The summer travel season is here and school vacations make for a perfect time for a family trip.
The summer travel season is here and school vacations make for a perfect time for a family trip. Sudhir Chowdhary rounds up some of the freely available Android apps, all of which are great for long vacations and short
trips alike. These apps will help you book your travel reservations, including flights, hotels and car rentals.
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The go-to-place for online hotels bookings and also a leading air travel aggregator. A user can book cheap air tickets, flights, hotels, bus tickets and holiday packages with Goibibo at pretty low prices. Its core value differentiator is delivery of fast and meaningful user experiences, be it in terms of quick search and booking, fastest payments, settlement and refund processes.
Download this immensely popular travel app and become a smart traveller. With the MakeMyTrip app, you can book flights, hotels and bus tickets on the go! You can even check flight schedules and manage your bookings. If you’re lucky, you might even get amazing last minute discounts on hotel reservations. The best part is, you can enjoy complete peace of mind with its fully safe and secure payment system. Highly recommended for its hassle-free experience.
What’s better than having a car of your choice and getting to drive it around and to be able to get a car delivered and picked off from your doorstep? Revv offers just that, along with a simple and cheap pricing of hourly rental without any constraint on the number of kilometres one drives. You can select your vehicle from an extensive range of cars, including the Hyundai Grand i10 (starting at R59 an hour), Nissan Sunny (R85, per hour) or even an Audi Q3 (R249, per hour).
Routofy allows you to make end-to-end travel bookings for your journeys. A user can book his/her entire itinerary combining flights, trains, buses and cabs in one shot. Therefore, no need for multiple travel apps. This travel app shows complete travel information, such as flight prices, train availability, bus seat availability and schedules, prepaid cabs, even Uber.
If you want to save yourself the hassle of looking for interesting landmarks to visit in the destination city, Tripigator’s Trip Planner helps. You just need to type in the name of the city, select interests and the date of travel, and the app will throw up options. For e.g., if you select Lucknow and choose culture as an interest, it will throw up a potential daily plan—Bara Imambara and Dilkusha Kothi were some of the options that showed up.
Tripoto is a unique travel app to discover real travel itineraries written by real travellers, with real route maps, photos and guides. It is a platform for user-created itineraries and travelogues, as well as a travel-themed social network. Each itinerary includes insider tips in the form of first-person reviews and photographs, along with a hotel booking section from Expedia.
The Cheapflights app helps you search, compare and book cheap flights from hundreds of airlines and travel agents globally. With this app, you can compare cheap flights from hundreds of airlines and travel agents worldwide, see the cheapest days to fly with its price calendar and chart views, use Smart Value feature to find the best flights by balancing price and flight duration. The app’s flight comparison service is simple to use.