iphoneThere are so many amazing travel apps out there that have been designed to help travelers with things such as staying up to date on flight status, boarding a flight without a printed ticket, and finding restaurants and shops in a foreign location. While all of these apps can be super helpful while traveling, what about help planning your next trip? Do you know where you want to visit but need help with what to do and where to stay? Do you have vacation time and need inspiration on where to go? Travel planning can be overwhelming and stressful – here a some of the best new travel apps designed to help you plan the best vacation possible!


If you know you want to take a vacation, but you aren’t quite sure where and are overwhelmed by all the possibilities, Minube is the app to download. This app was designed to get you inspired by travel stories from over 500,000 real life travelers from all over the world. You are able to find destinations that are right for you by using criteria like number of days, and distance from where you live. The app also allows you to share your own travel experiences once you are home to help other future travel planners.

Packing Pro

One of the most stressful things about preparing for a trip is packing. Packing Pro is an app that was designed to make the packing process a bit smoother.  You are able to create lists based on the number of adults, number of children, and the number of days you will be away. You can apply settings based on destination, temperature, and even clothes washing preferences – you then can share your lists with other travelers. 


Plnnr is an app designed to keep all your travel plans organized and on track. You can plan your routes, print and save itineraries, and share them online with friends. After selecting travel destination and dates, you select your trips theme. Options include “with kids,” “outdoors,” “the best of” and “culture.” You are also able to choose your vacations intensity  from light to extreme meaning you would either like more relaxation time or more events planned. You will then receive a daily schedule with all of your activities with locations and times.


Curious about an airline and where to sit? This app includes more than 700 seat maps for nearly 100 airlines. Fliers can add their own reviews about in flight experiences. This will ensure you will never encounter a terrible airplane seat again!

Do you know of any mobile apps that will help with the stress of travel planning? Let us know below!