Travel Buddy is a newly launched mobile application that allows travelers across the globe to connect with local travel experts while traveling. It’s a hyperlocal travel app, launched about a year back on Google Play Store that connects the travelers with natives of a place in real-time. The founders of this app have assigned the term, ‘Travel buddies’ to the locals who’re willing to show the tourists and travelers different places around their area, because they know it the best. It’s an exciting app that enables the travelers to explore the destination like the locals.
How does it work?
- The user has to download and register to the Travel Buddy app via the play store
- Share their Travel Story, look for a Travel Buddy or ask about a destination
- Search for a destination and connect to Local Experts based there – pre trip or during the trip
Advantages of Travel Buddy app:
- Connect: The app enables the travelers to connect, chat and exchange itineraries with their local travel buddies and other tourists.
- Get social: The social news feed within the app provides a great way to be social while traveling and make new friends on the go.
- Secure: All the travelers and ‘travel buddies’ on the app are registered via Mobile OTP verification and there is a mechanism to rate and review
- Explore: It enables the users to explore unseen places and lesser-known attractions of the place using the search functionality
- Share: The users can share their experience including travel photos, videos, travel advice, and helpful tips as well as the itinerary with other users.
- Plan: The app can also be used as a trip planner to plan the whole trip while adding trip inspirations, best places to explore, new destinations and more. It can also be shared with other travel buddies.
- Meet new people: The map feature allows the users to find their fellow travel buddies nearby and plan meet-ups with them at new places. The app can be used to discover new people and organize travel groups wherever the user goes.
- Customize: The users can customize their profile with a photo, location, description and other basic information to tell others a little bit about yourself.
- Get suggestions: The app also allows the users to get suggestions on tourists nearby to connect via geolocation grouping on the app.
Within a short period of its launch, Travel Buddy app has received great response from the users, one of whom says, “As it says, Connecting travelers locally, it should also say Connecting travelers Worldwide. A wonderful app designed for travel freaks. Share your experiences, get to know more insights about the place. You also meet like-minded people here who are travel enthusiasts.”
The app is designed with intelligent algorithms that make sure that the users find their best ‘travel buddy’ for their next adventurous trip.
Travel Buddy app is available for free download at Google Play store.