The concept of sharing is the new norm. Whether it’s a plane, boat, or accommodation…and now cars! With Turo, you can choose from hundreds of unique cars for every occasion and every budget. In many cases, you can save up to 35% vs. traditional rental agencies. Get the APP and reserve a car from home or on the go, whenever and wherever you want it. To date, 4,500 cities and 300 airports offer Turo around the world.Explore
Canadian-based corporate travel management company MeritBiz has launched a new business travel app for iPhone and Android devices, designed to deliver “best in class itinerary management and duty of care solutions.”
The app, self-titled MeritBiz, has a suite of features centred around four key principles – traveller support, itinerary management, communication and duty of care. With the app, clients are able to access detailed city maps with restaurants and points of interest without the requirement of mobile data. They’ll also be able to manage their expenses, store their travel documents and embed other pertinent travel information from other apps like Uber and OpenTable.Explore
I had no idea that this service was available to me until the team from Global Affairs showed up at a recent TMAC conference and demonstrated to us.
Access Key Information even While You are Travelling
- Find up-to-date travel advice and advisories on over 200 destinations worldwide.
- Find emergency contact information for embassies and consulates abroad and the 24-7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.
Not all trips are about disconnecting. Adventurers and every day travellers depend on smartphones to find the closest or best restaurant, bathroom, gas station, or shop. But you don’t need to load your phone with lots of gimmicky apps. To be a digitally dexterous savvy traveler, stick to the tried and true favourites. Wherever I travel in the world, I try to learn a few key phrases around activities I know I will be doing. Regular manners are also nice to include such as please, thank you, what is your name, my name is, and so on. Explore