While travellers or backpackers have their own tunes for their journey, every travel enthusiast has other tasks at hand вЂ“ flights to board, cabs to hail, airports to navigate, and expense reports to file
While travellers or backpackers have their own tunes for their journey, every travel enthusiast has other tasks at hand вЂ“ flights to board, cabs to hail, airports to navigate, and expense reports to file. Below is a list of service travellers can consider when they are travelling abroad.
This app allows to calculate and make conversions instantly using more than 180 worldwide currencies. It offers live proprietary currency rates, charts, and stores the last updated rates, thus it works even when the Internet doesnвЂ™t.
For travellers with allergies, Pollen.comвЂ™s mobile app is useful. The app details both weather and allergy forecasts, noting the levels of specific types of pollen found in your locale so you can prepare for the day ahead. For those hoping to narrow down the cause of their misery, there’s also a built-in diary with downloadable data that tracks your symptoms and pollen count, as well as photos and descriptions to help you spot allergens in the wild.
BECK Friends is a peer-to-peer delivery service allowing one to earn while travelling. Travellers can place a request on their platform to send a parcel anywhere in the world; and someone travelling on that route will deliver it for you. While the user does not have to pay anything to send a parcel, the traveller can make some money for delivering it. The sender and traveller can mutually decide the cost of delivering the parcel, BECK Friends provides an estimate based on their research.
Couchsurfing helps travellers to find a host who lets them stay for free. Typically, in exchange, travellers make a meal, or pay for meals etc. Besides cutting the traveller’s costs, Couchsurfing allows them to meet locals who want to share their culture and give behind-the-scenes guide to their location.
Like a Local
In theory, all guidebooks aspire to treat readers to the insider experience, but Like a Local is assembled by hundreds of local writers. Guides offer hotel, restaurant, and bar options across a couple dozen European cities, sending visitors to sites that aren’t packed to the gills with wide-eyed visitors. The app can be used without an internet connection, by downloading a city guide ahead of time. The app is free, but one can pay for individual guides.