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Top apps for getting around

Posted by on 04/12/2018

TripView SydneyiPhone, Android, Windows Phone$2.99

You can’t count on your bus to arrive on time, but you can rely on TripView Sydney to let you know exactly where it is. As well as offering timetables for trains, buses and ferries (which you can access without an internet connection), the latest update to TripView Sydney lets you view your bus’s real-time progress on a map.

UberiPhone, AndroidFree

Uber is a private car service that works like a taxi – simply hail a car virtually through the app, and you’ll be able to track its progress as it comes towards you. On average, it costs about 20 per cent more than a cab. The iPhone version also includes a fare estimator to give you a rough idea of how much it will cost beforehand.

goCatchFreeiPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone

Can’t see any taxis to hail? goCatch improves your chances significantly by giving you a bird’s-eye view of the taxis in your area and neighbouring suburbs. You can tap on an individual taxi to book it, or leave it up to goCatch to find one for you.


Ride sharing (that is, car pooling with strangers) is a global trend that is yet to really take off in Australia. However, there are a handful of services that operate locally, such as coseats杭州夜网m. Tell it where you are and where and when you want to go, and it will find you matching rides.

Hertz on DemandiPhoneFree

Hertz On Demand is a self-service car rental program that you can book by the hour. Membership is free, and once you get the requisite key fob in the mail, you can use the iPhone app to make bookings and find the nearest cars. Prices start from $6 an hour and include 15 kilometres of driving.

The original release of this article first appeared on the website of Hangzhou Night Net.

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