Summer is almost here, and many people will be jetting off to foreign lands to relax and brown themselves by the pool or on the beach. Now there are plenty of apps available that can make your holiday even more relaxing and easy. Here are a few things you should think about downloading before you set off.


Packpoint is a handy free app that gives you assistance with your packing. All you do is type in the details of your trip, where you are going, what the weather is like, and what you are planning to do, and the app will make recommendations on what you should pack. Then you can tick items off the list when you have put them in your suitcase, so you know that you haven’t forgotten anything.

Along the Way

This app would be particularly useful for holidaymakers in England, who may have to drive long distances to their destination. You input your endpoint and the app tells you useful places on your route, such as petrol stations, food outlets, museums, and parks. This could be really handy if you fancy a day trip on the way to your holiday.

Online Casino

While you are lazing around and topping up your tan you will need some fun games to play to keep you entertained. Casino games are hugely popular and a great way to pass the time. There are plenty of online casinos out there that also offer a mobile app, so players can enjoy their fix of roulette, slots, or blackjack online from their smartphone or tablet. A lot of sites also give players the opportunity to play for free, so you don’t have to stake your hard-earned cash if you don’t want to.


A holiday just wouldn’t be the same without having a good book to curl up to. For avid reading fans this app is a must. It provides detailed information about books, and includes an online social network so you can communicate with other readers, discuss books, and share recommendations. It can help you discover books that you may never have found before. It will also mean that you don’t miss out on any discussion surrounding the bestsellers that everyone is talking about, such as “Behind Closed Doors” and “The Good Mother”.

Layout from Instagram

When you go on holiday one of the most important things is to get plenty of photos, so you can look back on the treasured memories, and also to make your friends back home jealous. Instagram is a great way for instantly sharing photos with your friends online, and is one of the most popular social media apps. The layout app allows users to create collages out of their photos, and this could be ideal for organising holiday photos into one place. The app is simple to use, and you can make great collages in a matter of minutes.

To really make the most of your summer holiday, download these useful apps today.