Choosing the right application is as confusing as deciding where to stay and how to get there. So here, we combed through different travel applications to determine which tool is useful to plan a trip, getting around and saving money along the way. All the applications below are free to download for IOS or Android phones.
Skyscanner is a travel fare aggregator website and travel metasearch engine. The website is owned by Ctrip since November 2016, the largest travel company in China. The website’s headquarter is at Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Scotland). The application was launched in 2002, 15 years back, by the founders Bonamy Grimes, Gareth Williams and Barry Smith. The total equity funding rose up to $197.19M by 7 investors in 3 rounds.
It takes care of your Flight, Hotels, and Rental cars on a vacation. The app searches for the most affordable and best options via its travel partners. Like with Google Flights, you can see the cheapest dates to fly through a month view calendar, and you can also get alerts when prices change. It offers a category that lets you explore “Top Deals” from your nearest airport, as well as a curated list of destinations at affordable prices.