May 16, 2017

LIST: Helpful Smartphone Apps for Expats in the Philippines Part 2

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  • In our previous list, we’ve rounded up some of the most important apps expats need upon arriving here in the Philippines for the first time. This time, we’re giving you another list of helpful smartphone apps, mostly things that can help you get by with the day-to-day living here in Metro Manila.

    Also read: Helpful Smartphone Apps for Expats Living in the Philippines

    Fetch Valet Parking

    FETCH VALET/IMAGE Fetch

    Car owners who work within Bonifactio Global City shall know of this life-changing smartphone app when it comes to parking conveniently. Fetch, an “on-demand valet parking service” is an app which provides professional valet service to its users for a hassle-free parking. For now, Fetch is only available in BGC but is soon to be offered in other business districts in the metro.

    Location: Bonifacio Global City

    Available for iOS users

    Website: http://www.fetch.com.ph/

     

    Getlaundry

    GetLaundry PH/IMAGE Getlaundry

    Yet another smart invention to come up in our smartphones would be Getlaundry, a dry cleaning and laundry app in the Philippines. This app “takes dirty laundry off your hands” as you have your clothes washed by your trusted laundry partner anytime of the day. In just a few steps you can get your soiled clothes picked-up, washed, and delivered to your doorstep within 24 hours!

    Location: Makati and Taguig

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: http://getlaundry.ph/en

     

    BDO Mobile Banking

     BDO Mobile Banking/IMAGE efrennolasco

    Also read: BDO: We find ways

    If you’re a busy bee like most of us, this online banking app will help you do your banking tasks conveniently. With this BDO mobile banking app, you can keep track of your finances anytime and anywhere. Through this smartphone app, you can track your financial transactions, pay bills, transfer funds, reload, check promos, and more. This useful app gets the job done without having to go to their physical branch—saving you time and energy.

    Location: Nationwide

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: https://www.bdo.com.ph/personal/ebanking/mobile-banking

     

    Manila Map and Walks

    Manila Map and Walks/IMAGE GPSMyCity

    For those who want to discover the wonders of Manila by foot and at their own pace, check Manila Map and Walks out. This handy app gives you a detailed guide to see and locate sights such as museums, nightlife tour, places of worship, markets, and more in Manila. Good news: it works offline! This self-guided city walk tours is a nice tool for those who want to embark on a solo adventure in the metro.

    Location: Metro Manila

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: https://www.gpsmycity.com/

     

    Lamudi

    Lamudi Mobile App/IMAGE Lamudi

    Looking for a new place you could call home? Check out Lamudi’s mobile app. In this app, you can search for properties such as houses, apartments, offices, and even land from over 400,000 listings they have on their database. This way, you can save money, energy, and time from physically searching for a place because in their listing, you can already view a detailed info about the property you want.

    Location: Nationwide

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: http://www.lamudi.com.ph/mobile-apps/

     

    Transportify

    Transportify delivery app/IMAGE Transportify

    Looking for delivery services online? Transportify is the answer. This smartphone app provides delivery services by allowing tto manage pick up and deliveries in the Philippines. They have a variety of vehicles which you can use from motorcycles, sedans, and even pick-up trucks. They also have additional features if you need help such as extra helpers.

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: https://www.transportify.com.ph

    Wunder Carpool

    Wunder Carpooling app/IMAGE Wunder

    Help the environment as you carpool to your destination! By downloading the Wunder app, you can get to ride with other passengers going the same way for a more convenient and efficient commute! This app creates a community of carpoolers within the metro, which means fewer cars on the road. Just choose a ride, find a match, and contact through your phones then Voila! An instant ride that helps alleviate traffic jams.

    Location: Metro Manila

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: https://www.facebook.com/WunderPhilippines/

     

    Trivago

    Hotel? Trivago./IMAGE Trivago Facebook page

    Travel junkies who are always on the lookout for the best hotel accommodation deals should try Trivago. This worldwide online hotel search website app helps you to look for the best value for your money around the key destinations in the Philippines. Find your ideal hotel at the lowest rate possible so you can have a comfortable stay as you travel the archipelago.

    Location: Nationwide

    Available for both Android and iOS users

    Website: https://www.trivago.com.ph/

    What other apps which can be helpful to our foreigner friends in the Philippines do you use? Share it with us below!

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