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Helpful Apps for Smart Phone Users

Being aware of a couple of mobile applications will also benefit your Olympic experience. AA Ireland has selected three specific applications that will benefit Olympic spectators during the games.

1. Transport for London App

Cost - £1.99 = €2.54

Availability – (iPhone Only)

Key Highlights of The Transport for London App

  • London Tube Map with Fare Zones
  • TfL Journey Planner
  • Nearby stops and stations
  • Live departure boards
  • Bus and tram timetables
  • Licensed taxi booking
  • Real time Cycle Hire map
  • Oyster card balance and top-up points
  • Live traffic cameras
  • Step by step walking directions
  • Tube status ‘Now', ‘Later' and ‘Weekend'

2. London Transport Map

London Transport Map (iPhone and Android)

Cost – Free

Availability - (iPhone and Android)

Navigate your way around the London Tube

  • The London Transport Map is a great application for London Undeground users.
  • Contains a high quality map detailing the tube in it’s entirety and allows the ability to zoom in and out of any section.
  • On the right side of the first map page is a list of major changes in Tube stations and timetable changes.
  • There is a second page to the application, which has an index of all Tube stations with their respective facilities and services.
  • Another feature, is a full Olympic schedule. The schedule has all Olympic events and their specific location.
  • This could be useful when trying to plan a journey and wanting to avoid high traffic areas.

3. Get Taxi

Get Taxi - Availability - (iPhone and Android)

Cost – Free

Get a Taxi in London with this app!

  • Get Taxi is a free application that allows users to hail a cab instantly or order a future ride.
  • After you press the ‘Get Taxi' button, you can see your taxi on a map moving to you in real time and a notification is sent to your phone telling you the taxi's license number and the driver's name and phone number.
  • Get Taxi also allows customers to pay for the ride with credit card when you set up a personal or business account. If you use the service frequently, Get Taxi gives you Taxi Miles and rewards you with special offers, discounted fares and free rides.

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