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.
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'
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
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.