Our smartphones have become essential in our daily lives for keeping in touch with work, friends, and family. However, they can also be a useful resource when it comes to saving money.
In this article, you will discover a range of smartphone apps that can help you to save money.
Smartphones can be a useful resource when it comes to savings money.
The coupon app Retail-Me-Not allows you browse, save, and share coupons for virtually every industry. Once downloaded, the app enables you to search for deals by store or look at the deals of the day. Once you have found a deal you like you can claim them for purchases online or in-store. Retail-Me-Not is available on both Android and iOS.
The Hotel Tonight app allows you to book a hotel on the same day or within a seven-day window at a discounted rate. The prices that are listed on Hotel Tonight are heavily discounted sometimes being as little as a third of the price listed on the hotels' websites. It is available on Android, iOS, and Windows and provides a great opportunity to save on your holiday.
3. Onavo Extend
Onavo Extend reduces your data consumption and, therefore, extends the longevity of your data plan. The app does this by compressing your data and running it through Onavo’s servers. This compression significantly cuts your data usage, which means your data plan lasts for longer thus saving you money. The app is available on both Android and iOS.
Smartphone apps can help you save money on nights out, shopping, and more.
4. The Happiest Hour
The Happiest Hour is a crowd-sourced app that helps you find deals on meal options in your area. The app allows you to find local happy hour specials for both food and drink. You can also search for deals by location, time and even deal type. There are 40,000 deals to look through, each providing a great way to save money on a night out. It is available on iOS and Android.
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Splitwise is a mobile IOU manager that helps you keep your debts straight and easily payable. This app is great for splitting costs in a shared apartment or even at group meals where is it easy to end up paying more than your share. The bills are settled through PayPal. The app helps save money on unnecessary overspending. It is also available on both Android and iOS.
6. Gas Buddy
Gas Buddy is a community-based fuel app that helps you find the closest petrol station with the cheapest fuel prices through information provided by other users. Its network of users constantly updates this information. You can search for petrol stations by distance or fuel price and it allows you to earn points through providing information. You also stand a chance to win 100$ in fuel every day. It is available on Android and iOS.