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Top non-boring and useful mobile apps for travellers



Top non-boring and useful mobile apps for travellers

In today's world, combining the use of unique mobile apps and resources will ensure you have the most enjoyable and enriching travel experience possible. These tools will help you not only plan but also make your trip safe and memorable. Find out which mobile apps will make your trip easier

An insurance policy is a guarantee of your safety and peaceful stay outside of Ukraine
An insurance policy is a guarantee of your safety and peaceful stay outside of Ukraine

Travelling has become easier thanks to a lot of mobile apps that make your holiday more comfortable and interesting. However, besides the services known to everyone, there are unique apps that can significantly improve your travelling experience. Below is a list of ten non-banal and useful apps that every traveller should install.

📱 So, what apps can come in handy during your stay abroad:

Lodging and Accommodation

Couchsurfing is a unique international social network for travelling enthusiasts. Unlike traditional aggregators, it functions as a community of like-minded travellers. Here you will not only find free accommodation options in different parts of the world, but you can also make new acquaintances with interesting people.

Trivago is one of the most popular apps (if you don't count Airbnb and Booking). This app offers a wide range of accommodation, allowing you to book an apartment or hotel room even a day in advance. With online hotel price comparison features, users can find an option to fit any budget.

Maps and navigation

Maps.Me is an offline maps and navigation app that does not require internet access. The app offers detailed maps and walking routes around the world. To use the offline map, you just need to download it before travelling.

2GIS is another popular navigation service that offers offline maps and an extensive directory. It provides information on hotels, restaurants, bars and other establishments, including opening hours and contact details. The app covers about 350 cities around the world, and its functionality is constantly being updated and expanded.

CityMapper is a public transport navigator. You only need to set a start and end point, and the app will build routes by all possible modes of transport, calculate the cost and waiting time.

Hopper is an app for searching and booking airline tickets. Offers predictions of price changes to help you buy tickets at the best price.

Useful options

Flush Toilet Finder - an application that will prompt you in a rather delicate question: "Where to find a toilet in a foreign city?". An indispensable assistant in finding public toilets, which will come in handy in an unfamiliar region.

First aid is an official app from the Red Cross organisation. It contains detailed instructions on how to help yourself or another victim.

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XE Currency is a currency converter that is useful when travelling abroad. It provides live currency exchange rates to help you easily navigate prices.

Splitwise is an app for sharing expenses with friends or travelling companions. It simplifies the process of keeping a shared budget and makes it transparent for everyone involved.

Food: restaurants and places of interest

Local Eats is an app that collects information about local restaurants and cafes that may not be as well known but offer delicious food at reasonable prices.

Foursquare is a social network where users share reviews of various establishments, describing the interior, cuisine and level of service. The app also helps you find the right places using geolocation.

Foodspotting is an application that provides an extensive directory of establishments specialising in national dishes. It will become a useful tool for those who want to learn more about a particular foreign cuisine.

Restaurant Guru - compare reviews and choose the best restaurants and cafes.

If you forgot to download the application or simply did not find a suitable one, we recommend travellers to use the Visit Ukraine portal. Here you can buy transport ticketsbook a hotel room, arrange the necessary insurance and get legal support

In addition to standard services, Visit Ukraine offers unique excursions and activities that will allow you to get to know the cultural and historical heritage of the country. Whether it's city tours, visits to historical monuments or scenic hikes, the portal guarantees that your experience will be unforgettable.

Also, don't forget that the Visit Ukraine blog regularly features up-to-date news, articles and tips for travellers. From safety tips to local restaurant recommendations, you'll find it all on one platform.

We remind you! Earlier we told you what apps will make life in Poland easier. For more detailed recommendations, read our article.

Want to know more? Read the latest news and useful materials about Ukraine and the world in the News section.

Our recommendation for a safe and comfortable trip: 

Visit Ukraine Insurance - insurance for a safe stay abroad without unnecessary expenses;

Green Card - compulsory car insurance for traveling abroad;

Visit Ukraine Tickets - book tickets for buses, trains, and airplanes to/from Ukraine and between cities around the world;

Private Lawyer service - professional legal support on visa and migration issues;

Visit Ukraine Merch - buy patriotic clothing and accessories with worldwide delivery.

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