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Best travel apps , travel planners, route calculators and service updates to help make sure you never miss the train again.

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Lumia Clock

Lumia Clock

A clock you’ll never need

2
2

FREE

2
Geospike

Geospike

The visual splendor is somewhat spoilt by the dark tones, and levels are too slow-paced and repetitive to really grip you.

3
2

FREE

3
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

4
Commuter

Commuter

A first-class app, and one that’s nicely flexible. The lack of ticket purchasing means it can’t be the only app you use, though.

4
3

FREE

5
Bing Get Me There

Bing Get Me There

Easy to get lost, easy to be found

4
2

FREE

6
Wipolo

Wipolo

Letting others see how good you are at travelling

2
2

FREE

7
First Great Western

First Great Western

Poor performance lets down an excellent app

4
3

FREE

8
thetrainline.com

thetrainline.com

Find your next train and buy tickets in a flash

4
2

FREE

9
Columbia’s GPS PAL

Columbia’s GPS PAL

Make beautiful walks even more memorable by creating and sharing these journals – just make sure you’ve got a full battery before you do so.

4
2

FREE

10
RAC Traffic

RAC Traffic

Good enough for traffic information

3
2

FREE

11
Tube Map

Tube Map

An essential app for Londoners new and old

5
2

FREE

12
Addison Lee

Addison Lee

Need a taxi? It’s right there on your phone

5
3

FREE

13
Telmap Navigator

Telmap Navigator

Satnav, GPS, call it what you will, but it’s one of the main car-based aids a GPS-enabled smartphone can provide.

5
2

FREE

14
Hotels.com HD

Hotels.com HD

A cracking app for hunting local crashpads and planning holiday stays generally

4
2

FREE

15
CaskFinder

CaskFinder

Could find you a nice beer in a pinch, but it’s not comprehensive enough for our tastes.

2
2

FREE

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

Full of info, basic on looks

4
2

FREE

17
Nokia Drive

Nokia Drive

Sat Nav comes to Windows Phone

4
2

FREE

18
OpenTable

OpenTable

Find a good place to eat, provided the information is there

3
2

FREE

19
AA Speed Camera

AA Speed Camera

This offers solid performance in locating speed cameras, but its ugly interface lets it down

3
2

FREE

20
AA Breakdown & Traffic

AA Breakdown & Traffic

Send the AA your location and get traffic updates

4
3

FREE

21
AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA takes a no-frills approach to location-based discovery of UK attractions.

4
2

FREE

22
AA Time Machine

AA Time Machine

A useful geographical tool for historians and the curious alike.

4
2

FREE

23
Eurostar Trains

Eurostar Trains

Rail journeys have just got a little easier…

5
3

FREE

24
NavFree GPS UK & ROI

NavFree GPS UK & ROI

A free TomTom alternative, but satellite coverage is patchy

3
3

FREE

25
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

26
gMaps

gMaps

Maps and Microsoft just don’t want to mix

3
2

FREE

27
British Airways

British Airways

Speeding you up through the nightmare check ins

4
2

FREE

28
Glympse

Glympse

Share your location without letting the whole world know where you are

4
2

FREE

29
Gowalla

Gowalla

Travel blogging comes to your smartphone

4
2

FREE

30
timr – Time and Milege Tracker

timr – Time and Milege Tracker

Keep track of project working time with this handy client

4
2

FREE

31
AroundMe

AroundMe

Location aware, but lacking any real direction

3
2

FREE

32
Google Translate

Google Translate

Magical travel app disolves language barriers

5
2

FREE

33
Poynt

Poynt

On poynt or poyntless? We investigate

4
2

FREE

34
British Airways

British Airways

Less of an app, more of a shortcut

2
3

FREE

35
Trainline Tickets

Trainline Tickets

Make sense of the rails with this brilliantly laid-out app

5
2

FREE

36
World Traveler
3
2

FREE

37
Raileasy

Raileasy

Booking train tickets can be a real nightmare, but not if you get yourself RailEasy

4
2

FREE

38
HRS Hotels

HRS Hotels

Book hotels from wherever you are

4
2

FREE

39
Metro Cab Finder

Metro Cab Finder

The perfect app for when you are drunk and lost

3
2

FREE

40
WorldMate

WorldMate

The ideal travel companion

3
2

FREE

41
Here and now

Here and now

Check local listings and weather

5
2

FREE

42
Travel Booker
4
3

FREE

43
Get Holiday

Get Holiday

The ideal trial companion

3
2

FREE

44
Translate

Translate

Simply translate from one language to another

3
2

FREE

45
Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor

Look up info on hotels and destinations

2
3

FREE

46
Lastminute.com hotels
3
2

FREE

47
Yell.com

Yell.com

The Yellow Pages in an app-sized location-specific chunk

4
2

FREE

48
Tube Map

Tube Map

The Underground now fits in your back pocket

4
3

FREE

49
TubeBuddy

TubeBuddy

Keep on top of tube departures and delays with this simple app

4
2

FREE

50
Skobbler UK/Ireland Lite

Skobbler UK/Ireland Lite

A free open-source satnav app that could well genuinely disrupt and improve the market for navigation apps on smartphones

4
2

FREE

51
AA Hotel Guide 2010

AA Hotel Guide 2010

If you’re looking for a decent, free guide to UK hotels then look no further

3
2

FREE

52
TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

If you travel or holiday a lot, iPhone’s Trip Advisor app will definitely find you the best hotel or meal

3
2

FREE

53
Postcards

Postcards

An ideal app for the terminally lazy on holidays who want to send postcards, but don’t want to move from the sunbed.

