The 336 most useful travel apps and websites to know about

The 336 most useful travel apps and websites to know about

Find the best place for your holiday in every season of the year


  • Home Exchange : Browse 65000+ home exchange and house swap listings.
  • Accomable : Find disabled accessible hotels, vacation rentals and apartments.
  • Camp In My Garden : Quiet, friendly and affordable garden campsites.
  • Horizon App : Connects groups and mutual friends to help you find people and places to stay.
  • Outdoorsy : RV rentals from local companies and owners.
  • Dog Vacay : Find the perfect pet sitter near you.
  • Trusted House Sitters : The win-win for pet lovers that travel.
  • Bring Fido : Dog-friendly Vacations Worldwide.
  • Agoda : Discount Hotel deals on 1080171 hotels worldwide.
  • Oyster : Undoctored hotel photos, and the world’s most comprehensive hotel reviews.
  • Tingo : Find hotel deals, great prices, & price drop refunds.
  • Hotwire : Offer discounts if you book before learning the name of the hotel.
  • : Find the best accommodation deals.
  • Expedia : Over 282000 hotels and 360 airlines worldwide.
  • HotelTonight : Find last-minute hotel deals.
  • Stayful : Boutique and independent hotels deals.
  • Rocketmiles : Book hotels and earn thousands of frequent flyer miles.
  • Tripping : Compare and save on vacation homes and short-term rentals.
  • Hotels for Hope : Book hotel rooms and make a better tomorrow for children.
  • Stay 22 : Stay close to the action.
  • Hotel Match : World’s first personalized hotel matching site.
  • Room 77 : Search and compare the best hotel deals.
  • Bed and Breakfast : Top B&Bs, inns, & romantic Hotels.
  • : Search & compare hundreds of thousands hotels.
  • Green Traveller : Eco-friendly places to stay & fab holidays.
  • Home Away : Discover the best vacation rentals.
  • VRBO : Explore over 1 million listings across our family of brands.
  • Vacation Rentals : Build your best vacation ever.
  • Hostelz : The world’s largest hostels database.
  • Hostel World : Stay in a hostel and meet the real world, not the tourist brochure.
  • Jetsetter : Private-sale site for luxury-hotel deals.
  • Cruise Compete : Let independent agents compete to offer you cruise deals.
  • Cool Camping : Find the best campsites and camping grounds.
  • Lucid Travel : Connecting students to travel packages, other groups & communities.
  • Fella Stay : Book your stay on hourly basis.
  • Suite Story : Book hotel suites & luxury rooms and get 10–30% discounts.
  • i-escape : Boutique hotels & hip hideaways.
  • Roomorama : Find vacation rentals and short term accommodations worldwide.
  • Club med : Premium all-inclusive family holidays.
  • The Hotel Guru : Find & book hideaways and incredible hidden gems.
  • Find My Stay : Cheap hotel deals and accommodation rates.
  • Glamping : A fusion of glamour and camping.


  • Viator : Travel with an insider.
  • Peek : One-stop shop to discover and book amazing activities, tours, and more.
  • Headout : Discover & book activities in town for the next 24 hours at exclusive discounted prices.
  • Adventure Link : Book your next adventure package, tour, or trip online.
  • Context Travel : Private Guides and Small Group Tours for the Curious Traveler.
  • Detour : Guided GPS audio tours.


  • Skyscanner : Your global travel search engine for flights, hotels and car hire.
  • Lonely Planet : Plan & book your trip with expert advice, travel tips & destination info.
  • TripAdvisor : Find and book your ideal trip at the lowest prices.
  • Hipmunk : Find cheap flights and deals on hotels.
  • TripExpert : Reviews of hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions.
  • CheapOair : Find the cheapest deals for air tickets, hotels & cars to all your favorite destinations.
  • Last Minute Travel : Book cheap last minute travel deals.
  • DealBase : Find hotel discounts and cheap travel deals.
  • Halal Trip : Book Muslim friendly hotels, tours and holiday/vacation packages.
  • Orbitz : Vacations, cheap flights, airline tickets & airfares
  • Cheap Tickets : Cheap hotels, flights, vacations & travel deals.
  • Priceline : Deep discounts on hotels, flights and rental cars.
  • Zuji : Latest airfare & hotel promotions, travel deals & holiday discounts.
  • MakeMyTrip : Best deals for flight tickets, hotels, holiday packages, bus and train reservations
  • Travelocity : Find cheap flights plus hotel discounts.
  • Travellerspoint : Free travel tools & information to help travellers with their trip.
  • Budget Travel : Best vacation ideas, travel deals, and budget travel tips.
  • Luxe Royale : Luxury travel services at affordable rates.
  • Wegolo : Best flights and mixed roundtrips for the lowest possible fare.


