What if you booked a room in the wrong Oxford? There are 22 Oxfords in the UK alone. Or what if you have an unexpected stop over because the airline messed up your booking?
This is when last minute apps like Hotel Tonight come in very handy.
The app also guarantees the best rates possible and offers 24/7 real-person customer support via phone or email.
Note that it’s only compatible with iOS 7.0 for apple devices.
City Maps 2Go Offline Maps
No more overpriced data-roaming fees.
City Maps 2Go Offline Maps’ greatness is as straight-forward as its name — it provides pre-downloaded city maps which don’t require any Wi-Fi or roaming data once you’re at your destination.
As well as providing offline GPS services, the app also pins locations of bars, restaurants and shops.
The free version only allows limited downloads of maps.
Imagine a virtual pin board that flags you and your friends’ favorite restaurants and shops.
That’s Pingspot in a nutshell.
The app allows you to ping places you visit, leave a photo and a recommendation for your friends, so that together, you can discover the best eats and hippest outlets around you.
Worried about asking for directions to the bathroom when you’re stranded in the middle of a shopping mall in Paris? iStone may be your savior.
iStone is a translation app that is designed for travelers without any great linguistic skills. It records and translates into 12 languages and comes equipped with more than 300 useful phrases.
iStone also features native pronunciation and requires no Wi-Fi.
iStone basic version is free.