10 AWESOME Apps to use if you’re moving to London!
by Nina Christopoulou
As wonderful as London may be, it can also be overwhelming upon first encounter. But fear not, we’ve got you covered! From nights out to transport, we have uncovered the top picks for must- have apps that will help you tackle the London chaos on a daily basis. And here they are:
You can wipe the puzzled expression off your face- you don’t have to navigate through London transportation solo anymore! Citymapper has everything you need. Type in point A and point B on your app and Citymapper will do the rest for you.
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Black cabs are a trademark of the capital, up there on the list next to red buses and phone booths. However, they can also have a steep fare a little too often- Uber takes care of both your transport and your budget in a few simple clicks.
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3. Santander Cycles
The weather does not permit casual bike strolls very often, but when it does this app comes in handy. It will take care of the docking stations for you, so there’s one less thing to worry about!
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4. London Coffee Network
If you are a coffee enthusiast like myself, this app will quickly climb to your phone’s top 5. Schedule your daily caffeine fix in artisan coffee shops with a point reward system that will get you hooked on the app for sure.
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As a student, time is of the essence, so forget cooking or running out to grab a bite. Quidup will make sure you won’t starve during deadline periods. Oh, also it will take care of clothing pickups, makeup drop-offs, and many more.
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Living on a budget and living in London are two concepts hard to combine. When it comes to your nights out, however, Drinki helps cut back- you get a free drink on a number of cute bars around London and even more, if you refer your friends. Cheers mate!
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When you want to dine out, Redi is much needed: choose your restaurant out of a list of nearby options. Browse the menu. Order. Then get ready and get yourself to the restaurant where your cooked meal will await you!
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8. ATM Hunter
Cashless is a generally preferred mode of play in London. But for those times when you realise last minute that you will need cash in the next five minutes, the ATM Hunter will save you the effort of frantically asking around strangers where you’ll find the closest ATM.
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All household and personal services you may need in one app. What’s more, they have already been Bizzby approved! Convenient to say the least.
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10. TimeOut London
Yeah, we know we are doing a pretty good job keeping you up to date on all relevant London- related knowledge. But for those times you need a little something extra and tailored to your preferences, TimeOut London is your entertainment go-to guide!
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