Visiting the UK’s capital is an absolute must. And as one of the most diverse and vibrant cities in Europe it attracts visitors from across the globe. However, it can be an expensive place to visit and will all too often burn a hefty hole in your wallet. It’s important to save those pennies when you can.
This guide shows you how to take advantage of the multitude of travel and money-saving apps on the iOS and Android platforms, to help you save cash and get the most out of your time in the Big Smoke.
This nifty little app boasts savings up to 70% covering hotels across the capital. The app has a clean and easy-to-use interface providing descriptive and detailed information on each hotel. For the last-minute shopper, a localised ‘hotels near you’ feature will find the best priced hotels in your location.Available on Android and iOS (FREE)
As the name suggests, VoucherCloud is an app for discount vouchers and offers one of the most extensive selections out there. The app covers a variety of money-saving opportunities from food to retail. It allows you to save money on big brands and local businesses. The vouchers are easy to find and use. Simply select ‘redeem offer’ and a barcode will be virtually printed to your device, ready to be shown at the point of sale.Available on Android and iOS (FREE)
For those of you who love to save money or have ever seen a pop-up on the internet, the name Groupon shouldn’t be a stranger to you. For the rest of us, welcome to the largest coupon website on the net. The beauty of the Groupon app is its simplicity.Available on Android and iOS (FREE)
Things to Do: London App
This app is brought to you by Timeout, the well-respected website and magazine. It’s an essential download for the tech-savvy traveller. It collates all the most useful travel tips and suggestions into top ten lists for quick and easy reference. The app covers an extensive range of things to do in the capital (as the name suggests) and whether you’re a curious artist or a shopaholic, it will almost certainly have something for you.Available on Android only (FREE)
Redlaser Barcode & QR Scanner App
When on holiday, finding the best prices on your souvenirs can be a difficult task. You may find the currency difference problematic, or it may be hard to judge whether the price is actually a good deal or not.Available on Android and iOS (FREE)
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