It would be impossible to list all of the great apps that are out that make travel better and easier, but here are some of the top ones:





TripIt easily turns flights, hotel, and car reservations into a simple itinerary. Additionally, the app allows you to get flight status, driving directions, and more.


SeatGuru gives you detailed airline seat analysis, comments about seats which have limited recline (yes!), less legroom, bad windows, etc.


GateGuru Stuck at the airport? GateGuru app has information and maps for gate locations, food vendors, stores, ATM’s, places to plug in, airline clubs, Wi-Fi availability and more for heaps upon heaps of airports.


XE Currency app calculates and makes conversions for you instantly using up to 180+ worldwide currencies. You can also access live foreign exchange rates, up-to-date currency news as well as historical rates.


HotelTonight Book same-day, last-minute hotel rooms for less.


Award wallet Track and monitor your loyalty and reward programs. You can store your passwords, balances, and account numbers connected to your frequent flyer miles, hotel and car-rental and credit card loyalty points.


ICarPark Forget where you parked the car? Mark and save your spot securely with this personal parking valet.


TripAdvisor When going to a new city, TripAdvisor’s crowdsourcing reviews of hotels, restaurants and more are invaluable. TripAdvisor is the world’s second-most-popular travel app (Google Earth is #1); it is estimated that it is downloaded 25 times per minute.


Concur organizes and tracks, saves and submits travel expenses. Keeps a record of your travel expenses.


What are your best tips for getting the most out of business travel? How do you keep business travel simple and stress-free?

We’d love to hear your tips for taking the stress out of traveling!



Myriam Balerio is the founder and writer of PA Privé. After kick starting her career as a PA and finding success as an assistant, Myriam later trained in digital and online marketing and has since combined the two disciplines in creating PA Privé, the platform through which she provides sage advice for those in the assistant profession and a network for like-mined PAs and EAs to connect. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Myriam has lived in London for over 10 years and currently lives in London with her husband and French bulldog.


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