If you are planning a weekend holiday or about to embark on a spur-of-the-moment getaway, you might want to check out our list of the best road trip apps for the iPhone.
The best iPhone apps for road trips
4 Apr 2015, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
Users planning on taking a road trip can now keep track of the trip's important data with this app.
- Keeps track of vehicle’s fuel cost and economy
- Lists all possible trip expenses
- Allows input of your car's maintenance history
- Provides details and information on vacation cost and travel expenses
- Reminders for scheduled car maintenance
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For frequent road trippers, there might be times when you need to find a hotel for the night. If you find yourself in this situation, this app will come in handy.
- Offers information on last minute hotel reservations
- Discounts for guests using the app
- Provides same-day booking with discounts as high as 70 percent
- Room reservations are fast and easy
- Round-the-clock customer support through email, phone, or chat
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A great companion to have on any road trip is Maps Buddy. Get the most out of your trip by looking up other places of interest based on the suggestions of this app.
- Searches location by place or subject
- Shows nearest POIs without requiring you to type
- Determines your current location automatically
- Can be used in any country
- Recognizes SkyHook
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Find some great places to visit, shop, and grab a bite while "along the way" to your destination.
- Useful for road trips
- Dozens of categories
- Updated Foursquare ratings
- Uses native GPS
- Intuitive interface
Use this app to plan the best route between locations. Great for those who are looking to make the most of a road trip.
- Latest route elevation
- Updated routes
- Set latest departure routes
- Easy importing of placemarks
- Drag-and-drop pins
If you want to make your road trip the best one ever, then check out this app.
- 10,000 destinations
- Offbeat locations
- Latest roadside attractions for every state
- Quirky listings
- Folk art site directories
Find the nearest campground that matches your preferred amenities, time frame and route.
- Lists over 20,000 campgrounds
- Complete camp site listings
- Easy to filter results
- Updated camping amenities
- Intuitive interface
One of the best apps for locating various nearby restaurants, gas stations, grocery stores, and much more. Perfect for the times when you're visiting or passing through a town that you have never been to before.
- Find quick info about your surroundings
- Identifies your position
- View complete routes
- Add complete contacts list
- 24/7 support