There’s an App for That
Most of us are attached to our smart phones. We rarely won’t have them within two feet of us at all times. This is why we have compiled a list of the top 10 free travel apps for RVers. You can make your life simple by using mobile apps during your travel. With so many apps available today, there is no reason to not take advantage of the technology on your phone or tablet. You can use these apps to find places to camp, park, cheapest places to get gas and so much more. Take a look at these 10 great apps we found that are sure to assist you in your travels.
1. Google Navigation/Maps
This is probably one of the most important apps you can have on your phone. It’s the ultimate GPS with turn by turn navigation and accurate results in 220 countries and territories. This app contains a voice guided navigation that includes results for driving, biking and walking. Perfect to use when exploring a new place. Not only does it include the voice guided navigation and turn by turn directions but you will also be updated on live traffic conditions, incident reports and automatic rerouting to find the best route. It includes street view just as it does on your computer. This is a must have app for anyone who travels.
2. Gas Buddy
Don’t leave home without this app installed on your phone. If you’re looking to save some money on your trip use this app before rolling into the gas station. This app will help you find the cheapest gas near you, all you have to do is enter in your city/zip/postal code. You can even report gas prices to help other people find cheap gas. The app gives away $100 in gas every day and also lets you earn points and rewards for posting gas prices. This app is a no brainer if you want to save some money.
3. RV Checklist
If you’re one of those people who is constantly forgetting things on trips then this app was made for you. The rv checklist app will help you make sure that you have all your items and maintence done before you pull out of the driveway. You can create your own checklists for personal items or use the pre-populated lists that include such things as “check tow vehicle/motor home brake fluid levels”. This app is highly recommended if you want to have all your ducks in a row before you travel.
WeatherBug has their own weather network which is the largest in the world. This app will give you real time weather forecasts and the fastest severe weather alerts. You definitely will need this if you are traveling.
– An app that allows you to plan your trip and help you discover local attractions, scenic spots and more. You will easily be able to find and save cool places and send them to your navigation app. Some features include viewing place details such as photos, ratings, reviews, plan trip itineraries, and save places for later. If you want the ease of planning a trip and to discover surrounded areas then add this to your list of apps to download.
6. Passport America
Members of Passport America will most definitely want to download the app. It includes a location based campground search, map and list of campgrounds, campground photos and more.
7. TV Antenna Helper
This app will help you find nearby over-the-air digital and HDTV signals in the US. It will also help you choose an antenna and what direction to point it in to pick up a stronger signal. So if you need a TV signal, you will definitely want this app.
8. Key Ring
With this app you will never have to carry your loyalty cards again. Organize your cards all in one simple app. Don’t worry about forgetting your loyalty or membership cards at home. Perfect for those who like to stay organized.
9. Walmart Overnight Parking App
This app will help you find which Walmarts allow overnight parking. Good to have when you are in a pinch and need a place to rest for the night.
10. Workamping Jobs
If you’re a full-time Rver in need of a camp host you can download this app to find the perfect workamping position. The app offers free listings for Workamping jobs. You can submit a work wanted ad for employers to easily find your resume.
These are just some of the apps out there to help assist you on your trip. Technology does have its advantages even in the camping world. Make things easier for yourself and try these useful apps to keep you organized and make your trip go smoothly.
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