You’ve planned, you’ve paid, and now it’s time to pamper yourself by the pool. Step 1: delete any apps that will remind you of the office (goodbye, Gmail). Step 2: download these six apps to become king of the cabana and ensure your vacation is really a relaxing getaway.

This article originally appeared in Huffington., where the Approval app guide appears semi-monthly.

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  • TripIt

    Make sure you actually get where you're going. TripIt helps organize your travel bookings -- and keeps the panic attacks at bay. (Free. <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tripit-travel-organizer-free/id311035142?mt=8" target="_hplink">iOS</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tripit&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS50cmlwaXQiXQ.." target="_hplink">Android</a>)

  • Sun Scout

    Track the position of the sun throughout the day, as well as sunrise and sunset, so you'll always know exactly where to place your towel. ($9.99, <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sun-scout/id375314684?mt=8" target="_hplink">iOS</a>)

  • Mixology

    Ensure you have a balanced booze diet. Why settle for a G&T when you could get illustrated instructions for a Gogl-Mogl or a Glass Jaw? (Free. <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mixology-drink-recipes-free/id320926534?mt=8" target="_hplink">iOS</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.digitaloutcrop.mixology&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5kaWdpdGFsb3V0Y3JvcC5taXhvbG9neSJd" target="_hplink">Android</a>)

  • Postagram

    Bragging about your vacation on Facebook is uncouth. Use Postagram to send custom postcards (yes, the paper kind) straight from your phone, for just $0.99 each. (Free. <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/postagram-postcards/id429264904?mt=8" target="_hplink">iOS</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sincerely.android.postagram&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5zaW5jZXJlbHkuYW5kcm9pZC5wb3N0YWdyYW0iXQ.." target="_hplink">Android</a>)

  • Star Walk

    Map the night's sky -- and make sure you've wished upon a star, not a satellite - with an app that'll make you feel like your vacation spot's resident astronomer. ($2.99, <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/star-walk-5-stars-astronomy/id295430577?mt=8" target="_hplink">iOS</a>)

  • Simply Being

    Hypnotize yourself into relaxing and feeling low-key with this app's soothing sounds and meditation guides. A must-have for any Type-A's getaway. ($0.99, <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/simply-being-guided-meditation/id347418999?mt=8" target="_hplink">iOS</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.meditationoasis.Relax1&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5tZWRpdGF0aW9ub2FzaXMuUmVsYXgxIl0." target="_hplink">Android</a>)