As the festive season kicks off, families will start their trips to the country’s top holiday spots.
If you’re taking a long road trip, there are several things you need to plan for, such as mapping out your route, planning your stops, and ensuring your Car Insurance is in order.
For long drives, especially with kids, you’ll also want to ensure they are entertained – as the aggravation of moody adolescents or bickering children can lead to driver fatigue.
Whether you’re planning a 6-hour drive from Johannesburg to Durban, or discovered A Guide to Namibia that’s worth a mammoth 20-hour drive, mobile games can help your family pass the time – so your journey is just as fun as arriving at your destination.
To help you out, we’ve put together a collection of cool mobile games for your family road trip.
1. Road Trip Games
Road Trip Games is an app that includes some of the world’s most classic road games, such as iSpy, 21 Questions, and the ABC game.
The games have been designed for everyone in the car to play along, no matter what your age, and the app features game timers and a scorekeeper to help manage the gameplay.
2. Mad Libs
Mad Libs is an amusing game that tests your knowledge of basic grammar while letting you compete against your family to see who can create the silliest, most outlandish story.
The game features 21 free Mad Libs stories with new content added all the time.
3. The Wheels on the Bus
Wheels on the Bus is an all-in-one activity centre that is great for your little ones, filled with educational games and activities – and lots of singing.
The app features different colouring activities, sing-along songs, and games designed to help your children develop their memory, logic, and fine motor skills.
4. Trivia Crack
Trivia Crack is a popular quiz and trivia game for school-going kids, teenagers, and adults, testing your family’s knowledge on a range of topics – including science, entertainment, geography, art, history, and sports.
It has adjustable difficulty levels and hundreds of thousands of questions.
5. Heads Up!
Heads Up! is the new game that Ellen DeGeneres plays on her show and is a simple, fun game for kids in the backseat.
From naming celebrities to singing with silly accents, you must guess the word on a card from clues before the timer runs out.
This article was published in partnership with Hippo.co.za.