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8 Best Free iPad Apps for UK Travel

There are some practical iPad and iPad 2 applications for travelers in UK, as they provide essential information on England Travel, England’s weather, traffic in UK, UK maps, detailed England Maps, detailed London Map, detailed city walking tours around the Great Britain.

We went through some iPad applications and selected bellow best FREE applications for travelers or businessmen who are traveling in England with their iPad or iPad 2.

The application are following:

1. UK Traffic Lite

  • Updated: 21 June 2011
  • Current Version: 1.3
  • Language: English
  • By Anna Tang
  • Price: FREE

2136 traffic cameras! Live UK incidents report with ipad app UK travel 1Street View presentation! Using the most advanced technology to present the widest coverage of traffic information in UK – Britain, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Isle of Man, etc.

Instantly share all traffic information with friends and colleagues via Facebook and email.

The traffic news feeds cover helps you avoid traffic jam with real-time traffic map alert you of roadblock, police etc. It also inform you traffic incidents, vehicle break-down, slow queuing, speed restriction, water burst, gas hazard, warning about ice, snow and fog, and animals crossing the road.

2. UK B&B Map

  • Updated: 07 May 2011
  • Current Version: 1.5
  • Language: English
  • By Duncan Weddell & WeesWares
  • Price: FREE

ipad app for UK travelThis FREE iPad map app for UK enables you to quickly and easily search over 20,000 B&Bs and Guesthouses throughout the UK.

iPad users can make use of the largest database of B&Bs and Guesthouses in the United Kingdom, with bed and breakfasts throughout, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, The Isle of Man and finally the Channel Islands.

All B&Bs are marked on a searchable map, making it easy and fun to find bed and breakfast accommodation in United Kingdom.

Either find B&Bs near your current location or search for B&Bs where you want to stay……..its all very easy, incredibly useful.

All data is owned by the Bed and Breakfast Map

3. UK Traffic Signs Lite

  • Updated: 26 May 2010
  • Current Version: 1.1
  • By Eknath Kadam
  • Price:  FREE

best ipad app UK travelUK Traffic Signs help you know traffic signs around UK. Traffic signs play a vital role in directing, informing and controlling road users’ behavior in an effort to make the roads as safe as possible for everyone. This makes a knowledge of traffic signs essential. Not just for non UK resident with the international driver license, new UK drivers or riders needing to pass their theory test, but for all road users, including experienced professional drivers.

This UK traffic iPad application teaches you signing system, bus signs and road markings, cycle signs and road markings, direction signs for cyclists and pedestrians, etc. It facilitates international traveler and in general to help enhance traffic safety.  You can assess yourself by taking a part in quiz test as well.

4. UK Travel Options

  • Updated: 26 July 2011
  • Current Version: 1.30
  • · By Faster Imaging AS
  • · Price: FREE

free ipad app UK travelFast interactive mapping of London with real time travel information. UK Travel Options app for iPad offers fast and convenient access to travel information (currently Underground and DLR trains in London).

As you fly over London’s streets and landmarks with simple finger gestures, just spot your station or stop and click the icon. The vector maps transfer less data and are cheaper to use than other map based services. It is the best alternatives to get fast and convenient access to travel information with interactive map of London with real time travel information.

The live departure boards provide departure times for the next three services leaving your station. Simple graphics provide easy interpretation of service running performance so you can avoid congestion and know real service frequencies.

Map features

Always updated map data from OpenStreetMap and GeoNames
Find stations and other local content with the “Find here” feature
Add places, icons or streets as favorites
Show your position with live compass feature
Pinch to zoom and rotate
Watch buildings gain 3D with perspective as you zoom in
Tilt up by sliding two fingers up and down the map
Search for stations, streets or place names
Find your way with the easy-to-use direction-to-destination arrow
Maps stored in phone saving download time for later use
Run in landscape or portrait mode

5. London Map and Walking Tours

  • Updated: 25 April 2011
  • Current Version: 3.51
  • By GPSmyCity.com, Inc.
  • Price: Free

top ipad app UK travelThis Lite version of the walking tours iPad app comes with a detailed and fully functional city map to assist you explore the city and locate sights. City map functions in this app include: street name and business (restaurants, cafes, etc.), search, location bookmarking, “Findme” (iPhone and iPad), movement auto-tracking (iPhone and iPad), and more.

This is the Lite Version of the walking tour app. All navigation features related to walking tours are disabled in the Lite version, so while you can view the walk details (sight descriptions and photos), there are no navigation assistance to guide you from one sight to the next. Download the Lite version if you want to learn about the tour sights visited by the walking tours. However, if you want to join the walk, it is highly recommended that you download the Full Version of this app. The Full Version includes detailed tour route maps and turn-by-turn directions to guide you from one sight to the next.

6. Get Me There! [London Edition]

  • Updated: 15 April 2011
  • Current Version: 1.1
  • By City Of London Consulting Limited
  • Price: Free

ipad 2 app UK travelIn a hurry, had too much of a good time, just want to get home fast.
Add your most common Destinations (Work, Home, Favourite Bars/Clubs, Hotel, Boyfriend/Girlfriends House). No need to think just pick your destination and hit GO! Full Trip plans and maps generated (All transport covered)



7. England – Travel Guide

  • Updated: 07 March 2011
  • Current Version: 7.2
  • By World Travel Guides
  • Price: FREE

free ipad 2 app UK travelThere are nine separate regions of England and all are different and intriguing in their own right. The sleepless city of London and the historical Yorkshire are fine places to start your journey. The Northwest region has a variety of sporting events as well as some of the finest rural views you will ever see. This Free iPad app for travel is truly your best England city guide.


8. London Way

  • Updated: 21 July 2011
  • Current Version: 3.0
  • By MyCityWay, Srividya Tech Inc.
  • Language: English
  • Price: Free

best free ipad 2 app UK travelYour favorite city London has waited long enough to get the ONE STOP Killer App for iPad.

50+ London APPS IN ONE PACKAGE! Perfect for Locals and Tourists. With 50 apps bundled into one, we have captured your entire London experience in London Way! From the makers of NYC Way – Rated Top 5 Travel App for 2010 by Fox News.


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