4
3

FREE

54
HRS Hotelportal

HRS Hotelportal

Search for and book up hotels worldwide

2
2

FREE

55
Touchnote Postcards

Touchnote Postcards

Send real postcards to anywhere in the world

4
2

FREE

56
British Airways

British Airways

Only love to fly with BA? This is the app for you

4
2

FREE

57
Natgeo Photos

Natgeo Photos

Enjoy the latest National Geographic imagery

3
2

FREE

58
Ibiza Rocks

Ibiza Rocks

A relatively useful guide to nights out in Ibiza

3
2

FREE

59
MyLocation

MyLocation

Tells you where you are, in case it’s been a heavy night

2
2

FREE

60
Compass
1
2

FREE

62
World Subway
3
3

FREE

63
Skobbler GPS Navigation

Skobbler GPS Navigation

Cover your sat-nav’s ears – Skobbler brings GPS navigation to Anfroid for free

4
2

FREE

64
Food Network UK World Cuisine

Food Network UK World Cuisine

Explore world cuisine through Food Network UK ’s new mobile app

3
2

FREE

65
Honda Safety Driving

Honda Safety Driving

Stop crashing into things when emailing on the go

4
3

FREE

66
SCOTTY mobil

SCOTTY mobil

Tracking your route across Europe in an apparently easy way

2
2

FREE

67
StayHIP

StayHIP

An app which seeks out the coolest hotel haunts so that you can mingle with the trendies

3
2

FREE

68
Kayak

Kayak

Need to change flights or hotel quickly at the drop of a hat?

4
2

FREE

69
Own Voice for Ovi Maps

Own Voice for Ovi Maps

Create your own voice commands for turn-by-turn directions on your Nokia

3
2

FREE

70
Google Maps Navigation

Google Maps Navigation

Available on Android devices with OS 1.6 and upwards, Google Maps Navigation brings free sat nav to your phone

4
2

FREE

71
TripIt Travel Organiser

TripIt Travel Organiser

Stop getting yourself in a muddle when travelling abroad by letting the automated TripIt service do all the work for you

5
2

FREE

72
TrainTimes

TrainTimes

Looking for a train? Want to know the time? The TrainTimes is the app for you

4
2

FREE

73
FancyTran

FancyTran

Get all fancy and translate-y with the latest application from FancyTran

4
3

FREE

74
Tube Map

Tube Map

Why faff about with paper leaflets when you can use an advanced and interactive tube map instead?

3
2

FREE

75
Navita Translator

Navita Translator

Basic translation software that does exactly what is says on the tin – turns words into other words

2
2

FREE

76
LangLearner Lite

LangLearner Lite

Learn a new language for free with easy to follow audio clips and lists. Lots and lots of lists.

2
2

FREE

77
TripCase

TripCase

Keep complex trips under control and carefully logged. You can even blog about what you’re up to and bore your friends senseless. Thanks TripCase!

4
2

FREE

78
Ovi Maps

Ovi Maps

Mapping for 70 countries, with driving directions, traffic info and walking navigation.

5
3

FREE

79
toptable restaurant finder

toptable restaurant finder

If you already use toptable’s restaurant-booking website, then you will know what is in store with this useful food-finding app.

4
2

FREE

80
VirginTrains

VirginTrains

Get up-to-the-minute train and travel info on all Virgin trains, including platforms, delays and arrival times.

3
2

FREE

81
I Parked Here – Trial Edition

I Parked Here – Trial Edition

Car locating tool for forgetful drivers helps you find your Golf in the multi storey.

3
2

FREE

82
Go Eat – Global Dining Guide

Go Eat – Global Dining Guide

Helping you to search out the best places to eat no matter where you are with restaurant listings, reviews and user ratings.

3
2

FREE

83
Bing

Bing

Get Microsfot’s Bing service on your mobile and access maps, directions and location-aware information on nearby businesses and services.

3
2

FREE

84
ALOQA

ALOQA

Location aware app that lets you find out what’s going on near you.

3
2

FREE

85
RAC Traffic

RAC Traffic

Constantly updated app which gives you traffic information via Google Maps, helping you to plan your journey easier.

5
3

FREE

86
Qype Radar

Qype Radar

Qype Radar offers up millions of reviews of local amenities based on your location. From restaurants to taxis, it’s all rated and reviewed.

5
2

FREE

87
Talk To Me

Talk To Me

Text-to-speech app that allows you to type in phrases and voice-translate them into a number of different languages.

4
2

FREE

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Augmented Views 2.0

Augmented Views 2.0

Augmented reality app that delivers traffic alerts and speed camera warnings to help you avoid delays and stay fine free on your car journey.

3
3

FREE