Expedia

Sure, everyone has their favorite go-to airline but there comes a time when you want to travel the world on the cheap! Expedia is the best app for finding your flights; whether it be via Timbuktu or straight to your destination from airport-to-airport, Expedia gives you everything from prices to airlines to airports – and all at the touch of your fingers! Whether it be on the road with friends, to that honeymoon destination with your significant other or just to the beach with the family, Expedia has you covered. There is nothing more satisfying that finding a really good deal to somewhere – what are you waiting for? Get tapping!

Free

Spotify

When it comes to one of those long-haul flights, there is nothing better than slipping on your headphones and sinking into the world of music. Whether you have your favorite trail mix already planned out or if you want to explore some pre-made playlists, Spotify is the app for you. With a subscription of $9.99 a month ($119.88 per year), Spotify puts the power of music right into your hands. Find those pop classics you haven’t heard in a decade or go back to the ‘60s and drop some Motown magic all the way from London to Hong Kong! Let Spotify transport you from gate-to-gate!

Free to download, subscription $9.99 per month

Quik – GoPro Video Editor

With the development of the smartphone, it has never been easier to take a snapshot of that perfect moment on holiday. No holiday is complete without an Instagram Post with your favorite hashtags but if you’re going to show off your tan to your friends, then you may as well do it the right way. No longer is the magic of movie-making for the tech-titans and that pesky “younger generation” – find the best photos and videos from your vacation and then let Quik work its magic. In seconds, it finds great moments, adds beautiful transitions and effects, and syncs everything to the beat of your favorite song!

Free

Tube Map – London Underground

Travelling on the London Underground is a scary prospect if it’s your first time – granted, not everyone travels to London frequently, but the Underground is a very cost-effective way of getting around the big city. With Tube Map, you can plan your journey long before you even get to the Underground, giving you the ability to avoid the hustle and bustle of the holiday crowds. You’ll know which line to take, what stop to get off at and even which carriage to be on. Tube Map provides live updates right to your smartphone and for those frequent travelers, you’ll never have to have that awkward “I’m lost” confrontation ever again.

Free