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Top 10 Apps Which Are A Travelers's Best Friends

Choosing the right application is as confusing as deciding where to stay and how to get there. So here, we combed through different travel applications to determine which tool is useful to plan a trip, getting around and saving money along the way. All the applications below are free to download for IOS or Android phones.

Airbnb

Airbnb is an online marketplace and hospitality service, enabling people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vocation rentals, apartment rentals, homestays or hotel rooms. The company does not own any lodging, but acts as a broker and receives percentage service fee (commission) from both the guest and the host in conjunction with every booking. It is a privately held company available in 26 languages. The company was found in 2008, 9 years back, by the founders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharczyk. The headquarter is situated in San Francisco, California. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 65,000 cities and 191 countries. The total equity funding of the company is $3.4B by 41 investors in 10 rounds. Eventually the app will become an all-in-one travel app that lets you plan your day, book a car, and more.


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