A Baker’s Dozen of Apps that Make Traveling a Little Easier
Posted On: 08/20/2018
Traveling can be a hassle if you’re not prepared. The first step after you lock-down your flight is to book your limo ride to O’Hare or limo ride to Midway so ensure you arrive in plenty of time to check bags and get through security.
We also pulled together baker’s dozen list of apps that clients tell us make traveling a little easier. We might be prejudiced, but we like #13 the best!
- Matrix Flights – Easily compare airfare price for flights from leading travel and airline sites.
- Air BnB – Find entire homes, apartments and private rooms for trips in the US.
- Trivago – Prefer traditional hotels? Compare prices for all types of hotel and vacation rentals from many different online sites.
- Packpoint – A smart packing list app that helps organize what you need based on length of travel, weather and planned activities.
- Google Maps – Whether walking or driving, Google Maps pinpoints your current location and helps you find your way.
- Trip Advisor – Get review and insights on what to do at your destination plus price comparisons for hotels from 200+ booking sites.
- Trip Case – A single place to manage and organize and manage your trip itineraries.
- Mobile Passport – Store your passport on your phone to breeze through U.S. Customs and Protection one cruise port and 25 airports. This app will be extremely useful toward the end of 2018 when passports are mandatory for flights within the U.S. for residents of states that don’t participate in the Real ID Act for their driver’s license programs
- XE Currency - Calculate live currency and foreign exchange rates with this free app.
- Wi-Fi Map – Find crowdsourced WiFi locations in the world’s busiest cities, airports, small towns and villages as well as remote areas.
- Lonely Planet – The famous travel guides online with the added bonus of flight bookings, hotel accommodations and travel insurance.
- TV Food Maps- See a restaurant you want to visit on a TV show like Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives and Man vs. Food? It’s easy to find the location of restaurants from 30+ shows on this easy-to-use app.
13. BONUS - West Suburban Limousine App
Download the app to your Android or iPhone and set-up your profile. Then you can easily reserve a private car, SUV or stretch limo well in advance. Or, with about two hours’ notice, we can generally provide a private car to your residence, O’Hare or Midway or other public venue. Waiting for your ride but wondering if you have time to respond to one more quick email? Open the app and you’ll be able to track the exact location of your private car on a map.