Today, a smartphone is a well-trained traveler’s best friend. As we pack our bags for our next adventure, it is only fitting that we take some time to prepare our mobile phone with the applications that will be useful to us during the journey.
For a traveler, national or foreign, who travels around Chile either for pleasure or for work, these applications can enrich your experience , make your life a little easier and even get you out of a possible predicament.
Santiago Maps and Walks
This excellent application provides information about places of interest, both monuments and restaurants and lodging sites, including routes in the city prepared for you and what you can do using the GPS of your cell phone -without the risk of getting lost.
Chile has an excellent public transport network, and in this application you can find all the information on Chilean public transport, not only in Santiago but in eighteen cities in the country, from Arica to Punta Arenas. Just enter your place of departure and arrival and Moovit will offer you different route options, along with estimated travel times and even information on how long it will take the next bus to get to your stop.
In this application you can also find guides and tours of famous tourist destinations in Chile, with the particularity that it allows you to create a personalized itinerary for each day of your trip. You can save the map offline to have access to all the monuments, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars, museums and means of transport, and have your hotel, flight and tour reservations in one place.
If you are in Chile you can’t help but try their traditional food such as the complete, traditional Chilean hot-dog. There are many restaurant options (more than 1000) that offer home delivery, which gives you an equal amount of options and alternatives to enjoy them wherever you are.
WiFi Map Pro
Not only for Chile, but for any tourist destination, this application is indispensable to help you find WiFi connections. With user-powered information, in this application you’ll find a map of millions of WiFi hotspots around the world, along with their passwords, quality reviews and other useful data so you’ll never be offline.