What it is: Flight Tracker keeps track of all airline flight information including: flight status, gate/terminal information and changes, delays and cancellations
Why we love it: Full flight screen tracker maps show you exactly where the plane is at any given time.
Works on devices such as: Android, BlackBerry, BlackBerry PlayBook, BlackBerry, Apple devices with iOS 4.3 or later: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Windows Phone, Windows 8 and SYMBIAN
What it is: Hotels give “Hotel Tonight” last-minute deals on their unsold rooms — with discounts up to 70% — and you are able to book the deals with ease on your mobile device.
Why we love it: It provides you with rates in 12 different countries and more than 100 destinations.
Works on the: Android, Apple devices with iOS 7.0 or later: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch
What it is: Keep in touch with your loved ones around the world with this Internet phone app that uses WiFi and/or 3G.
Why we love it: The sound and video quality are crystal clear, and you can send and receive instant messages for free.
Works on the: Apple devices with iOS 5 or later: iPhone, iPod touch, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and tablets.
What it is: Foursquare is a location based social networking app that allows you to find great places on the go, get deals and record and share where you have been.
Why we love it: You are able to get recommendations from friends and keep track of where you have gone.
Works on the: Apple devices with iOS 5 or later: iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 8.
What it is: Hipmunk is your travel agent. This app assists in finding flights, hotels and travel deals and travel guides for select cities.
Why we love it: The fact that flight results are presented in a visual “timeline” and hotel results are shown on a map so you can see the surrounding landmarks make trip planning fun!
Works on the: Apple devices with iOS 6 or later: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android.
6. Google Maps
What it is: This navigation device lets you know where you are and what’s around you anywhere in the world.
Why we love it: With the Google maps GPS navigation you can get quick and efficient directions by public transit, biking, walking and driving.
Works on the: Android, Apple devices with iOS 6 or later: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch.
What it is: Waze is a community driven traffic and navigation app
Why we love it: Not only can you use Waze as a navigation tool for directions, but you can also receive real time traffic updates and see where your friends are located on the road.
Works on the: Android, Apple devices with iOS 5 or later: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch.
What it is: The Lonely Planet phrasebook app is available in over 20 languages so that you will never be at a loss for words. Open the app and find a phrase and/or play the phrase so you know how to pronounce it.
Why we love it: Internet connection is not required so you don’t have to worry about data roaming fees.
Works on the: Android, Nokia, Apple devices with iOS 7 or later: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch.