When it comes to travel, you can and should take your iOS device with you! For a list of essential apps to pack before travelling, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Travel Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of travel applications from the App Store.
Catch the Kid App Tracks Billy the Kid in New Mexico for $10,000 Award
Geochaching and iPhone apps, two of my favorite things, have combined to bring a bit of fun and awareness to the state of New Mexico. The Catch the Kid app, created as a campaign by the famed creatives at M&C Saatchi for the New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD), is a very large-scale scavenger hunt for outlaw Billy the Kid.
Kauai Revealed Brings the Ultimate Kauai Guidebook to the iPhone
Best-selling author and longtime Hawaii resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons and so much more.
FlightCode 2.50 is the Aviation Dictionary Pros Need and Travelers Love
Apps2Go today is pleased to announce FlightCode 2.50, an aviation dictionary in your pocket. Even seasoned professionals from the aviation sector are not always able to decipher each code displayed on planning documents, airports or even in the aircraft itself.
Family-Friendly Road Trip Games: Apps to Keep Kids Happy in the Car
The challenge of a road trip is keeping everyone happy. These classic road trip games are updated for iPad and iPhone so the whole family can play together.
Panoramic City Views USA is Google Earth for XIX Century
Historical Society eat your heart out, the Panoramic City Views USA iPad app is by far one of the most interesting ways to travel back in time to yesteryear and experience America as it was over a 100 years ago.
Visual Travel Checklist Makes Packing a Breeze
Start your summer travels off right with apps that make planning and packing a bit easier. One option that may be useful is Visual Travel Checklist, which was released last month and is on sale through the end of July.
Maui Revealed is a Location-Aware Travel Guidebook
Between booking accommodations, packing and somehow making it through airport security, traveling can become very stressful and that's before you even reach your destination. Once you do arrive, you now have to make the most of it so you'll have stories and pictures for your envious friends.
Justyourtrip New York Turns Your iPhone into a Tour Guide
The rough economy has definitely made its mark on travel. One solution to the problem of not having all that much money has been the infinitely depressing “staycation.” The other, better way to do it is to make traveling a lot cheaper.
Italy Guides: Rome Travel Guide is an Ideal Travel Companion
If a trip to Italy is in your future, then Italy Guides: Rome Travel Guide is a must have app. Not only is it a travel guide that includes some of the top sites to visit in Rome, it is a visual guide of near-cinematic-quality that imparts both information and beauty to the viewer.
Need an iPhone Translator? Travel Interpreter is Excellent
Travel Interpreter adds to the arsenal of essential apps for international travelers. The iPhone translator offers easy access to many of the key phrases one may need when faced with a language barrier.
ToucHotel Finds Hotels with Just a Few Touches
As the summer travel season is approaching, there are some serious benefits to being an iPhone user. If you haven’t already discovered the numerous ways to use your iPhone to find restaurants, buy tickets, book hotels, and perform other useful tasks while traveling, then it’s time to start living a little.
ItalyGuides: Vatican Museum Tour Shows You Places You Might Not Otherwise See
If you're planning to take a trip to Rome, Italy, the Vatican will undoubtedly be on your itinerary. When you go, take along ItalyGuides: Vatican Museum Tour, from ComPart Multimedia. It’s a pocket tour guide that will help you navigate through the Vatican’s many museums and treasures with the least amount of wear on your shoes and lower back.
Put Manhattan's SOHO Shopping District in Your Pocket
SOHOinmypocket, from AppFury, LLC, is a straightforward directory and location-aware navigation app that informs you of what’s around you and how to get there. In this case, it’s New York City’s famed SOHO and NoLita districts, a 50-block area of Manhattan replete with restaurants, galleries, funky little shops and other retail outlets.
A Look at Flook the Location Browser
Flook the Location Browser was released last month in the App Store and while it’s categorized as a travel app, it offers a bit of a social entertainment value to boot.
Basically, Flook lets you see events, people, and places both near you and around the world.
PixTalk Conveys Many Different Meanings With Pictures
PixTalk — Wandering about a foreign country and wondering where you can get your hands on a deadly weapon? Well, there’s an app for that!
In all seriousness, though you could conceivably convey that very message (or one much more frightening) with Space Lama’s PixTalk, the whole point of this app is based on that age-old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words.”
PixTalk is an app designed to allow users to convey their meaning through pictures when verbal communication fails.