The Best Mobile Apps for Healthcare Travelers

Feb 9, 2022 | Allied Healthcare, Travel Nursing

Smartphones being the go-to resource for browsing and booking travel related needs and in today’s mobile-first world, travelers have millions of apps to choose from. We’ve narrowed down the extensive list of travel apps to our top 10 mobile apps of 2022 for healthcare travelers. Whether you’re looking for apps that help save money, prepare for an upcoming travel assignment, or find activities to do while you’re there, we’ve got you covered. These apps will help you make the most of your next travel assignment!

 

Roadtrippers

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: The Basic Plan is Free. Try Roadtrippers Plus for $29.99/year

If you typically road trip to each assignment or are looking to do so, this app is a must! Roadtrippers is known as the world’s #1 road trip planning tool. The app allows you to build your trip itinerary by selecting a route, discovering millions of activities you won’t want to miss along the way, and even allows you to save and share each trip itinerary. Plan your road trip ahead of time with attractions near your route that you would’ve never known existed!

 

Hopper

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: Free

Booking travel has never been so easy and affordable, thanks to Hopper! Hopper uses an algorithm to help find the cheapest and most flexible options for flights, hotels, and rental cars. Not only does the app offer exclusive discounts, and freeze prices, but it has a 95% accuracy in price predictions for future flights and hotels. It’s a handy app to help determine when airline and hotel prices will increase or decrease, and you can even get notified so that you know when it’s the best time to purchase. You can book everything from airline tickets, hotels, and rental cars all within the app.

 

GetUpside

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: Free

Do you want to earn cashback on daily necessities? Try GetUpside and start saving up to $0.25/gallon on gas! Earn cash back every time you fill up your gas tank, grocery shop, or even dine at restaurants! There are over 30,000 businesses nationwide with offers in the app near you. The app is completely free and easy to use. Download the app, link whichever card you would like to use, claim an offer, and start earning cashback on everyday errands. All earned cashback can be cashed out in PayPal or redeemed in numerous gift cards. Be sure to take advantage of the great referral program as well.  Share your code with friends for extra cashback.

 

TripAdvisor

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: The Basic plan is Free. Try the Plus account ($99/year) risk-free for 90 days.

Planning trips or travel assignments can be difficult and time-consuming, which is precisely why you need this app. TripAdvisor is one of the largest travel guidance platforms and makes planning every aspect of your travel so easy. You have access to everything from booking flights, hotels, renting houses, finding restaurants, or things to do all within the app. The best part is that you have access to reviews and recommendations from travelers that have been there before, and you can share your own. Start making the most of your next travel assignment or trip!

 

Airbnb

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: Free

Whether you are looking for your next home away from home while on assignment or seeking a weekend getaway, you need this app. Discover millions of rental spaces all over the country to find your next temporary living space. Once you do that, everything is easy from there. You can chat with your host, check-in with the arrival guide, and even find things to do near you, all from the app.

If you’re looking to make extra income while on a travel assignment and looking to list your space, you can do so directly on the app. Anything you may need from hosting or booking can be done directly through the app.

 

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Pack Point

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: One-time purchase of $2.99

Tired of forgetting to pack essential items for your assignment? Download Pack Point today, and never forget to pack anything ever again! This app offers the ultimate packing list for any trip/assignment. Simply select your location and duration, determine which activities you will be participating in while there and Pack Point will build you a custom packing list. The app also considers the weather, builds a packing list, and even allows you to customize and share your list so that you are completely ready and equipped with everything you will need for your upcoming travel assignment.

 

Cam Scanner

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: The Basic Account is free. Premium Account 3-day free trial, then is $4.99/month

Have you ever needed to send a scanned document, ID, receipt, or contract while on assignment and not had access to a scanner? The Cam Scanner app will turn your phone into an ultra-fast and portable scanner. Scan any document, edit, save, and share it in various formats. This app is not only helpful for healthcare travelers but can help eliminate the need for a scanner altogether!

 

Mint

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: Free

Managing finances is difficult enough and can be even more challenging for healthcare travelers who are constantly on the go. That is precisely why this app is a must! Mint is a completely free app that allows you to manage all your finances in one place. Anything from creating budgets, managing subscriptions, keeping track of expenses, investments, loans and even more. The app also provides “mintsights” to help you save more, stay on track with your financial goals, and pay off any debt. The Mint app is a one-stop-shop to manage all your finances in one place.

 

AllTrails

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Cost: The basic plan is free.  Pro options are available: Annual Plan is $2.50/month-billed once at, $29.99 Three-Year Plan is $1.67/month-billed once, at $59.99Cancel anytime within 30 days for a full refund

Finding your next adventure has never been so easy! With the AllTrails app, you can have access to 200,000+ trails across the globe. With plenty of options for your next hike, trail run, mountain biking adventure, dog-friendly trail, and even more. Once you’ve picked a trail, the app will navigate you each step of the way and track your distance so that you can share it. With AllTrails you have everything you need to hit the trails and explore your next assignment location.

Need some trails to put the app to the test? Check out The Healthcare Traveler’s Guide to Hiking.

 

Meetup

 

Compatible with iOS and Android devices

Current offer: The Basic account is free. Try Meetup Pro’s free trial before purchase. Pro subscription options are $23.99/month or, a 6-month subscription plan $16.49/month ($98.94 total)

We know that picking up and moving from assignment to assignment can get lonely, but it doesn’t have to. The Meetup app is a great resource to explore the city you are in and meet people. The platform is designed to build a community of individuals and connect them with others that have similar interests, network, grow a business, learn, etc. Meetup is a great and safe option for those looking to get outside of their comfort zones and meet people and explore the city they are in.

 

Download the apps that you would use, create your accounts, and get ready for your next travel assignment! Apply for your next adventure here.

 

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