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Top 10 Travel Apps

Your smartphone doesn't just help you organise your daily activities; it's a device that can get rid of those common holiday headaches. From helping you find affordable accommodation to picking the best sightseeing spots, the right apps can help improve your overall travel experience. So take a look at First Car Rental's guide to the top 10 travel apps.

  • First Car Rental App

    1. First Car Rental Booking App

    The First Car Rental iPhone and iPad App makes car hire booking easy even when you are on the go. The app does not replace First Car Rental's online booking system, but rather offers a convenient solution for people who use their iPhones and iPads on the move.

    • Available on the iOS App Store. Cost: free

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  • City Guide App

    2. First Car Rental City Guide App

    Not to blow our own horn, but the First Car Rental City Guide App, produced by Tourism Radio™, is a great travel guide to the hot and happening cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth. The free app provides detailed audio guides on more than 450 points of interest across South Africa.

    • Available on the iOS App Store and Google Play. Cost: Free

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  • Awesome South Africa

    3. Awesome South Africa

    Awesome South Africa is the first exclusively South African location-based app that helps you find exactly what you're looking for including accommodation, flights, city attractions and more within a specified radius of your location.

    • Available on the IOS App Store and Google Play. Cost: Free

    Find out more
  • TripAdvisor

    4. TripAdvisor

    TripAdvisor's mobile app is the ultimate traveller's guide and helps you make informed travel decisions based on millions of customer reviews. Read reviews, browse through hundreds of photos and share your own travel experiences.

    • Available on the IOS App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. Cost: Free

    Find out more
  • EatOut

    5. EatOut Restaurant Guide 2015

    For the perfect dining experience, use the EatOut Restaurant Guide 2015 app to find incredibly trustworthy information on restaurants including professional reviews, contact details and opening times.

    • Available on the IOS App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. Cost: Free

    Find out more
  • Google Maps

    6. Google Maps

    One of the easiest geolocation apps to use, and compatible with a number of platforms, Google Maps makes navigation stress-free. You can find your way through the city and even locate nearby restaurants, accommodation, entertainment and more.

    • Available on the IOS App Store and Google Play. Cost: Free

    Find out more
  • WiFi-Finder

    7. WiFi-Finder

    If you urgently need internet connection while travelling, the WiFi-Finder is just the app to help you out. WiFi-Finder locates the hotspot closest to you and leads you there with directions.

    • Available on the IOS App Store and Google Play. Cost: Free.

    Find out more
  • Accuweather

    8. Accuweather

    Weatherproof your travels with the AccuWeather app. The app gives you accurate weather forecasts so you can plan your day's activities more efficiently.

    • Available on the IOS App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. Cost: Free.

    Find out more
  • Rdio Music

    9. Rdio Music

    Hook up to the free Rdio Music app and listen to hundreds of the latest songs from your favourite artists. It's the perfect music app to keep you entertained on those long drives.

    • Available on the IOS App Store and Google Play. Cost: Free.

    Find out more
  • Hyperlapse

    10. Hyperlapse

    Capture the best moments of your holiday with the Hyperlapse app from Instagram. This app allows you to create cinema-quality time-lapse videos without any of the hi-tech gear!

    • Available on the App Store. Cost: Free. Android users can opt for Framelapse or Hyper Time Lapse, which is also free

    Find out more

These handy travel apps are sure to make your next vacation convenient and lots more fun. With First Car Rental's handy car rental app you can book car rental to your next getaway with ease.

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