8 Top DIY Travel and Booking Apps to Download Now

Traveling has changed much over the years. Technology has made it that much easier for everyone to navigate the world without getting lost—in all sense of the term. 

What once might have taken hours to achieve, like finding a restaurant a friend had recommended in passing, could now take all of 30 minutes or less, thanks to the conveniences packed into your smartphone. You’d be able to send them a message asking about the restaurant’s name, search for its location, and follow your phone’s map to get there. The best thing, really, is that it doesn’t stop there.

When you’ve taken it upon yourself to discover the world, you can count on technology to help you through it all. There are a ton of apps that can make your travel a smooth experience from start to finish. Here are 8 apps perfect to nail your next trip’s needs and then some!

Travel Booking

Whenever you’re ready for your next adventure, keeping travel booking apps in line will definitely help. Not only will you be able to book in your next destination, you’ll also be able to keep tabs of all your bookings, receive notifications for the sweetest deals like discounts, promos, and more.

  • Traveloka – Complete your travel agenda with Traveloka. Here, you’ll be able to find both your flight and hotel needs in one search. What’s more, you can lock in your trip’s activities by booking tickets for amusement parks, museums, and more on the app.

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore

  • Cebu Pacific Airlines  – Get ahead of your next budget-friendly expedition with Cebu Pacific’s mobile app. You’ll receive notifications for seat sale promos for all the best prices to your dream destinations. If that isn’t enticing enough, you can also use the Fly Now, Pay Later deal from Cashalo and Cebu Pacific Airlines. Book a flight anywhere in the Philippines and pay in installments even without a credit card! 

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore

  • Klook – Sort out your travel essentials in one go. Klook is packed with a variety of services for attractions, tours, transport, and even wifi across Asia. It’s the perfect app if you’re traveling to nearby countries!

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore


Finding the best place to stay on your next trip is always a challenge. Hotel accommodations, after all, are definitely not the cheapest expense. These apps provide you with a variety of rest and relaxation picks for wherever you might be headed.

  • Airbnb – Traveling on a budget? Airbnb’s got you covered with affordable accommodations. If you’re looking for more experiences in the vicinity, you’ll find some awesome tours on the app, too.

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore

  • Agoda –  Get the most bang for your buck with promos on Agoda. A quick look at the Today’s Deals tab will have you going far with discount vouchers you can steal for that spontaneous escapade you’ve always wanted. 

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore


If you’re in it for the pure thrill and experience of traveling, then these apps are for you. Get some fantastic insight on what you could do next—be it to appease your adrenaline junkie appetite or just to soothe the wanderlust in you with lists of new things to try in different places. 

  • Metrodeal – The Travel & Getaways side of the app holds some fantastic listings for accommodations, tours, hotel & airfare, and transport both locally and internationally. Explore a little more and you can land up to 90% off deals, coupons, and discounts. 

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore

  • Tripadvisor – Want to try something new in a foreign location? Get a second opinion with Tripadvisor. Discover what real people have to say about their experiences in places you may be planning to visit. You can expect no sugar coating on this app, just some genuine feedback on what people have to say. 

Get it here: Playstore | Appstore

  • PH Mountains – If you’re more into getting down with the Philippines’ mountains, then you’ll love this app. Learn about where and how you can trek locally with helpful information, maps, photos, and videos. There are gear checklists, store locators for all your equipment needs, and social feeds to meet and interact with like-minded individuals.

Get it here: Playstore 

Ready, set, travel!

Hopefully these apps help make your next travel a much easier experience. Search for everything you need and book all your necessities so that all you’ll have to worry about next is how to manage all that excitement.

Gear up for your next local adventure with Cashalo and apply for a travel loan now to bring your travel goals to life. Learn more about getting ahead of the rest with seat sale hacks so you can travel even sooner on a budget!


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