Top 5 Travel Apps for Android

In this era, not only our daily lives but even the traveling is dependent upon technology, specifically smartphones. In order to save you from hassle during your vacation or business trips. Developers have come up with great apps that are designed to make your travel easy. Before the advent of smartphones, it was really hard to figure out what an individual is saying is his native language which is totally alien language to you. Or one would struggle to find the best place to stay in completely new city or town. Now all that struggle is for your phone to sort out. All you have to do is to find the apps which can do the required job for you like finding tourist attractions, locating means of transport, finding best places to stay and last but not the least finding a good place to eat.

After spending some time to figure out the best apps to help you out in your travel. I have compiled following list of top 5 travel apps for android phones. These apps are very much helpful in understanding a new language, finding best deals on restaurants and finding a place to stay in a new city.

Top 5 Travel Apps for Android:

Following apps will not help you to reach your destination, they will also help you to save money and make the most out of your trip. I have rounded off all the travel apps and scrutinized the following collection of 5 apps that are best in their job. So before you pack your bags and hit the road, get these top 5 travel apps in your Android phone.

Gas Buddy

Gas buddy is most optimal app if you are travelling by road. Not only it locates nearby gas stations, it also displays all the deals on near by petrol stations, so you could opt for the best one among them. There is another feature that allows you to earn credit for free gas. All you have to do is to report fuel price at each gas station and earn reward points against it.

GasBuddy: Find Cheap Gas
Price: Free

Google Translate

If you are travelling to a place with totally new language, a translator can be very useful. You don’t have to ask people about anything. You can take picture of boards in foreign language and Google translate app will translate that in your native language for you. You can even use this app while conversing. Just hold the button when a person talks to you in foreign language. This app will translate it to your language. Great app to break the language barrier. It will also help you learn a new language.

Google Translate
Developer: Google Inc.
Price: Free


If you are looking for parties and fun things to do in a new city, Scout is the best app to find all the activities in nearby clubs, bars and social gathering spots. This app will also give directions to that place, along with that it will also find the traffic free route. Scout gives turn by turn directions to make sure you get to your destination. You can also share your location and estimated time to reach the destination with your friends.

Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up


Sygic is the most complete and best offline navigation system. It gives you directions around the city, so that you reach your destination without any hassle. It will save your mobile network data package, along with that it will also work in places where there is no network coverage. So it a great app to find destination even in remote areas. It is powered by TomTom and there are offline maps for almost 100 countries. Sygic is free for a trial period. It also has great features like dash cam recording or projection of the maps on windshield of your car. Although the app costs 20$, but if you will go for buying mobile network data, it will cost you more than 20$ for sure.

GPS Navigation & Maps Sygic
Developer: Sygic.
Price: Free+


Hipmunk is the best search engine for flight and hotels. It can be used to find the best place to stay which offers city tour deals along with the stay. It can also be used to track down cheap fights so that you can save your money while travelling. If you spend some time in learning how to figure out best deal that suits you best, you can save a lot of money.

Hipmunk Hotels & Flights
Developer: Hipmunk, Inc.
Price: Free

That’s all on Top 5 Travel apps for Android. If you think there is some other app that deserves to be in this list, let us know in the comments. Do try these apps and give us feedback on how helpful are these apps while travelling.


Abdullah Akbar

Abdullah Akbar Shafi is currently doing Software Engineering And he writes on Gadgets and Technology as his interest.
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