By Gary Beeston on Mon, 05/13/2013
Summer’s on its way, and here in the UK the sun is finally starting to come out. But if you can’t wait for the sun to catch up, or you need a break from the everyday hustle and bustle, why not book yourself a holiday away?
Don’t worry if you don't have the time to visit a travel agent or wade through thousands of deals online. With these handy free iPhone apps, you can book and organize your dream vacation all whilst on the go.
This well-presented app has everything you need to organize the holiday of a lifetime. It allows you to sort through and compare all of the best up-to-date deals for flights, hotels, and even car rentals.
It also helps you track your flight and baggage status as well as collect and manage your entire holiday itinerary. With this app in your pocket, you’re just a few clicks away from sorting your entire trip. Although it’s ad-supported, Kayak also offers a Pro version for just $0.99 that does away with those annoying ads. It also gives you access to airport terminal maps, so you’ll never get lost on your way to the plane again.
Are you tired of having to browse through the vast selection of online holiday deals? Don’t know where to start when it comes to getting a great location at the best possible price? If that’s the case, Cloud-Works new Appi Holiday’s app is perfect for those people who want the entire holiday research process simplified.
Rather than make you choose using the same rigid date, location, duration structure, Appi Holidays presents users with a series of options based on what they want from their holiday. Once you’ve found the perfect holiday, you can share your selection with friends and family and Appi Holidays will take you directly to the supplier for the best possible deals.
Based on the self-proclaimed “world’s best flight site,” the Skyscanner app is indispensable when it comes to finding the best prices for flights. Search and compare millions of different flights, showing unbiased results to deliver the cheapest flights. Once you’ve found a flight at a fare that suits you, you can email the results to yourself, family, or friends so you all can visit the airline directly and get the best prices available.
The low-cost airline also has its own iPhone application, which allows you to browse and book any one of easyJet’s reasonably priced flights from the comfort of your mobile phone. You can also manage your flight times and add all your personal details on the app, in order to save time at the airport. Although it’s limited to only easyJet flights, it is ideal for those wanting to fly on a budget.
The popular hotel booking website has released its very own iPhone application, bringing all the site’s fantastic features into the palm of your hand. Securely browse and choose from a huge collection of hotels from all over the world. From last-minute deals to personalized options, the Hotel.com app is fantastic for finding the perfect hotel at a price that’s right for you.
6. Hotel Booker
Boasting a gigantic database containing more than 200,000 hotels, the Hotel Booker application scours the web to deliver you the best up-to-date offers. Stuck on holiday with nowhere to stay? Use the app’s Hotels Near Me feature to find the closest hotels to you at the cheapest possible prices. Its creators, Cityscouter, also offers in-depth travel guides for cities all across the world, so be sure to check them out for more information on your location.