Whether you are moving to London or just spending some time in the capital, if you have a smartphone you are probably aware that you hold the world in your own hands! LVC have listed our top 9 free apps that you can download to make your life easier while you’re in town, whether you’re planning your commute during the week or finding a cool place to go over the weekend.
CityMapper is a handy app that you can use to check bus stops, bus routes, and bus times. It also gives you access to routes on the tube and overground railway as well as many other things. Fantastic!
Don’t ever get lost again! Google Maps will help you to find the place you’re supposed to meet up with your friends, even if you need to cross the city, take a ferry and the cable car to get there. Google Maps will show you the route. No excuses to not arrive on time!
Fancy cycling around the city but doesn’t have a bike? No problem at all! Santander Cycle will help you to find the nearest bike station to get to know the city on two wheels. You can do your own Tour de France England (a little bit slower, of course).
Not happy with the idea of getting on the tube? Or lucky enough to be part of one of those joyous days when the tube is on strike? With Uber on your phone, you can easily get an Uber car to take you to your next destination. Quick reminder: fares may vary depending on the availability of cars.
Binge watching Netflix at home and feeling too lazy to get out of your couch? You can get food delivered right in front of your door with this app.
Time Out is a free lifestyle magazine that you can easily find outside tube stations. They also have an app that shows what is happening in the capital for the next few days. It even shows you what is happening months in advance.
Need a helping hand to suggest a good restaurant or a nice coffee shop? On TripAdvisor you will find reviews of customers who have already been to places and what do they think about. You will find reviews of places like hotels, shops, clubs and many other more.
Job hunting? Indeed gathers many job opportunities all in one place. It’s one of the most comprehensive sites for finding work. Just make sure you insert “London” as well as the job title.
Need somewhere to live? Looking for a flat? This helpful app is easy to navigate and shows you property all over the city. You can book a flat viewing in less than 1 minute.
What about you? Which London related apps do you use?