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August 22, 2016 Tour Operator No Comments Email Email

Travel coach break provider, National Holidays which provides both short and long breaks to numerous locations across the UK and Europe have delved into the way people travel in the 21st century and what apps will benefit them the most.

Apps have become a must have for all travellers, from commuters to people travelling for leisure. Not only do these benefit children but through brain training, puzzles and updated news stories, adults are known to be on their mobile for numerous hours a day.

Travelling can be different depending on the person and place they’re heading too. We’ve found that the different apps suit different travellers and in doing so have illustrated the benefits.



This app helps travellers relax in their own free time with meditation and calming techniques. This app boasts to help the user focus, stress less, listen better and eat well.


Similar to Headspace, Buddhify aims to be the mindfulness solution to the modern day life. At only £3.99, this app is a must have for busy workers who need to relax during their journey.

City Mapper

Perfect for the city traveller and the commuter who regularly finds themselves pulling into new cities, this innovative app allows travellers to find out the best route for them whether it’s by metro, bus train or taxi.


The most ideal app to chill out before work, allowing you to listen to music and fall asleep before you arrive at your destination.


Brain HQ

Get your brain business-ready with this brain training programme. It wakes you up, gets you thinking and ensures you can make the best business decisions if you’e travelling to a pitch or meeting.


Challenge your brain on your journey’s with this quirky app. It will keep your attention focused and not allow you to turn off from an active brain while traveling.


One of the biggest game-changing apps for the Taxi world. Forget booking taxi’s over the phone and scrambling for change, this app allows you to book on the app and pay via card, which comes out instantly after your journey. The fuss-free way to travel. By also allowing you to track your Taxi on a map it allows you to see how close and in how many minutes your driver will be with you.

Fit Brains

Stimulating and challenging your brain keeps your brain active, when your body can’t be. Whether you are sat on a train, coach or plane this effective app helps to keep you going.


Growing your own pug

Growing your own Pug allows you to have your own pug without the time and cost that goes into having a real one. Dress, feed and bathe it all the way along your journey.


Play around with endless selfies of you and your friends/ family by making your faces look flawless. Upload it to your Social media and share your travels with your followers.

Angry Birds

Throw birds at the pesky pigs and work your way through each level. This game is addictive and you won’t be able to stop until you have completed it which is great for travelling as it eliminates all boredom and keeps you occupied.


Just like playing your childhood game but on your phone against the computer. With levels of difficulty it keeps the game challenging over a journey.

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