  • BeWelcome : BeWelcome is a Hospitality exchange and free network for better intercultural understanding.
  • Hostelworld : The world’s leading hostel-focused online booking platform, also owns Hostelbookers and
  • Trustroots : Trustroots is a Hospitality exchange community for hitchhikers and other travellers.
  • Hostelz : Hostelz is the world’s largest hostels database.
  • Trampolinn : Trampolinn is a homestay community based on an innovative night swapping system.
  • Couchsurfing : Couchsurfing provides a platform for members to “surf” on couches by staying as a guest at a host’s home.
  • WarmShowers : The Warm Showers Community is a free worldwide hospitality exchange meant mainly for cyclists.


  • Rockettrip : Rocketrip is gamified travel management system to engage employees to be budget conscious.
  • Concur : Concur provides integrated online and mobile business travel and expense management software solutions.
  • Tripit : TripIt automagically transforms your emails into a master itinerary for every trip so all your plans are in one place.


  • Magpie : Meet travel gal pals for global adventures.
  • Knok : The first travel network for families.
  • Trover : Discover unique places posted by travelers like you.
  • Gogobot : Connects you with advice and reviews from travelers like you.
  • Travel Butler : Knows what to pack, where to eat and what to see.
  • Triptribe : Find a yoga or fitness retreat with people like you.
  • WhaToDo : Connect last-minute travelers with entertainment opportunities available.
  • Jauntaroo : Click what you love in a vacation and we’ll match you with perfect destinations.
  • YPlan : Find things to do in your city.
  • WalkJogRun : Plan running routes by drawing them out on a map.
  • Adventure Mooning : Adventure travel, recreational stays, or even mountaineering.
  • RunGo : Discover running routes with voice navigation.
  • Dropdrop : Leave messages where you travel for others to discover.


  • Strayboots : Race through the city on a private scavenger hunt.
  • Pokemon Go : Explore cities and towns around the globe by capturing Pokémons.
  • Psych : Get together with a bunch of friends and answer ridiculous trivia questions.
  • Heads up : Classic game charades for the iPhone.
  • Spotify : Digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs.
  • Draw Something : Social drawing game.


  • Currency Fair : Get better exchange rates when transferring money internationally.
  • We Swap : Save money swapping currency with foreign strangers.
  • Visa Travel Tool : Find ATMs abroad, check exchange rates and get assistance for your card.
  • Transfer Wise : Send money with the real exchange rate.
  • Midpoint : Exchange currency at the midpoint of the interbank buy and sell rates.
  • : Maximize Your Money.
  • Tipulator : Get help in calculating tips when eating out.
  • Dollarbird : The smart calendar app for your finances.
  • UsingMiles : Manage your frequent flyer and credit card miles.
  • Expensify : One-click expense reports in realtime.
  • GoodBudget : Personal and household budgeting system.
  • WebFlyer : The ultimate mileage calculator.
  • Wallet — Apple Pay : Use wallet on your iPhone or iPod touch.
  • Mint : Spend your energy on what you love.
  • Passwallet : Manage loyalty cards, coupons, tickets on Android phones
  • XE : Get free live currency rates, tools, and analysis using the most accurate data.


