Check out these travel apps that are sure to make your next trip run much smoother.
FlightTrack 5 tracks individual flights with visual maps as well as provides real time departure and arrival information, gate numbers, and weather forecasts. You can even get the airtime, aircraft, speed and altitude of a particular flight.
LoungeBuddy lets you check out more than 2000 airport lounges in over 600 airports around the world. You can enter your trip information, mileage status, memberships or premium credit cards and LoungeBuddy will let you know which lounges you can access either for free or for a one-time fee. You can filter lounges by amenities, view hours, location, view guest privileges and look at photos.
Seat AlertCost: Free (there is an upgraded paid version as well)
How many times have you booked a flight only to find the seat you want isn’t available? With Seat Alerts by ExpertFlyer you enter your specific flight information and choose which type of seat you want, window, aisle, etc, and you will be notified when your desired seat type opens up. SeatAlert is able to find a window or aisle seat 75% of the time which is pretty good. They monitor over 150 airlines with preassigned seatting.
WhatsApp allows users to call, text and send unlimited video and audio messages around the world for free. There’s no hidden costs or international fees, both parties simply need to install the app and your good to go. You get to use your own phone number and if your phone is turned off the WhatsApp will save all your messages until you reconnect again. It is simply to use and all your contacts in your phone will be transfers to the app for you.