Buying Guide: Best VR Headsets For Travel Apps

A quick look at the five best virtual reality headsets for travel apps.

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Today, virtual travel and tourism are coming together to offer consumers a unique way to experience some of the great destinations in the world without leaving your house. All you need to do is buy a good virtual reality or VR headset and download the app of your destination. Then it's travel time. (If you want to learn more about VR travel, check out GearBrain's Welcome to the Wide World of VR Travel)

While the best virtual reality games require high-end, expensive headsets, most travel apps work on low-cost mobile-based headsets. GearBrain has created a slide show of our recommendation for the five low-cost VR headsets you can use with your smartphone. To get a more in-depth look at each of these VR headsets, feel free to visit our article 5 Best VR Headsets for Travel Apps or 11 Questions About Virtual Reality Headsets Before You Buy.

Just click on the images below to see which VR headset is right for you.

Samsung Gear VR

The all-around best mobile virtual reality headset—if you happen to own a Samsung phone. The Gear VR has built-in sensors to make the VR experience more immersive, plus a built-in trackpad. While the Oculus Gear VR app store might be small, there are premium apps that only work with Samsung Gear.

To learn more about Samsung Gear VR and other great VR headsets for travel apps, check out GearBrain's 5 Best VR Headsets for Travel Apps

Where to Buy: Amazon, or at your nearest Best Buy

Best VR Headsets for Under $100 by GearBrain

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