  • Hipmunk : Hipmunk is a consumer-oriented travel engine that ranks flights by price, schedule, and “agony”.
  • Momondo : Momondo is a travel metasearch engine enabling users to find and compare prices on airline tickets.
  • Skiplagged : Skiplagged finds hidden-city fares you might not find anywhere else.
  • Hopper : Hopper analyzes billions of flight prices daily to predict how prices will change.
  • SecretFlying : New
  • Tripcombi : Tripcombi finds cheapest flights using machine learning.
  • Adioso : Adioso is a ‘human’ travel search engine that supports natural language queries.
  • Hitlist : Hitlist allows you to build and share lists of places you’d like to go, then receive deal alerts for those places.
  • Options Away : Options Away lets you hold flights, locking in the current airfare, for days or even weeks with no commitment to book the flight.
  • SeatGuru : New
  • Skyscanner : Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site.


  • Foodspotting : A visual guide to good food and where to find it.
  • BonAppetour : Dine with locals in a home restaurant.
  • Foursquare : Discover the best food, nightlife, and entertainment in your area.
  • Tipulator : Get help in calculating tips when eating out.
  • Yelp : User reviews and recommendations of top restaurants, shopping and more.
  • Eater : Food news and dining guides.
  • Food Panda : The leading mobile and online food ordering marketplace.
  • Table8 : Last-minute reservations at the best restaurants.
  • Open Table : Make restaurant reservations the easy way.
  • Resdiary : Instant online reservations and verified diner reviews.
  • Colunching : The social network for friendly and professional meetings around great meals.
  • Bookatable : Free and instant online restaurant reservations in 19 countries.
  • The Fork : Find the best restaurants at the best price.
  • Reserve : Make restaurant reservations & pay the bill effortlessly.
  • Eatnow :
  • Traveler Food : Quality food while traveling by train.


  • CDC Travel Health : Health recommendations for traveling to any destination.
  • Travdoc : Connects international travelers with qualified doctors.
  • ICE : Store information needed by rescuers and doctors, in an emergency.
  • PocketCPR : CPR coaching device that helps anyone deliver good CPR.
  • Sit or Squat : Find public restrooms near you or where you’re planning to travel.
  • Insure My Trip : Explore and compare travel insurance.
  • Money Smart : Get the best travel insurance.
  • World Normads : Travel insurance for independent travellers.
  • True Traveller : Insurance for backpackers and adventure travellers.
  • Go Compare : Compare prices for cheap travel insurance from a range of insurance companies.


  • PoshPacker : PoshPacker is a booking-site for upscale backpacking.
  • HotelTonight : Last-minute deals at top-rated hotels. Book Tonight, Tomorrow or 7 Days Out.
  • Agoda : The go-to hotel reservation service for anywhere in Asia.
  • AllTheRooms : AllTheRooms aggregates hotel, hostel and homestay listings from all of the top booking sites.
  • TripRebel : Get the best hotel room for the lowest price, searches for upgrades even after you book.


  • Wandertab : Wandertab shows you beautiful destinations and airfare with every new tab.
  • TravelByDrone : Worlds largest collection of Geo located Drone videos. Amazing sights & sounds from intresting places all over the world.
  • Travelistly : Travelistly is a reddit for travellers.


  • Triplingo : Learn the local lingo and culture fun and easy during trips.
  • Bravolol : Learn a new language.
  • Waygo : Point and translate, no internet required.
  • iTranslate Voice : Quick and easy access to your most frequently used phrases.
  • Google Translate : Instantly translates between English and over 100 other languages.
  • Meet2Talk : Swap your language.


  • BonAppetour : Dine with locals in a home restaurant.
  • AirBnb : Book unique homes and experience a city like a local.
  • Couch Surfing : Stay with locals and meet travelers.
  • Vayable : Discover and book unique experiences offered by locals.
  • Party with a local : Connects people who love to party.
  • Lovli Locals : The community for the independent traveler.
  • Guide Me Right : Travel with a local friend.
  • Spotted by Locals : Experience cities like a local.
  • Urban Adventures : A city intro, travel meet-up, info session, and walking tour.
  • Rootsrated : Discover the best places to go outdoors from local experts in 30+ cities.
  • Road Trippers : A road trip planner to discover, plan and share itineraries.
  • Eventful : Local upcoming events, concerts, festivals, and movies.
  • Wave Butler : Locate locals who live where you want to surf.


