The best tour guide a gay man can have while exploring the world’s many fabulous destinations is his smartphone.
Here, we round-up five useful travel apps for the gay man on the go. From tools finding you cheaper flights to apps connecting you to a new friend or fling, our list will make your next trip a whole lot easier. You’ll thank us on your return flight home.
Score last-minute discounts on rooms hotels aren’t able to fill. This allows for some spontaneity and makes it easy to cope with the unexpected, like missing your flight home or finding a cute trick at the bar you can’t bring home to Mom and Dad.
Named the gay Airbnb by Forbes, this well-designed mobile app can connect gay men to more than 100,000 hosts in over 135 countries. Not only do you get to rent welcoming and affordable accommodations, you instantly connect with the gay community when you book — giving you an local’s perspective of the world around you.
Use this app to book flights from your phone — but it also tells you the best time to buy, thanks to its “Watch a Trip” feature. When fares drop, you’ll get a push notification, which can also tell you if the price isn’t likely to fall further.
A magazine available on iOS and Android, this digital-only publication is subscription-based, but also offers several free downloadable resources like their guides to West Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, New York City, Greece, Thailand and more.
Our own app is filled with people, places, events and content in whatever destination you happen to be exploring. With more than 5,000 curated locations across the world covering 300 cities in over 70 countries, Hornet can provide you with gay-friendly experiences anywhere in the world.
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