HOPPER

Helpful for: Flights

Hopper analyses airfares, and gives an idea of the best time to find the cheapest fares. All you need to do is fill in the destination, and a colour-coded calendar will show you the cheapest and most expensive dates to fly. It also recommends whether you should go ahead and buy the tickets now, or wait until the rates get better.

Available on: iOS and Android Price: Free

HOTEL TONIGHT



Helpful for: Last minute accommodation

Decided to book a last-minute flight and trying to figure out where to crash once you land? Hotel Tonight has got your back. It finds last-minute deals on hotels near your location, ranging from basic to luxurious options, including unique boutique hotels.

Available on: iOS and Android Price: Free

DETOUR



Helpful for: Exploring new cities Detour is a GPS-guided audio walk that offers experience in 17 cities around the world. It is narrated by a local who knows the the city well, making it easy for tourists to explore uncommon places. As of now, they have tours for San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Rome, Berlin, Marrakech, London, Paris, and Barcelona, among others.

Available on: Android

Price: Free

EAT WITH

Helpful for: Dining and experiencing local cuisine

Eat With is similar to AirBnB experiences. You can dine with locals at locations all over the world. The menus are posted on the app, and the host will list what they cook, the languages they speak, and the alcohol they’ll be serving. It gives you a chance to mix with people of different cultures, and an amazing dining recommendation at a lesser price.

Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free

FLUSH TOILET FINDER

Helpful for: Finding a public restroom

It can be really difficult trying to locate a public restroom when you’re in a city or destination that you’ve never been to. Weird as it may sound, it’s such a basic necessity. Flush Toilet Finder helps you find the nearest toilets to your location, with over 190,000 bathrooms in its database. The best part about it is that it works without an Internet connection, which makes it great for an emergency situation, in low network areas, or when you’re commuting.

Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free

PACKPOINT

Helpful for: Packing for your trip

Packpoint is an app that helps curate customised lists of what you’ll need for your getaway. Once you fill in your travel information such as destination, travel dates, and the activities that you plan to indulge in, the app will prepare a custom packing list that’ll help you pack light, and not forget what you need for your trip.

Available on: iOS and Android

Price: Free