Apps you need when embarking on a business travel

Have you been looking for amazing apps carefully designed for business travelers? What are the major apps every traveler must-have for safety?

The life of a business traveler is anything but easy – you’re always on the move, hopping from one meeting to another.

However, with a little bit of tech assistance, challenges can be minimized. With that in mind, here are five of the best apps for business travelers.

1. Airbnb

Airbnb is your go-to app for finding accommodation for your business travels – it has a huge catalogue of holiday apartments spanning nearly 200 countries.

This means you can enjoy fabulous homely facilities like a kitchen, where you can prepare tasty meals to get you energized and enthused for your business meetings

Tip: Choose accommodation with good transport links to the venues you’ll be frequenting.

2. Rome2ri

The Rome2rio transportation app is your best friend when you’re travelling around an unfamiliar location.

All you have to do is input your start and end destinations and the app will show you how to get there using a variety of transport types. It even gives you an estimated cost for each mode of transport – ideal if you’re on a budget.

Tip: Get clued up on the public transport networks for your destination before you arrive.

Related: 6 Business Travelling Trends for 2020

3. Waze

If you’re planning on driving to the airport or in your destination, the Waze navigation app is exactly what you need.

The app finds you the fastest route to your chosen destination and lets you preview the directions and arrival time. It even automatically re-routes if there are any delays.

It also connects to other apps like Spotify, so you can listen to your favorite tunes or business podcasts while you drive.

Tip: Use an airport parking comparison site such as to find deals for US hubs like SFO and MCO.

4. DocuSign

The DocuSign app stores your documents electronically, so you can quickly complete contracts from anywhere

This makes it ideal for you professionals who are constantly on the move, or those of you who’d prefer not to carry hard copies of paperwork around with you.

The DocuSign app supports most file types and you can upload documents to DocuSign from email attachments and the Files app on your device

Tip: Save your business trip documents to the cloud, so you have a backup that you can access from anywhere.

Related: 7 Tips for Enjoying Stress-free Business Travels

5. Loungebuddy

When you install the LoungeBuddy app, you’ll be able to start your trip in style by hitting up an airport lounge where you can enjoy some R&R or last-minute business prep, whilst sipping on a complimentary drink or two

Simply input your flight and lounge membership details into the app and it shows you which lounges you can access for free. Alternatively, if you’re not a lounge member, you can buy one-time and on the day passes – pretty cool, right?  

Tip: Use a travel site such as TripAdvisor to find something fun and non-work related to do during your trip.

Install these five fantastic apps and you’ll be perfectly prepped for your next business trip.

What are your favorite apps for business travel? Share them in the comments section.

Emenike Emmanuel
Emenike Emmanuel is a multiple award-winning blogger, CEO of Entrepreneur Business Blog, Chief Evangelist of Ebusinessroom Ventures, and the Lead Coach of an online community of over 12,000 business owners called, The Excellent Entrepreneurs' Network. He’s here to help you start, manage and grow a profitable and sustainable business using digital marketing strategies. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn & Pinterest with this handle, @emenikeng. Telegram group - | Email: [email protected]

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