Tripit – Heading to the airport? Open the app, and TripIt will show you flight and gate details to guide you onto the plane. Landed at your destination? Hotel directions and rental car pick-up information now appear to make your arrival a seamless one. TripIt now anticipates what information you need to access and shows it upfront, making our mobile travel companion even more helpful to those on the go.
TripAdvisor – quintessential travel planning service. If you’re headed to a hotel you’ve never stayed at, TripAdvisor is your best bet to see if there are amenities you need, or if people who have stayed there before report horror stories in their wake. Similarly, it’s a great site to use to plan destination getaways, huge trips, or find resorts and other places you’d love to retreat to.
Google Trips – serves as a trip planner and travel guide for anyone who is exploring a new place. App will organize your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offer editorial guides to more than 200 cities, and make personalized recommendations based on your Google history.
Airbnb – app undercuts hotels by offering far cheaper prices, and a more authentic experience by staying with a local, or their home. It is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodation around the world — online or from a mobile phone or tablet.
Kayak – Compare hundreds of travel sites in seconds on your Smartphone or Tablet. Find the right flight, the perfect hotel, and even manage your itinerary or track your flight status. Free apps are available for the iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone 7, and Kindle devices.
Expedia – The Expedia Hotels & Flights app lets you view a beautiful itinerary of the trips you’ve booked in the app or on a website. Save up to 40% on hotels—deals you’ll only see on the Expedia app. Search over 140 airlines and more than 240,000 hotels, plus read over 11 million verified reviews.
SkyScanner – Compare millions of flights and 1000 airlines in seconds. Skyscanner: It’s fast, it’s flexible, it’s free. Save money and time. You can search millions of flights from 1000 airlines around the world – both low-cost and scheduled – to find the perfect flights at the cheapest price. Then buy tickets directly from the airline or via a travel agent – all in a few taps.