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5 Great Holiday Travel Apps

The holidays are here again and so is holiday travel. Nationally, AAA estimates 42.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, an increase of 4% from the 40.9 million people who traveled last year.

We rounded up 5 great smartphone apps to help you pass the time and travel smarter!

Flight Aware
A free app that tracks your flight status, gate change, delays, cancellations and anything else you’d want to know about your trip.

Free Wi-Fi Finder
A very handy app that uses your built-in GPS to locate free Wi-Fi hotspots no matter where you are. A must have if you prefer spending your layovers surfing the web, updating your status or using the Netflix app.

Taxi Magic
Taxi Magic is a free online taxi booking service that is directly integrated with taxi dispatch systems. Just book from your phone at the push of a button.

Road Trip Bingo
Road Trip Bingo is the perfect app to entertain your kids on those long stretches of highway. Search for things like hotels, trees, stop signs and more.

Eternal Fire
For those times you just need to relax and drown out the sound of the most recent flight delay. Plug in your earbuds and unwind to the sound of a crackling fire.

Are you traveling far for Thanksgiving this year?




As a member of Photodex's events team, Dylan specializes in teaching pro photographers and slideshow hobbyists alike how to use ProShow in their business. He's an avid student of photography and enjoys Austin's eclectic mix of music, art and nature.