Here is a collection of 20 best and essentials free travel apps for the business traveller.
Uber is a private taxi service app that matches those needing a lift with professional drivers. you can compare rates for different vehicles and get fare quotes in the app. Use PayPal or add a credit card to your secure account so you never need cash on hand. It’s also available in more than 100 cities and 30 countries include many European, US and Asian cities. iPhone | Android
Word Lens Translator
It’s great for travelers and anyone else who needs a quick language translation. Word Lens free app translates most modern languages simply by pointing your phone’s camera at a sign, sentence or document. iPhone | Android
Expensify is great for salespeople, business travelers, and companies of all sizes! Expense reporting has never been easier. This is a very easy-to-use, well laid-out app to log bills, credits, receipts, mileage and other common expenses. iPhone | Android
Google Maps Navigation & Transit
Pick the best seat on the plane, find low airfares, and get real-time flight status alerts with the free SeatGuru(R) app – all from the ultimate source for airplane seating advice, in-flight amenity information, and airline recommendations. iPhone | Android
Hailo is the world’s highest-rated taxi app. The app gives you a real-time view of taxis in your area – now available in New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, and Atlanta. iPhone | Android
Convert every world currency with the XE Currency App – Free Edition. It offers live proprietary currency rates, charts, and even stores the last updated rates, so it works without Internet connection. iPhone | Android
One irritant for frequent travellers is exorbitant hotel wifi rates. This app shows you a bucketful of public wifi hotspots in your immediate vicinity, both free and paid. iPhone | Android
Organize your travel plans in one place with TripIt from Concur. This app allows you to add travel confirmation emails into your Tripit schedule. It also neatly lays out appointments, reservations, maps and other travel-related items. iPhone | Android
the original online calling service allows you to set up a conversation with a friend for free. Alternatively, you can phone landlines or mobiles for a couple of cents per minute.
aMetro shows the maps of transit systems all over the world – subways, metro, buses, trains, and other. You can find the right route between stations and estimate travel time. Android
Waze is an app that allows you to check on traffic conditions. While Google Maps does a basic job of this, Waze is more detailed and allows you to update conditions on your own location. iPhone | Android