Best Travel Apps 2018: 3 Best Free Apps to Save Money on Traveling

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By: Lindsey Granger Posted: 3:12 PM, Nov 30, 2018 Updated: 8:46 AM, Dec 3, 2018

When it comes to holiday travel, procrastination can leave you in an expensive bind. But don’t fret!  The List scoured the web and found the best travel apps that can help you save money and avoid stress when planning that holiday trip.

1. Skipplagged

This app says you can save up 80% off flights! Here’s how it works: let’s say you’re heading from New York to San Francisco this holidays season and the direct flight is expensive. The free app will find you cheaper flight options that have a layover in San Fran! Then just hop off at the layover stop! Travel expert and author of How to Pack Hitha Palepu explains: “As long as you’re packing a carry on, you can use Skiplagged because you don’t have to worry about collecting your bag at the official final destination. You can clearly see why this makes our list of best travel apps!


2. Gas Buddy

Next up, if you’re driving to your holiday destination, don’t leave home without Gas Buddy. The company says it uses consumer-reported information to roundup the cheapest gas prices near you. The app has more than 32 million users throughout the country, so it will stay up to date on deals! The app also lets you know when prices are about to increase, so you can buy and gas up before having to paying more. But wait, there’s more! Every time you report a gas price in the app, you earn points toward winning a $100 gas gift card. Fill up your tank and your bank account? No wonder this makes our roundup of best travel apps.


3. Packpoint 

Last on our list of best travel apps is Packpoint. The app asks you a few questions about your destination, length of stay, and purpose of your trip. Then it generates a packing list for you, which includes things like wardrobe, toiletries and electronics. And if you think something is unnecessary, just delete it!


If you’re looking for the best travel apps, now you’ve got three amazing options!


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