TripIt: Travel Organizer

Tripit is one of my favorite Travel Organizers for air travel.  As soon as you book a flight, hotel, car or other reservation, simply forward it to plans@tripit.com and your plans will be instantly added to your master itinerary. 

All your important details like flight timings, confirmation no., seat no. are in one place. No more frantically searching through your inbox for them.  Important details like when your flight gets in, or your confirmation number will all be in one place.  You can get to them instantly in TripIt, even when you’re offline. Plus, it is very easy to send travel plans to your calendar, or to anyone you choose. You can even update your meetings, hotel bookings and local conveyance bookings, to give you a complete picture of your visit in one place.

Manage all your plans for free with TripIt, or, for about the price of checking your bags, upgrade to Tripit Pro to get stress-free travel all year long. When you upgrade, you get additional features like choosing the best seat, receive real-time flight alerts, get terminal and gate reminders, track your frequent-flyer miles and much more.

An essential for Air Travel – undoubtedly!

Android : http://bit.ly/2MxJfIS                iOS : https://apple.co/2MwOicp


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What 3 Words

This app has given every 10ftx10ft square in the world a unique 3 word address. You can use the what3words app to discover, search, and share a 3 word address, and to get directions.

Search for a location or press the locate me icon, zoom in on the map to see the grid and move the pin to see the 3 word address change for every square. Tap the wordbar to share a 3 word address or get directions to it in a navigation app, or use the compass mode to navigate by simply following the pointer. And you can do it all offline and in your own language.

Use what3words to share the precise delivery point for where you live or work; organise the perfect meeting spot or pinpoint hard-to-find places on your travels.

The app is a great tool when a street address is not accurate enough or doesn’t exist.

Android : http://bit.ly/2PIc5s7                   iOS : https://apple.co/2NRXD09

Hostelworld

If you are a student or a budget-traveller, this one is for you. This, easy-to-use travel app offers you the biggest choice of accommodations at the best prices. You can find party hostels in some of world’s most popular destinations, including London, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Bangkok, or choose a private room in one of Europe’s many boutique and luxury hostels.

The booking plans are flexible and have last-minute booking capability, to let you stay as flexible as your travel plans. You can even use your location to find nearby hostels, view properties on a map, or search by city and date. You can filter by price and property type; sort by customer rating, name and price. All with no booking fees – the app is free.

“Hostels are the best way to travel and Hostelworld is the best way to find them.” says one of the reviews. 

Android : http://bit.ly/2PFYnG9         iOS : https://apple.co/2PF8zP0

Expensify

Expensify is the #1 tool for expense report management, receipt tracking, and business travel. Snap a photo of your receipt using SmartScan and Expensify takes care of the rest! Designed for small businesses, accountants, and individuals who are sick of wasting time with spreadsheets, Expensify streamlines business travel and tax compliance with expense reports that are easy to build and maintain

Expensify has been widely acknowledged as the best tool for business travelers. If you’re a small business or solopreneur looking for simple receipt capture, Expensify’s patented SmartScan OCR technology eliminates manual data entry and makes it easy to keep track of receipts on-the-go. If you’re looking for more complex functionality for a larger company, Expensify takes care of all of your expense management needs: expense reports, multi-level approval workflows, automatic credit card reconciliation, company card management, next-day rapid reimbursement, integrations with accounting and HR softwares, and so much more.

Android : http://bit.ly/2LnIZQ1     iOS : https://apple.co/2LlKIWe

https://www.expensify.com

Moovit: Bus Time & Train Time Live Info

Moovit is your personal assistant for Public Transport.  It guides more than 150 million users in over 2200 cities throughout the world. Commuters will find updated bus time and train time, transit maps, and, where available, real-time line arrivals based on GPS devices on-board buses, subways, and trains.

You can locate nearby stations, travel with on-the-go live navigation guidance and receive get-off alerts at your destination to ensure a smooth ride. This is why Moovit has been named one of the best apps of the year in 2016 and 2017 by the Google Play and App Stores, respectively.

You have offline maps, rate charts and an interesting option to become a local guide for your city. You only need one app to navigate – just MOOVIT!

 

Android : http://bit.ly/2KdWn5r                         iOS : https://apple.co/2Mcz5xi

Spyglass

If you go hiking or on adventure rides into unknown places, which have low or no connectivity, be sure to carry the Spyglass app.

Spyglass is an essential offline GPS app for outdoors and off-road navigation. Packed with tools it serves as binoculars, heads-up display, hi-tech compass with offline maps, gyrocompass, GPS receiver, waypoint tracker, speedometer, altimeter, Sun, Moon and Polaris star finder, gyro horizon, rangefinder, sextant, inclinometer, angular calculator and camera. It saves a custom location, navigates precisely to it later, shows it on maps and using augmented reality displays detailed GPS info, measures distances, sizes, angles, and does a lot more.

Spyglass operates in 3D and uses augmented reality to show object positions, info and directions to them overlaid over camera or maps.  You can save current position, add a point from maps, manually enter location coordinates. And then find the saved place later simply by following directional arrows.

Spyglass will make you feel like James Bond whether you’re exploring in the woods or just trying to find your Honda in the mall parking lot.

Android : https://goo.gl/ujFTQQ                             iOS : https://goo.gl/kydG7a

Unified Ticketing System – UTS

CaptureIf you travel by train, you know how difficult it is to stand in queue and buy suburban, unreserved ticket. UTS, by Indian Railways, solves this painful problem.

UTS is the official mobile ticketing app for booking unreserved tickets. Paperless ticketing has been enabled in entire Chennai suburban section, entire Mumbai suburban section and New Delhi – Palwal section. In addition, Season and Platform Tickets are also available.

All you have to do is to download the app, assign a userid and password and you are ready to go. Just add an amount to the UTS digital wallet through your Credit Card or Internet Banking. The next time you travel, you can book your tickets on the way to the station. Be sure to choose the paperless ticket option, so that you get your tickets on your mobile. When asked, you can show the ticket from your mobile directly!

How convenient!

Android : https://goo.gl/3JQtKu