10 Travel Apps We Won't Leave Home Without

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These days, your smartphone is as indispensable as your passport. In fact, it may do just about everything on your travels, from doubling as a city guide to standing in for a printed plane ticket. Which smartphone apps are absolute must-haves for every road warrior? Read on for our top 10.



TripIt is like your favorite travel companion: organized, smart, and efficient. Ingeniously importing your flight, accommodations, and rental-car info with directions, maps, weather reports, photos, and even seat-selection guides, this handy, all-inclusive app keeps you on track for the duration of your trip. TripIt also allows you to share your schedule with others and sync your Google or Outlook calendars with your itinerary.

Available for free on Android, Apple, BlackBerry, and Windows.

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