Technologies are aimed to simplify life of the travelers and they fulfil this task successfully. Today you can do everything from booking to tracking the luggage. Now technologies become real lifeline in the sea of travelling and we actually have time to enjoy the travel.
Today it seems that people travel from one Wi-Fi zone to another. However, everything has changed due to the appearance of portable wi-fi devices. Just buy a local SIM card and you will get your own pocket wi-fi as your device is already unlocked.
However, your Google maps will work even without the Internet, they require GPS only. You won’t have a possibility to search for the locations, so do it in advance- save pins and that will help you to navigate later. Another useful offline map app is maps.me – it gives an opportunity to save the maps of whole countries
If you want to get decent experience from travelling, you should stay in the apartments of locals. With eatwith.com or eatfeastly.com you can eat with locals their national food or borrow their vehicles with rvshare.com or splinster.com together with useful advice where to go.
Apple Watch is the most promising device of this year that will bring into life our dreams about futuristic devices that will help to navigate and keep in touch with others at the same time. The main advantages of the device of this kind are easy payment, location tracking and health monitoring.
Another tools for traveling include bluesmart.com suitcase that know the exact weight of the luggage, you can lock it and track the location of it with help of GPS.
Gone are those days when cash and credit cards were the only way to pay. E-commerce captures all spheres of life now, so there is a possibility to pay for something with help of your mobile device. For example, uber.com already proposes a possibility to pay for the taxi service with help of their app. transferwise.com makes international money transfers with lower fees and Facebook Messanger allows you to transfer money to a friend.