Whether you are a full-time global nomad or a traveler enjoying the perfect vacation, we all want to stretch our travel dollars. Saving money allows us to extend our journeys and pack more fun and activities for our getaway, or better yet have money left over for the next adventure!
If you are traveling you want to enjoy yourself, have fun in the sun and have an incredible time every day. You don’t want to have to spend time on your budget every night. Fortunately, there are great travel budget management apps that can help you easily stay on track.
There are also several specialized applications that help with specific travel financial issues such as currency conversion and foreign transaction fees. If you are looking for a source of additional funds to finance your vacation of a lifetime, look into guarantor loans from a reputable lender.
Trail Wallet was created by travelers, for travelers. The creators of this app have been traveling full time since 2010 and needed a simple way to track their finances. It’s an easy to use app with an intuitive interface.
You can budget for trip or by month, and set up a daily limit for what you want to spend. Then, when you have a receipt or bill, you just pop open the app and use Quick Add screen to enter the amount. You can also categorize expenditures by type or category. The app will then track how you are doing on your budget. Trail Wallet is free for the first 25 items and is $4.99 for unlimited items. It is only available on iOS devices.
If you are a globetrotter off exploring the world or are going overseas for a vacation you will want to consider TrabeePocket as your budget management app. With this app, you can easily switch from your home currency to the currency of the country where you are traveling.
You can add expenses very easily through the app and can tag them by expense type and payment method (cash vs. credit card). The Pro version, which is available for a small fee, also supports multiple currencies and allows you to export your budget to Excel. TrabeePocket is available for both Android and iOS.
Specialized Financial Apps for Travel
Three specialized travel apps are worth your consideration. Trip Splitter is great for families or people traveling in groups. You can easily split costs between group members and track payments. This app is available only on iOS.
XE Currency is a mainstay for any traveler. The app, available on Android and iOS, easily converts amounts from one currency to another using current conversion rates. Our third app, Wallet Dilemma, is a sophisticated offering that tracks the exact foreign transaction fees you would pay for a charge on your credit card. It’s a must if you really want to reign in your travel budget and make wise buying decisions.
So before you embark on your next great vacation or on your nomadic adventure, be sure to download these great apps for travelers. With these tools, you’ll save money and be able to easily manage your finances along the way.