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Fly Dine Drive

in: Travel and Hospitality

fly dine drive

Last week I shared some awesome apps for finding a great place to stay and for finding your way around. This week we are going to look at some other travel apps that have come onto the scene.


Looking for a fly on the cheap, check out Dealray. This app requires a $9.99 per month membership fee, in return learn about any erroneously listed fares, price drops and flash sales – the app will alert you immediately – never miss a deal. Founded by bargain hunters for bargain hunters.

Download Skiplagged to find “flights the airlines don’t want you to see.” This includes hidden-city deals, as well as unique flight and hotel rates. Their tag line is, “Our flights are so cheap, United sued us . . . but we won.”


Grab features airport restaurant menus, a map to their locations and even advanced orders and pickup for those travelers that really need to eat on the go.

Vegans and vegetarians travelers will love HappyCow which assists in finding plant-based, vegan restaurants and health food stores in cities around the world. The app is ever-evolving and dedicated to updating its listings.


Rental car rates tend to fluctuate with the wind, AutoSlash helps find the best car deal according to travel dates and destinations, even includes coupons and discount codes for even greater savings.

Short term car rental is becoming a hot trend. Check out Maven and schedule a car for as little as $8 per hour. The app lists everything from electric cars to SUVs, it leads to the car to be rented, allows for access via in-app unlocking, once the car is returned end the session. Super simple!

Also check out Turo for peer-to-peer car rental in the US, Canada and Europe.


I’ve shared info about this passport renewal website before, but now they have an app, making it easier than ever! Check out ItsEasy, available on Google Play and iTunes.

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