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Foreign Travel? There’s an App for That

Frommer’s calls its new smartphone app “the essential international travel companion.” With an impressive list of features, it lives up to the hype.

Frommer’s calls its new smartphone app “the essential international travel companion.”

The stripped-down version of Frommer’s Translator is available for free, for iOS and Android mobile devices. It features basic translation for 13 languages.

An annual upgrade to the premium version costs $49.99.

The app’s impressive full set of features includes the following:

  • A 10,000-word two-way dictionary
  • Language lessons with flash cards
  • Phrases in four levels of slang
  • Access to a live translator
  • Culture tips
  • Tip calculator
  • Currency converter
  • Wi-Fi phone

That’s a lot of functionality in your hand-held device.

This article originally appeared on FrequentFlier.com.

By Tim Winship

After 20 years working in the travel industry, and 15 years writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.

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