Here at JG Black Book, we believe that you can never be too prepared for a trip! These apps are designed to help make everything smoother and quicker so that you can make the most of your trip and leave all the stress behind. From food to tours to offline maps and guides, these apps cover it all, and they’re all free!
Looking for things to do during your trip should be easy! Find and book amazing tours and activities around the world with Viator. With over 1 million downloads, this beautifully designed app optimized for iOS 7 offers thousands of handpicked things to do, high-resolution photos and fun, enlightening videos. In addition to their expertise, the app includes over 500,000 reviews and photos submitted by fellow travelers. With 24/7 customer support and a low-price guarantee, Viator makes booking easy and worry-free for every type of traveler.
Now offered in more than 40 countries, Uber makes it easy to get from point A to point B. Request a ride using the app and get picked up within minutes. On-demand service means no reservations required and no waiting in taxi lines. 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. Easily set your pickup location on the map, even if you don’t know the exact address. You can get connected to your personal driver and check the progress of your Uber at any time. So just sit back, relax, and go anywhere you want! Your receipt is emailed to you upon arrival to your destination.
Food is one of the best parts of traveling, and it should be easy to find out what’s near by! Top-ranked Yelp for your iPhone or iPad has over 50 million reviews on businesses worldwide — all in the palm of your hand. Whether you are looking for a pizzeria that is open now or a coffee shop nearby, Yelp is your local guide to finding just the place to eat, shop, drink, relax, and play.
The awesome part about HipTrip is that it is 100% offline. This means that you do not need to worry about roaming charges or being connected to a network in order to get the content. It offers beautiful fast offline maps for your phone with thousands of places and all Wikipedia articles for major tourist destinations. No need to get lost during your trip! These maps will help guide you through your stay.
While traveling, handling money should be smooth and stress-free. With the app, you can 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 when the Internet doesn’t. This popular app has received 20+ million downloads, appeared as an app of the week on iTunes, and been featured by the BBC, the LA Times, CNN, and The Travel Channel!
We hope that these apps will help you to achieve that perfect stress-free getaway!
– The JG Black Book Team