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Best Travel Apps for Road Trips

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We love to travel.  My hubby and I have traveled to over 30 countries.  Our traveling has changed to more local travel since our daughter was born.  Since we live in South Florida we are lucky to have so many places to explore.  When we are not traveling we love to play tourist in our own town.  Have you ever payed tourist in your town?

I don’t know about you but I don’t know how our parents traveled before cell phones. I recently bought a LG L59 Grace phone and the $49.88 PLUS Plan is from Walmart Family Mobile, powered by T-Mobile plan.  Coverage on T-Mobile’s nationwide network includes Unlimited Talk, Text & Data up to 15GB of 4G LTE† data, then 2G*.  There is no contract, no activation fees and no late fees.  All you need to do is pick a phone, a plan and activate it.  If you don’t want a new phone you can still get this plan.

Customers on this plan will receive a free VUDU◊ movie rental credit valued at $7.00 each time they renew their service.

Best Travel Apps for Road Trips by Happy Family Blog

Best Travel Apps for Road Trips by Happy Family Blog

Best Travel Apps for Road Trips by Happy Family Blog

 

Best Travel Apps for Road Trips

Best Travel Apps for Road Trips by Happy Family Blog

Packing – Packpoint

Have you ever forgotten something on a trip?  Or been at a loss about what you need to pack.  PackPoint is here to help.  It is a free travel packing planner that give you a packing list. PackPoint recommendations are based on length of travel, weather at your destination, and any activities planned during your trip.

Once your packing list is built and organized, PackPoint will save it for you, and then you can choose to share it with your friends and family in case they need help packing too.

What to Do – AroundMe  

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AroundMe app is great when you are traveling or even in your own town.  It quickly identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest Bank, Bar, Gas Station, Hospital, Hotel, Movie Theatre, Restaurant, Supermarket, Theatre and Taxi.  When you find a business in the category you can select it to find out the distance.

Directions – Waze

There is nothing worse than getting stuck in traffic.  Waze helps you avoid heavy traffic areas.  It is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Waze gives you real time traffic updates.  It has introduced me to new roads even in my own town.

Finding Gas – GasBuddy

Best Travel Apps for Road Trips by Happy Family Blog

I love finding a deal.  There is nothing worse than filling up and then pulling out to see gas is $.20 cheaper just down the street.  GasBuddy app helps you save money and time by finding the best price for gas

GasBuddy is the world’s largest community-based fuel app, with over 60 million downloads worldwide. We outsmart the pump together, using information provided by our users. Join drivers in your areas and start saving!

Bathroom Breaks – Sit or Squat

We have all been there before you are desperate to find a restroom.  Sit or Squat app allows you to search and view over 100,000+ public restrooms based on your location.  The map results include an interactive map that give you travel times.

Weather – Weather Channel

In Florida is the summer we are used to daily showers.  They often only last a couple of minutes.  We are always using the weather channel app especially their future radar map to see if the storm is passing.  You can also setup personalized weather alerts.

Editing Photos – Snap Seed

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Snap Seed is my favorite photo editing app for the phone.  It includes 29 tools and filters, including: Healing, Brush, Structure, HDR, Perspective.  All styles can be tweaked with fine, precise control

Click here to see more inspiring ways to use extra data.

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Disclaimers:

*Please always refer to the latest terms and conditions at myfamilymobile.com.

†To get 4G LTE speed, you must have a 4G LTE capable device and 4G LTE SIM Card. Actual availability, coverage and speed may vary. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.

Disclaimer: ◊Limited time offer. Available for lines active with the PLUS $49.88 plan only. VUDU enabled device and account required for digital viewing. Customers must be 18 years or older to open a VUDU account. Movie rental only available in the USA. Free movie rental provided in the form of a movie rental code to the value of a $7.00 VUDU credit. Movie rental code allows for selection from available movies for rent. May not be readily redeemable on all new releases. Code will be delivered within up to 24 hours of the effective account renewal date. Must be used within 30 days of receiving code. Offer is non-transferable. Limit 1 per customer. Additional terms and conditions on VUDU’s website: http://www.vudu.com/termsofservice.html

Disclaimer: All prices for phones and plans included in this post are accurate as of the date of posting; however, these prices are subject to change. Please refer to this page or your local Walmart for current+

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2 thoughts on “Best Travel Apps for Road Trips

  1. Great app ideas! There is so much you can do from your smartphone when traveling – running out of data is always such a concern! #client

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