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List of Helpful Smartphone Apps for Travelling

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  • Nov 6th, 2018 2:41 am
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Jucius Maximus wrote:
Apr 5th, 2018 11:11 pm
Under the Local Guides and Tools section, I suggest: FLIO.

In unfamiliar airports, this app is great at helping you find all of the services available in that airport. For example, I was at Incheon for the first time this year. Through FLIO, I instantly knew about free tours into the city for layovers, the free Korean history museum inside the airport, the ice skating rink inside the airport, the spa, showers, all food places, etc. This app really does a good job of keeping all information in one place.
l69norm wrote:
Jun 21st, 2018 7:04 am
CBSA Border Wait Times app for land crossings:

Android
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... .bwt&hl=en

Apple
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/cbsa-ca ... 91634?mt=8

It has both the Canadian and US crossings
batcave wrote:
Jul 30th, 2018 2:35 pm
Here's a thread that might also be useful for travellers wanting phone/data access,

roaming-sims-travelers-2183565/
rubeus wrote:
Jul 31st, 2018 3:00 pm
just returned form maui and used the GyPSy guide app.

Best $10 I have spent. It was like having a private tour guide in the car.
Told you lots of info. Where to stop what to see.
Used it all over the island but especially on Road to Hana.

mostly guides for US and Canada destinations.
Thank you all! I have added all of your suggestions.
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Great List...Now I certainly need a new phone which can run all the apps. Thank you and Thanked OP.
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