Best iPad Apps for Business Travelers

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A business tool that has all the necessary potential to replace laptops, at least for a great part of their tasks, the iPad is certainly a helpful device for business travelers. It can assist with planning and organizing trips, discovering on-site restaurants, hotels and other places of interest as well as with work related tasks. Hundreds of applications have been developed especially for the trendy gadgets manufactured by Apple. Here are a few useful apps for business travelers:

Before you go

Available in several linguistic versions, Packing (+ To Do) allows you to create lists of things you have to do before leaving, of items to pack and so on. It is an efficient and easy to use app, benefiting from a comprehensive data base.


While traveling

Trivago, TripAdvisor, Kayak HD and Yelp are the best known names when it coes to comparing hotel prices. Trivago allows you to add more criteria such as the presence of Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and the proximity to a beach. “People’s Voice Winner” Webby Award in 2011, in the “Best Mobile Travel Offering” category Kayak HD is another price comparison,  which also offers the possibility to search and book flight tickets. Kayak can be used as well for car rental. When looking for a restaurant, it is best to use TripAdvisor and Yelp.

Work related apps

When traveling on business, you obviously need to bring with you documents besides hotel bookings, car rental contracts and plane tickets. As most documents are now electronically delivered, two applications will allow you to easily bring with you these documents: iBooks and Evernote. Did you know that the iPad’s ebook reader can also store PDF documents? You can add your travel documents by syncing from iTunes.

Evernote offers a lot more functionality than iBook. You can create a folder and subfolders for each of your trips, where to place all your documents. In addition to having access to your documents, you can use the iPad as a notes input system during your meetings.