Top Travel Apps The Professor June 10, 2014 Professor's Tips Here are some helpful travel apps that can definitely help make your trip run smoothly. TripIt Trip It allows you to keep all your travel plans organized in one place and for the free version you can easily access your itinerary and confirmations emails. You can also share your travel info with family and friends, view maps and directions, and even view recommendations. For the Pro version which is $49 a year with a free 30 day trial, you get all of the free version plus alerts about delays or cancellations, notifications when airfare if eligible for refund, VIP privileges for car rentals, and you get the scoop on alternative flights if you’re stuck. Trip It even offers a Trip It for Teams, which allows administrators coordinate and organize travel info for the entire office. Trip It for Teams is available for $29 a year and also comes with a 30 day free trial. Compatible with iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows and free to try! Scout Scout is your navigation assistant, it will show you the best routes to take and even nearby hot spots that are a must try. Great for when visiting a new city or even if you just want to run some errands efficiently. Traffic jam on the way to work? No worries, Scout will show you a detour to get you there quickly and safely. Don’t miss out on a travel experience of a lifetime just because of planning and navigating problems, use Scout to keep organized and in the know. Scout is free for iOS, Android, and Windows. Gate Guru Long layovers can be a drag. No one likes sitting around for hours with nothing to do. Now you can explore what the airport has to offer visitors with Gate Guru, it shows you airport amenities, maps, and weather updates. Navigate through an unfamiliar airport with ease and confidence that you won’t miss your flight. Gate Guru is available for free on iOS, Android, and Windows. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.