More than 50 Apps that every traveller should know about

TO TAKE THE PLANE

SKYSCANNER

Skyscanner, Traveller

Skyscanner is one of the best flight comparators. It allows, in particular, to display the price calendar for a flight over a whole month. This app is useful if you have not taken a round-the-world ticket or if you need to take additional flights during your trip.
On Google Play
On the App Store

KAYAK

Kayak, Traveller

Kayak is another great flight comparator. It offers a map search tool: you simply choose a departure city and month (or specific season or dates) and the tools show you a world map with the cheapest ticket prices for each destination.
On Google Play
On the App Store

YOUR AIRLINE’S APP

Air Asia, Traveller

It allows you to buy a ticket, check in online and track the status of your flight.

FOR HOUSING

COUCHSURFING

Couchsurfing, Traveller

CouchSurfing is a network of travelers based on exchange without financial compensation. With the app, you can search for contacts, send accommodation requests and chat with your future hosts.
On Google Play
On the App Store

WARMSHOWERS

Warmshowers, Traveller

Warmshowers works the same way as Couchsurfing, with a community that offers accommodation for free, but it is especially dedicated to cyclists.
On google play

TRIPADVISOR

Tripadvisor, Traveller

Although most of the time you can find accommodation once you arrive, Tripadvisor is very handy for finding reviews. You can also write down places you have been to help other travelers.
On Google Play
On the App Store

HOSTELWORLD

Hostel World, Traveller

Hostelworld is the first app to find a hostel anywhere in the world. You can read reviews and book your bed there.
On Google Play
On the App Store

AIRBNB

Airbnb, Traveller

Airbnb works a bit on the same principle as CouchSurfing, except that it is paid. Individuals offer you to rent a room at home or their complete accommodation when they are away.
On Google Play
On the App Store

BOOKING

Booking, Traveller

You probably won’t need the Booking app very often during your trip, but it can still be handy for booking a slightly more comfortable hotel every now and then.
On Google Play
On the App Store

AGODA

Agoda, Traveller

Agoda is the same kind of app as Booking, but specializing in Asia. You can find great deals there to treat yourself exceptionally in a large hotel for a ridiculous price.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TO ORIENT YOURSELF

MAPS.ME

Maps.Me, Traveller

Maps.me is an app that uses data collected by OpenStreetMap to create maps that are available offline. OpenStreetMap data is crowdsourced, like Wikipedia’s.
On Google Play
On the App Store

OSMAND

OsmAnd, Traveller

Like Maps.Me, OsmAnd is a connectionless GPS app based on OpenStreetMap. It integrates an altimeter and bus lines around the world. It is therefore convenient for travel on foot.
On Google Play
On the App Store

GOOGLE MAPS

Google maps,Traveller

Google now covers almost the entire planet. You can download a part of a map on your phone to be able to access it offline: see the tutorial
On Google Play
On the App Store

THE PUBLIC TRANSPORT APPS OF THE CITIES WHERE YOU PASS

Public transport, Traveller

In most major cities around the world, it is possible to download an app from the public transport network. It is very practical for a walk.

ROME2RIO

Rome2rio, Traveller

Rome2rio lets you know all the possible combinations of transport to go from point A to point B, anywhere on the planet. It takes into account the plane, the train, the bus, the ferry, the carpooling and the car rental.
On Google Play
On the App Store

WAZE

Waze, Traveller

Waze is a collaborative GPS. If you travel with your vehicle or rent one, you will be able to find your route taking into account traffic, roadworks, speed cameras and accidents.
On Google Play
On the App Store

POLARSTEPS

Polarsteps,Traveller

Polarsteps automatically saves your travel route and creates a beautiful map on which you can display texts, photos and videos. At the end of your trip, you can purchase a printed photo album.
On Google Play
On the App Store

GEOCACHING

Geocaching

Geocaching is a game of using your phone’s GPS to find or hide small, worthless “treasures” all over the world. Great if you are traveling with kids.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TO MOVE

UBER

Uber

Uber connects the traveller with drivers in many cities around the world. You indicate your destination, order a vehicle and pay via the app. It picks you up from where you are and takes you to your destination.
On Google Play
On the App Store

GRAB

Grab

Grab is the same as Uber but in Southeast Asia. Grab is used much more than its American competitor in this region of the world.
On Google Play
On the App Store

BLABLACAR

Blablacar

BlaBlaCar has been the first carpooling app in France for a long time, but it is starting to be used in many other European countries.
On Google Play
On the App Store

FOR ROAD TRIPS

IOVERLANDER

iOverlander

iOverlander is a database for motorized travelers. It includes campsites, accommodation, restaurants, garages and points to recharge water and gas.
On Google Play
On the App Store

PARK4NIGHT

Park4night

Park4night is a collaborative app for finding or sharing places to stop in a motorhome, campervan and van.
On Google Play
On the App Store

CAMPERMATE

Campermate

Campermate allows you to find camping pitches, dumping stations, public toilets, accommodation, laundromats, free WiFi spots in Australia and New Zealand.
On Google Play
On the App Store

WIKICAMPS

Wikicamp

WikiCamps is a collaborative app for finding or sharing campsites, dumping stations and hostels in English speaking countries. There are different WikiCamps apps for each of the five countries covered: Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, and United Kingdom.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TO MANAGE YOUR MONEY

YOUR BANK’S APP

Monabanq

Your bank’s app allows you to regularly check your account balance, view movements, make transfers from your savings account to fund your current account as you travel and make transfers between your different banks if you have more than one.

