Best Travel Apps for A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Trip

Thanksgiving travel will be no turkey, but the best travel apps will help you breathe easier as you navigate heavy traffic and crowded airports.

According to U. S. News Travel and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, these apps are available for Android and Apple operating systems.

TripIt : helps you organize your travel itinerary. All you have to do is forward the confirmation emails for flight, hotel, car rental and your itinerary is ready to go.

My TSA : reminds you of security rules and allowances for air travel. It tells you what you are allowed to pack in carry-on and checked luggage.

Packing Pro : not sure what to pack for your trip? This app makes recommendation based on weather, duration and destination. It also allows you to create a packing list.

Gas buddy: gas prices are trending down thankfully, but this app will help you find the lowest prices nearest you.

Gate Guru : this app is a lifesaver when navigating the busy airport, especially if you have connecting flights. It keeps you well-informed of the average wait time at security check points. It also gives a map of terminals and a review of restaurants.

Sit or Squat : this app will help you locate the nearest public bathroom and it gives each a rating.

Flightaware Flight Tracker : keeps you informed of flight information such as delays, cancellations, arrival and departure gates.

Wifi Finder : this app will come in handy if you are low on data. It locates free wi-fi hot spots.

Weather plus free app: offers weather forecasts for multiple locations.

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