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Free Must-Have Travel Apps for the Summer

Summer is all about clearing your schedule, setting up your paid vacation time and hitting the road (or sky)! Today’s technology takes away the headache and hassle of planning your trip. So, grab your smartphone, check out these apps and start planning:

Triposo – Free (Average rating: 4.6 of 5 based on Android)
Triposo offers free, downloadable travel guides for countless cities and countries that can be used offline (saves you data!) while you travel. Each guide provides info about all the major sights to see, great restaurants, nightlife venues and much more. Triposo also provides users with history, culture and phrasebooks to accompany the typical needs of a traveler. Video

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Hotel Tonight – Free (Average rating: 4.4 of 5 based on Android)
Sometimes trips are done on the fly. Well, there’s an app for that! Hotel Tonight allows users to book a hotel last-minute as late as 2 a.m. on the night of your stay. Using Hotel Tonight can save you up to 70% off on bookings. If you are a “spur-of-the-moment” traveler, you should have this app handy at all times.

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Hipmunk – Free (Average rating: 4.4 of 5 based on Android)
There are apps that help you plan a flight and hotel for your trip and then there’s Hipmunk. With Hipmunk, you will know how long you will be traveling and how many stops you make. You can view the hotel results on a map so that you know the exact location of your stay. You can easily book the entire trip right from the app. Video

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Wi-Fi Finder – Free (Average rating: 4.3 of 5 based on Android)
We know how important it is to conserve your data nowadays, so wouldn’t it be nice to know where the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot is? That’s where Wi-Fi Finder comes into play. This app allows you to view the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot, filter by Internet provider and get directions to the location.

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