It is now that time of year where many people are getting ready for their summer vacation. A great thing about modern technology as it can help you to plan and also enjoy your time away. So today we have some apps which are perfect for the summer vacation.
First up for owners of the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad is Packing Pro 6.0.1. The really clever application will not only save you time, but money as well. The application has been available for two years now and has regularly been a top ranking travel app on the App Store. Packing Pro will be like having your own personal packing assistant always at hand.
The application is more than a digital packing list and has the following features; multi item selection for quick list building, weight and value totals, import or export to other apps and devices, send to email for printing and sharing, and much more. Packing Pro 6.0.1 is available worldwide on the App Store for only $2.99/£1.79.
A great collection of applications is available for owners of Android and iOS Devices called mtrip travel guides. These really clever location based apps give users a personalized itinerary for hundreds of attractions in the city you are traveling to. The application has GPS tracking and offline navigation to direct you to where you want to go.
It contains information on restaurants, hotels, bars, museums, opening hours, and much more. You will also find ratings and reviews from other travelers, and it is used totally offline except for updates and sharing which can be done via Facebook and email. Content is updated daily and free of charge.
These travel guides have come in for a lot of praise from various press organizations including The Wall Street Journal. The individual guides cost $5.99/£3.49. Head over to the mtrip.com to find out more and for download links.
Last but by no means least is the My Vacation app for iDevices, which is like having a complete travelogue in your hand. This clever application lets you plan your activates and what to take with you before you leave. Once on your trip you can create a travel journal which can contain photos, videos, journals, and audio recordings.
This can then be shared by uploading to Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, email, Flicker, and more. You can even create postcards, and photos can be imported from your library. My Vacation 3.1.2 can be found worldwide on the App Store for only $2.99/£1.79. iOS 3.1 required.