Get Away This Weekend With These 12 Apps & Gadgets to Travel The World With

The concept of “getting away” is severely idealized. In reality, planning a trip to an unfamiliar city requires a large amount of organization, planning and research. Luckily, there is an entire network of well-traveled innovators out there in the startup world that understand this. We curated this list of travel apps and products that are designed to save you a headache or two on your trip. From the planning process to picking the coolest luggage to sharing your photos with your friends, these products and apps have you covered.

Picking a Place

Hitlist
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.01.00 AMThis app will help you decide where and when to go on your adventure. It gives you your best options based on interest and time restrictions. You can either choose your ideal destinations from a list or read recommendations from friends and other travelers.

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Owegoo
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.02.26 AMPick a place based on your interests. Whether you love museums of bungee jumping (or both), this app allows you to take everything from museums to climate into consideration to make sure you end up in your ideal location.

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ESCAPE BY HOTEL TONIGHT 

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Escape  scours the universe of Hotel Tonight deals to find the very best driving distance getaways for the weekend ahead and for right now. Because you really, really need to get away right now. We know you do. You’re distracting yourself by reading release notes. It’s been a rough week.

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How To Get There

Options Away
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.12.30 AMOptions Away will lock in a price for a flight for up to fourteen days while you look around at your options. The app also doubles as a full-service digital travel agency. 

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Rome2Rio
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.09.25 AMFlying might not be your only (or cheapest) option. Explore all the ways make it to your destination with this application. Getting there is only half the fun, right?

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On The Plane 

WORLDS BEST TRAVEL JACKET
A travel jacket with built-in Neck Pillow, Eye Mask, Gloves, Earphone Holders, Drink Pocket, Tech Pockets of all sizes! Comes in 4 Styles!

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Places To Stay

HOTELSBYDAY
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.11.27 AMSometimes you need a place to relax and unwind during the day when you are traveling because, let’s face it, jetlag or crazy nights on the town happen. Make a daytime booking at a hotel with this app.

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Stuff To Do

Wunderwalk
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.14.06 AMThe Wunderwalk app allows you to create an ideal day out by entering your interests. It even provides maps, navigation and suggested “walks” from locals.

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UNTAPPD
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.16.43 AMUNTAPPD is an app that can help you find the best place to drop in for a drink. It creates a network of beer enthusiasts and can lead you to the best bars in the city through reviews and personal testimonials.

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BonAppetour
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 1.20.29 AMEat like a local. Literally. This application connects travelers with locals who are willing to open their homes and provide an authentic dining experience. Nothing like a home-cooked meal when you are eating out for every meal, right?

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Share The Trip

Polarsteps
Screen Shot 2015-05-20 at 2.08.51 AMThis blogging app uses the GPS on your phone to plot detailed information about where you are on your trip. It also lets you upload photos easily for family and friends to view.

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TRIPPIX

You go places. You have fun. You take lots of photos. That’s where TripPix comes in! Bring your adventures to life in minutes without breaking your wallet. It’s time to tell your story by using fun icons and maps – combine them with your top travel photos, and you’ll have a lovely little book. Before you know it – your glorious masterpiece will arrive in your mailbox.

Learn More Here | Download for iOS


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