The Best Travel Apps
With technology at your fingertips you can book everything from your shopping on-line to flights. We have found the best apps that may come in handy in your travels.
While your iPhone already comes with a simple weather app pre-loaded, Weather Pro, £2.49 is a must-have if you want detailed weather forecasts from around the world. It features helpful graphs, charts and satellite images to keep you updated with current worldwide forecasts.
UK Tide and Weather is designed for surfers, sailors, fishermen, divers, walkers or anyone who needs tide or weather information. Search for tide and weather information from over 700 UK coastal locations.
Tide information includes high / low water times and tidal range for seven days in the future and any date in the past.
Whether you frequently use the tube or plan to visit the capital, the London Tube application is a useful tool. Plan your journey, check your oyster balance or use GPS to find the nearest tube station. It’s completely free, too.
The Trainline app is free tool that allows you to search train times and fares from UK destinations including all the stations in Southampton and the south coast. It also has a handy favourites section where you can save regular journeys.
Perfect if you are away from home and missing your favourite radio station. With pretty much every station in the world at you finger tips you can have your favourite song/DJ streaming through your mobile. Local radio stations: 103.9 Voice fm (Southampton), Heart/Capital (South Coast).
An idea that started right here on the south coast! Wozityou is a phenomenal new way to connect with people around you. Use Wozityou to chat, make new friends and share interests! We call it the ultimate icebreaker and a truly social experience. Want to talk to someone who catches your eye when you’re out? See who’s in the same place as you? Or simply chat to someone new? Download Wozityou now!
Wozityou is FREE to join and use! We use GPS, 3G and Wi-Fi to determine where you are so you have the ability to find new people around you at any time.
The popular service accommodation/hotel and destination review website Trip Advisor is also available as a free handy app. Check out the user posted reviews for the best places to eat, sleep and explore. Many reviews feature candid photographs and traveller tips.
The Flight Tracker app takes the hassle out arriving at the airport only to find out your flight (or the passengers that you may be collecting) has been delayed or cancelled. It features live arrival and departure times, maps that track flight progress and gate assignment information.
For the more ‘enthusiastic’ of you Flight Radar 24 tracks ANY flight in Europe, tell you speed, height, time to destination and even supply a virtual cockpit view of the flight.
Jamie’s app is all about letting you choose the recipes you want, when you want them.
Each recipe is really easy to follow with beautiful step-by-step photography so you really can’t go wrong. Included is a clever Shopping List that makes life a breeze, sorts ingredients by aisle and lets you cross off items as you shop. Handy for the many local supermarkets near our properties.
Not in the food to cook? With the official UK and Ireland Domino’s Pizza iPhone app you can order your favourite pizzas, sides, desserts and drinks quickly and easily. It’s a Domino’s store in your pocket!
Use PayPal for instant ordering, or credit cards or cash on collection.
Restaurant Explorer locates restaurants within user specified radius such as Southampton.
User can see the location of the restaurant in map, see the address details and can access restaurant website. User can call specific restaurant to book table.
*Apps subject to price and the correct software for your mobile phone/tablet