What Are The Top Mobile Apps To Use During Executive Travel?

It seems as if every day you hear of a new app designed to make life easier.  Apps can be particularly important to one participates in executive travel.  They may find themselves on the road or sky monthly, weekly, and sometimes daily.  Take in account the number of miles travelers can cover in a year, it’s easy to see the need for good apps to help make travel easier to manage.

The problem with apps, is there our millions of apps to choose from for each platform.  Android has over 1.4 million apps with Apple featuring slightly less with 1.3 million apps.  One thing with trying to find a great app is it could potentially require a lot of trial and error to find the “shoe that fits”  Our favorite app of all of course is the First Choice Limousine app, which allows you to hire car service and manage account.  It’s currently available on the Apple store.

Features of the First Choice Limousine and Car Service app include:

  • Maintain frequently traveled locations
  • Receive a rate quote
  • Book or change a reservation
  • View current, completed and future reservations
  • See chauffeur location up to 60 minutes prior to pick-up time

Other Great Apps for Executive Travel

TripIt – This app allows you to bundle all of your travel itineraries into a calendar format, organizing your flight schedules, hotel bookings, and meeting information into one handy location. Information is loaded by simply forwarding all confirmation emails to the TripIt account and the application does the rest.

Available for: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry

Cost – Basic: free, Pro: $49/year

GateGuru – An app that summarizes flight itineraries into one interface. This allows you to see any changes to the flight schedule and can tally stats on the amount of time spent in airports and on planes.

Available for: Android, iOS, Windows Phone

Cost – free

 WeatherPro – In addition to Weatherbug and the Weather Channel, there’s also WeatherPro, an app that shows an overview of the weather you’ll experience in all of your travel locations.

Available for: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Blackberry

Cost – $0.99

iTranslate – International travelers rejoice, now there’s an app for those awkward moments when you’re not sure what to say next. iTranslate is capable of translating more than eighty languages.

Available for: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, OSX

Cost – free

 Hotel Tonight – Ever find yourself stuck in a location without a hotel booking? Hotel Tonight sells last-minute hotel inventory so you can book a hotel even on the same day of travel.

Available for: Android, iOS

Cost – free

Mynd Calendar – If you feel like you could use the help of a personal assistant, the Mynd Calendar app is for you. This app acts like an advanced calendar app and is capable of managing the day-to-day aspects of business travel such as notifying multiple people when a meeting will be delayed because of travel or weather.

Available for: iOS

Cost – free

 Onavo – Feel like your data plan is out of control when you travel? Onavo is an app that tracks where you use date and analyzes data use.

Available for: Android, iOS

Cost – free

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