5 Essential (and free) Apps For Your Next Trip to Dubai
1) Wojhati Journey Planner – iOS, Android, Windows
Wojhati is Roads & Transport Authority’s journey planning app. With its real-time map and GPS support, you can plan public transport journeys while visiting Dubai. The app has integrated support for Dubai Metro, buses and marine transport, that makes getting around Dubai seamless. You can also share route information with friends via Whatsapp.
2) Dubai Airports – iOS & Android
Dubai Airports app makes your time at the airport (both DXB & DWC) more comfortable by providing easy access to information on services and facilities. You can check real-time flight information, locate restaurants and airline lounges, or find the right spot to indulge in some shopping. Interactive indoor maps let you do it all without wasting nay time. Download now and travel easy!
3) Skype – iOS, Android, Windows
Skype needs no introduction but you may be wondering why it’s on the list of essential apps for Dubai. As a matter of fact, all video and audio calling apps such as Facetime, Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp and Viber are banned in the UAE. Except for one – Skype!
In case you would like to stay connected with family and friends back home, make sure you’ve installed Skype.
4) Headout – iOS & Android
A must-have for adventurers, locals, and families- the Headout app lets you find and book unique shows, action-packed activities, and fascinating tours in Dubai (as well as 13 other cities). A few of their most exhilarating activities in Dubai include helicopter tours, dune bashing and hot air balloon rides. And the best part? The prices are a steal.It’s especially great for last-minute bookings!
5) Zomato – iOS, Android, Windows
Zomato is a well-designed and easy-to-use restaurant finder app that lets you explore the best dining options in Dubai. The app includes restaurant menus, pictures and user reviews to help you decide where to dine and drink.
You can also use the app to order food from thousands of great restaurants on offer.
Next, check out these Best Indoor Activities in Dubai. Also, see our Guide to Experiencing Dubai, One Pub Crawl at a Time.