As countries are starting to ease travel restrictions, have you downloaded your safety travel apps? It’s vital for your safety.
If you’re planning to travel this summer or later this year, one of the most important things you need to think of while traveling is you and your loved ones’ safety. The good news is technology has made it easier to ensure personal safety and our friends and family’s safety whenever we travel.
There are several apps you can use to ensure you are safe while traveling. We recommend using these 5 iOS and Android apps to maximize your safety while traveling. Let’s dive in.
Available for Android and iOS users and is very important, especially for solo travelers. If you are traveling and your situation becomes dangerous, this app will send an emergency message to your favorite contacts. The app automatically starts recording a video or audio as soon as you trigger it through a voice command. Then, it sends these recordings to all your emergency contacts to inform them that you’re in danger.
Speech translation is one of the most vital aspects of your safety while traveling because you may need help from a person who doesn’t know your language. This app can translate up to 117 languages for written text and 54 languages for voice text. You can also have an offline option that translates between 10 different languages.
U.S. Dept of State Travelers App
This is the official app developed by the USA’s traveler’s department to ensure U.S. citizens’ safety whenever they travel. With this app, you will get easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and any other information that you may need as a traveler.
ICE Medical App
ICE stands for “In Case of Emergency.” This medical app will help store your health records that can be used by the foreign medical personnel whenever you travel. It contains your doctor’s primary contacts that could be of importance, especially if you have a health condition that is only best understood by your doctor.
The app also has the option of being accessed even when the phone is locked. This feature is essential, especially if a traveler gets a health complication that makes it impossible for them to unlock the phone.
Sitata Travel Safe
This is another essential app you might need the next time you take a trip. Sitata will give you information regarding safety threats, disease outbreaks, violent protests, and other travel concerns that may place your life at risk in an unknown country.
This information will allow you to decide how to travel and navigate your trip safely. This will also come in handy if you need to plan an emergency trip back home if any sudden life-threatening conditions occur.