The Holiday travel season is well underway and with a variety of new travel apps available, there are many reliable and easy-to use resources to help parents coordinate a stress-free family vacation this year. From booking last-minute travel plans, to finding the closest restaurant to enjoy your holiday dinner – there are top must-have mobile apps available to prepare you for your entire trip.
Included below is a list of top mobile apps that can help parents plan the perfect holiday getaway right from the palm of their hands.
When coordinating travel plans for the entire family, the CheapOair mobile app effortlessly finds the best flight and hotel deals. Downloadable on the iPhone, Android, Windows 8 and even the iPad, users can save money this holiday season by finding great last-minute vacation packages with the app’s easy to navigate design and can be done from anywhere at any time. With the apps new 24/7 Live Chat option, a helping hand is always available for assistance.
If you are planning on hitting the road for the holidays, the Roadside America app can point out the best must-visit local attractions that are celebrating Hannuka, Christmas and New Years in their own special ways. This app also has a built-in GPS to map out the quickest route to your destination.
GetPacked: packing list
Once you’ve booked the travel plans for your destination, the last and final step before you leave is packing your luggage and making sure no one leaves any essentials behind. The GetPacked: packing list mobile app helps make packing for the whole family quick and easy. With a checklist at the palm of your hand, you can choose from over 600 items to put on your list, with the ability to even add your own items (like presents!)
When you’re in an unfamiliar city and are looking for a nice restaurant to have your holiday dinner at, where your entire family can enjoy the food, the LocalEats app allows you to search through recommended restaurants that have been reviewed by local food critics.
While on vacation, it’s important to spend quality time with the whole family outside of the hotel room. The Goby mobile app allows you to find local sightseeing tours or holiday festivals to keep everyone occupied during the trip.