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App Of The Month: HappyCow

Have you ever traveled to a new country or city and wondered where you could find vegetarian or vegan food? Maybe you were looking for a place that at the very least had those options in case your dining buddy isn’t on that wave. Look no further than the free app HappyCow!

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App of the Month: Plates

Going out to eat with others can be a task when the bill arrives. Everyone is looking at each-other and the bill trying to figure out how much money they need to pay. Enter Plates. Plates is a free app that helps split the bill and figure out tax and tip from 2 – 10 people.

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App Of The Month: One: Night

Looking for a last minute hotel? Maybe you want to have a romantic evening, need a staycation, or only plan to be somewhere for the night. This is a free app that is for same day bookings. One: Night has handpicked hotels that have been selected in some major cities, most within the United States.

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App Of The Month: Dayuse.com

Have you ever needed a hotel room for the day? Maybe you needed some rest,  wanted access to a hotel pool, or you will be in town for the day and just want a place to nap, shower, and go. Well of course there is an app for that. Of course it is free! Dayuse.com is the app for you!

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App Of The Month: Roomer

Have you ever planned out your trip and purchased a non-refundable hotel room? Then all of a sudden you had to cancel it. Understandably you would be upset that you wasted money on a room you aren’t even going to get to use. Well there is now an app to help solve this issue, Roomer!
Roomer is a free app that allows you to book a hotel reservation at a discount from other people who had to cancel their trip. Rooms can be found all over the world at different prices. It is great for the person who can’t use the room because now they have an opportunity to get money from their non-refundable room. On the other hand a person traveling can get a room at a nicely discounted rate.

For the Buyer

 
Roomer does charge a 15% of the reservation fee. There are TripAdvisor ratings attached to it. The dates of when the room is available can also be found.


If you are a last-minute or spontaneous traveler this can also work out great because they even have an ‘Anytime’ area where you can search for open rooms that are open at anytime. Or if you know when you are trying to go somewhere you can narrow down your search that way.

There is also an area where you can click on the map and it gives you a better idea of the area that the hotel is in.

I haven’t tried it yet, but I would really like to see if I could get a great priced hotel that someone wasn’t able to use. I think the more people who are aware of it the more beneficial this app could potentially become. Seems like a cool option that I hope I can try out one of these days.
Have you ever tried Roomer? 

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App of the Month: Velocity

With anniversaries, birthdays, special dinners, Valentines Day, and just because dinners sometimes you want to go somewhere swanky. Velocity is the new app to use created for users to book reservations at top restaurants and pay through the app with a card on file. With so many different restaurants it can be hard to choose where to eat and if you can even get a reservation. This app is supposed to help.

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App of the Month: Mobile Passport

If you have ever flown out of the country then you know coming back can be a nightmare. Long lines wrapped around so that someone can check your passport and potentially ask you some questions. You could literally be standing there for an hour or more. A free app aims to help you bypass those long lines, Mobile Passport.

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App of the Month: GetYourGuide

Figuring out where you want to go and how you are going to get there is only a part of traveling. What to do and see once you get to the destination is a whole other thing. People are always trying to discover what there is to do in different cities. Attempting to find the best tour or activity can be daunting, especially when there are so many companies doing the same thing. GetYouGuide is an app to help you figure out what you can do in many cities around the world.

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App of the Month: Hopper

There are so many sites and apps to help you find the best airfare prices. Last time I told you about how SkyScanner works to find the best flight deals. Saving money is always a great thing, especially on flights. Now I want to introduce you to another app that will aid in that quest, Hopper.

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App of the Month: SkyScanner

One of the biggest expenses when traveling is purchasing a plane ticket. There are so many different websites that show airfares that constantly checking them for that perfect fare can become daunting. Of course there is an app to help aid the task of finding a great flight deal, SkyScanner! Hopefully this will help to check off that long list of places to visit.

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