It can sometimes be tricky to travel and work in new countries. Where can I find food in a unknown city? What clothes should I pack? Planning your business trip can feel complicated, but with some great apps, you can simplify the whole trip!
We’ve listed 10 apps that we think streamline your corporate trip in Sweden!
You might be familiar with Google Maps, but did you know that you can search for restaurants, cafés, bars and shops close to you? No problem! And you can of course have it to help navigate throughout the city your in.
With Googles great translation app you can get help with understanding the language of the country your in. Did you know that Google Translate also have a conversation-function? It’s easy to use. With the conversation-function built into the app, you can choose your language, the language you wish to translate to and then talk into the app. The app will then translate what you’ve said in real-time.
Tripadvisor is a service where you can lookup things to do in the city your in, but also restaurants where you can eat, bars to take a drink or other exciting places to visit. They are one of the most popular review-apps for restaurants in Sweden. Take a look at the reviews if you’re unsure what to choose.
Uber is a world-wide company with easy taxi services. They are still not active in all cities in Sweden, but if you’re staying in one of the larger cities, Uber is a simple way of grabbing your taxi. Track the arrival time of your booked car on your phone, be welcomed by a professional driver, take a comfortable seat and let the Uber app even take care of payment. As easy as it should be!
Valuta+ is an easy and free currency converter. They have a simple user interface and supports more than 170 currencies. A simple way to get a little better overview of the prices in the country you’re staying in.
Staying in Stockholm? SL is the app where you can navigate through public transport in Stockholm. You can plan your trip and buy tickets directly in the app.
Västtrafik To Go
If you’re staying in Gothenburg or Borås, SL does not work. Västtrafik is the company taking care of public transportation in western part of Sweden, around Gothenburg. You can plan your trip and buy tickets directly in the app. They also support many payment cards from foreign contries.
SMHI stands for Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute. They have one of the most popular weather forecast-apps. Enter the city your in (or planning to go to) and see how the weather might be!
foodora: Beställ mat online
Foodora is an app where you can order restaurant food and other supplies directly to your place with home delivery. Foodora is available in many cities in Sweden and more and more restaurants and cafés is starting to connect to the service. An easy way to get food if you don’t know where to go!
Packr Travel Packing List
Packr will help you save time and make a smart packing list for your stay. A quantity can be set for each item, some items’ quantity will be automatically adjusted to the length of your stay. You can of course also create your own packing lists.