Get more out of your vacations by being smart with the apps you use. According to The Nielsen Company’s 2016 study, the average American user spent more than two hours a month using their travel apps, an increase of 40% over the course of a single year.
Are you losing out if you don’t? Well, our list of travel apps that can help you save (and even earn) money, energy, and time says yes.
Save, manage, and earn money with these well-designed travel apps
Klook is a great platform to discover and book travel activities around the world at possibly cheaper prices. With the app, you can easily view and use your booking vouchers offline. It is available for download on both Apple App Store and Google Play.
KKday is Klook’s competitor and some of their activities may be cheaper. If you have tours and activities in mind, you should check both platforms for prices and promotions. KKday app is available for download on both Apple App Store and Google Play.
Entertainer is a fantastic paid membership app where you can gain access to one-for-one offers on dining, beauty and fitness, entertainment, and travel. Hotels and resorts that might usually be out of budget could become a dream come true with this app. While not all hotel bookings are one-for-one, you can still get pretty good value with the app. It is available for download on both Apple App Store and Google Play.
Mileslife is a must-have app for miles enthusiasts. By using the app to pay for dining and travel, you can earn additional miles on top of your credit card earnings. There are also frequent promotions where you can earn bonus miles. Mileslife is available for download on both Apple App Store and Google Play.
Use this referral code to get 1,000 air miles when you register as a new user and spend S$49 within 30 days of using the code.
Travel budget tracking
5. Trail Wallet
Trail Wallet helps you to easily track your expenses while you travel and is free for up to 25 items. Organise your expenses by trip, set a daily budget, and snap and store receipts. It is only available for download on Apple App Store.
Tripcoin is another travel expense tracker with an aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly interface. You can split an expense across several days, snap receipts, and export beautiful reports as images. Tripcoin is only available for download on Apple App Store.
Travelling with friends? It can get pretty complicated splitting expenses and keeping track of who’s paid what. Simply add shared expenses as you go and Splittr will tell you who is next to pay and who owes whom how much. Invite your friends so they can all add expenses too. Splittr is available for download on both Apple App Store and Google Play.
Earn some money while your travel with Airfrov. It is a platform that connects customers with travellers to bring back overseas products. If you have extra luggage space, why not see whether there’s anything you can help customers to buy in return for a fee you are comfortable with?