ViaHero 4+


Designed for iPad

    • 4.1 • 12 Ratings
    • Free



The ViaHero app is the home of your fully-personalized guidebook, created by your local Hero. Are you ready to travel with first-hand knowledge from a local? Let a Hero plan your next trip! Enter your travel preferences at to be matched with a local Hero today. Your local Hero will plan your trip and make all in-country arrangements— saving you time and money.

How it works:

Go to to select your local trip planning expert— we call them Heroes.

Within 24 hours your Hero will contact you to begin planning your trip!

In as little as a week, they will build a completely customized guidebook for your group’s interests and budget, and arrange anything on the ground that you need. The finished guidebook will be submitted in this app for easy access while traveling.

Once you’re on your trip you’ll use the app to travel independently on your own. Want a guide? No problem, your Hero can arrange that too!

Why ViaHero?

Save time planning a trip yourself. The average international trip takes 35 hours to plan!

Save money by knowing where to go, and how to not to waste your time and money at expensive tourist traps.

Get more out of your trip by having a local tell you where the actual best places and secrets are, and making it easy to follow in your guidebook!

Here's a bit more on the pricing and what you get.

BASIC ($30/day/group) includes:

Trip Consulting - One-on-one consulting over email with your Hero, plus insider tips on where to go and what to do!

Travel Arrangements - Heroes can arrange anything you need: drivers, multi-city transportation, airport logistics, tours, guides, activities, connecting with locals, private dinners, etc.

Booking Recommendations - Flights, lodging, tour guides, events, museums, a private salsa lesson, etc. For anything your Hero can't book without a credit card, they'll provide easy-to-book links. One click, card info, and done!

Personalized Guidebook - Complete with your custom curated itinerary, descriptions & pictures, local recommendations, and country-specific info like laws and customs. Your guidebook will be stored on the mobile app, and available offline.

PREMIUM ($40/day/group) includes BASIC plus:

Offline Maps - Navigate the region with a tailor-made map loaded with your Hero's recommendations. Runs offline on our app.

In Country Phone Support - Keep in touch with your Hero while in the country by phone. (Standard roaming rates apply.)

Restaurant Reservations - For those special meals, or all of them, have your Hero make the call. Don’t worry about waiting, or not getting a table!

Whenever you’re ready to get started, enter your travel preferences at to find a Hero so they can start planning your trip!

What’s New

Version 5.1.2

This is a full redesign of our app. This new version brings authentication to the app, allowing users to easily log in and see their trips and guidebooks.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

gab5540 ,

Love ViaHero!

I used ViaHero to plan my family trip to Colombia and it was amazing! My hero made it super easy to get exactly what we wanted (and more) out of the trip without any of the work of planning it myself. The app kept everything organized, including our reservations and detailed itinerary. We looked at it every night to see what the next day held.

ahabba ,

Please improve app functions.

I created my account and reset my password (online). I had to create a new account to use the app on my iPhone. Now there are two different accounts and of course they do not sync. The is nothing on the app. I tried to see if I did something wrong and looked for support online. On the website’s solution page IT DOES EXPLAIN the only feature available on the app is uploading the finalized version of the guidebook. At least I know it wasn’t me but it would be nice if the app was as functional as the website.

Talbottal ,

Easy to use

Super easy to use app, and I really liked using Via Hero to help plan our trip to Cuba. Definitely worth the price for me to have a stress free vacation!

App Privacy

The developer, ViaHero, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.

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