5 Best Spring Break Travel Apps for students

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Florida Travel Guide: Best Mobile Apps for Spring Break travel

Traveling for Spring Break? From splitting costs with friends to finding a gas station, travel apps have taken some of the guesswork and frustration out of travel. We’re always probing the thousands of options, from highest-rated apps to unique options, and testing those choices. We’ve  compiled our Spring Break travel list. The bonus: Most are free downloads!

Share Costs Evenly

For $1.99 avoid the disagreements about who paid for what. The Trip Splitter App manage expenses for up to 6 people. There are tons of expense splitter apps but this one is simple – each person gets a different colour and you simply turn your iPhone to see the payment layout.

Cost$1.99.

Track the Weather

Tune into The Weather Channel Max app to find out whether it’s beach or shopping weather when you wake up in the morning. The 15-minute forecast gives you detailed info for the next 6 hours, just so you know how much sunscreen to slather on your body! Available on iPhone/iPad.

CostFree download.

Travel Guide with discounts

Ditch the brochures and maps and use the free Black Book City Guide to find the hottest bars and clubs and trendiest stores and restaurants. The best thing is you get discounts and coupons (free drinks are sometimes included) and tips on  avoiding club lineup. If you’re in Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota, Tampa, Tallahassee or Jacksonville, this app has you covered!

Cost: Free download.

Road Trip for less

Scour the road for the cheapest gas prices.  GasBuddy  uses GPS to track your location, map closest gas stations and update you on the current prices. Available on Android, BlackBerry, iPhone/iPad.

Cost: Free download.

Mail a Personal Postcard

Snap a photo  with the Postagram app and send an old-fashioned postcard to your friends and loved ones. Simply include the mailing address and Postagram prints the card with your photography and pops it in the mail for you. Available on Android, iPhone/iPad.

Cost: Free download.  To send postcard: .99 cents.

Tell us…

What’s your favorite travel app for Spring Break?