It’s that time of year—vacation time! But what’s the best way to book that flight you’re pining for? Believe it or not, it’s easier than ever before, with free phone apps like these that’ll take you up, up and away for an awesome vacay!
Know Where You’re Going and Planning Ahead?
Save some dough by using Hopper (IOS/Android). It predicts the cheapest flights to your destination, watches for prices changes and even notifies you when the price drops to its lowest point, so you won’t miss a deal.
Don’t Know Where to Go?
Hitlist (IOS only) suggests top places to travel from your home airport within the next month, breaking down airfares into average, good, great and spectacular. It also provides cool content on sights and things to do, so you can pick the right place for you.
Prefer the Personal Touch?
Travel Concierge by Lola (IOS only) has real travel agents book your trip. Enter your personal preferences and your agent helps you get the seats and points you want, lickety-split. The app also handles hotel requests and itinerary suggestions, so you don’t have to search. It may not be cheap, but it’s low hassle.
Gotta Get Away, ASAP?
If you’re the spontaneous type, Get The Flight Out (IOS only) will find you a ticket to anywhere right now. As in immediately. As in “I don’t need any frills I, just want to go!”
Want All the Info?
You probably know Kayak (IOS/Android.) They’ve become popular because they aggregate tons of flights, hotels, cars and packages from other sites. If you like knowing your options, this is the app for you. Bon voyage!
Have a favorite app for booking travel? Tell us about it in the comments below!