Apps For Winter Travel Help

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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.

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