Tripeasel is a travel start-up and app that makes use of travel experts to provide users with detailed information and advice on how to plan and book a holiday. The personnel are all well-known travel bloggers, travel writers and even tour guides and guidebook contributors which means they have a lot of travel experience. Thus, you receive the most efficient and helpful travel advice without having to do a lot of research on your own.
EasyTerra is meant for those who like to rent cars during their trips to make it more convenient. It compares car rentals from all over the world, showing which have the best rates and most benefits. People tend to stress over such matters and all the legal matters that come with them during their trips and this start-up promises to rid them of such worries.
Blacklane is a start-up and service provider that allows travellers to connect with professional drivers. If you don’t rent a car you might need a way to transport from the airport to your hotel or towards another location. This can be time sensitive, which means having it arranged ahead of time can relieve you from stress. Via the Blacklane app you can plan this and have peace of mind.
GeoRush is another innovative and promising travel app that considers a huge amount of data in order to provide a precise weather forecast for specific locations and time. This is especially useful if you’re planning your trip and want to try surfing or hiking. For these activities, the weather is crucial. It promises to do all the hard work and is great for adventure seekers.
Many people’s perfect idea of travel is to learn about the culture and language of the place they visit. This is why economic accommodation sites such as airbnb and couchsurfing are so popular. TalkTalkBnb is a start-up of similar nature, connecting travellers with locals who want to learn foreign languages. In exchange the travellers get an economic accommodation and get to enjoy perfectly nutritious local cuisine and drinks. It is a great idea and a refreshing way to travel!
Generous and kind people love to volunteer and help locals whenever they travel. GivingWay as the name suggests, gives them a way to connect with organizations looking for volunteers. This not only makes it easier to find each other but also motivates more travellers to try volunteering overseas.
SkyRoam is the final start-up you should keep an eye out for in 2017. It provides a personal global WiFi hotspot that will allow you to connect to the internet via your phone regardless of where you are. You can be enjoying your favourite wine and not having to worry about roaming or switching SIMs. This can be extremely useful if you’re in a destination and are looking for suggestions or directions on the go. You also won’t have to worry about being unsure if you’ll have coverage in places you’ve never been to before.
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