The technology incorporated in the smartphone has become one of the great allies in our day to day. We are surrounded by tools and applications that provide us with the weather forecast, help us keep track of our bank account or allow us to take pictures and videos with the best visual effects possible. In terms of travel thousands of mobile applications have been developed that will make your adventure much easier, whatever your type of trip and the plans you have planned.
In Aerobús, the busiest shuttle bus in Barcelona, we show you the essential apps to use during your trip. Remember that the most foresighted can be done with the Aerobus ticket online, to save unnecessary queues. The best transport to travel the key points of the city and to get to El Prat Airport without complications.
Flight Aware is the perfect app to keep you informed of your flights. An easy way to see all the delays, incidents, cancellations and notices of your flight without having to go to the airline’s website or expect to receive emails. It is designed to avoid unpleasant surprises and keep your times under control. This tool also tracks where your flight is and informs you of the weather conditions.
SAS Survival Guide
The most adventurous are in luck, because with this application you can learn the best tricks to face the challenges of nature. The app, which already has more than 10,000 downloads, contains hundreds of survival tips that range from lighting fires to learning to communicate in Morse code. In it you have long lists with the most useful recommendations, in addition to videos to resist extreme climates, snake bites and masterclass of what you should know about first aid in case you need it. All this without having to connect to the internet.
XE Currency is an application that has been developed to make currency changes in a simpler way, without calculations or failed approaches. It is available to download on Android and iOS, to use it previously or during the trip.
Flush is a very original and especially useful application. With it, you will have the option of finding all public restrooms through GPS. One of the most useful tools to find them, whether you are in a European country or in India.
Do you travel to a country and want to put your knowledge of a language into practice? For lovers of languages, Duolingo is the ideal app to learn all the curiosities of the world’s languages. It is full of short lessons to learn to read, write and understand details up to 27 languages. Download it for free if you do not want to be lost in a country where you do not control the language.
Wikiloc is the perfect application for the most adventurous and lovers of sports and trekking. It brings together all hiking and trekking routes proposed by other users who have already used it. It has millions of routes and very good valuations of athletes who practice running, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking and skiing.
Moovit is one of the most practical applications to find out how to get around any city. It tells you which are the best routes to move on public transport, either by metro, bus, ferry, light rail or with scooters or public motorcycles. It has global coverage, with more than 2700 cities around the world, and does not need a connection to obtain information about your maps.
If you are a lover of photography and you like to immortalize moments with your mobile phone, Journi is the application made for you. It allows you to take photos and videos, as well as include texts and everything you want to add to your timelines. At the end of the trip you will have as result an audiovisual journal of your trip.
For the laziest at the time of making a suitcase: PackPoint. This application makes this task easier, advising you on what to include in it depending on your destination, the activities you have planned and the dates. With these data, the app generates a list that you can share with your travel companions.
Wave is the perfect application to travel with friends or in large groups. It allows you to know at all times where your friends are, useful if you do activities separately or for any unforeseen or oversight. Account with active location and with a private map where you can locate your friends or to know where on the road are your travel companions. Very useful for parents to know where their children are during field trips or during trips.
This is one of the most original applications and that more interest is arousing. It consists of finding free accommodation in exchange for work, very useful for those who want to get in touch with local people and know their way of life and their customs first hand. It is a free application for iOS and for Android.
No matter where you go or what your type of trip, as there is for you that will facilitate your trip application. Take note of these applications to use previously or to use in your destination. Remember that, if you are going to visit Barcelona, with Aerobús you have easy access to the city’s airport. All you need to live your own adventure.