10 terrific apps for Sydney travellers

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Is Sydney city life getting you down?

If so, consider taking some time off for a travel adventure.

With that in mind – here are 10 terrific apps that will enrich your travel experience.

1. PackPoint

This clever app considers factors such asthe duration of your holiday, the weather and activities you’ve got planned, then creates a perfect packing list right before your eyes.

2. Flio

Making your way through the airport is probably the most stressful part of travelling. So for peace of mind, download Flio –an all-in-one airport guide for hundreds of airports, including Sydney. Its features include terminal maps, flight updates and airport facility deals.

3. Uber

Navigating the public transport system in a new place takes time. And time is extra-precious on holiday, so if you’re in a rush, book yourself an Uber from wherever you are and get from A to B with ease.

4. GPSmyCity

Walking is a great way to get acquainted with your new surroundings, but heading off unprepared can be daunting. GPSmyCity transforms your phone into a personal tour guide so you can explore the local hotspots, free from fears of getting lost. Find out more about the GPSmyCity features on the official website.

5. Dark Sky

Weather conditions can have a big impact on your holiday, but with Dark Sky on your phone, you’ll be one step ahead of mother nature. With up-to-the-minute forecasts, you’ll know exactly when it’s going to rain and when itwill stop – pretty awesome, right?

6. Foursquare City Guide

With Foursqaure in your life you’ll never be bored. Use it to find the best bars, restaurants and entertainment venues anywhere in the world. The app also keeps a history of the places you’ve been, so don’t worry about forgetting the name of that cool café you found on your travels.

7. Wifinity

Wifinity works by locating the secure Wi-Fi hotspots nearest to you wherever you are – so forget about those roaming charges.

8. Prey

Tourists are prime targets for thieves. But not to worry, Prey is the perfect anti-theft and security app – it can lock your devices, track their location and recover important files. You can find more information about Prey on Preyproject.com.

9. XE Currency

XE currency is one of the most reliable currency converter apps out there. Its features include up-to-the-minute exchange rates, historical charts, plus it saves the last updated rates so can be used offline.

10. Quik

Quik transforms your holiday snaps into beautifully edited videos in just a few taps. So tap away and share them with your family and friends– they’ll be green with envy.


Once your apps are installed and your flights are booked, remember to plan your driving route to the airport. You’ll also find great deals for Sydney Airport parking on Looking4.com which allow you to then cruise to the airport in confidence, ready for a fantastic getaway.

With these awesome apps at your side you can look forward to a seamless and superb holiday.

What are your favourite travel apps? Share them in the comments section.