5 apps to be installed on the phone of each traveller

Once Lithuanian Airports join mobile app FLIO, which unites more than 900 airports throughout the world and provides the entire information about airports necessary before and during the flight, travellers will be able to enjoy even greater comfort during each trip. However, once they step out the airport, travellers also face a number of challenges, starting from the search for a bus stop of a bus which would take them to a hotel and ending with the finding of a cosy café or an inexpensive diner. With the approaching summer holiday season, please find a list of five smart apps, which will facilitate holiday planning and help avoid disappointments during the trip.

1. Airports wizard FLIO

The mobile app FLIO allows travelling by plane even smarter. It presents all flight-related information in real time, while airport maps installed in the app help to quickly and effortlessly find oneself in any desired place - a café, a shop, children’s room or even nearby a phone charging station. FLIO holders also receive best offers and special discounts from the stores and restaurants set up at the airport.

The app FLIO provides the entire necessary information about airports of the world, with all three airports of Lithuania, namely, airports of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga, being among them since now on.

The app is compatible with Android and iOS operating systems. It can be downloaded here.

2. uPackingList - for those who are packing a suitcase

This app will be useful to those who find the packing of luggage to be a stressful procedure, and anxiety and doubts as to items left at home - a very familiar feeling.

The app “uPackingList” allows you to draw up a list of the needed travel items, and the app itself automatically makes suggestions of the items to be included in the list. Here you can also create a list of jobs that must be done before a trip, including therein a presentation that must be completed or a doctor’s appointment. Having completed the chores or placed the necessary item in the suitcase, you can mark them in the list, and thus you will be sure that there is nothing you left behind.

The app is compatible with Android and iOS operating systems. It can be downloaded here.

3. Citymapper – for those who plan city tours

This app will help you to easier plan tours in the visited city, because “Citymapper” presents public transport timetables and travel prices. “Citymapper” will help those, who plan to take a walk or a bike ride, to find the most convenient route, indicating the closest pedestrian and bicycle paths, and will even calculate the time needed to travel by the selected means, and the calories which you will burn that way.

“Citymapper” not only shows a detailed information updated depending on the formed traffic conditions in the city, but also helps to feel very comfortable diving in the streets of metropoles of the world for the first time.

The app is compatible with Android and iOS operating systems. It can be downloaded here.

4. Individual city guide Time Out

Even though the majority search for things to do in the cities where they travel before the trip, but a very few manage to thoroughly plan a trip in advance. The app “Time Out” allows you to find comprehensive information on bars, restaurant or nightclubs in the city that you visit, to reserve a table there, also to find out about the planned excursions, ongoing concerts, festivals and movie sessions, and to purchase tickets. Moreover, depending on your interests, “Time Out” can compile a customized travel guide in the visited cities.

The app can be downloaded in smart phones with Android or iOS operating systems.

5. XE Currency - for those, who do not want to make a mistake when buying presents

This currency exchange app will be very useful for those, who do not want to be deceived when exchanging currency or comparing prices in another country. “XE Currency” converts all currencies of the world, operates even without the Internet access, and its data are updated in real time, so you can be sure that the data are accurate.

The app is compatible with Android and iOS operating systems. It can be downloaded here.

Even though traveling is the time of discoveries and surprises, do not forget that modern technologies often help to avoid unpleasant surprises. It is important to always have a smart phone with a fully charged battery in your pocket.