tripReturn is the perfect travel assistant. It allows you to retrace your steps to a start or stored location.

Use it find your car or navigate your way back to a start location when travelling in unfamiliar places.

Use the smart compass when you don't have mobile data access.

Maintain a list of locations you wish to visit during the day. Display 1 or more on the map with optional directions shown between them.

Search for new locations by name or address.

Share locations with your friends or fellow travellers.

-Simple and clear user interface
-No fiddling about – one tap storage of start location
-Choice of a map or compass view
-Real time display of Distance, Direction and Time-to-destination
-Optional overlay of suggested directions
-Optional display of "breadcrumbs" showing previous path
- see note below
-Optimised for low battery usage
-Alert on return to the start
-History of last 100 locations
-Bookmarking of popular locations
-Reliable operation within cars

Breadcrumbs are collected to show the path recently travelled and can be configured to be collected even when the app is not in the foreground and the phone is auto-locked. Please be aware that continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What’s New

Version 5.0

Sharing of current or stored location with other users.
Export and import of locations and breadcrumbs to other apps.
Archive and restore of all locations.
Improved User Interface for managing automatic map rotation and centring.
Updated handling of permission authorisation of location services.
Better map redrawing when app returns to foreground.


Lindsay Arnold
4.4 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Age Rating
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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