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The best travel and vacation apps for Android

Steffen Zellfelder

Cheaper trips, great vacations or sharing experiences with friends: With these vacation and travel apps for Android, you are well advised on private and professional trips at home and abroad.

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If you want to concentrate on relaxing on holiday or want to clear your head for the essentials on a business trip, you shouldn't forget your smartphone: with the right Android app, not only will your next holiday in Italy be more relaxed and booking a rental car easier. You can often save money on flights and hotels, and with the right virtual travel guide you are guaranteed not to miss any more sights.

Regardless of whether you plan your (vacation) trips in advance or spontaneously jump on the next plane: So that you don't fall into the boring tourist traps when looking for hotels, sights or culinary highlights, reaching for your smartphone often helps - provided that You have looked around our app list beforehand.

With apps like Yelp or the Trip Advisor, you can find the most beautiful restaurants, pubs and bars that are appreciated by connoisseurs and locals alike. You can also discover sights outside of the often overcrowded tourist magnets.

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Inexpensive hostels, beautiful inns or sinfully expensive (but equally tempting) luxury hotels are only a taxi ride away with the right app. Even those who don't want to pay anything for the night can find a roof over their heads with their smartphone: The Couchsurfing travel app mediates couch surfers all over the world. In almost every major city you will find open-minded people who usually provide a place to sleep free of charge - of course you shouldn't expect room service.