Top 5 Travel Apps to Download in 2018
Planning ahead can be the difference between having a rushed and stressful tour or enjoying your stay in the Holy Land. But thanks to our iPhones and Android phones, many timesaving apps are available to travelers for exactly this purpose. These apps will let you plan before your trip and also help you while you’re in the middle of the ancient biblical streets of Israel. We came up with a list of our top 5 apps to download before you travel!
This free app is the ultimate virtual tour guide. During your free time in Israel Google Trips offers you tour suggestions you can do on your own and it’s fully integrated to Google Maps, so you’ll be able to walk the ancient streets of Jerusalem without getting lost. The app also offers helpful tips on things to do, you can create a list of your favorite sites to visit, find local restaurants and even find tips about emergencies, shopping, currency and Wi-Fi access.
Speak & Translate
This app focuses on speech-to-speech translations. Let’s say you’re trying to order dinner or call the concierge at the hotel, but the person on the other side does not speak English. Tap on the app and start talking, once your done, the app will translate and spit out in Hebrew your request, as simple as that!
If you’re traveling to the Holy Land, roaming rates, mobile data and SMS messages can be expensive. Before your departure date, download WhatsApp and stay in touch with loved ones. WhatsApp offers voice calls, video calls and you can send photos, videos, voice clips in a message.
Show everyone at home how much fun you’re having in Israel! Instagram is the most popular social photo editing app in the market. Take photos from your cellphone, share it with your friends and family. You don’t have to be a pro to take great looking photos. Make sure to use the hashtag #americaisraeltours when you share your photo!
The XE Currency’s app converts pretty much any currency around the world into the local currency. The app is regularly updated with the most recent currency rates. Go crazy at the Mahane Yehuda Market!