Looking for a top travel app development company in the United Kingdom?

When selecting features for your travel app, consider the tasks travelers typically take to book and complete a trip. Think about if your app needs geolocation, booking capabilities, travel planning, weather forecasts, translations, or currency conversions. Hone in on the top features you need instead of attempting to incorporate all of them into your travel app. Remember, the cost of an app increases the more complex it is.

A travel app developer will be able to advise you on the best features to include to ensure travelers use your app once it's launched. We suggest prioritizing based on must-have, should-have, and nice-to-have features and discussing these ideas with app development companies on your shortlist.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top travel mobile app developers in United Kingdom. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best United Kingdom Travel Mobile App Agencies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brighton United Kingdom

    Brightec is a native mobile app development company based in Brighton with a satellite office in London. Begun in 2006, their 10+ team creates agile and functional business solutions for both iOS and Android.

    Clients
    Morrisons Supermarkets
    Willis Towers Watson
    Ziffit
    KitchenCraft
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brightec developed the front and backend of an iOS and Android app for a global housewares company. App users responded favorably, while the client appreciated the team’s savvy branding, responsiveness, and high quality deliverables.

    “The app works really well and has a clean look and feel to it. Brightec did a great job.” – Digital Manager, Global Housewares Company

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bournemouth United Kingdom

    3 SIDED CUBE is an accredited app development and digital product agency headquartered in Bournemouth, England with additional locations in London, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Since their ambitious beginning in 2009, the team of about 38 has collaborated with startups and international organizations, reaching over 87 countries and more than 100 million global downloads. In addition to mobile app development, they also provide UX/UI design services to inspirational organizations.

    Clients
    American Red Cross
    ASPCA
    Boots
    British Red Cross
    Industries
    Notable Project

    3 SIDED CUBE developed a suite of disaster preparedness apps to help keep communities safe during natural disasters. Using location-targeting and emergency alerts to develop an app across iOS and Android that help people prepare for, respond to and recover from all kinds of natural disasters. The suite of apps has garnered over 10 million global downloads and delivered more than 500 million emergency alerts in a year. The team has been praised for their agility and knowledge while the suite of apps has been recognized for their reach and impact during times of crisis.

    “They’re very knowledgeable and often suggest additional functionality or features that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. They’re one step ahead of the game.” – Digital Manager, Civic Organization.

  • 3
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Clients
    Postmates
    Iora Health
    JoyDrive
    SplitFit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

  • 4
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Distance App Developers is a mobile app development company based in London with an additional office in York, United Kingdom. Founded in 2009, the team of 24 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and application management and support. They work primarily with midmarket clients in the advertising and marketing, business services, and education industries.

    Clients
    Virgin Trains East Coast
    Adidas
    EDF Energy
    Safestyle UK
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Distance App Developers worked on mobile app development for a self-guided walking app. They designed and developed native mobile apps for iOS and Android. In addition, the team integrated a GPS tracking system into the app to enhance the user’s experience and provide additional functionality. The client was impressed with the positive feedback the project received.

    “The app has received positive feedback and was the subject of an article in GQ magazine. The initial reviews on The App Store have been great.” – Founder, Self-Guided Walking App

  • 5
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Infinum is a software development company in San Francisco, CA. The 50+ team has equal experience in mobile and web development. They work with clients from a variety of industries, including business and financial services and automotive.

    Clients
    Philips
    Nike
    T-Mobile
    media & entertainment
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Infinum rebuilt a flight booking app for a startup. The original app was extremely buggy and the company needed further support. One feature Infinum developed allowed customers to sync their calendars to find flights that work around their schedule.

    “While many agencies limit your choices, it was quite different with Infinum. They were clear and upfront about what resources we were getting and why and offered us options, which was really nice.” – Senior Project Manager, App Startup

  • 6
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    TkXel is a mobile app and web development company founded in 2007. With its headquarters in Reston, Va., and an office in Lahore, Pakistan, they have a team of 318 employees. Their services include mobile app development, web development, and custom software development. They primarily serve small and midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    ABB
    Nokia
    Groupon
    TELUS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TkXel provided web development services for a marketing and advertising agency. They helped migrate a custom architecture that included e-commerce, search, browsing, and advertising functions. The project involved NodeJS, .NET, AngularJS, PHP, Java and Ruby. Efficiency of the company has increased because of the partnership with TkXel. 