  • Nomadlist : Best cities to live and work remotely for digital nomads.
  • Remote Jobs : Remote jobs for digital nomads.
  • We Roam : Travel and work remotely around the world with a group of professionals.
  • Remote Year : Travel the world while working remotely.
  • : Volunteering and cultural exchange around the world.
  • Worldpackers : Find unique places to exchange your skills for accommodation.
  • Outsite : Coliving/coworking in beautiful places.


  • Maps.Me : Get offline maps of all the countries and cities.
  • Google Trips : Plan and organize your next trip in just minutes.
  • Google Maps : Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions.
  • Alpacamaps : Make free travel maps. Embed and share anywhere.
  • Travel Map : Travel blog with an interactive map.
  • Tripline : Your maps are your stories.
  • Relay : Create custom maps for your next trip.
  • HERE Maps : Free offline map that makes city navigation effortless.
  • Packpoint : Free packing list organizer for serious travel pros.
  • Tripit : Organize your travel plans in one place.
  • Triposo : Best places to travel, shop, eat & drink across the world.
  • Trippy : Travel questions answered.
  • Travefy : Travel itinerary and group trip app.
  • TravelEchoes : Your personal trip assistant.
  • 12hrs : Travel Guides for people like you!
  • 48 Hour Adventure : Short break guides and travel advice.


  • FromAtoB : FromAtoB multimodal trip planner compares over 700 providers of train, airplane, bus, rental cars, cars, rideshare and taxi.
  • Seat61 : The man in Seat61 will tell you the best routes, train times & approximate fares from London to major destinations all over Europe.
  • Rome2rio : Rome2Rio shows you how to get anywhere by searching plane, train, bus, car and ferry routes.
  • GoEuro : GoEuro the only tool you need to fully benefit from Europe’s excellent rail, bus and air travel infrastructure.
  • RouteRANK : RouteRANK allows users to search for travel itineraries with a smaller carbon footprint. I


  • Spinlister : Rent a bike from someone like you.
  • Adioso : Flight search engine for flexible travelers.
  • Lift Share : Cut the cost of your journey and meet amazing people.
  • Getaround : Rent great cars from people nearby.
  • Wanderu : The simplest way to book bus and train travel.
  • Bla Bla Car : Connecting drivers with empty seats to people traveling the same way.
  • Traxo : Flight Alerts. Travel itineraries. Points Tracking. Free.
  • Gasbuddy : Find low gas prices in the USA and Canada.
  • Uber : Book a private/shared ride to your destination.
  • Grab : Ride-hailing platform with a focus on Southeast Asia.
  • Kayak : Search for cheap flights & airline tickets.
  • OpenAirplane : Better way to rent airplanes.
  • Rome2rio : Discover how to get anywhere by plane, train, bus, ferry and automobile.
  • Flights Mojo : Bargain priced flights &holidays to destinations all over the world.
  • Airhelp : Lets you claim money for messed up flights.
  • Hopper : Know when to fly and buy. Score the lowest fares.
  • Sustrans : Charity that enables people to travel by foot, bike or public transport.
  • Routehappy : The merchandising content platform for flight shopping.
  • Just Park : Book cheap parking around venues, airports, stations and city.
  • JetHop : Discover your next vacation without needing a destination.
  • Airfordable : Book a flight for only a fraction upfront.
  • Google Flights : Find cheap flights in seconds and explore destinations on a map.
  • FlightAware : Live flight tracker.
  • AirfareWatchdog : Get travel tips & low fare alerts.
  • WhichBudget : Flights for every budget.
  • Rail Europe : A single stop for European rail travel.
  • Lyft : Your friend with a car, whenever you need one.
  • Seat Guru : Aircraft seat maps, flight shopping and flight information.
  • Waze : Get the best route, every day, with real–time help from other drivers.
  • : Find hidden cheap flights and discover new destinations.
  • Skiplagged : Finds the cheapest flights, including “hidden city” flights.
  • Hitlist : Find cheap flights and airline tickets when the time is right.
  • ifly : Airport guide, checking flights and airport parking all around the world.


