Chapter 4

Outfitting Your iPad for Travel

In This Chapter

arrow Using Apple Maps and Google Maps to explore locations

arrow Booking hotel rooms and flights

arrow Managing your itineraries

arrow Finding a nice restaurant

arrow Dealing with foreign languages

Your smartphone is your prime travel tool when on the go because it’s in your pocket, ready to help at an instant’s notice. But your iPad is a great device for more involved activities, like travel planning, whether you’re at home or your hotel. (Be sure to check out my recommendations in Chapter 1 for hardware equipment for travelers.)

The iPad is also a wonderful entertainment companion during your flights. You can read books and watch movies on it. In addition to buying books from the Apple iBookstore for the iBooks app and for the Kindle app, and buying or renting movies from the iTunes Store for the Videos app, you can also transfer your own ...

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