Cool apps, funny apps, free apps, premium apps – the smartphone world is everything you want it to be, and a bit more. Because there’s virtually nothing they haven’t yet imagined, and because there are thousands of apps to choose from, we’ve compiled here a list of the most useful travel apps you should have on your phone.
Stay.com iPhone app is one of the most useful you can get. Although currently limited at the world’s top 100 cities, the app is ideal to plan a custom travel guide – either picking attractions from the Stay.com website, or adding your own. In addition, you can also book hotels or make restaurant reservations.
FlightView Elite allows you to track upcoming and in-air flights. View Arrivals and Departures Boards for US and Canada’s largest airports Check gate assignments, delays and cancellations and use the attractive in-air map to see a flight’s progress. Save flight itineraries and add your own notes. View a North American airport delay map with radar weather overlay. FlightView covers all flights with one endpoint in North America.
OpenTable for iPad you can make free restaurant reservations at more than 15,000 OpenTable-enabled restaurants in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom. Plus, OpenTable members earn valuable Dining Rewards Points redeemable for Dining Cheques good at any OpenTable restaurant.
mobiWINE is a new mobile phone application for wineries, vintners, distributors, restaurants and consumers of fine wines. mobiWINE allows consumers to easily order wine by the bottle or case using only a camera-enabled mobile phone and the free Mobius image recognition software. mobiWINE is free, fun and as easy to use as point-click-send.
Moredays is a completely new way of planning and recording life that crosses the borders of standard planning and turns paper calendar into an electronic/digital calendar – it is the first time management application that is based on photos and drawings. Currently in closed beta, don’t miss their upcoming smartphone app in two weeks.
Disclosure: Stay.com and Moredays are Pamil Visions PR customers. Pamil Visions is the parent company behind Argophilia.