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Having Google Maps on your phone eliminates the need for a GPS. You can put in your home address, or starting point, and the destination address, and Google Maps will tell you turn by turn how to get there. It will give you two or three routes you can take, such as shortest route, and scenic route. This app is free, and I use it all the time. Just be sure to have a car charger for your phone, because Google Apps uses up the battery quickly. Rated 4.3 by users.
I also use Weather Underground. This app shows you at a glance what the weather is in the area you are in. It is helpful because you can see the weather radar, so you know if there are any storms around, and how far away they may be from you. Rated 4.5 by users. Free.
Just in case you don’t have a real flashlight in your car, Flashlight app uses the camera flash to send out a high beam of light, so you can see your way around in the dark, unlock the car, even signal oncoming traffic that you are on the side of the road. Rated 4.6 by users. Free.
iExit tells you what is up ahead at the next exit. Whether you are looking for a restroom, a gas station, or somewhere to eat, iExit will let you know just how far away you are from the exit where you’ll find it. Rated 3.6 by users. Free.
Gas Buddy helps you find the gas stations with the cheapest gas, no matter where you might be. The app shows you the gas prices for each station up ahead. Rated 4.6 stars by users. Free.
AAA Mobile is a free app for members of AAA. If you’re a member, you can use the app to call for road service , get maps and directions, and more. Rated 4.0 by users.
What other apps do you use when you travel?