the Beach Ltd., an online travel agency in the UK that carries over 750,000 passengers every year. It was founded in 1995, and since then, it has become of of the most trusted travel agency in the UK.
For over 10 year, the company has been organizing venue summer holidays, that’s why it’s just proper for them to develop an App that will compliment their excellent service.
The Beach Locator is a FREE app which puts over 1000 beaches in the palm of your hand. this app shows you not only popular beaches nearby, but also secluded beaches you might otherwise never find in a conventional map or travel guide. The app gives you access to all the information you could need while at the beach, images, recommended excursions, facilities, nearby attractions, restaurants, and so much more.
And did I mention, the app is FREE!
Currently there are Beaches in the app for:
Turkey, Canaries, Balearics, Egypt, Spain, Tunisia, Cyprus, Greece, Portugal.
Don’t know where to spend the night?
Designed by UserFans, this app is developed exclusively for finding hotels. When you start the app, you just have to type what city you’re staying in and the app will do all the work for you.
But before you’ll see the available hotel rooms nearby, the app will ask you the dates and how many nights are you planning to stay in. Then it will generate a list of available hotels in the area with your specifications. You can tap ‘Options’ at the bottom to have them listed in order by popularity, star ratings, price, name, guest scores or their distance from where you are located. You can also tap the map button in the top right corner to see the available hotels marked as pinpoints in the city.
Easy, right? This app is also FREE.
3. Apple’s iBook's
If you are an avid reader and like to read books while on the road, Apple’s iBook's is free app for you. You can get this app on iTunes or directly from your iPhone or iPad. It is extremely convenient because you don’t have to pack those think heavy books in the suitcase or carryon bag. There are also a great number of free books you can download directly from your iPhone, from classical to contemporary books, there’s no limit to what you can read with this app.
When you download this app, you’ll also get a beautify colored shelf where your collections are arranged according to your liking.
4. Have2P Restroom Locator
Imagine you’re having a picnic in the park, and suddenly you feel the call of nature. Now what?
If you have an iPhone, you don’t have to worry about that happening to you ever again. With Have2P Restroom Locator, you will be able to find listings of nearby spots that have restrooms. The app automatically detects your current location and find the nearest restroom in your area so you don’t have to squat in the bushes to do your private business.
The app will also let you scan helpful tips noted by others, like whether the restroom is for patrons only, if has changing table, and hot clean it is.
You can also avoid establishments that have been flagged for having no public restrooms – saving you precious time in case of a bladder emergency.
This app is FREE!
AroundMe is a free app that identifies your locations and allows you to locate the nearest Bank, Bar, Gas Station, Hospital, Hotel, Movie Theatre, Restaurant, Supermarket, and more…
This app will show you a complete list of all the establishments efficiently organized in categories. For every listing your choose to see its location on a Map, view the route from where you are, add the information to your contact list or even email the information to a friend.
AroundMe is fast, easy and convenient. You should never go on a trip without it.