  • : shows detailed maps of all countries from anywhere in the world! No internet connection is required.
  • Plansify : Plansify is the online marketplace for expert travel advice.
  • Atlas Obscura : Atlas Obscura discovers and shares the the world’s most odd, remarkable and lesser-known places.
  • Spotted By Locals : Spotted By Locals offers city guides with up-to-date tips by locals in 66 cities in Europe & North America. Available on Android, iPhone & PDF.
  • Triposo : Triposo is a free ‘smart’ travel guide app that even works offline.
  • Alltrails : Search over 50,000 trails with reviews and photos curated by 4 million hikers, campers and mountain bikers.
  • WikiVoyage : Wikipedia for destinations! Crowd-sourced travel knowledge that anyone can edit.
  • BaseTrip : New
  • Tripadvisor : Tripadvisor is the leader in user-generated travel content.
  • Trippy : Trippy is a community based website with the best answers to your travel questions. Explore new places, ask questions, share your knowledge.


  • Local Lens : Hire a personal vacation photographer.
  • Horizon : Capture horizontally. Always.
  • Live Trekker : Record events of interest and share places.
  • Snapseed : Complete and professional photo editor developed by Google.
  • Flytographer : Book a local vacation photographer.
  • Adobe Lightroom : Essential tools to craft and share incredible images.
  • VSCO : Empowering people everywhere to create, discover, and connect.
  • Pic collage : Create online photo collages for free.
  • Snapchat : Have fun with the geofilters and capture memories all around the world.
  • AirBrush : Selfie Editor for Flawless Photos.
  • Slowmographer : Make slow motion video loops & GIFs.
  • Shoot My Travel : Your personal photographer anywhere you go.
  • Tripshooter : Destination & vacation photographers in Europe.
  • Localgrapher : Book your personal vacation photographer worldwide.
  • Krumb : A social app that completely changes the way you look at places.


  • Travefy : Travefy is a free and easy group travel planner.
  • Tripsee : Tripsee allows your to plug in destinations and generate a list of hotspots around town that can be organized and added to an itinerary.
  • Evaneos Travel : Evaneous offers handpicked on-site travel agents that will design your perfect tour itinerary.
  • Travellerspoint : Travellerspoint lets you pin all your stops on a map, choose how you’ll travel in between each place and add in dates.
  • TripScope : TripScope pairs you with a travel agent and their services for a fee of $25.
  • Google Trips : Google Trips lets you explore the world with all your travel info in one place.
  • TripCake : TripCake is like Doodle for traveling. Easily plan trips with friends.
  • TripHobo : TripHobo lets you find, customize and book from thousands of user created itineraries.


  • The Blonde Abroad : Travel & lifestyle blog featuring travel tips, fashion and photography.
  • Hey Nadine : Travel & lifestyle blog/vlog featuring travel tips and experiences.
  • Migrationology : Travel guides and tips about authentic food and experiencing the local culture.
  • The Planet D : Adventure couple and their world adventures to off the beaten path destinations.
  • Nomadic Matt : Tips and advice on how you can travel better, cheaper, and smarter.
  • Eat your World : Guide to the best local dishes & drinks in 125+ cities.
  • Johnny Jet : Travel deals, tips, destinations and more!
  • Expert Vagabond : Entertaining stories, beautiful images, and useful travel tips.
  • Nomad Revelations : Ideas to inspire independent travelers and audacious backpackers.
  • Y Travel Blog : A travel blog sharing travel tips on how to travel more and travel around the world.
  • The Savvy Backpacker : The complete guide to backpacking through Europe.
  • Hand Luggage Only : Travel, food & home blog.
  • Out of Town Blog : Travel blog with an emphasis on festivals and heritage.
  • Young Adventuress : A space where culture, travel, and misadventure collide.
  • The Poor Traveler : Features the world’s cheapest places to travel on budget with tips and deals.
  • I am Aileen : Travel tips, hacks, destinations, accommodations, and more.
  • Weather2Travel : Check the weather before you book your next holiday.
  • Airline Meals : The world’s first & largest online photo archive of inflight meals.
  • BootsnAll Travel : Independent travel community for indie travel.
  • BBC Travel — Food & Drink : Stories about Food & Drink around the world.
  • Welove2ski : Expert advice to get the best from your skiing holiday.
  • Fodors : Inspiration, insights, and recommendations that will help you plan your next trip.
  • Frommers : Trip ideas, inspiration & deals.
  • Time out : Worldwide guide to art and entertainment, food, travel and more.
  • Virtual Tourist : Get travel advice from the people behind the places.
  • Frugal Traveler : Tips for how to navigate the world on a tight budget.
  • National Geographic Food & Travel : Food and drink trips around the world.
  • The art of non-conformity : Unconventional strategies for life, work, and travel.
  • Pilot Guide : Travel guides to all your favourite destinations.
  • Chefs Feed : Your inside connection, proudly presented by chefs.
  • Bold Food : Read about people who travel for food & learn about a culture through it’s restaurants.
  • The Travelvice Travelogue : Budget travel guide, travelogue, and photos from around the world.
  • Bald Hiker : Travel blog sharing travel, photography, food and wildlife.


