With the Easter break coming up, everyone starts thinking about spending a few days abroad and packing their suitcases; maybe spending a few days at the mountains or their first weekend at the seaside or even visiting a cultural city such as Florence, which is so beautiful when it is sunny. With the era of the smartphone, it is easier to be prepared for any eventuality. With Instagram you can instantly share photos of your special dishes or the best sunsets of your holiday, with a simple click and sharing your location with the entire web, there are some useful applications that we would like to share with you:
SKYSCANNER – If you have a sudden desire to escape, this is the app for you, as Skyscanner allows you to find the most convenient flight comparing prices from more than a thousand different companies. You would need to insert your destination, date, time and in a few seconds you can book your ticket directly from your smartphone or tablet and if you want to invite a special friend to join you, you can upload the details onto your Facebook or Twitter.
AIRBNB – you can rent any kind of accommodation with this application, from a studio apartment to a private island; you can also find accomodation in 33,000 cities scattered across 192 countries, obviously depending on your needs and budgets. You can book directly from your phone with a credit card, and also communicate with your host.
AROUNDME – This app can help you with small practical problems, it can help you find a bank, a pharmacy if you have a cold, a supermarket or a taxi. By selecting the right category and indicating your geographical location, in a few seconds you will see a map showing you how to reach the desired destination closest to you.
LONELY PLANET APP – The publisher of the famous travel guides could not be left behind by technology, so they have launched guides in App versions, at the competitive price of £11. This option means you no longer have to carry a physical copy of the guide around, helping the environment and keeping the standard of the guide which we are used to since 1973.
WORLD DICTIONARY – More than a simple vocabulary reference, that helps you in the translation of a term, this app allows you to translate via audio or written with 40 different languages at your disposal.