GuidePal is an interesting app, that allows you to the information about a city download before you travel. Then is it possible to have that information offline to consult. That is an outcome, because in this way you avoid high roaming costs. GuidePal has maps and information from a large number of large and well-known cities. You will not only see the entire city on a clear map, but you get a lot of great tips and useful locations, such as restaurants, museums, shops and more.
GuidePal is free to use and available for iOS and Android.
UPDATE: GuidePal is unfortunately no longer developed. Look for alternatives to the overview of free travel guide apps.
With GuidePal travel a lot more enjoyable and easier. The app is very good to use without logging in, but if you have certain things to store or want to keep in touch with friends, then log in easier. To access the maps and cities offline store you need to be logged in. To log in with your Facebook account or e-mail address.
GuidePal works on the basis of Google Maps, shows where you are and what you are in the area happens and you need the app, therefore, access to your location. If you start the app then you will have the opportunity to have a city from which to choose. If you change your city by clicking "Change City" button. If the desired city is entered, you'll see an overview of the best that the city has to offer. If you click on the tab "Facts", then you can read all about your town and some short facts.
You will also see a number of separate tabs, with different capabilities. Per city there is a city tour that takes you to all major attractions and to know and help you with all kinds of activities. Of all activities, locations and cultural settings, you will see useful details, such as the address, a description, the reactions of other users and from the app, you can order directly an Uber or other taxi. The map of the respective city is constantly at the top of your screen. Nice is that you from other users and from residents tips about places or activities where you really have to. If you click on the "Start building your own guide," you create your own guide to that city and add you easy access to all of what you would like to visit.
GuidePal has further a function to itself locations to add, and these of a description, so other users can again make use of them. You download the maps simple to your smartphone, so you always have them at hand, even without an internet connection. Downloading a map can take a while. The maps and information are still online on the website.
GuidePal has the following characteristics:
You can free download GuidePal and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86) from the official site.
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809