There is currently a wide range of apps that claim to make your business travels a little easier. Which one should you use though?
Fret not. We’ve done all the work and put together a list of the 8 most useful apps that’s perfect for frequent business travellers.
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So you have a little more than a few hours to spare during your layover. What do you do?
Download LoungeBuddy and gain access to the world’s best airport lounges! It contains a database of over 100 airport lounges all over the world. Depending on your needs at that moment, the app will show you a list of available free and paid lounges closest to you.
2. Hotel Tonight
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Looking for suitable hotels to stay last minute is never easy, but Hotel Tonight can help you with that and for the most affordable price. Unlike other accommodation booking sites, Hotel Tonight allows you to book a room as early as 7 days prior to your arrival and as late as the night of your stay which is perfect for those who are constantly on the move!
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The Concur app is your solution to the never-ending struggle of trying to organise and track your travel expenses. No longer do you have to manually keep and organise your receipts, just take a photo of it and Concur will directly file, itemise and even send it back to your company’s finance team for reimbursement.
4. XE Currency
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XE has long been the go to site to check on the world currency rate and their app is no different. Keep yourself updated with the current exchange rates while you’re on the go and enjoy their additional business-oriented features such as their historical currency charts as well.
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What makes Hopper stand out from the typical flight booking app is that it can also predict the best time to get those tickets at a great price! Just search for a flight and the app will let you know whether to wait or buy the ticket. If they ask you to wait, they will eventually send you a notification once the ticket price drops.
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Trying to navigate from one location to another can be difficult especially in foreign lands. Fortunately, Rome2Rio helps you with their access of over 4,800 transport operator routes in over 158 countries. All you have to do is enter the town, address or landmark of your destination and the app will instantly display flight, train, bus, ferry and driving options with estimated travel times and fares for you.
7. Google Translate
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You no longer have to worry about language barriers while traveling. Fortunately with the Google Translate App you can simply type, speak, or even take a photo of a foreign text and the app will immediately translate it for you in over 100 different languages.
8. Flexiroam X
Traveling again? You no longer have to worry about not having data connection or having to search for free WiFi or queue up to get a new local SIM card AGAIN.
You don’t even need to remove and switch between various different SIM cards. All you need to do is stick the Flexiroam X microchip onto your existing SIM. Then, via this app, you get to check your connection status, your available data, available countries, reload option and even make landline calls when you’re abroad.
Do you find these apps useful? Or perhaps there were others that were not included in the list? Comment below and let us know what you think!