There are many travel apps available. But how many are really the best for business travel? The ones mentioned here are tested, tried and true; each app has four to five star online reviews. Try them and see what you think, provide feedback.
Listed is a collection of different types of apps that provide extra help for weary business travelers. The free apps versions are good to test out first, you will get ads; the paid ones are often worth the money if they offer other functions or the ads annoy you. The most commonly used devices are the Apple iPhone and IPad, and Android Phone. Other mobile devices include: Apple iPod touch, Android Tablet, Blackberry Phone.
Here they are:
Excellent weather information and posts alerts. (Most devices.)
Shows reviews of hotels, places to see. (Most devices.)
Airline apps are good for your main airline (Southwest, United Airlines, and more).
This can show you flight information, airport layouts, facilities such as restaurants also. (IPhone and Android.)
This is great for finding flights, if you are picking someone up at the airport it alerts you on any changes to the flight and you can see the flight path on a map, too. (Most devices.)
Organizes all your trip details into one online itinerary, even trips at multiple travel sites. (Most devices.)
Great for reservations and suggestions based upon location, cuisine, and cost. (iPhone, iPad, Android.)
Maps help you find locations, these include:
Google maps (Android), Mapquest maps. (Most devices.)
You can create notes and share them with anyone else. Avoid forgetting key information, like where you left your car in the garage, that brilliant idea you got from the meeting, and more. (Most devices.)
The essential contact for checking out the backgrounds of business client, colleagues or employers. (Most devices.)
Tracking expenses can be a pain. Jotnot scans your receipts and can store them on your device or in the Cloud, You can also pinch and zoom the page to get a better look at it, save it in multiple formats, store it in various places. (iPhone and iPad.)
Did you ever have one of those work days where you wanted to say, “Beam me up, Scotty!” Pick out your favorite planet or star. Point it in any direction, It shows the planets you would see in the sky with the constellations clearly labeled. Unfortunately the transporter part is not ready yet. :)