If your December agenda looks anything like mine, you’ve penciled in road trips to mom’s, and blocked weekends for visiting friends. Whether you’re hosting company for a few days, or spending time across the state border, these Android apps are helpful for all the visiting that goes on this season. What’s more, these apps apply far beyond the holiday season.

Eat, drink and be merry

Stock your fridge with all the necessities, managing your shopping list with Movies app indispensable. Offered by Flixter, the free Android app searches nearby showtimes, previews and theater information. Read reviews, buy tickets, and navigate to theaters. Take the movie magic home, with Netflix queue management included.