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20 Best Free Travel Apps for iPhone and Android

Here is a collection of 20 best and essentials free travel apps for the business traveller.


Uber is a private taxi service app that matches those needing a lift with professional drivers. you can compare rates for different vehicles and get fare quotes in the app. Use PayPal or add a credit card to your secure account so you never need cash on hand. It’s also available in more than 100 cities and 30 countries include many European, US and Asian cities. iPhone | Android

Word Lens Translator

It’s great for travelers and anyone else who needs a quick language translation. Word Lens free app translates most modern languages simply by pointing your phone’s camera at a sign, sentence or document. iPhone | Android

Hotel Tonight

This hotel-booking service app is to get you a hotel room. iPhone | Android


Expensify is great for salespeople, business travelers, and companies of all sizes! Expense reporting has never been easier. This is a very easy-to-use, well laid-out app to log bills, credits, receipts, mileage and other common expenses. iPhone | Android


Viber is one of the fastest evolving app. It allows you to make calls or send messages to anyone else with the Viber app. iPhone | Android

Google Maps Navigation & Transit

Google maps’ ‘offline map’ feature lets you download several areas and mark places to visit in advance, so you can find them with a GPS-enabled map without a data connection. iPhone | Android


Pick the best seat on the plane, find low airfares, and get real-time flight status alerts with the free SeatGuru(R) app – all from the ultimate source for airplane seating advice, in-flight amenity information, and airline recommendations. iPhone | Android


Hailo is the world’s highest-rated taxi app. The app gives you a real-time view of taxis in your area – now available in New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, and Atlanta. iPhone | Android


Splashtop 2 

Splashtop remote desktop app is the easiest and fastest way to access your Mac or Windows PC from your  Smart phone or tablet.
iPhone | Android

XE Currency

Convert every world currency with the XE Currency App – Free Edition. It offers live proprietary currency rates, charts, and even stores the last updated rates, so it works without Internet connection. iPhone | Android

Google Translate

In a translation emergency, this translates words and phrases from one language into another. 80 languages are supported. iPhone | Android


With more than 700,000 hotels located on more than 100 booking websites to find the best deal for you. iPhone | Android


Allows users to find nearby points of interests such as restaurants, hotels, Bank, Supermarket, Bar, Gas Station, theatres, parking and hospitals. iPhone | Android

Wifi finder

One irritant for frequent travellers is exorbitant hotel wifi rates. This app shows you a bucketful of public wifi hotspots in your immediate vicinity, both free and paid. iPhone | Android


Organize your travel plans in one place with TripIt from Concur. This app allows you to add travel confirmation emails into your Tripit schedule. It also neatly lays out appointments, reservations, maps and other travel-related items. iPhone | Android


the original online calling service allows you to set up a conversation with a friend for free. Alternatively, you can phone landlines or mobiles for a couple of cents per minute.


aMetro shows the maps of transit systems all over the world – subways, metro, buses, trains, and other. You can find the right route between stations and estimate travel time.  Android


Great design, inspiring imagery, and very simple to use for browsing and finding a unique place to stay. Discover thousands of places to stay in more than 34,000 cities. iPhone | Android


Waze is an app that allows you to check on traffic conditions. While Google Maps does a basic job of this, Waze is more detailed and allows you to update conditions on your own location.  iPhone | Android


As soon as you’ve booked your trip, you need one place to store all those email confirmations, reviews, packing lists and recommendations from friends. iPhone | Android