2014 in review

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<blockquote>A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people.  This blog was viewed about <strong>1,000</strong> times in 2014.  If it were a cable car, it would take about 17 trips to carry that many people.</blockquote>
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Top Android Apps for Travelers

Among the smart phone users the most popular mobile apps are based on the Android OS. The Google play offers best of the best creative apps to users for tracking health-reports, for booking tickets, for analyzing investment returns and so on. In the article, I am listing top 4 apps truly developed for the travelers and holiday lovers. In my earlier published article, I analyzed 4 apps which are only used for booking cheap flights. But what about the complete travel recommendations and help. For that travelers need some extra features in the app.

Google Play store have best of the free apps available for the travelers. These are easy to download and good user-interface. After downloading these apps on mobile, users need not to worry about anything. Apps give all the information in a few seconds. These apps make everything very simple and convenient for the travelers. The top 4 apps for the travelers are as under

Photo By XE Currency

Photo By XE Currency

 

1. XE Currency – XE Currency is a free app for the travelers who wanted to do currency exchange. This currency calculator is very smooth and easy to run. This app is enough for the currency conversion rates. Travelers don’t need to pay for expensive currency converters available online. This app provides real-time exchange rates of over 180 currencies worldwide. Other features of this app are historical rates, charts and minute to minute updates of the rates. XE Currency app listed among the top 20 travel app available in the store.

 

 

Photo By Onavo

Photo By Onavo

 2. Onavo – Frequent business travelers have one thing common that they need to spend more on mobile data plans to download emails and important business documents online. Onavo app gives users an option to download emails without spending more on the data plans and roaming charges. As defined in the About section of the Onavo,”Onavo Extend helps you save mobile data so you can do more of what you love on your phone without spending more on your bill. Once the app installed on your phone, it works in the background when you use mobile data to find ways to save”.

 

 

Photo By TravelSafe Pro

Photo By TravelSafe Pro

 3. TravelSafe Pro – When you are in the other country, the most important you need is the emergency numbers of that country. Travelers normally carry guide books and pamphlets, which have all the information about the destinations and cities they are visiting. But these are not enough in the emergency situations and when we have to find out contact details very fast. The TravelSafe Pro app database has all emergency contact numbers of different countries. The app helps the tourist to locate nearest police stations, hospitals and fire stations. Once it is downloaded to the mobile, users don’t need internet connections to run it. This app also works in the offline mode.

Photo By Hostelworld

Photo By Hostelworld

 4. Hostelworld – Hostelworld is a free app for the travelers who prefers cheap food and accommodations. The Hostelworld app database has details about the cheap hotels and restaurants of over 180 countries. The main features of the app are easy to use, simple, quick search and find cheapest of the hotels in expensive places. As defined in the About section of the app,”Search over 30,000 types of cheap accommodation in over 6,000 destinations worldwide. To help you choose, there are over 3.5 million REAL user reviews, as well as photos and descriptions of each property to help you make a decision”.

These are the top 4 apps for the travelers using Android mobiles. Google Play store has many other fantastic apps for the travelers, but not all are available free. Travelers need to spend some money to use those. The apps which we discussed in the article are the best ones because theses are free to use and equal to paid apps.