    “I appreciate the fact that, even though they are an offshore company, in order to stimulate a project in its early stages, TkXel sent their developers and lead partners onsite to work with our team and gain a familiarity with what our needs are." – CTO, Marketing and Advertising Company 

  • 7
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Chelsea Apps is a software company based in London, with offices in Chicago and Bournemouth, England. Since 2010, their team of less than 50 has provided mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development assistance to mid-market firms as well as other clients such as startups and enterprises. They have experience working in industries such as consumer products, retail, and business services.

    Clients
    Transport for London
    Ladbrokes
    Vanquis
    Peace one day
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Chelsea Apps built an SDK for a customer feedback corporation. The SDK was to be inserted in customers' own mobile applications for better testing. It needed to be easy-to-understand for development teams to work with easily. Chelsea Apps made an SDK that was compatible for both Android and iOS.

    "We're in the early days, but we've had 3 clients sign up to use the SDK and 2 of those clients are releasing updates to there own apps in the next month, so we're excited to see the user feedback, but the developer feedback so far has been great." - CTO, Customer Feedback Co.

  • 8
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Novoda is a digital-product agency based in London, England, that was established in 2008. Their team of 71 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and AR/VR development services.

    Clients
    Tesco News UK
    The Times
    CCleaner
    Channel 4
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Novoda configured a desktop application and built an Android prototype for a system-optimization software company. Their team coded the main functionalities and inserted an in-app purchasing feature. The app gained over 50 million downloads and a 4.4-star rating on the Google Play Store.

    "Last December, monthly revenue for CCleaner was about $100,000. I attributed these metrics to the freemium model and Novoda’s collaborative efforts." – Head of Product, System Optimization Company

  • 9
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cardiff United Kingdom

    Formed in 2003, Rantmedia is a mobile app development agency of 10+ designers, developers, and app testers. From their headquarters in Cardiff, this award-winning team provides innovative and outstanding digital solutions for organizations of any size.

    Clients
    BBC London
    Thales
    NHS
    Admiral Insurance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rantmedia developed an app for a cybersecurity firm. They used the client’s existing assessment methodology, which was spreadsheet based, to develop an app that would perform the same tasks but be much more user friendly while still being extremely secure. The client was still in the testing phase of the project but reported being extremely happy with the product so far. 

    “They never encountered something that was too challenging for them to handle, and it was quite a complex program. They were always very accommodating and took on the work with an incredible amount of grace.” – CTO, Cybersecurity Firm
     

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Liverpool United Kingdom

    Apposing Limited is a development agency based in Liverpool, U.K. with around 15 employees. They mainly focus on mobile app development for their clients mainly in the e-commerce, consumer products, and automotive services industries. 

    Clients
    Foot Asylum
    Caroo
    Tickr
    Toot
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Apposing Limited provided frontend development for a car-sharing platform, working on the mobile and web apps. They worked primarily in React for the native iOS and Android platforms. Their work was of high quality and met all of the milestones necessary. 

    "Their resilience and commitment to the project has been very impressive." – Head of Product, Car-Sharing Platform

  • 11
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Glance Creative Ltd. is an app development firm founded in 2016. Based in London, the team of 10 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI and wearable app development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the entertainment, media and consumer products industries. 

    Clients
    The Times
    The Sun
    Universal Music
    Lucozade
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Glance Creative worked with a military post office by creating a mobile app. This app provided customers with military shipping protocol information ranging from prohibited items to overseas shipping costs based on weight and size. The team offered the best combination of cost, quality, and experience.

    "Glance Creative designed an app with a clean, intuitive look that provided a wealth of information to our customers." – Technical Director, British Military Agency

  • 12
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    York United Kingdom

    Thumbmunkeys Ltd is a mobile app development company based in York, United Kingdom. This company was founded in 2012 and has 25+ employees. Thumbmunkeys Ltd is responsible for mobile app development, web development, and wearable app development.

