Lonely Planet London City Guide
One of the best iPhone apps for travelling to London is Lonely Planet’s London City Guide. The simplistic, yet efficient interface is easy to navigate, which makes finding information a breeze. It contains detailed maps of London neighborhoods that are accessible offline. A few interactive map features may require data roaming. The app has recommendations of places to see and things to do. Thinking about touring the countryside? The app has recommendations for excursions. The Lonely Planet London City Guide app is available at the iTunes App Store for $5.99.
Fodor’s London Travel Guide
Another useful app for visitors to London is Fodor’s London Travel Guide. It contains information and reviews of local restaurants, hotels, and shops. Recommended establishments are presented on a detailed map with the Fodor’s Choice feature. For ’things to do’ and ‘sites to see’ near your location, use the Search Nearby feature. Listings are presented by category and are searchable. A unique feature of this travel guide is the Field Notes option, which lets you record special moments during the trip. The Fodor’s London Travel Guide app is available at the iTunes App Store for $5.99
London: A Frommer’s Complete Guide
Frommer’s Complete Guide to London is a great app for travelers in London. The app provides an overview of the city and contains recommendations for shopping, nightlife, and attractions. By utilizing location based navigation with Google Maps, the app identifies the closest establishments to you. Listings contain integrated phone numbers, so dialing is very convenient. Plan your day with suggested itineraries and walking tours. The London: A Frommer’s Complete Guide app is available at the iTunes App Store for $4.99.
London TripWolf Travel Guide
The London TripWolf Travel Guide is another one of the top iPhone apps for traveling to London. It contains premium content from travel guide publishers Footprint and Marco Polo. Hundreds of points of interests are described in this app. Each category is sortable and individual places are mapped. Select from nightlife, nature & adventure, accommodations, culture & sights, and more. You can write reviews, add photos, and save favorites. The London TripWolf Travel Guide is available at the iTunes App Store for $2.99.
London City Slicker
The London City Slicker app features excellent video and audio clips designed to inform and entertain you while you tour the city. The app contains eight walking tours that guide you through the various attractions. The tours are narrated by the historian Adam Heart Davis. The tour includes stops at famous pubs and local restaurants. The app also contains hundreds of pictures, integrated Google Maps, and contact information for each establishment. The London City Slicker app is available at the iTunes App Store for $2.99.
For additional travel apps, check out the review of GlobeJot and iPhone Apps to Find Airport Gates and Flight Information.