No matter how well-prepared you are, travel can come with its fair share of challenges. From unexpected gate changes to missed hotel bookings, even the most seasoned traveler can run into unexpected hiccups.
Luckily, app developers have come up with several solutions. We’ve put together a list of 5 of the best apps for business travelers to help you prepare for your next business trip.
Think of TripIt as your all-in-one travel organizer. From flight itinerary information to hotel reservations and even business meetings, TripIt compiles everything you need into one convenient calendar. The master itinerary it creates will keep you on track from the time you take off to the time you land back at home.
There’s a free version, which offers all of the basic features you need to create your itinerary, and a paid version with premium features.
Need a last-minute hotel booking? HotelTonight will scan local hotels to find you deals on rooms nearby on the same day. You can look for deals up to 7 days in advance, so it’s helpful even if you’re not booking at the very last minute.
The best part? It’s totally free.
GateGuru is your guide to painless airport travel. It assembles and displays your itinerary in a simple, intuitive interface and provides status updates on your flight and gate number. On top of that, it will give you all the info on the airport you’re at, from the best restaurants to spots where you can find free WiFi.
Its handy Travel Stats feature will give you the lowdown on just how much time you’ve spent traveling, from your flight miles to the time you’ve spent in airports and in the air. The app is free to all users.
If you find yourself in an unfamiliar area and need some help getting around, AroundMe can be your best travel companion. It scans and analyzes nearby businesses to help you find services you might need. From banks and ATMs to gas stations, this free app has your back when it comes to getting around in a new town.
Tracking your business expenses doesn’t need to be a hassle. Leave behind the crumpled receipts and download Concur. It allows you to photograph receipts, import credit card charges and edit expenses all in a user-friendly interface. If you’ve already downloaded TripIt, you can link the apps to keep everything together in one place.
The app is totally free and available to iOS and Android users.
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