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Tripwire - Social Backpacker App & Trip Planner

By Doubleyoufour Ltd

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Want it to be easier to meet other backpackers while you’re on the road? Discover the coolest things that are happening right now each destination? And be told where and when you’ll be crossing paths with friends along your trip?

Yes, yes & yes. You’ve landed in the right place.

Chosen by Apple as one of the ‘Best Gap Year Tools of 2016’ and featured in Tnooz, Travel Pulse & Mashable; Tripwire is the social app that is bringing backpackers together.

Tripwire is purely focused on delivering the perfect real-time and real-life social experience for each backpacker during their travels. No more missing out. No more time wasted.

How is this digital magic conjured?


By dropping a pin in each destination you arrive at, Tripwire will connect you with all other backpackers that are there, right now. They will all join your travel tribe which you will grow as you travel onwards.


Upon arrival at each destination, Tripwire will unlock a local real-time chat of the backpackers who are also there. They’ll be sharing tips, leaving reviews and asking questions. Anything you need, they’ll have your back(pack).


Keep on mapping your Trip as you go to make sure you stay plugged in to the backpacker community at each destination

Tripwire will make sure you don’t miss out on seeing any friends, by automatically notifying both of you when you’re Trips are crossing!

Pucker up, you’ll also be spoilt with:

In-app messenger to whisper sweet nothings to each other

User profiles to follow your friends’ adventures around the world

The best hostels, cheap eats, nightlife, experiences and transport options at each destination.

Any feedback and questions, give us a shout anytime on

Share the adventure with us on Facebook by searching ‘TripwireTravelApp’ and also on Twitter & Instagram through ‘@ontripwire’.

Have a good Trip. We know you will!

What's New in Version 1.5.6

- More destinations have been added to the database, making sure you can drop your pins at more off the beaten track locations.

- Slicker notifications, for your pleasure.

- Bug squashing patrol has been in full force, exterminating more digital nasties.

- Undoubtedly the Trippiest version to date. Keep walking on that Wired side.

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Customer Reviews

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Never been able to enter the app past dragonfly (after logging in).


Looks broken to me. Can't navigate away from the dragonfly screen.

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Tripwire - Social Backpacker App & Trip Planner
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  • Free
  • Category: Travel
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.5.6
  • Size: 84.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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