17 Apps Every Business Traveler Should Have – (Part 1)

Published on October 16, 2014 under Industry News
17 Apps Every Business Traveler Should Have – (Part 1)

These apps are great for anyone traveling for business. Whether you attend congresses, fairs or meet with clients you will probably need at least one of these apps. Most certainly you will be glad they make your life easier when you are on the road.


The smart travel search engine. This popular app provides you with hotel, flight, and car search and booking, flight tracker and itinerary management.

Runs on: iPhone, Android, Windows

Kayak App


Google Translate 

With 64 languages available for written and spoken translation, Google Translate is comprehensive, easy to use, and, best of all, free. The app now offers downloadable language packs for Android users that can be accessed offline.

Runs on: Android, iPhone



Word Lens

Word Lens will instantly translate printed words using your built-in video camera, in real time! You should purchase in-app language packs before traveling.

Runs on: iPhone, Android

Word Lens

Pocket Earth

Find your way around, offline, in locations all over the world. You can pin key locations, such as your hotel, meeting location or a recommended restaurant.

Pocket Earth lets you save maps offline to avoid overseas data roaming charges. It also offers navigation (that part online).

Runs on: iPhonePocket Earth screenshot

Hotel Tonight

This is an app that will help you find last-minute hotel rooms at great discounts, sometimes more than 80 percent off. It will display a list of available hotels giving you the exact distance from your current GPS location and quick impressions such as Basic, Charming or Luxe. You will be able to book the night as early as 9 a.m. on any given day, up from noon.

Runs on: iPhone, Android and Windows



LoungeBuddy is your answer to finding a place to relax, be productive, freshen up and freshen up when traveling. Airport lounges aren’t just reserved for first class or frequent flyers. Hundreds of lounges around the world are available for a one-time fee.
You will be able to explore lounges around the world browsing photos and amenities and reviews from other LoungeBuddy members.

Runs on: iPhone, Android




Taxi e-hail app Uber is by far the quickest and easiest way to get on-demand ground transportation when traveling. Uber is in more than 40 countries. You can request a ride and get picked up within minutes. Compare rates for different Uber options and get fare quotes in the app. It gives you the option of paying with Google Wallet or PayPal, or adding a credit card to your account so you never need cash on hand. Easily set your pickup location on the map, even if you don’t know the exact address. You can even connect with your driver and check the progress at any time. You will receive a receipt by email when you arrive at your destination.

Runs on: iPhone and Android



Get the best route, every day, with real–time help from other drivers.
Waze is one of the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation apps. Share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.

Runs on: iPhone, Android and Windows.



Not sure which way to walk or jog from your hotel to get your workout? This app can pinpoint good routes in more than 2.4 million towns around the world. The entries are created by other users, and you can sort by length of run and see details such as cool sights and the best spot to pick up your coffee afterward. Available on the app store for $4.99 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Runs on: iPhone

Walk Jog Run

Travel App Box

It dubs itself the Swiss Army Knife of travel apps—with 15 features such as an international tip calculator, currency converter and clothing-size converter. It also has a feature for foreign phrases (in Spanish, French, German and Italian) and a “pictionary” feature, so that you can point to items to tell someone what you need.

Runs on: iPhone

Travel app box


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