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Best Travel Apps When On Your Gap Year

Best Free Travel Apps When On Your Gap Years


With so many travel apps on the market it can be hard to know which ones are the best when you are away travelling. But fear not! Gapwork.com has assessed the travel app market for you and list our top gap year travel apps for when you are away.

The massive rise in popularity and usefulness of phone apps has meant that from the moment you decide to go on a gap year you probably found that there were enough apps out there to help you plan the flights, book the accommodation, research your travel destination and view the local area maps. So, which are the best ones?

Gapwork.com's Top Travel Apps ...


GoEuro is Europe's most comprehensive multi-mode search and booking website in Europe. The platform displays bus, train and air options to get from A to B all on one page, making it easy to research different modes of transport. Visit http://www.goeuro.com/apps/


Arrival Guides

Bring your travel guide with you, get notified about nearby events and attractions and buy tickets on the go.




“The app where travellers connect”

Find like-minded travellers, no matter where in the world you are! Travello allows travellers to discover and connect with other like-minded travellers. No matter what type of traveller you are, Travello has you covered. Visit www.travelloapp.com


A gap year is a long time and it is easy to forget your itinerary and your plan. This is where TripIt can help as it can save your itinerary on your phone. This means that you can keep your flight details, hostel booking confirmations and important travel documents all in one place. To learn more about how TripIt delights more than 12 million travelers worldwide, visit www.tripit.com

XE Currency

When you are away you need to keep tight control over  your finances and make sure that you aren’t overspending. With the XE Currency App, you can access live exchange rates, view historical charts, and calculate prices on your smartphone or tablet. With over 40 million downloads worldwide, this FREE app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows, and Firefox OS devices.Visit xe.com


Get translations in over 90 languages. With iTranslate you can translate text or websites, start voice conversations or lookup words, meanings and even verb conjugations in over 90 languages. Visit http://www.itranslate.com



Airbnb 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. https://www.airbnb.co.uk

Appeared - Map your travel destinations

Map all the destinations you have ever visited, rate them and attach an image for each city. Count countries visited, cities and how many percent of the world you have been to. Download here.