Using the right mobile apps can be a great way to save time and money while staying at one of our Gatlinburg cabin rentals on your Smoky Mountain vacation. Whether you have an iPhone or Android, each of these applications won’t break the bank as they are free or available for under a dollar.
With gas prices upwards of three dollars a gallon, this app can be a lifesaver if you are traveling to Gatlinburg cabin rentals on a budget. It uses your location information to help you find the cheapest gas in your area. Prices are updated by users, and from experience, this is quite often, at least once every day. You can sort by stations closest to you or by price. You can also check prices on different grades of fuel then view the station on a map. Clicking on the station will give you additional information about the specific location like if they offer pay at the pump or restrooms. If you are willing to share your information, when you provide updates, you are entered for prizes like free gas cards.
AAA Roadside Assistance for Android, iPhone, and Blackberry (Free)
This app is a great companion for AAA members and non-members. For members, there is an option to request roadside assistance right from your phone. It uses your phone’s location information to help service members get to you faster. You can also request battery assistance and pricing. Additionally, you can store your card information for access to merchant discounts. For all users, members and non-members alike, the app pinpoints AAA approved service stations and Hertz Rent a Car locations closest to you, allowing you to call from the app.
Pack the Bag for iPhone (Free)
This travel app is great to use before you hit the road on your dream vacation. It allows you to create detailed packing lists sorted by category. The categories are customizable, but they also have pre-loaded items to make creating your list a breeze. You can set reminders so that you don’t forget to pack important items like reservation confirmations or passports. For trips with children and family, the pre-loaded lists are a must have. They help with remembering items that might easily be forgotten. You have the option to set quantities as well to insure that you don’t leave anything behind. For your Smoky Mountain vacation, there is a camping list that is ready to go.
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You can read about more great smartphone apps to use on your Gatlinburg cabin or Smoky Mountain vacation here.