If you’re planning a cross-border or international meeting or event, or even if you are traveling internationally as an attendee, check out these 5 travel apps that come highly recommended by experienced and qualified international meeting and event planners. They’ve used them and love them – now you can, too! All apps are available for download on iOS and Android operating systems.
Travel Planner | Free
Stay organized and stress-free thanks to Tripit. Simply send your reservations, such as hotel, air, or car to the email provided upon downloading, and Tripit will organize and manage your itinerary…even notifying you of changes in your schedule.
Google Translate | Free
When traveling to a country that speaks another language, this app will help you communicate in an efficient and effective manner. This app allows you to translate text in over 100 languages, translate bi-lingual conversations in 39 languages, and can even translate text in images simply by using the camera on your smart phone.
XE Currency | Free + Pro Version
With the ability to convert 180 (and more!) currencies across the globe, XE Currency stays up to date on foreign currencies and can instantly calculate prices and provide real time exchange rate data.
WhatsApp | Free
A messaging app that allows you to send and receive phone calls, messages, photos, voice messages and videos with friends and family across the world.
PackPoint | 2.99 USD
Stay organized and stress-free when preparing for your next business trip or vacation! PackPoint creates a custom packing list, making suggestions for you based on where you are travelling to, the dates, and list of activities. PackPoint even checks the weather for you ensuring you are prepared when arriving at your destination.