Not many people travel without a smartphone these days, and many frequent travelers are using phone apps to keep them on schedule and less stressed. Going on a trip soon? These three popular smartphone apps will help you stay on track:
- FlightTrack. With frequent travel updates and a user-friendly layout, FlightTrack gives detailed information on flights from over 4,000 airports and 1,400 airlines. FlightTrack, also available on iTunes, offers alternative routes, real-time updates on departure and arrival times, and maps the flight route. Travelers can also sync the app with their calendar.
- Boingo. This app, available at boingo.com, enables unlimited Wi-Fi at selected airports, hotels, restaurants, coffee shops and other venues in more than 200,000 hotspots worldwide. It's is great for frequent business travelers because it lets them to stay connected to the Web without roaming fees.
- AllSubway HD. In a strange city and need to find the fastest way to your next meeting? This app has 115 subway maps from city hubs all over the world. AllSubway HD, available on iTunes, gives travelers access to a detailed map of the subway system with user friendly zooming abilities.
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