5 Helpful Apps for the Business Traveler

by Country Inns & Suites
Thursday, May 30, 2013

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Business travelers are often very knowledgeable in the ways of travel, but even the savviest travelers can use a little help when it comes to planning and organizing a trip. With the popularity of smart phones, there are a variety of fantastic apps that can help you organize and simplify any journey. Take advantage of some of these helpful mobile apps during your next trip:

1. Expensify

Expense reports can be a tedious, but necessary, part of business travel. Forget shuffling through all those receipts and download Expensify for free. This app for iPhone and Android allows you to track expenses and create expense reports by snapping pictures of your receipts. You can even track your mileage with this handy tool.

2. Free Wi-Fi Finder

It’s nearly impossible to conduct business without the Internet these days. Avoid a frustrating hunt for free Internet by downloading the Free Wi-fi Finder on your iPhone or Android devices. This app will find Wi-Fi Internet hotspots wherever you are in the world.

3. Club Carlson

With the Club Carlson app for iPhone or Android, you can enjoy all the benefits of the global Club Carlson rewards program — and more — right from your phone. You can easily redeem Gold Points, search all Carlson Rezidor hotels, book a stay, or explore the area in a few easy swipes. Not a Club Carlson member? Join today for free!

4, Sleep Apps

Android users will find the Nature Sounds to Sleep app refreshing after spending a day cramped in the office or a busy cafe. It provides calming sounds of the beach, rain, or stream water. Are you an iPhone user? Naturespace has you covered. This relaxing sleep app offers 3D recordings from beautiful places all around the world.

5. Taxi Magic

You’ll never have to worry about flagging down a taxi again with this great app for iPhone and Android. Taxi Magic lets you search for taxi providers, estimate your fare, pay securely, track your route live, and more!

With all of the time you’ll save using these helpful apps, you may find yourself with a few extra hours to enjoy your destination. Safe travels!