5 Apps that are going to change your stay In Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is a city that attracts people by the beaches, the water springs, the mountains, the party and so many other factors that are great. However, it can be overwhelming sometimes! Like any other big city, it can be difficult to take in just a few days.
With this post we want to help you getting around so you don`t need much thinking and with just your phone you can find an inmediate solution for anything that can come up. You can use these apps and enjoy Rio de janeiro like a local!
This is the best app to move around the city. If you have a credit card you can create an Uber account and they will take you anywhere for a fair price. The best of all is that you don`t have to deal with money, they charge directly to your credit card and that`s it!
No matter where you are going, Gavea, Lapa or even the airport, Uber app will provide a confortable and secure trip (for a low price or premium) in a few minutes. With just a click you have a car on its way to pick you up. The driver knows where to go and you don`t need cash at all.
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Changing currency can give us headaches. However, there is an app that can help us deal with such an ordeal: XE Currency. You can check the actual value of the Brazilian real in any day so you will be updated with the changes against other currencies.
You can convert any currency in the world with this app. It offers tables, registers changes happening at the moment, and stores the changes updated in your last session which is available even without internet connection.
This app is essential for those who do not speak portuguese. It has a recent update that allows you to take a picture of a sign and translates it. It is a voice sensitive app, so you or anybody else can say something and the phone will do the job for you. It is perfect to comunicate, at least during the first days.
Google Translator is the official translation app from Google, it allows us to translate from many different languages to many more. Like the web app, the Android version will translate around 50 different languages. Besides, we can listen to the exact pronunciation of each translation. It is a good point in favour for those traveling around the world. Another interesting fact is that we can use the Android camera: we take a picture, choose the language and that`s it…the translation is done!
This app is for those who want to meet someone and the bars and parties are not enough. This dating app is one of the most used in Rio, and you can meet people that have the same interests than you. But be careful because there are many false profiles so you have to be very aware of the people you wanna meet.
Tinder is the dating app more used in the whole world. By means of this app we can find people that we like and share interests in a fast and forward way. The app will point out people that are nearby and we can talk to them using the app as well.