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Hit the road with Best Western To Go Android app

by Caitlin M. Foyt

Best Western To Go for the Android phone is hotel app that does a lot more than just help you to find hotels and book reservations. It works almost like an interactive scrapbook for the details of your road trip.

At its most basic, this app will locate Best Western Hotels for while you're on the road, using your phone's GPS to find a hotel within close proximity of your current location or one that's closer to one of your destinations.

The phone's GPS is also used to plot points on the map. Application users are able to pinpoint their current location, or can create an itinerary, by inputting the addresses of attractions and restaurants. What's especially great about this feature is that you can distinguish places that you'd like to visit from one another – choose from a list of different-colored icons (there's an icon for every color in the rainbow), each representing either attraction, car, eat, meet, shop, transportation, walk or other.

Later, when you want to reference these destinations, you can choose the way they're filtered, either by alphabetical order, category or location.

Travelers can also upload photos and descriptions to remember the region.

Best Western To Go has a pretty plain and simple design. While it's not the most attractively designed app in the marketplace, it's straightforward format makes it pretty easy to figure out. The best part about this app is that the details of your trip can be shared with family and friends. Not only will this give you the opportunity to show off how great of a time you're having on the road, but the fact that they have your travel plans might put them a bit more at ease.