In Pictures: 10 essential Windows 8 travel apps

You're in good hands with Windows 8

WorldMate

WorldMate is one of those travel-planning apps that threaten to push the endangered travel-agent species into full-on extinction. Simply register an email address, and forward any pertinent travel messages such as flight confirmations or hotel reservations to WorldMate's website. The app will do the rest, setting up a user-friendly itinerary complete with maps.

If you need to make reservations, the WorldMate website can help you find hotels, flights and automotive transportation, using Kayak's booking service in the background. Or, you could just cut out the middleman and use the similarly excellent Kayak Windows 8 app to make your travel arrangements, and then stick to WorldMate when you're actually on the road.

4 of 11
VIEW ALL THUMBNAILS

Comments on this image

There are currently no comments for this image.

Comments are now closed.

Related Slideshows

Most Popular Reviews

Follow Us

Best Deals on GoodGearGuide

Shopping.com

Latest News Articles

Resources

GGG Evaluation Team

Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

Latest Jobs

Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?