For $1.99, this nicely designed app features a fully customizable packing list that can be organized by category, as well as an Auto Reminder feature in case you forget something. The app also offers a scheduling feature so that you don’t miss your scheduled departure times.
3Gas Buddy Helps You Find Cheap Gas Prices
If you’re out looking to save a bit on filling up the tank, this app, which compiles gas price information from its vast user base, will help you find the nearest and least expensive filling station. Users who share information also earn points and could win free gas fill-ups – not bad.
4Kayak Makes the Sailing Smoother
This free app (the Pro version costs 99 cents) gets you the best prices and availability for car rentals, hotel accommodations and flight bookings. With flight tracker and My Trips, you can have your itinerary organized in a snap.
5Kurrency Keeps Your Conversions Correct
The first currency app to hit the market with a design mimicking Apple’s new iOS 7 design approach, this clean and intuitive currency converter was downloaded more than 15,000 times in its first two days on the market. If you’re going to be traveling abroad, this conversion app could come in handy.
6If You Need Help, Just Yelp
It’s hard trying to find restaurants, cafes and bars that have an authentic feel to them when you’re in a city you don’t know much about, but Yelp helps out by offering a near-overwhelming assortment of dining and entertainment options. You can also make reservations using Open Table without leaving the Yelp app.
7iTranslate Voice Spells It All Out for You
Being in a foreign country is stressful even if you don’t have to say anything, but if you’re traveling for business, having this app could go a long way to making the trip smoother. Just speak into the phone and the app translates what you said into one of 36 languages.
8AirportChatter Makes Lounging More Livable
Downtime in airports can be a nightmare of boredom, but this app is trying to change that by providing users with detailed reviews of major airports and what they offer. You can also share your own experiences. The Radar feature allows you to connect with fellow travelers nearby, too.
9Falcon Gives You Convention Navigation Capabilities
Ever gotten lost in a convention hall? Don’t lie; just say yes. Falcon works like a compass, with your destination as the North Star. Perfect for finding your way through parking lots, college campuses and, yes, at conventions.
10Automilez Keeps Your Journey Recorded
Although one of the more expensive apps on this list at $4.99, Automilez provides a great service – allowing you to easily track your mileage through the GPS capability on the iPhone. It then generates detailed mileage logs after every trip so you can file the most accurate deductions possible.
11Make Your Move With RoadAhead Highway Exit Finder
Text: This app helps you find the best highway exit depending on your travel needs—whether it’s meeting business colleagues for dinner, looking for late-night lodging, or in desperate need to fill up that gas tank.