That said, with app stores bulging at the virtual seams with software claiming to make your life easier, being simply useful is no longer enough for app developers aspiring to greatness.Whether they’re cutting down journey times, pointing you in the direction of authentic local nosh or simply showing you how to ask after a toilet in Swahili, each and every one of our 50 best travel apps has earned its place in this list by virtue of being innovative, quirky or – in a few cases – downright space-age.Still, it’s generally agreed that gradually altering your sleeping habits before a trip is beneficial, and this clever app will help you do just that.
Sadly, for London’s motorists, embracing the great English countryside usually involves grappling with the terrifying Tarmac gauntlet of the M25.
Make life easier with this – a searchable selection of 150 live video feeds of the notoriously troublesome motorway.
Thankfully, wherever you go, there’s this – a nifty tip calculator to help the mathematically challenged split bills and tips while neatly sidestepping social embarrassment.
In the cut-throat world of business, time is money, making a seven-hour trans-Atlantic flight a lot of wonga indeed.
Not the most thrilling addition to your tech arsenal, this one, but essential all the same.
Designed for campers and caravanners, the app provides a simple and effective way to keep track of the electrical output of your various travel gadgets, meaning you’re less likely to burn your pride and joy to the ground by overloading the circuit.
She and our hostess then compared breast jobs and discovered they’d had the same plastic surgeon in Atlanta. But the part I really have yet to figure out is how – or whether – we paid for our drinks.
We went without clothes, therefore without pockets, therefore without wallets, therefore without money.
So I guess the best part of the evening was that it was not only clothes-free, it was also drinks-for-free.
By David Clack All great travel apps have one thing in common: they all solve a problem you didn’t even realise you had.
It’s also accurate to the point of clairvoyance, so if you’re travelling to Berlin and it predicts rain, pack your best umbrella.