Budget Travel: Must-Have Money-Saving Apps

Here's the best apps that help you save money on your travels – whether it's an international vacation or a local road trip

Updated on 
January 27, 2024
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January 27, 2024

Budget Travel: Must-Have Money-Saving Apps

Here's the best apps that help you save money on your travels – whether it's an international vacation or a local road trip

In the world of travel, everyone's looking for ways to stretch their budget further. While popular apps like Airbnb and Uber have become mainstream, there are lesser-known gems that can save you money and enhance your travel experience. Here’s a rundown of some of the best-kept secrets in the app world for savvy travelers.

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Roadtrip Gas Calculator

See the gas cost from A to B

Just type in your destination and your car model and the Roadtrip app shows you the cost of gas – based on your exact car model and current gas prices.

You can even add people to the trip and see how much the gas would cost per person. Super clever!

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TravelSpend: Travel Budget App

Track trip expenses easily

TravelSpend is an app to track your spending while traveling the world. It's perfect for you if you are planning your next trip or are already on vacation. If you travel in a group you can share expenses with friends and family to see “who owes who.”

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Hopper

Spend Less, Travel Better.

You've probably already heard of hopper – the design of the app is brilliant, showing you which days have the cheapest flights based on the day you're traveling.

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HotelTonight

Amazing deals at great hotels

If flexibility is your travel style, HotelTonight is a must-have. This app specializes in last-minute hotel deals, offering significantly discounted rates. It's perfect for road trippers who decide to make a stop spontaneously and want to find a great deal on a place to stay.

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PackPoint

Never Forget Your _____ Again!

PackPoint is an intelligent packing app and packing list builder for serious travelers. PackPoint will tell you what you need to pack based on length of travel, weather at your destination, and any activities planned during your trip.

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GasBuddy

Find cheap gas prices and rewards

The perfect companion app to Roadtrip, GasBuddy helps you locate the cheapest gas prices along your route, potentially saving you a significant chunk of your travel budget. Plus you can unlock rewards and discounts!

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Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. With the right set of apps, you can save on everything from fuel to flights and accommodations. These lesser-known apps offer unique solutions to common travel challenges, helping you to make the most of your budget. Before you hit the road, make sure your smartphone is loaded with these travel-savvy apps.