11 Apps To Download Before Visiting Melbourne
You probably have some of the most popular apps installed on your phone already. However, if you are visiting Melbourne for the first time, you should checkout some of locally popular apps that’ll make your stay a lot smarter.
Let me introduce to you some of the most popular and must have apps when you are in Melbourne.
1. PTV (Public Transport Victoria)
If you are on the go and want real time updates to Trams and buses info then PTV is THE app you got to download. Simply select your near by location and destination and the app will tell you all the details you need to know to get you there. You can also plan your future journey using Journey Planner.
Trams in Melbourne have been around since late 1800. Melbourne has the world’s largest urban tramway network . Trams are mostly used by people who live in and around the city and it is the efficient option to commute in and out of city. With tramTracker you can check real-time tram arrival information for any tram stop in Melbourne.
13CABS is a taxi network service operating in Melbourne and other cities. 13CABS have been around in Melbourne from long time. You would rarely use taxi on a daily basis but there will be situations where hiring a taxi could be the best option (or the only option..) for you. So it’s good to keep this app on your phone. The best thing about cabs is that you can hail a cab directly off the street and get on it.[URIS id=2542]
UBER is quite a popular travel option in Melbourne and all over the world. Especially, when you don’t want to spend too much money .[URIS id=2548]
If you are a little health cautious types or just love bicycling then you will love this app. Spotcycle let’s you track the statuses of bike stations around you, locates available bikes to share and docks. Get on the app and locate the next available bike station![URIS id=2558]
6. WHERE THE TRUCK
Who doesn’t love street food? Especially, the food truck. “Where The Truck” uses your location to display the closest food trucks serving street food. Use the app to find out where your next meal is parked.[URIS id=2565]
When it comes to restaurants (and you just arrived..), you really don’t know what’s best and what’s worst. So you might want to see what other people have to say about a restaurant or you might just be looking for a close by Italian restaurant. Zomato is one of the most popular apps that lets you find the best restaurants, cafes and bars. It also lets you read other people’s reviews of certain restaurants as well.[URIS id=2571]
Great app to find food offers around Melbourne. Especially, if you want to save money and also enjoy great food. Also check out tons of other features.[URIS id=2579]
This is for the coffee lovers and people who might want to change from their usual coffee to some other taste. BeanHunter helps you find, share great coffee. Browse through cafe listings, pictures and user reviews to decide where to drink coffee and our map feature will help you get there![URIS id=2585]
10. WiFi Map
WiFi Map is pretty popular app that let’s you find free WiFi HotSpots and much more. This could be handy if you are running out of mobile data and want to save it for later for some other purpose.[URIS id=2591]
Whether you are going on a road trip with friends or walking to Uni holding important documents, its always good to check what’s the weather like on your way. Plan and prepare with confidence. Weatherzone features the latest real-time observations from the Bureau of Meteorology, hourly and daily forecasts, rain radar and more features.[URIS id=2598]