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Travel Apps To Make Flying Less Stressful


by Bill O'Sullivan
31st Jul 2015

Take the trauma out of travelling with these must-have downloads.

If you don’t fancy wasting your time comparing all the airlines when booking your flights or if it’s to save time in the airport, or even to make sure you don’t forget the essentials for your holiday destination here are the Apps, that can offer you a truly effortless and straightforward travel experience.

SKYSCANNER?Hands down the best and most user-friendly flight comparison app on the market. If you and your travel dates are flexible, it will even suggest cheap destinations to try. And because you always purchase direct from the airline, you’re guaranteed the lowest price every time. free

SEATGURU?Not all airline seats are created equal, and this nifty app has the lowdown, from in-flight entertainment to power points, legroom and service. Just enter your flight number?or destination and you can choose the best possible spot available. Particularly handy when travelling long haul or with kids. free

PRIORITY PASS?Got a four-hour layover? Instead of forking out for WiFi and filling up on fast food, consider buying access to a lounge. With Priority Pass, you can view the amenities?on offer, which often include complimentary drinks, food and even showers, before you buy. Investing in a Priority Pass membership will get you a further discount. free

TRIPIT?Isn’t it annoying having to trawl?through your inbox to find a flight number or hotel address? Not with TripIt. Simply forward all your travel confirmation emails to [email protected] and it will magically generate a detailed itinerary that you can access offline?and share, to make travelling completely fuss-free. free

PACKPOINT?We can’t all travel as light as Joan Didion, but you can certainly take the pain out of packing with this smart app. Just enter your destination, the dates you’re travelling, and the types of activities you’re likely to be doing, and it will compile a list of items you can’t leave home without. free

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