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Apps for Your Next Road Trip

RoadTripAppsWith over 90% of smartphones operating either Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android operating systems, chances are you’re using some apps on your business trip. Whether it’s a full day of driving, or just a short trip in the rental car from the hotel to the office, these apps for your next road trip should help out behind the wheel.

Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers is the companion app to roadtrippers.com that helps you find interesting stops along the way. From scenic routes to tourist attractions and everything in between, you can plan out your trip ahead of time and sync it to your phone. Roadtrippers also offers turn by turn navigation.

Free on iOS.

Gasbuddy

If you’re not already familiar with them, GasBuddy helps you find the cheapest gas prices in your area. Over 32 million drivers constantly update the site with the latest prices allowing you to save a few cents when you fill up the pump.

Free on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry.

Field Trip

Field Trip lets you explore with your phone, showing you hidden gems and unique stops along the way. Eat with the locals in a new town, or find new spots in your own backyard.

Free on iOS and Android.

Trapster

Trapster isn’t just for speed traps – you can now see school zones, red light cameras, electronic vehicle charging stations, dangerous intersections, dangerous curves, and more. Be a safer, more aware driver at home and on the road.

Available on iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Phone, and Garmin TomTom.

iExit

Most highways advertise a few businesses available at the next exit, but iExit goes a step further with many more businesses and the availability to search. Look ahead at the next few exits for your favorite hotel or coffee shop.

$0.99 on iOS and Android.

Waze Social GPS, Maps, and Traffic

When you open Waze, you are contributing to a large community of constantly updating traffic conditions on the road. If a major accident occurs on the road ahead, Waze will automatically reroute you around. It also includes other road hazards and social features.

Free on iOS and Android

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