TRICOUNT

Tricount

If you are traveling with others, Tricount makes it easy to do accounts with friends. Just enter each expense indicating who paid. The app then calculates the easiest way to balance the books and shows who owes how much to whom.
On Google Play
On the App Store

XE CURRENCY

XE Currency

XE Currency allows you to convert all currencies in the world. This app is very useful for planning your budget, doing your accounts and avoiding getting ripped off when changing your money.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TRAIL WALLET

Trail Wallet

Trail Wallet allows you to follow your travel budget by entering your expenses as you go by category: accommodation, food, transport… The app becomes chargeable beyond 25 expenses entered.
Does not exist on Android
On the App Store

TRABEE POCKET

Trabeepocket

Trabee Pocket is another great app to track your travel expenses by categories by automatically converting amounts into your currency.
On Google Play
On the App Store

PAYPAL

PayPal

PayPal is accepted around the world and can be used to pay for flight, room, and more while traveling.
On Google Play
On the App Store

FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGES

DUOLINGO

Duolingo

Duolingo is a fun way to learn foreign languages.
On Google Play
On the App Store

GOOGLE TRANSLATE

Google Translate

Convenient for translating texts in over 70 languages ​​without an internet connection.
On Google Play
On the App Store

LINGUEE

Linguee

Linguee is a dictionary that allows you to translate many languages ​​in offline mode.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TO COMMUNICATE

WHATSAPP

WhatsApp

WhatsApp allows you to send messages or call your loved ones. You can also send and receive photos, videos, and voice messages.
On Google Play
On the App Store

FACEBOOK MESSENGER

Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is the app to install to use the Facebook chat function on your mobile. In addition to chat, it offers the same functionality as SnapChat.
On Google Play
On the App Store

SKYPE

Skype

Skype allows you to make free calls over the Internet, with or without video, to another phone that has the app or to a computer connected to the software.
On Google Play
On the App Store

THE APP FOR YOUR EMAILS

Gmail

Emails are still a good way to communicate with loved ones when you are traveling.

TO KEEP IN TOUCH

FACEBOOK

Facebook

To post your photos and keep your friends and family informed of your travels.
On Google Play
On the App Store

INSTAGRAM

Instagram

Instagram allows you to share photos and videos taken with your smartphone, to tag them and to leave comments.
On Google Play
On the App Store

SNAPCHAT

Snapchat

SnapChat lets you share photos and videos from your trip and add stickers and bitmojis to them.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TINDER

Tinder

For solo travelers, Tinder can be a great way to meet people all over the world.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TO SAVE YOUR PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

GOOGLE DRIVE

Google drive

Google Drive lets you store your photos online and then view them from any computer.
On Google Play
On the App Store

DROPBOX

Dropbox

Dropbox offers the same type of online storage service as Google Drive.
On Google Play
On the App Store

GOOGLE PHOTOS

Google Photos

Google Photos lets you automatically save and organize your photos online, freeing up space on your phone. The service is free for an unlimited number of photos and videos.
On Google Play
On the App Store

YOUR CAMERA APP

Cannon

If your device is equipped with WiFi and / or Bluetooth, the app will allow you to transfer your photos to your smartphone, take photos remotely and geotag them.

TO LISTEN TO MUSIC OR WATCH MOVIES

SPOTIFY

Spotify

With Spotify, you can listen to the artist, album or playlist of your choice for free in shuffle mode. To listen to the title of your choice or download music to listen to it offline, you must go premium.
On Google Play
On the App Store

DEEZER

Deezer

With Deezer you can listen to music for free, but with advertising. To remove the ad or download music to listen to it offline, you have to go premium.
On Google Play
On the App Store

SHAZAM

Shazam

When you hear a song you don’t know, Shazam can recognize it for you. You will return from your trip with a playlist of songs from around the world.
On Google Play
On the App Store

NETFLIX

Netflix

Of course, you don’t go halfway around the world to watch shows, but on a long trip, on rainy days, you sometimes feel like doing nothing. With Netflix, you have access to a large catalogue of movies and series.
On Google Play
On the App Store

FOR THE SAFETY

ADVICE FOR TRAVELERS

Travel Tips

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ app provides real-time information on the security situation by country: health, transport, earthquake, maritime piracy, terrorist attack, etc.
On Google Play
On the App Store

EXPRESS VPN

Express Vpn

A VPN will allow you to bypass firewalls in dictatorships where censorship prohibits access to certain sites. It also allows you to secure your personal information when using public WiFi. This app also protects your passwords and private information from insecure sites, malware and phishing sites. It’s free for 30 days. To avoid paying, you can uninstall it before the deadline expires and install another one with a trial period.
On Google Play
On the App Store

TO FILL HIS WATER BOTTLE

REFILL MY BOTTLE

Refill my Bottle

Refill my Bottle allows you to find places where you can refill your bottle for free or at low cost so you no longer need to buy plastic bottles and therefore reduce your waste.
On Google Play
On the App Store

FOR VEGETARIANS AND VEGANS

HAPPY COW

Happy cow

With Happy Cow, you can find vegetarian or vegan restaurants all over the world.
On Google Play
On the App Store

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