If your New Years plans include traveling by plane, train or automobile, you could encounter some glitches courtesy of Mother Nature.
To make life a little easier, you might check out some of these apps:
Gate Guru – For Apple and Android devices, it maps food, coffee, shopping and other stuff close to your gate and includes reviews from other travelers.
Travel Nerd – Offers information like Gate Guru but also includes an overview of ground transportation options to and from the airport in case weather grounds you unexpectedly.
Hotel Tonight – Helps travelers with last minute plans by offering deeply discounted same-day or night bookings in about a dozen major cities.
Just Landed – An app to help you time out when you should leave to pick someone up at the airport. That way you don’t get stuck circling the airport roundabout.