There are helpful travel apps for Commuting in the New Normal. These apps can be very beneficial for the commuters who travels for work during this enhance community quarantine.
These days, people want to avoid public transportations that caters a lot of people like trains and buses. If you prefer having more privacy and less exposure to other people, taking a Grab is the best option. Grab is the leading ride-hailing app in the Southeast Asia. Unlike the usual taxi rides, Grab provides the exact amount that you need to pay as soon as you select your destination.
Angkas is an app where people can book a biker to bring them to another location safely. Just like the grab, you can easily see the exact amount of fare that you need to pay just by looking at the app. Angkas riders practice health safety protocols seriously. In fact, passengers need their own helmets to book. In addition, they only accept payments through cashless transactions.
Sakay.ph provides the most accurate and efficient directions around Metro Manila. It includes all the major transit modes: jeepneys, buses, trains, UV Express, Comet eJeeps, and Pasig River Ferry. This app can give you multiple options on how to go to a place you haven’t been to.
TrainsPh gives CCTV access to all stations of the MRT. They provide updates on the latest train status. People can see if the train is already arriving and know their distance from every MRT, LRT, and PNR station. It is so easy to check if the passengers are already piling up.
AccuWeather is one of the apps that provide accurate weather forecast. Whether it’s an international or a local trip, make a habit of checking the weather. You need to prepare the right clothes and gears so you can be safe and free from any hassle while traveling.
6. Google Maps
Google Maps offer real-time GPS navigation. It can help people to beat the traffic by providing real time traffic conditions. In fact, over 220 countries are mapped on this app. It even includes some indoor maps to navigate inside big places like airports and shopping centers.
Waze app shows real time road traffic alerts. It suggests alternative routes for faster drives. Even if you know the way, Waze will recommend a better route so you can skip the traffic, roadworks, and accidents.
Downloading these helpful travel apps is just one way to be safe. Always bring a dose of common sense while commuting!
Even though we are well-prepared, there can still be unforeseen inconveniences that might occur while we are on the road. To ensure safety when traveling, never leave home without the essentials. I recommend that you protect yourself and have worry-free travels with a good travel insurance.
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