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Blog: 5 Apps for business travellers

Are you getting the most out of your business travel?

Business travel can be exhausting and stressful, but it can also facilitate creativity, with one in four business travellers saying they get their best ideas while travelling. Today’s technology can help business travellers travel smarter and easier, giving them more time to foster those brilliant ideas rather than worry about the tedious little things.

Whether you need a hand with learning some basic French on your flight to Paris or sign some important documents that are back in the office, we’ve summarised the must-have apps for every business traveller.

Skype-1.png Skype for Business

Who should use it: Travellers who need to stay connected while away from the office.

What does it do: The app allows you to send instant messages and make video and voice calls from your smartphone. You can also remotely join scheduled meetings during your trip and coordinate conference calls.

What does it cost: FREE

Customer rating: 4 stars

                      

Gtranslate.png Google Translate

Who should use it: Travellers who need on the spot translation

What does it do: The app is quick and easy to use; you can download languages for offline use and even use your camera for a live conversion of text to any language.

Price: FREE

Customer rating: 4 stars

 

MyFitnessPal-iPad-App.jpg MyFitnessPal

Who should use it: Travellers who are health conscious and want to practice healthy eating habits while travelling.

What does it do: MyFitnessPal helps keep track of your diet and exercise, with timely reminders, barcode scanner and brand library for quick additions. It then creates a useful overview of your day, week and month.

What does it cost: FREE

Customer rating: 4.5 stars

 

 Open table.png OpenTable

Who should use it: Travellers who are dining with clients or colleagues during their trip.

What does it do: Explore, book and manage restaurant reservations free and instantly. OpenTable’s app not only helps you find new places to dine, it allows you to coordinate with others by sending invitations straight from the app. Keep track of your bookings by adding reservations straight to your calendar.

What does it cost: FREE

Customer rating: 4.5 stars

 

Evernote Iphone.png Evernote Scannable

Who should use it: Travellers who create documents in transit and want to stay organised with minimal effort.

What does it do: Evernote scannable provides you with the tools to stay organised when travelling for business. The app allows you to scan contracts, receipts, business cards and any paper that comes your way, the app allows you to save and share documents instantly.

What does it cost: FREE

Customer rating: 5 stars

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