The Raya holidays are around the corner, and we’re all itching to pack our bags and go on the next adventure!
When planning your next getaway, travel expenses can feel intimidating – but there are plenty of apps you can use to cut some costs, get the best deals and plan an amazing, financially savvy vacation! Here are are a few of our top picks:
Manage your money Wisely
Wise is the one place you can manage all your money. The app lets you create multi-currency accounts that give users access to as many as 50 currencies – gone are the days of conversion and bank fees sneaking up on you while you spend overseas! Wise’s international card also offers users the best exchange rate and saves on ATM withdrawal fees when you travel overseas. With these savings, you can spend your hard-earned money anywhere in the world on what really matters.
Stay connected with Airalo
Say no to exorbitant roaming charges and unreliable wifi with the world’s first eSim store, Airalo. Airalo offers eSIMs (virtual sim cards) for over 200+ countries and regions at the most affordable rates from around the world. With these eSIMs that you can purchase ahead of your trip, you can stay connected without having to purchase a brand new physical SIM card or having to carry multiple SIM cards at once.
Find the best deals with Klook
When traveling, there are truly so many things to consider that it can feel overwhelming: transportation services, SIM cards, local dining spots, and pocket wifi, to name a few. Fortunately, Klook can help you book it all on one nifty app. You can experience more for less with Klook’s wide range of promotions and exclusive deals for the best activities, restaurants, and attractions in any town.
Save a pretty penny on flights and hotels with Hopper
Need travel recommendations? Check out the Hopper app to get personalised suggestions based on your travel history. The app also keeps you posted on best deals for your flights and desired hotels to ensure you get your dream vacation at the lowest prices possible.
Stay comfortable with LoungeBuddy
Say goodbye to stuffy and uncomfortable waiting areas at the airport! Just download LoungeBuddy and treat yourself to their affordable, one-time-use lounge passes so that you can indulge in the comfort, privacy, and convenience of airport lounges as you wait for your next flight — no membership or status necessary!
Stay on top of your prayer needs with Athan App
Traveling can be stressful for muslims with varying prayer times, needing to pray on-the-go across time zones, and not knowing where the qibla’ is in new locations. Fortunately, all of this can be taken care of by the world’s leading Muslim lifestyle app, Athan App! With the app, all prayer times are synced to your current location, and with the handy digital qibla’ compass and all travel dua’s in one app, you can focus on fully enjoying your trip!
And while you’re on the road, don’t forget to take your Wise card with you! It helps make payments easy, and you can avoid hefty overseas card transaction fees by enjoying the fairest rate you can find when paying during your trip abroad.