Business trips can be very hectic. Most are taken in cities that are new and unfamiliar to the traveler. Trying to find a convenient and safe hotel, proper food and convenient transportation can be easier when the right app is used.
Checking email, writing messages and surfing the web is not enough for the average business traveler today. To solve the problem, there are several apps available for the iPad that can help to make your business trip more productive and hassle free.
With an iPad, it is possible to access important data, transfer files and be prepared for every meeting, every time.
There are dozens of apps that can be downloaded to iPad. The short list below has the top eight business apps that can help anyone make a good impression in the office and on the road.
AT&T Virtual Receptionist
During business meetings, phone calls can be handled by an automated receptionist. This app is a virtual second phone line – to intercept phone calls, features include voicemail for messages. Comes with an 888 area code and capabilities to forward calls to three different numbers. Get 60 minutes free minutes each month.
Used by professional all over the world. See exchange rates for more than 180 currencies. Great to use on international trips to get current exchange rates.
View flight schedules, arrivals, departures, delays and more important information, right there on the iPad screen. The Flight Tracker app will save previous searches to make the next search faster and easier.
NYC Subway Guide
In New York, taxi cabs and parking fees can quickly add up. Use the New York subway guide to find all of the MTA Subway stations.
Free for 14 Days
Users can share computer files and conduct a business meeting anywhere, anytime – with up to six people, in video conference. There is no need for a WebEx account when invited through a link to ‘sit in’ on meetings.
Information for up to 320,000 public Wi-Fi locations in more than 140 different countries – all over the world. Find free Wi-Fi and paid Wi-Fi with filters to find preferred Wi-Fi providers.
Record time spent on each project and time spent on each section a business trip. Add a pay rate to your time spent and know exactly how much your time is worth.
Print Magic Business
This app is compatible with Epson or HP Wi-Fi printers where ever you go. ‘Print Magic Business’ can also print material from other apps, web pages and files.
The apps listed above can be useful on a business trip, at home or at the office. On your next business trip, use any of these apps to find a taxi, locate a convenient motel room, restaurant and for sight-seeing adventures.