With Trip Advisor reporting that 128 million people downloaded its various mobile apps in the second quarter of 2014 at a rate of 28 downloads a minute, travelers seem to be relying more and more on mobile devices to plan, guide and organize their travel. To help our tech savvy travellers, UNIGLOBE experts share carefully selected 5 smart mobile apps to look out for in 2015.

With Trip Advisor reporting that 128 million people downloaded its various mobile apps in the second quarter of 2014 at a rate of 28 downloads a minute, travelers seem to be relying more and more on mobile devices to plan, guide and organize their travel. To help our tech savvy travellers, UNIGLOBE experts share carefully selected 5 smart mobile apps to look out for in 2015.

Business travelers can benefit from using apps that guide, help in connectivity and travel advice quickly. Check out these 5 apps to save time, money and energy on your next business trip:

1. Wi-Fi Finder

Locating a Wi-Fi hotspot need not be a concern when you’re on the road. Use Wi-Fi Finder to find the nearest free and pay-to-use Wi-Fi spots. Or install the offline database just in case you’re unsure about when and where you’ll have Wi-Fi during the trip. Many travelers have relied on Wi-Fi Finder for years to quickly find free wireless service while traveling.

Free; iOS, Android 

Wi fi finder

2. City Maps 2Go

Perfect for a business trip abroad, City Maps 2Go doesn’t require data service or a Wi-Fi spot to use. Download the map of your destination before you leave and you’ll have it available to use anywhere, anytime.

Free; iOS, Android 

City Maps 2Go

3. Mileage Expense Log

While on the road track mileage charges in one place with the help of Mileage Expense Log. After you return to the office, export a mileage-expense log into an HTML or CSV file, attach any additional receipts, submit for reimbursement and repeat.

Free; iOS only 

Mileage Expense Log

4. Airports by TravelNerd

The business traveler's secret weapon for flying could very well be Airports by TravelNerd. It offers terminal maps, amenity and Wi-Fi information, nearby parking options with comparative pricing. Plus there's an option to save some bucks and share a taxi with other travelers.

Free; iOS 

Airports by TravelNerd

5. Tripit

TripIt is a mobile app for Android and iPhone that connects to your email accounts to compile all your travel information for you automatically. It searches our confirmation numbers for flights, hotels, rental car reservations, and even restaurant bookings. If you worry about not having all your details in one place, TripIt is a wonderful organizer to have on your side.

Free; iOS, Android 

Tripit


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