iPhone : Travel

All the best iPhone apps and latest iPod apps, rated, reviewed and ready for download.

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

1
Car Camera DVR

Car Camera DVR

A useful and well-executed app – though there are a couple of frustrating niggles there, too.

4
4

£1.49

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
GloveBox

GloveBox

You’re unlikely to need it every day, or every week for that matter. But for the convenience GloveBox delivers, it’s 69p well spent.

4
2

£0.69

6
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

7
DriveGain+

DriveGain+

Useful for those with a passion for statistics, and could save you real money in fuel efficiency.

3
2

£4.99

8
CaskFinder

CaskFinder

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

2
2

FREE

9
AA Speed Camera

AA Speed Camera

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

3
2

FREE

10
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

11
AA Time Machine

AA Time Machine

A useful geographical tool for historians and the curious alike.

4
2

FREE

12
Banksy-Locations

Banksy-Locations

Useful site locator for the famous yet elusive street artist Banksy.

4
3

£0.69

13
Garmin UK & Ireland

Garmin UK & Ireland

Needs a few more versions before it can truly compete with TomTom, but it’s still a good app.

4
2

£39.99

14
NavFree GPS UK & ROI

NavFree GPS UK & ROI

A free TomTom alternative, but satellite coverage is patchy

3
3

FREE

15
Localscope

Localscope

Find amenities fast using this app, which searches multiple databases to give you more useful results.

4
2

£1.49

16
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

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

3
2

FREE

17
The Good Pub Guide 2011

The Good Pub Guide 2011

A good initial version, with more features to come.

4
2

£3.99

18
Google Translate

Google Translate

Magical travel app disolves language barriers

5
2

FREE

19
Raileasy

Raileasy

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

4
2

FREE

20
Metro Cab Finder

Metro Cab Finder

The perfect app for when you are drunk and lost

3
2

FREE

21
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

22
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

23
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

24
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

25
Weather Pro

Weather Pro

We love talking about the weather in good old Blighty, and Weather Pro provides incredibly accurate local forecasts

4
3

£2.39

26
CoPilot Live UK and Ireland

CoPilot Live UK and Ireland

Satnav applications on mobile phones have developed at an incredible rate, with the latest from CoPilot turning your iPhone into a fully-featured PND.

5
3

£26.99

27
London Tube Deluxe

London Tube Deluxe

An essential iPhone app for any Londoner or befuddled visitor who cannot make head nor tail of the tube map.

5
3

£0.59

28
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

29
Lonely Planet Guide to London

Lonely Planet Guide to London

Lonely Planet’s Guide to London on the iPhone is certainly a pricey app, but it’s worth it if you are planning to explore the city.

4
2

£9.49

30
AA – Best of Britain

AA – Best of Britain

The AA’s latest app won’t help you fix a puncture on the M1, but it will make sure your weekends are more fun.

3
2

£4.99