    Clients
    Capita
    Transport for London
    Stansted Express
    SAP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thumbmunkeys Ltd was tasked with helping to improve a pre-existing app for an insurance company. They addressed various bugs and coding issues in order to improve the overall functionality and reliability of the app and provide ongoing support as needed. The company reports a rise in sales since working with Thumbmunkeys Ltd.

    "Our sales have gone up and we've seen a decrease in the number of bugs coming through our bug-tracking platforms. Also, our customers don't complain as they used to, which is a good sign." - CTO, Insurance Company

  • 13
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Red C London is a mobile app development agency, founded in 1997. Based in London, their team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, web design, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with enterprises and midmarket businesses, focusing on financial services, government, and nonprofits.  

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Red C London worked with an event advertising startup to create an iOS application. They provided development services to design and build an iOS-based mobile application.

    “Red C displayed great communication and development skills throughout the project. They worked at a competitive price and willingly performed corrections when necessary.” – Founder, Event Advertising Startup

  • 14
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Groovy The Web Firm is a web design and digital marketing company headquartered in Nadiad, India. It was founded in 2015 and has 14 employees. They offer custom software development, mobile app development, and web development services. They mainly serve midmarket and small business clients in the IT, health care & medicine, and e-commerce sectors.  

    Clients
    MyCribBooking Malaysia
    XtraRecharge India
    BuyandSellOffers USA
    Pipeline Management Australia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Groovy built a data management system to track pipeline construction for a software development consulting company. The system was accessible on the web and both iOS and Android devices, which improved efficiency and increased the speed and quality of the system. The client was grateful for their organization and ability to provide high-quality results.

    “Their ability to deliver high-quality work promptly is their main strength. Their understanding of complex requirements—especially when revisiting defects after a long period—was excellent.” –Operations Manager, Software Development Consulting Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    West Kingsdown United Kingdom

    MobileCoderz Technologies Pvt Ltd is a development company with headquarters in Noida, India and offices in the U.K., Germany, and Saudi Arabia. The company, which has more than 100 employees, was founded in 2017. Their services span mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Flyin
    Somany Ceramics
    Dublin Design Studio
    ZagTrader
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MobileCoderz Technologies Pvt Ltd did full-service app development for an event-based company. They built an app for iOS and Android from scratch and did database and backend development. They adhered to the technical requirements and delivered an app that was well-received by end-clients.

    “Even though our mobile apps are new into the market, we’re getting excellent response from customers ever since their launch. We’re sure about the success of this project as users are liking the concept behind the innovation of this mobile platform.” – Owner, Nightlife Startup

  • 16
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    Pocketworks was founded in 2012 and is located in Leeds, United Kingdom. With 17 employees, they provide mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI for enterprise and midmarket sized businesses.

    Clients
    ASDA
    Yorkshire Plant Hire
    Global Label Printer WasteCare
    National Waste Disposal Veezu
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pocketworks designed and developed a mobile app for a drain camera systems company. The application was successful and used throughout the business.

    "Having an application was new to our side of the business, but now it's the thing that everyone wants to use." –Research & Development Manager, Drain Camera Systems Company

  • 17
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom

    Shout Digital is a web and mobile app development company founded in 2009. They have a team of roughly 33 employees across their three locations: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, London, and Philadelphia. Their clients include small businesses and midmarket firms in various industries including government, financial services, and consumer products and services.

    Clients
    Hitachi Capital
    The Information Commissioners Office
    Parkdean Resorts
    CPP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Shout Digital supported further development of software built into a web-based portal for a savings service provider. They executed on API integrations and maintained the platform to ensure optimal performance. The product facilitated notable growth, administering more than $1 billion.

    "Their creativity is a real strength." — Managing Director, Savings Service Provider

  • 18
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd. is a mobile app developer headquartered in Decatur, Ga., with an office in India. Founded in 2015, the team of 38 specializes in mobile app development, blockchain, and IoT development. They work with enterprise, midmarket, and small business clients primarily in the IT industry. 

