4 free helpful apps for getting around London during the Olympics

4 Free Helpful Apps to Getting Around London during the Olympics

If you are in London enjoying the Olympics and having the time of your life, you still need to remain organized especially if the area is unfamiliar to you, therefore you can spend more time having fun with less worry of how to get from A to B using these 4 free helpful apps to getting around London.

1. Hailo

This is your ultimate taxi app to getting a cab in just two taps, with more cabs than any other Android app in London; you can grab a taxi with no extra charge of where you are or what time it is, the Halio app will show you the estimated time of arrival for the nearest taxi to your location. So have another drink to celebrate your favorite team without having to stand outside waiting with your hand out.

2. Tube Map

This app is your guide to the underground subway station with features that include the Harry Beck designed London underground map, live departures and station information, keep informed regarding your amount on your Oyster card to ensure that you can ride the tube and use the GPS to find where the nearest access to the station is to your location. (Android the iPhone app link is above)

3. London City Guide

Find out all the happenings in London from restaurants, attractions, hotels without even having to be online to gain access. This free guide will help you get around London quickly and easily without having to spend too much time on figuring out what your next destination is.

4. WorldMate

If you are in London but have travelled from aboard and are looking for a return trip home for after the Olympics, just use WorldMate to automatically organize your trip, giving you real time flight alerts right to your phone. No need to spend time searching online or waiting on the phone with the Airlines, just kick back and relax and let the flight find you.

We hope you are enjoying your time in London, whether you are there for the Olympics, business or vacation, these apps will make your travel a simpler process.

By Erin Ryan

+Erin Ryan is a writer for various Social Media & Tech blogs and currently works as the Director of Social Media for the Internet Marketing Company, Wikimotive. Erin has a keen understanding of the power of Social Media for business and fervently stays up-to-date. Creator and head editor of Socialeyezer She enjoys finding the latest in social media, tech and geek culture. Erin often expresses her thoughts and opinions on TheErinRyan. Connect through Erin Ryan's About.me Profile .

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