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Fall Travel

5 free travel apps to download now

Smart tools to help you find hotel deals, cheap flights, and more.

(Kirsten Ulve)

> Hotel Tonight

Grab last-minute deals on world-class hotels. Book a room in just three taps and a swipe, starting from tonight to one week out. Free for iOS and Android.

> AwardWallet

Keep tabs on all of your reward programs, such as frequent flyer miles and hotel and credit card points. The app will notify you when your balance changes or when points are about to expire. Free for iOS and Android.

> Hopper

The Boston-based app analyzes billions of flight prices to determine the ideal time to buy a plane ticket. Free for iOS and Android.

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> Blackboard Eats

Foodies average a 30 percent discount on meals at the latest editor-approved hot spots with this app. A handy tip calculator helps you figure out the gratuity for the pre-discounted bill and also how to split the check. Free for iOS and Android.

> TripAdvisor

The app from the Needham-based company offers an easy way to browse millions of reviews of restaurants, hotels, and attractions . Free for iOS and Android.

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