    Clients
    heyhang
    Albarah
    InfoAdda
    Saudi calendar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd. worked on mobile app development for a food delivery company. They developed the iOS app from end-to-end, created an online payment system, and developed a dashboard menu. The client was impressed with the work the team did. 

    “The team excelled at turning ideas into a functional product and promptly implemented our feedback. Their project manager communicated clearly and shared suggestions to improve our product.” – Business Development Manager, Food Delivery Company 

  • 19
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    ustwo is a digital design studio based in London with around 250 employees. Since its start in 2004, the team has provided web design and development, e-commerce development, mobile development, and UX/UI design services for large companies in a variety of industries.  

    Clients
    Google
    Sky
    Ford
    Qantas
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ustwo partnered with a large bank to assist with a geolocation-based project. The team provided UX strategies to use in the development of the prototype. They pleased the client with their productive work ethic and range of skills.

    “Their ability to move very quickly was something that set them apart when we were observing how they work. They had a fantastic developer with us early who was great regarding business.” — Executive Manager, Large Bank

  • 20
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Exyte is a software development firm based in Novosibirsk, Russia. Founded in 2014, Exyte primarily works with startups on product development and has 14 employees. Their diverse technology stack and forward-thinking approach set them apart; they offer full-cycle mobile app development, AR/VR development, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Delta Airlines
    Monsanto
    PWC
    Bayer.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A learning mobile development company needed Exyte's mobile expertise. The agency was especially qualified to build an entry-level independent development environment (IDE) with a suite of learning tools and importing premade designs. The client was impressed with Exyte's relatively bug-free code and timing of deliverables as well as their management and operations skill.

    "We have very good communication, they are always online, and the time that they plan for features is always exact." – CTO, Educational IDE Startup

  • 21
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Mobile app development company Borne Digital is headquartered in London, UK. Their team of 20 employees also works from offices in Toronto, Canada and New York. Established in 2013, they provide web design, web development, UX/UI design, and branding, on top of mobile app development services. Their clients span all industries but are mostly small and mid-market businesses.

    Clients
    Multiplex Construction
    Mountpark Properties
    Joseph Homes
    BuzzHIre
    Industries
    Notable Project

    When a private dating club needed a mobile app to attract and retain club members, they hired Borne Digital to get the job done. Borne Digital designed and developed the app, which allowed dating club members to receive notifications about upcoming events and RSVP. The app improved the client's key metrics – evening the women-to-men user ratio from 80:20 to 60:40 and improving sales.

    "I loved the personality of the founder and [the team's] strong design skills, and I was actually happy with the price point. Handing over that money as a very small business, I felt like I'd gotten value for it. Other, bigger agencies I’ve spoken to didn’t understand what it was like to run a small business." – Founder, Private Dating Club

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Milo Creative is a digital studio located in London. Founded in 2002, it has a team of 17 that specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services. They work with companies in various industries including education, health care & medical, and advertising & marketing.

    Clients
    Sony Music
    Paul Smith
    WaterAid
    MacMillan Publishers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Milo Creative built a mobile app to create coverage for a third party client. The team designed the platform's UX and UI, then developed methods for data importation. The app gained thousands of users in a short period of of time while generating the buzz that the client desired.

    “Within the first few days, the app earned over 10,000 users, which was great for such a niche app. It was the perfect tool to get our client’s project in front of journalists to generate awareness.” –Head of Production, Tech Communications Agency
     

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Sound Pipe Media is an app development firm founded in 2009. Based in London, the team of 6 specializes in mobile app development and UX/UI design. They mainly focus on serving the advertising and marketing, entertainment, and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Sunseeker
    Celtic Football Club
    Olly
    Laureus Awards
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Sound Pipe Media partners with a software firm to create various major apps. The team has created a variety of apps with them, including apps for a major soccer club and a global car company. Overall, the client was impressed with the work. 

