06/05/2010 01:08 pm ET Updated Sep 19, 2011

Best IPhone Travel Apps For Thrifty Jetsetters (PICTURES)

Planning a summery getaway? You've probably got the classic travel essentials ready to go: guidebook, camera, map, and sensible walking shoes (maybe even a fanny pack?).

Before you go, make sure you've put your iPhone--and these apps--on your packing list.

A host of must-have apps (many of them free!) make Apple's smartphone a must-have for serious travelers. We've found the best apps to help you travel smartly and in style, without breaking the bank.

Check out our picks for the best iPhone apps for thrifty travelers, then send us your picks for the top travel apps!