Though I cannot resist myself from buying local Sim cards to stay connected, I still often find myself connectionless when I travel. Especially, when I arrive in a new country, internet is something which I need the most.
What is the exchange rate here?
Which are the nearest subway stations?
What does that sign means? “Fried bread or roasted one”?
Above are some of the questions that always baffle us when we travel to some new destinations. Regardless of such increasingly connected world, there are plenty of times when being online is next to impossible. The good news is, there are plenty of apps available in app and play store that remains helpful when you are disconnected with the world. Below is the list.
Tripit for Bookings:
The app will ask your email details for accommodation, flights, car rental & more and will turn your journey into delightful trip. If you have internet connection, you are lucky. You’ll get a local map and few extras but the main feature is to operate offline. You can get pro version in $49 per year.
XECurrency for Currency:
There are many currency conversions app but XECurrency is the oldest and highest used application. All you need to do is install the app and add currencies. Whenever you are connected with internet, rates are automatically updated. Now converting currencies has become easy with this app.
Heading somewhere where you can’t speak English? Then you can make use of Android and iOS versions of Google Translate app that let you download different language pack for offline use.
World Clock for Time:
IS time zone major issue faced by you to call your friends and family? Then download World Clock. It helps you to keep yourself updated with the time track of different countries. It helps you to call up your friends and family without waking them up.
So, these were some of the known apps. I am sure I might have forgotten many good ones. Which one will you recommend? Comment me below.