Travelling is 70% uncertainty and 30% plans. Whoever cannot deal with the fact that travelling to unknown places will never go exactly as you had planned, should probably give it a second thought. For those who are daunted by the idea but still want to step into unknown waters, we have a list of apps for you that will help you get through a few such major uncertainties, no matter where in the world you are. As for the numerous others that you come across, travelling will teach you how to deal with those like an absolute pro. By Shubhanjana Das

1. AirBnb

If you are reading this, chances are you already know what AirBnb is and why it has become so much more popular among frequent travellers than hotels. With AirBnb, it is easier to find home away from home, not only by sorting the price but also the facilities you wish to avail. You can have a penthouse to yourself or just a room, the choice is entirely yours. It is the ideal choice for those living at one place for longer than just a couple of days.

2. Trip it

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This free to download app is mobile trip planner. It carries details of your flights, hotels, helps you with directions, maps, and cars. You can even sync your plans with your mobile calendar so have track of every flight and never miss one. Flip It also lets you share your itinerary online on social media.

3. Google Translate

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This is an absolute no-brainer! If you’re travelling to a non-English speaking country, you would want to make sure that you have the least bit of idea to help you get through with the absolute basics of the language. You can translate as many as 58 languages and hear converted phrases of as many as 23 languages.

4. Oanda Currency Converter

It is absolutely necessary that you have a trust-worthy, quick, and easy-to-use app that helps you know the exact rate of exchange. The app has a database of over 190 currencies. Besides, you can also use the interbank rates on Oanda.

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