The following apps are available on both Apple iPhone and Android smartphones. Download the apps directly from Apple’s App Store (for Macintosh devices) or the Google Play store (for Androids). Some are available on other platforms. Or download the free mobile app directly from the Web sites.
OANDA Currency Converter by OANDA Corp. converts exchange rates for more than 180 currencies. Available: App Store or Google Play, www.Oanda.com (click Currency Converter at top, then at right click on “Try also…Mobile Currency Apps.”
Gas Buddy knows where the cheapest gas is.
Available: App Store, Google Play www.GasBuddy.com
GateGuru comes through with restaurants and tips specific to the airport if you’re stuck on a long layover or unexpected delay. Available: App Store, Google Play, or www.GateGuru.com
Kayak compares hotel, flight, and car rental deals.
Available: App Store, Google Play, www.Kayak.com
Read the Kentucky Living April 2014 feature that goes along with this Web exclusive, iTravel.