Travel has become a whole lot easier these days thanks to technology and multiple apps. If you are someone who is constantly on the go, it becomes essential to effectively toggle multiple time-zones, keep track of meetings or the itinerary, travel schedule and also manage currency. Also Read - 43 Chinese apps banned in India removed from Google Play Store, App StoreAlso Read - 43 Chinese apps banned in India: Here's a full list of all blocked Chinese apps
While traditionally, smartphone users had to flip out and check their device each time they wished to use an app, now with smartwatches, the task has become easier as they can access their apps right on the smartwatch. For Apple Watch users, there are thousands of apps available in the Apple Store for those constantly on the go. Also Read - India bans 43 more Chinese apps over security concerns
Here are some of the most convenient travel apps for Apple Watch users.
One of the simplest and the most convenient apps for currency exchange, xCurrency comes with a simple and elegant interface, smart calculator, and the latest currency rate data that keeps updating timely. Apart from that, it also provides a professional and stylish function for checking historical rates for free. With a slight slide, you can switch the exchange rates information of more than 160 currencies. It is not only a professional currency checking master, but also a powerful currency calculator. ALSO READ: Memrise: Hands-on with the winner of the best app on Google Play Store for 2017
Uber is one of the most popular cab-on-hire services present in over 500 cities. The service is available across all regions making travel easy for those always on the go. The app based cab service has expanded exponentially since inception and provides multiple types of services for all kinds of cab users . For the budget traveler, there is UberPool, which lets users share the cab and UberPrime offers more luxurious cars. Uber also offers car on rentals in some locations.
AirBnB is an app which offers stays at budget prices. From single rooms to self-service apartments, there are multiple options available at different price points. The service can be best used by those looking out for budget stay options for a relatively longer duration while on a work or leisure trip. The app also provides last minute rentals solving the issue of hunting for hotel rooms.
Foursquare City Guide offers a comprehensive list of restaurants, pubs and bars based on location. You can hunt for a restaurant with your favorite cuisine or experiment with something new. The app also offers the user a chance to check into a place and keep a list of all restaurants visited handy. Additionally, each place is accompanied by reviews from the global community. ALSO READ: The ridiculous Not Hotdog app is real, and here are 6 other apps if you love it
Findery is a comprehensive travel diary while on the go. Users can leave ‘notes’ about the places visited, share stories, and start collecting locations they wish to visit. The app also lets users discover the world through stories and photos shared by others. There are local tips, recommendations, and personal stories left by Findery users from around the world.
GuidePal is a personal guide service and the best part about the service is it works offline so there’s no worry of hunting for Wi-Fi or free data while on the run. The app is packed with insider advices, curated city guides that reveal only the best places from trusted, local experts, professional journalists, and user contacts. Users can also create and share customised guides.