    "They [The Sound Pipe Media] gave great advice regarding enhanced features and user acquisition. They understand the app business and how people consume and choose apps. They treated the project like their own and really put in a lot of effort to make it successful." – Manager, Boutique British Software Firm

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Door 105 is a mobile application development company headquartered in London. They have about 1 team member and provide mobile app development, mobile and app marketing, and SEO services. 

    Clients
    Hartleys Store
    Polaroid Trace
    Dolly Yourself
    Notable Project

    Door 105 designed and developed an iOS application as well as a website for a beauty platform. They implemented features into the mobile platform that enable users to schedule and pay for services via Stripe or PayPal. The app received positive feedback about its look and feel, making them a go-to service provider.

    "Their communication stands out." — Founder & Owner, Beauty Platform

     

  • 25
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Somo is a digital development company of 125 employees, founded in 2009. Their headquarters is in London, England, with other locations in New York, San Francisco, Singapore, and Bristol, England. They offer numerous service lines, including mobile app development, enterprise app modernization, web development, and mobile marketing. They serve midmarket and enterprise businesses in various industries: media, automotive, business, financial services, advertising, and more. 

    Clients
    Audi
    De Beers
    Hive
    The Economist
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Somo created an overarching mobile strategy for a magazine publication group. They worked on several projects, including a new app. They delivered over 100,000 installs during the course of two and a half months. The client appreciated their creativity and small agency feel. 

    “A really great thing about Somo is that they are able to draw on a diverse set of previous client experience.” – Head of Digital Marketing, Magazine Publication Group

  • 26
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Webdesign7 is a digital marketing agency based in London. Founded in 2011, their team of 8 specializes in web development and design, mobile app development, and digital strategy. The industries they focus on are advertising and marketing, consumer products and services, arts, entertainment and music.  

    Clients
    Turkey Homes
    Nissan
    Cardiff Pinnacle
    Nissan
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Webdesign7 designed and developed a new website for a property investment company. They provided end-to-end development and marketing services, which included landing pages and branding and advertising services. The client was impressed by the scope of their work.

    “Their great service, quality, excellent value for money, attention to detail, great design, and outstanding results in terms of online visibility. All our requests have been handled with dedication, patience, and the determination to satisfy our needs.” – Director, Property Investment Company

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Brighton United Kingdom

    DabApps is a web and mobile application development agency based in Brighton, England. They were founded in 2010 and have a staff of 21 employees. They specialize in custom software, web, and mobile app development for primarily small business clients in the business services, consumer products, and education industries.

    Clients
    LOD
    One Research
    FUTRLI
    Brighton Fringe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DabApps built an app for an illustration agency. They created apps for Android and iOS that fit the client's specifications and incorporated their visuals, artwork, and custom emojis. The client was very satisfied with the product, and with the professional partnership. 

    “They were really good. They stuck to all the deadlines we set which were quite tight at times. They had very good project management overall.” – Agent, Illustration Agency
     

  • 28
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Stanmore United Kingdom

    Satva Softech is a software company in Stanmore, United Kingdom, and Ahmedabad, India. Founded in 2016, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly midmarket and enterprise clients in the IT, e-commerce, and education sectors. Services include custom software, mobile app, and web development.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Satva Softech provided cross-platform app development for a business services company. Their team implemented a marketplace, payment processor, and in-app messenger tool. The solutions had 12,000 users within 6 months.

    “They often go above and beyond to work additional hours, and even weekends to help solve the issues.” – Co-Founder, Business Services Company

  • 29
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Newcastle upon Tyne United Kingdom

    Komodo Digital is a software development company that is headquartered in Newcastle, U.K. Founded in 2002, the company consists of 48 employees and specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development. They primarily work with small businesses and midmarket clientele. Their clients tend to work in the IT, consumer products, and non-profit sectors. 

    Clients
    Citizens Advice
    ThingCo
    StructureFlow
    Orchard Information Systems
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Komodo Digital partnered with a delivery booking startup to develop a new website and iOS app. They developed the website using Node.js and worked closely with the client to build the apps to their specifications. The mobile app and website allowed the client to launch their platform.

    "They delivered products that launched our company from nothing to a reasonably sizeable business, which made a significant impact." – CEO, Delivery Booking Service

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