by Matt Alderton | February 19, 2017
Next to your spouse, of course, your smartphone is arguably the most important travel companion there is. It's not just your phone that's important to have when you're away from home, however; also, it's the apps you have on it. Here are 10 of the best, according to British newspaper The Guardian:

10. Rebtel

Use Rebtel to make cheap phonecalls around the world without an internet connection.

9. Waze

Use Waze to successfully navigate around traffic when you're visiting a city with busy roadways.

8. Google Trips

Use Google Trips to prepare handy travel itineraries, complete with suggestions of things to see and do.

7. TunnelBear

Use TunnelBear to keep your internet connection secure while traveling abroad. 

6. Hopper

Use Hopper to book cheap flights on your phone; the app will tell you when the best time is to book the cheapest flight.

5. Packpoint

Use Packpoint to automatically generate a packing list based on where you're going, when you'll be there, and for how long you're going.

4. Rome2Rio

Use Rome2Rio to successfully navigate transfers when you're going from plane to train to automobile, or any combination thereof.

3. Tinder

Use Tinder to see how the locals date; if you're single, it can be a great way to meet new people in a new place.

2. Circa

Use Circa for timekeeping when you're traversing countries or continents; it helps you keep track of what time it is across multiple time zones.

1. Accuweather

Use Accuweather to keep tabs on the weather when you're traveling; it's tops for international forecasting, in particular.

Source: The Guardian