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Best Apps For Trip Planning

Updated: Jul 21, 2022

Planning a trip can be stressful. After all, there’s a lot to keep track of! From booking flights and accommodation, seeing sites and tracking your spending, there are many things that can draw your attention away from the key purpose of your trip. Adventures! Make trip planning easier with these apps!


Wanderlog makes it easy to create a trip itinerary, book your flights and accomodations and find places to visit on your trip. Invite your friends to join your itinerary and plan together, or keep track of all your must see spots if you’re traveling solo.


Budgeting doesn’t have to be boring! In fact, it can help you extend your travels longer if done well! TravelSpend makes tracking your spending easy on your trip. If you’re traveling with friends, share your trip with your group and keep track of who spends what. At the end of your trip calculate your costs to make sure everyone pays their fair share.

Pro Tip: Make budgeting for your adventures easier with our tips on How To Budget For A Backpacking Trip.

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From budgeting to itinerary planning, there is an app for everything!

Lonely Planet Guides

Lonely Planet is a well established travel guide brand, so it is no surprise when they launched their own app. There is a free version, but also potential to upgrade your app for more insider tips and tricks. Still, even the free version offers info on all the important attractions and landforms you are exploring.


If you’re planning an epic road trip adventure, the Roadtrippers app is your go to app for planning! Put in your starting and ending destination and let Roadtrippers do the rest. Use their recommendations to decide where to visit and find unique off the beaten path experiences to enjoy.


Rome2Rio helps you travel from point A to point B by plane, train, bus, taxi and car. It also gives price quotes to help you budget for your travels. Rome2Rio also offers accommodation recommendations.

Pro Tip: Want to go on an adventure with your gals? We found The Best Spots For A Girls Trip.

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Make traveling easier with some handy travel apps.


SkyScanner is your go to app to save you money on flights. Whether you’re starting the planning process or are backpacking about looking for a flight to extend your adventure, SkyScanner can help you find the best prices on flights.


Hotels don’t want their rooms sitting empty. Afterall, that means no money for them. To combat this problem, if they have vacancies for the night they’ll often drop their prices. HotelTonight helps you find those deals and well…book a hotel room for that night. If you’re one of those travelers who shows up to a country and looks for your accommodation once you’re there, this app will help you maintain your spontaneity.


A lot goes into planning an adventure. Before and during your trip, travel apps can help you navigate your adventures with ease. Whether you’re an iPhone or Android user, these apps can make your trip stress free!

What are your go to travel apps? Tell us in the comments!


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