Jan 27th, 2017

​Apps to the Rescue! Planning Your Next Trip Just Got Easier

Let’s face it, trip planning can be both a pleasure or a headache… Where to go, where to stay and what to do are questions that usually set off an emotional roller-coaster. So many questions and so many possibilities, but fear not! StayUnico (with a little help of technology) has your back.

​Apps to the Rescue! Planning Your Next Trip Just Got Easier

The first decision comes easy, with all that vibrant Buenos Aires city has to offer, it’s no surprise we can find it in everyone’s bucket list. As for the second question, well, your prayers have been answered and you can find detailed information here! As for the rest of your trip, we have you covered as well. Here’s StayUnico’s curated list of Apps that will make planning your trip a stress-free process.
 

| PLANNING YOUR TRIP |

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Book Your Flights
Hopper
An app that allows you to predict the best times to buy your flight ticket by combining big data and predictive algorithms in the world of air travel. Its key selling point is the use of a massive database of airline prices and historical trends to predict when prices to a destination are likely to be the lowest, when they're likely to change, and the best time to buy a ticket for a particular date and destination.
Download for iOS or Android.

Skyscanner
Download for iOS or Android.

Kayak
Download for iOS or Android.

With customized alerts, these two Apps become great tools for travellers looking for the perfect deal on domestic and international flights. Both Apps work its magic by comparing prices across millions of flights and hundreds of airlines. From there, users can book flights directly from the app with provided links to travel agents or airlines.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Plan Your Itinerary
Sygic Travel
Itinerary lovers, this one’s for you! Sygic Travel will show you where the tourist attractions and other useful places are located (includes tips, opening hours, etc.) and you can navigate the App even when offline. Put together a day by day itinerary and sync through devices to get a clear picture of the entire trip.
Download for iOS or Android.

TripCase
Amazing tool that allows you to organize all of your trip details and travel plans into one streamlined itinerary. From flight details to customized alerts. Users can also follow along with each other’s itineraries, allowing families or friends to keep tabs on someone’s travel, without constant updates.
Download for iOS or Android.
 
TripIt
Adding some of the coolest features like forwarding travel confirmation emails to the App for it to create a master itinerary, TripIt promises to cut back on the travel hassle. Viewable online and synced to your cell phone, you can also share itineraries with your contacts.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Check the Weather
Accuweather
You probably already have a weather App installed on your phone, whether it’s Accuweather or another one, make sure you add “Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires” to your list and make the best out of your time here.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Pack Your Bags
PackPoint
Quite often the importance of packing is overrated, but PackPoint is here to amend our sins and show us the way. This travel packing wizard will optimize your time by providing a checklist of travel essentials that you need to pack, depending on the nature of the trip. Destination, length of stay, purpose of travel and even weather are taken into account to create a customized packing and luggage checklist.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Learn the Basics
Duolingo
Don’t let the foreign language be an intimidating part of your trip! Step up your game and practice some Spanish essentials with Duolingo before your arrival. 
Download for iOS or Android.
 

| AT THE AIRPORT |

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Track Your Flight
Flight Tracker

Download for iOS or Android.

Flight Aware
Download for iOS or Android.

Both options are great for checking the status of your flight and monitor delays at the airport.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Relax at the Lounge
Lounge Buddy
Whether you're traveling economy or first class, LoungeBuddy comes to the rescue, helping you find airport lounges in more than 500 airports around the globe.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Ready for Take-Off
 

| ONCE AT DESTINATION |

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Getting Around
CityMaps2go

When you need a little extra help to get your bearings, this App is great for travellers without an internet connection, featuring downloadable maps that can be pre-loaded onto a phone and used offline.
Download for iOS or Android.

BA Cómo Llego
If on the move and trying to figure out how to get from PointA to PointB in the city using public transportation, this App is a must.
Download for iOS or Android.

Uber
Fear not! Uber made it to Buenos Aires and is now up and running.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Money Matters
XE
Needless to say, a currency exchange App goes a long way to keep track of finances. If you don’t have data on your phone, be sure to download the appropriate currency while you have access to the internet, as it can calculate the conversion without a data plan.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Staying Connected
Wifi Map
No matter how much we try to fight it, we must admit we’re all a little WiFi dependable. WifiMap helps you get your internet fix providing information on free WiFi spots near your location.
Download for iOS or Android.

Time Buddy
Whatever the nature of your trip might be, you will still need to stay connected to home and that means, keeping up with the timezone difference. Timezonebuddy helps you do just that.
Download for iOS or Android.

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Going Out
Yelp
Download for iOS or Android.

Foursquare
Download for iOS or Android.

Tripadvisor
Download for iOS or Android.

These Apps probably need no introduction. Get helpful, updated reviews from fellow travelers on restaurants, bars and attraction all over the city, or ask us for recommendations! We are happy to help you book a table and assist you with your Buenos Aires planning!

Plan Trip to Buenos Aires Speaking Like a Local
Google Translate
Another one you probably heard of before! Google Translate can convert words, phrases and short sentences into Spanish. Simply pick your input language and then either type or dictate your message.
Download for iOS or Android.

So there you have it, everything you need to plan your BuenosAires trip to perfection. The only thing you will need to remember is to make sure you pack your Passport!


 

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