Top 10 Android Travel Apps for Goa
By Johann D’Silva
We all dream of having a great vacation in Goa. Parting all night, checking out different places and experiencing Goan culture is fun. But if you find yourself wanting to look up entertainment events on a particular night or what there is to do in a specific geographic location, apps make life easier. So here are the 10 best travel apps we found for Android phones in Goa. They can be downloaded from the Play Store.
1. GoWow Goa
This is a non-commercial and free app, so we like it even more. When you start posting about new and unique places in ‘Found a Place’ section, upon verification and validation by GoWow Admin, you will be the ‘Discoverer’ of the place traveled. It allows you to share places/ festivals/ facts of Goa on social media like Facebook and Twitter. It is rated as 4.5 out of 5 and is very user friendly.
2. Go Goa
This app gives you historical details and information of the major attractions with attractive images and an offline map with options, which will help you to find your way around. Besides these, there is an Emergency info section where there are options to call the Police, Hospital and Ambulance, which is very useful.You will also find other handy information about the Airport, ATMs, Bus Stands and much more. It is rated as 4 out of 5.
3. Goa Tourism Guide Travel Maps
An official app from Ixigo, the app helps you explore an exhaustive list of shacks, beaches, spas, restaurants, pubs, night-clubs, unique experiences, cab services, ATM locations, currency exchange places and much more.
Ixigo Goa Travel Guide doesn’t use your GPRS or 3G services and works even if you don’t have any network coverage. This app provides amazing pictures, precise descriptions, phone numbers, addresses, tips, maps and directions. It also shows the weather condition in the home page of the App and it is rated 4.
4. Goabase Party Finder
As the name suggests, the app helps you find parties in your area and tells the user about the festivals and events. This app provides details such as date, flyer, entertainment lineup and location. It is user friendly and is available in two languages — German and English. The rating is higher than others at 4.7!
5. Planet Goa
This app has been packaged around all that Goa has to offer as a world classpremier holiday destination. It has info under headings like Parties and nightlife, Nightclubs, Stays, Spas, Shopping and lots more. It is rated 4.8.
6. Goa on Foot Goa on Foot-Travel Guide is a self-guided walking tour app that leads you into the by-lanes of Goan history, culture and everyday life. This app gives you information beyond beaches and seafood. The app covers the capital city Panjim and also Old Goa. It gives detailed information along with pictures to help you make the most of every walk and the map has been designed for easy navigation. It has a rating of 4 as well.
8. Hello Goa
This app gives you the information about tourist attractions with photos and maps. It gives you a list of different restaurants located in your area. This app has options like shopping, health and beauty, hotels, eating out, entertainment, sightseeing and others. It is rated as 4.1.
9. What’s Up Goa “From private hideaways, clandestine parties and iconic fashion to yoga and gastronomic delights, the WUG hunts down only the best that India’s premier beach destination and party capital has to offer.”We found the app to be true to this statement. It is rated 4.4.
10. FindAll Goa
This travel app gives you up-to-date information about events, published by the same company that distributes magazines as well. On the front page of the app, it gives information about upcoming events. You can also get info about Eat outs, Hotels, Nights out, Shopping, Sightseeing, Wellness, Art and Culture, etc. This app is rated as 3.9 out of 5.