  • FlipKey : FlipKey (Tripadvisor subsidiary) is a vacation rental marketplace with more than 300000 vacation rentals around the world.
  • PandaBed : Pandabed offers a marketplace of pre-screened vacation rentals for travellers going to Asia.
  • AirBNB : Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world.
  • HomeAway : HomeAway is an Airbnb competitor with more than 1,000,000 vacation rental listings.
  • Roomorama : Roomorama, especially popular in Europe lists over 300 000 properties and offers free property listing.


  • Helpstay : Arrange your stay with Farms, Homes, Art Retreat Centres, Eco- villages, Backpacker Hostels, Surf Lodges, Vineyards, Ranches, Schools, Monasteries and Kibbutzim.
  • HelpX : New
  • WWOOF : World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms: Linking volunteers with organic farms and growers.


  • WifiMapper : Find free WiFi anywhere in the world.
  • Skype : Free calls to friends and family.
  • Accuweather : Get the world weather forecast.
  • Weather Bug : Local and national weather forecasts, radar & news.
  • Darksky : Most accurate source of hyperlocal weather information.
  • LoungeBuddy : Instant lounge access at over 160 airport lounges worldwide.
  • Sleeping in airports : The guide to sleeping in airports.
  • Knock Knock : Dry cleaning & laundry to your door.
  • Find a Laundry : Find a laundromat near you.
  • Airfrov : Get travelers to bring back overseas products.
  • Black Tomato : Luxury tailor-made holidays & honeymoons.
  • Wanderable : Curated travel experiences to cherish for a lifetime.
  • The Knot : Your personal wedding planner.


  • Remotive : Find the best remote jobs and start working from anywhere or work at home. Remotive lists many remote jobs and flex jobs
  • We Work Remotely : We Work Remotely is another quality search board for jobs that aren’t restricted by commutes or a particular geographic area.
  • Remote Work Stash : Remote Work Stash is an extensive, curated directory of everything to do with working remotely.
  • Remote Year : Remote Year brings together a community of 75 digital nomads from across the globe to spend a year working, traveling, and exploring 12 cities around the world.
  • Flexjobs : Over 30 000 Telecommute, freelance, and online jobs — all hand-screened.
  • NomadForum : Nomad Forum is a a question and answer site for digital nomads and remote workers to exchange information on working remotely from different places around the world such as Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Bali and Medellin.
  • Nomadlist : Nomad List finds you the best places in the world to live and work remotely.
  • Places to Work : The biggest collection of 491,646 places to work worldwide with fast WiFi and power outlets, great coffee and ergonomic seating for digital nomads to work remotely.(Coworking spaces and coffee shops.)
  • RemoteBase : RemoteBase lets you find the best remote companies & jobs.
  • : New
  • Remote OK : The biggest collection of over 27,000 Remote Jobs for digital nomads.


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