Gucci launched their new app Gucci Places, which invites fans of the brand to explore locations around the world that have inspired the House and its creative directors.
With 150 immersive audio walks in 17 cities, Detour offers richly-produced narrative tours from art galleries in Paris to museums in New York to architecture in Berlin. The app picks up your direct GPS location, so it knows when to play background music whilst you amble on, and when to hit play with the audio tour guide.
Booking your next holiday has never been easier (and cheaper) thanks to Skyscanner. The price comparison app will hunt the internet for the top deals and alert you when flight prices drop. Your hotel and car rental searches are automatically matched to your flight searches, so you don’t have to enter the same info in twice, and the app is even available in Arabic.
It’s no secret that exposure to the sunlight's ultraviolet radiation (UV) can damage to your skin, but UVLens reports how long it will take you to before you get sunburned. Just input a few details, like your skin type and your location, and it will pull the weather forecast and harmfulness of the UV rays in order to keep you safe from the sun.
An app that lets holidaymakers earn while they travel? Sign us up! AirWayBill allows travellers to act as couriers next time they fly. All you have to do is carry a package in your luggage and you’ll reap 80% of the shipping fee in return.
No one has time to be standing around in 45 degree heat trying to hail a cab whilst dripping in sweat and get a sunburned forehead. And with the launch of a few handy summer hacks, like the new airport availability feature, it’s our go-to app for getting from A to B.