How many people would love to explore a new city but feel directionally challenged like me?
I found this wonderful smartphone app CityMaps2Go that can be a constant companion for directions, dining, shopping, transportation and sightseeing! There is a free version available and paid versions as well.
You can confidently plan your travel by downloading maps for cities or countries prior to your trip. You can use the maps even when you do not have wifi. I love that this app tracks my position on the map so I know exactly where I am. Make sure you download the maps while you have a WiFi connection.
Having a reliable wireless connection is a priority for me especially while traveling. I am a Verizon Wireless User and take full advantage of their International Trip Planner Tool. This Planner Tool helps me find the best compatible International Plan and also helps me know which networks I can access on my trip: 4G LTE, 3G, and 2G data.
You can view some Verizon Wireless International Travel FAQs HERE
If you are not already a Verizon Wireless User and want more information about their plans or how to switch over to Verizon Wireless, please visit this link.
Having a currency converter on your smartphone when traveling to multiple countries makes travel much easier. I find the Currency App to be the most up to the minute for currency conversions. Before you start out from your hotel with wifi availability calculate your currency so you can make the conversion without using data.
I like having things in one place so I do not waste precious time searching all over the internet. I love using the Trivago App that gives me all my hotel options with the lowest available prices.
While I am traveling in the USA I take full advantage of my Verizon FiOS TV Service by using the FiOS Mobile App. The past two weeks I have been on and off traveling and did not want to miss either of the conventions. I was able to set up my DVR on the road to record what I could not watch live with my app.
When I was finally home I took my iPad out on my patio and hopped on Verizon FiOS App to enjoy watching the convention poolside.
Disclosure: **I am a member of both #LifeOnFiOS and #VZWBuzz Ambassador Teams– selected teams of influencers for Verizon FiOS and Verizon Wireless who love the FiOS and Wireless service. Compensation was provided and opinions are, as always my own.