From an airport’s security line to the rental car checkout, traveling business professionals expect efficiency at every turn of their trip. That’s why apps designed for productivity and efficiency are especially valuable to the savvy business traveler.
According to an article published in the New York Times, corporate travelers account for 36 percent of the domestic travel market. Still expected to meet the demands of their clients and superiors while out of the office, this segment of the traveling public has become increasingly reliant on their smart phones and tablets to stay connected on the road.
Are you making the most out of your business trip? Ensure your next business trip a stress-free one with these 5 Best Apps for Business Travelers:
Dubbed “the all in one organizer,” the TripIt planner manages all of your travel plans in one spot. The app allows you to create a master travel itinerary and access your itinerary planner online or from your mobile device. You can even forward your hotel, airline, car rental and restaurant confirmation e-mails to TripIt to create an instant itinerary.
The days of hailing a cab are over. Now, hail a cab straight from your iPhone or other mobile device. The TaxiMagic app tracks the cab drivers near you and dispatches the first available taxi nearest to your location. TaxiMagic is the first nationwide taxi booking app and it is now available in more than 60 cities across the US.
3. Concur Expense
Do you find it difficult to manage your expenses while on the road? Concur Expense helps prevent forgetfulness and sloth by doing the hard work for you. The app organizes, tracks, saves and submits your travel expenses on your behalf. Submit expense reports online or from your phone with this free and easy app for business travelers.
Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you stay organized. Evernote lets you take notes, snap photos, create to-do lists, scan business cards and record voice reminders. Best of all, everything is searchable so you’ll be able to quickly retrieve the information exactly when you need it.
Never again will you need to request faxing services from your hotel concierge because SignEasy puts document signing at your fingertips – literally. The SignEasy app for iPhone and iPad makes it simple to receive, sign and send important documents on the go.