Best Travel apps for iOS 4.0 or later devices- iPad or iPhone

Are you planning a tour to a near or distant place and want a iTunes app to help you plan the travel or guide you about the way during the travel? Read this article to know about the best iOS apps to guide you during your national or international travel

If you're planning a trip or going a way on business, these apps jus t might come in handy. Take a look at some of the best travel apps for your iOS 4.0 or later device. These apps will come very handy while on the go and make your travel experience more better and memorable.

Urbanspoon iOS travel app
This app comes in handy at anytime, but when you're in an unfamiliar city and looking for a bite to eat, Urbanspoon is invaluable. Covering all of the US and Canada plus large metro areas of the UK and Australia, Urbanspoon uses the GPS on your device to find restaurants and eateries near you, filtered by location, cuisine and price. Users can see reviews and ratings to determine where they might want to eat and even make reservations. If you're undecided or feeling adventurous, users can shake their device for a suggestion from the Urbanspoon Slot Machine or play it safe, by simply browsing a comprehensive list for something more specific.

Price: free
Category: Travel
Updated: Apr 20, 2012
Version: 2.0.2
Size: 4.8 MB
Seller: Wanderspot, LLC.
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Flight+ iOS travel app
Flight+ is a fairly new app that allows users to track all available flights worldwide in real-time, and the wealth of information available here is staggering. It tells you who, what, where and when with updates for terminal and gate changes, delays, arrivals, departures, weather patterns, flight board information from any airport in the world and even seating charts. Not only that, but you can access detailed aircraft and airline information, set up alerts via push notifications, access zoom-able maps with live flight track information and weather service, and sync or share with your TripIt account, calendars, email, text message, Facebook, Twitter or save personal notes, label your flights, and store flight information. All this is done using a simple and intuitive interface making it an essential travel companion.

Price: $2.99
Category: Travel
Updated: Apr 29, 2012
Version: 1.1
Size: 39.7 MB
Seller: Flist Holding B.V.
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Lonely Planet travel guide iOS app
If you're heading overseas, chances are you already have a hard copy of some sort of Lonely Planet guide. Besides a handsome and functional layout, Lonely Planet Travel Guide, Phrasebooks and Maps do not need an internet connection, so you won't be hit with data roaming fees. In addition, it provides cityguidesforover7O destinations including background content from Lonely Planet guidebooks, GPS tracking and offline maps, lists of places to visit, things to do and where to shop, eat or drink. You can also use it to access country guides, audio phrasebooks and audio walking tours for London and Paris, the only two cities available so far. Just be aware that these are additional app purchases but you can access free Lite guides.

Price: free
Category: Travel
Updated: Apr 10, 2012
Version: 4.1
Size: 28.8 MB
Seller: Lonely Planet
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KAYAK iOS travel app
Kayak is a multi- purpose app that allows you to find, compare and book flights, hotels, cars, track your flight status, manage trips, itineraries and look up baggage fees. Prices are compared across multiple aggregators such as Orbitz, Expedia and Priceline. It's much the same as the website, except on your device, and you can enter, view, filter, and alter itinerary information with simple taps and flicks. The best feature is the Explore button, giving you a world map populated by pins with price tags for various locations
a touch slider allowing you to narrow down possibilities to fit your budget.

Price: $0.99
Category: Travel
Updated: May 15, 2012
Version: 22.0.2
Size: 18.1 MB
Seller: Kayak Software Corp.
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Gateguru iOS travel app
Named one of CNN's Top 5 Air Travel apps, GateGuru is a must have for any traveler. It allows users to access Kayak or TripIt itineraries as well as social networks, provides real-time flight status information including push notifications, airport security waiting times, airports maps, lists of services, food outlets and shops with user contributed reviews to help you make your decisions as well as tips from fellow travelers on airports, terminals and airport amenities. GateGuru is a great app helping to make unfamiliar airports just that little bit easier to navigate with some impressive airport coverage.

Price: free
Category: Travel
Updated: Feb 07, 2012
Version: 2.4.5
Size: 17.2 MB
Seller: Mobility Apps LLC.
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TripIt iOS travel app
This is a great travel companion that automatically syncs your emailed itineraries to a TripIt organizer and puts all your travel plans onto your device. When you receive a confirmation email from wherever you book, forward it to and TripIt instantly recognizes reservations from 3,000+ booking sites including cruises, restaurants, concerts and more. These can then be shared via Facebook and Linked In.
And it's not just simple travel itineraries; Triplt is so intuitive that if you forward an email with travel and hotel details, the app will generate driving directions from the airport to your accommodation, while tapping a flight will provide departure and arrival times, gates, terminals, flight duration, even the type of aircraft.

Pnce: free
Category: Travel
Updated: Mar 30, 2012
Version: 3.2
Size: 7.9 MB
Seller: TripIt Inc.
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Hotel Tonight: Last Minute Deal on Hotels iOS travel app
Last minute travel plans? Arrived somewhere you weren't expecting? This lauded hotel booking app is designed for same day bookings while promising savings of up to 70 percent off. All you need to do is search within app for a hotel in your city or location and Hotel Tonight will provide details of the surrounding hotels with the best prices available. Bookings can be made for the coming night up to 2am, but this can be extended, and each night users will find 3 special deals in a growing list of cities. This app consistently beats the hotel rates when booking direct and bookings can be made within seconds. It's a growing app so you might find more comprehensive results on last minute booking websites, but when you're in a hurry and only have your device handy, Hotel Tonight is a great tool to have.

Price: free
Category: Travel
Updated: Apr 26, 2012
Version: 3.5.0
Size: 15.4 MB
Seller: DealBase Corporation
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