Best Travel iPhone Applications

Smart phones, specifically the Apple iPhone, have taken business travel convenience to a new level.  It’s amazing how helpful some of the iPhone applications are.

You should check these iPhone travel applications out, seriously:

CheapOair Flight Search (Free)

CheapOair’s flight search app is amazingly done, easy, and fast.  Honestly, it’s a lot better than their website.  This application makes it simple to find the best deal on cheap flight without any hassle.  Download the app today, and give it a try.  You’ll become a fan too.

FlightTrack ($4.99)

FlightTrack shows the real-time status of your flight including scheduled departure and landing times, and actual takeoff and projected landing times.  Check for cancellations and delays for bad weather directly from the application.  Live flight maps show weather radar.  You can also use the application to get information on flight aircraft type, speed, and altitude.

TravelTracker ($19.99)

TravelTracker stores all the pertinent information about your travel plans like flight; hotel reservation; car rental; and appointments in one place for easy referral.  Current flight status is also provided.

Tracking frequent flier miles are tracked using the application.  You can also use it to track your expenses, including what type of spending category.  Users of TripIt can download their stored information to TravelTracker.

Global Wi-Fi Finder (Free)

In locations you’re not familiar with, having the ability to find a “hot” spot to get online is important.  This application helps you in that pursuit.  The finder list will tell you if the located Wi-Fi is a free or pay-only service as well as the distance from your current location.

Local Eats ($0.99)

Get reviews of 100 nearby restaurants based on your GPS location via Local Eats.  Users can search by “best of” dining categories.

Excess Baggage ($1.99)

An easy way to find all the domestic airlines current baggage policies for luggage.  You can find out how much it costs to check bags via Excess Baggage.

Zagat To Go ’09 ($9.99)

Zagat ratings are a staple of a business traveler.  Access all those ratings from your iPhone using this application. 40,000 restaurant, hotels, nightspots, and shops are included from over 100 countries.  All reviews include a short, descriptive paragraph that highlights selected quotes from reviewers.

If you have specific needs like “family friendly”, you can you the advance search feature.  Some restaurants even take reservations via the application.

Where (Free)

Where finds local point of interest using your current GPS location.  For example, Where shows on a map the location of nearby Starbucks, gas stations, etc. – even locations of friends in your network.

The application is supported by flash ads, which could slow down load times.

What Apple iPhone Travel applications have you found helpful?  Leave a comment and share your favorites if we’ve missed any.

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