You are ready to travel in a converted van, to discover new regions and enjoy beautiful landscapes. In order to make the most of this trip, several applications can be of great help to you throughout your road trip. Discover the 7 essential applications according to VAN-IT.
PARK4NIGHT to find the best spot
Park4night helps you find the best motorhome areas, rest areas as well as many other places such as campsites, places in the middle of nature, toilets, showers nearby…
The advantage of Park4Night is that it is participatory, so you can see the opinions of other users and rate and comment on the spots you have tested yourself.
The Park4night app is free, with a paid version that allows you to enjoy the app while offline.
DIESEL NOW: to save fuel
An app to help you find fuel is essential in the middle of a road trip to avoid disaster! Gasoil now allows you to find gas pumps near you, with color indices indicating the price level of the pumps: green for the cheapest, orange for the medium and red for the most expensive.
First choose the type of fuel that concerns you and then start the search. You can also add stations that you come across if you ever notice that they are not listed on the app.
FLUSH: to find public toilets
If you have an urge, this app can definitely save your life. Flush shows you public restrooms near you and saves you the hassle of defecating in nature. Very practical for your van trips.
You have the possibility to know which ones are equipped with disabled access and to get directions to get there directly in the gps application.
PACKR: so you don’t forget anything before your trip
Packr is your assistant for the preparation of your van trip. Just tell him where you are going, for how long and the people accompanying you and he gives you a list of essential clothes and accessories for your stay. Very useful not to forget anything.
VISORANDO: to prepare your hikes
For hiking enthusiasts: Visorando prepares your route for you. The principle is very simple since all you have to do is download the desired maps and you get the route of the track to follow! Even in offline mode, this app works very well since it uses GPS. To your hiking shoes!
SOS PETS & CO: to find the nearest veterinarian
If you decide to travel by van with your pet, you might just need this app. SOS pets & co geolocates you and tells you which vet(s) is closest to you. You will have access to contact details and you can easily make an appointment for your animal.
TOO GOOD TO GO: for economical food shopping
If you have not planned to cook in a van during your stay, take a look at this application. The principle of Too Good To Go is simply to geolocate and search for merchants or restaurants that have unsold but still edible food. They will then offer it to you at a low price and you just have to go get it. Top for eating well while paying attention to your budget. And ideal for discovering local actors and interacting with them.
You are equipped with many applications for your next trip in a campervan. Do not hesitate to consult the list of our vans for rent to finalize the preparation of your trip and to consult all our other tips and advice.