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This website emails you the best deals on rental cars based on the search criteria and your existing memberships (AAA, AARP, etc.) and even re-books your rental if the price drops. 

Find the cheapest and most convenient parking garages and lots.

Car share company provides its members on-demand access to more than 13,500 vehicles in 30 cities worldwide. Some cities offer airport shuttle parking as well.

The company lets passengers choose favorite drivers rather than just whoever is available and doesn’t implement higher “surge” pricing during busy prime times.

Ridesharing service in Austin, TX. Nice alternative to have after Uber and Lyft were gone!

App for booking taxis that doesn't have surge pricing. You can also track exactly where your taxi is. 

App and website to find the lowest gas prices nearby.

Rent cars shared by people in your neighborhood. Convenient hourly and daily rentals.

Not only does this app have drivers that can make deliveries, they provide rides as well. A great tool to try if your city doesn't have Lyft or Uber.

When you are looking up directions in google maps, click on the "+" sign below the addresses entered to set a future day and time. 

App to reserve a nearby taxi.

Request, ride and pay via your phone.

Hourly, daily or monthly pricing options for General Motors car-sharing fleet.

A ridesharing app that runs on tokens.

Find the cheapest, closest parking to your destination and pay in advance. 

Non-profit ride sharing in Austin. Passengers can round up their fare to donate to a variety of charities.

Car rental service consisting of a fleet of Audi A4's that has quite possibly is the quickest car rental solution.

This app connects you with people traveling in the same direction so you can get the best rates.

This app allows riders to choose a personal car or taxi. They pride themselves on providing lower fares than Uber or Lyft and are the only transportation app to have a card swiper for payments.

Rent any car you want, wherever you want it, from a nationwide community of local car owners, or make extra money renting out your car.

Request, ride and pay via your phone.

It's the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.

Book rides with fellow commuters heading in the same direction.

Pre-booked, private airport rides with no surge prices. The company is also planning on rolling WingzAround for transportation beyond airports (currently in Beta). 

Car sharing and car club service.

A planned ride-hailing service allows riders to hail a driver through a smartphone app, similar to Uber and Lyft's offerings.

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Flights

Flight booking app that holds seats for 89 minutes, saves travel preferences, and more.

You may be entitled to as much as $680 in compensation if your flight was delayed, canceled or overbooked within the last three years. There's no fee to use this service unless you get compensated.

American Airline's fixed-rate, prepaid travel program. In general, the program is only appropriate for those who book last minute and/or premium fares.

Rock bottom flight deals. Not all cities are listed because they get the deals flying mainly in/out of smaller airports. 

Bypass lines at airport security

Browse the lowest priced domestic and international roundtrip fares over a longer period of time. 

This helps you find all sorts of airport information, including TSA wait times, ground transportation, dining and more.

An app that provides real-time departure and delay information.

An app that allows for a personalized travel purchase experience with access to the lowest airfare and hotel prices. One unique feature is that the app has a chat feature to text an Aviator for travel advice.

This website allows you to register your flights and book another flight on any airline for no charge if yours is cancelled or delayed more than four hours. There are fees for using this service. 

Flight tracking, airport amenities and more.

This is a meet and assist service where an agent ushers the traveler between the aircraft and ground transport ensuring a less stressful experience in the airport. 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

This app allows the user to find and book the best available roundtrip flights leaving from a specific location within the next 24 hours.

We all know about the usual travel booking sites (Kayak, Orbitz, Expedia, etc), but this one is a great resource for finding the best flight options. I like to use this site to compare it to Expedia and other ones that might not be included in flight searches (ex: Southwest).

Hopper is the award-winning mobile app that doesn't just let you book flights from your phone: It also tells you when is the best time to buy. 

Flight status radar that lets you track the planes online and get up-to-date information on any flight.

The world's largest independent airport lounge access program. 

Private-flight sharing. Right now it's for flights within Texas but they plan on adding more cities outside of the state soon.

One stop shop for seat maps, finding what amenities will be available on a flight and more.

Cheap flights.

Cheap flights.

An airfare search engine for cheap flights, showing hidden city ticketing trips in addition to what sites like Expedia, KAYAK, and Travelocity show.

A unique membership airline offering all-you-can-fly benefits and personalized service.

Expedited security screening program connecting travelers departing from airports within the United States.

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General Travel

I have found their weather forecasts to be the most reliable.

This app can keep track of all reward programs. It's such a handy tool to have all that information in one centralized place!

Use this website to enter the week you are aiming to travel to find out what spots in the world have the best weather. You can customize the settings to your ideal minimum, maximum, and average temperatures. You may also include chances of rain. 

The website version is useful however the app is what is amazing to me. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient list, instruction manual, dials on a washing machine. You'll see the text transform live on your screen into the other language. No Internet connection or cell phone data needed.

ICE Contact

A free personal safety app that delivers instant and delayed messages to friends and family In Case of Emergency (ICE).

A great app for packing checklists. This also supports lists for multiple profiles as well as scheduled alerts so last-minute items are not forgotten.

This is a marketplace to buy or sell flight and hotel reservations using a bidding process. 

There are more than 70 different emergency numbers worldwide. This app allows you to dial local emergency services with one touch. 

Company that pays business travelers in gift cards for being flexible.

Currency converter.

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Lodging

Find hosts with extra rooms, entire homes, and unique accommodations

As You Stay

This app prices your stay according to the exact hours you request—even if you’re not staying overnight.

This app offers hotel rooms for the day at up to 75% off nightly rates. 

An app that allows for a personalized travel purchase experience with access to the lowest airfare and hotel prices. One unique feature is that the app has a chat feature to text an Aviator for travel advice.

Vacation rental website. Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage to see other vacation rental websites the company also owns.

Discounted, last-minute hotel deals.

Luxury home rentals. One perk about this company is that a rep visits and vets each home in person.

This tool allows you to book hotels at highly discounted rates over SMS and FB Messenger.

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Time Conversion

This tool displays the current local time anywhere around the world right now including whether it’s daytime or nighttime. It has a beautiful layout and it’s easy to quickly click on other cities to find times in those locations.

Every Time Zone is similar to World Time Buddy with its slider feature but it differs since it includes every single time zone in the world and those are static. It has a sleek design and it’s a great website if you need that much information.

This is an app that can be used on an iPhone or iPad that helps you visually to find the best time to schedule international meetings and calls across different time zones.

Lots of time and date related information, such as yearly and monthly calendars, counters, countdown, and the world clock which shows the current time in cities all over the world. I recommend spending some exploring everything this site has to offer; it’s such a robust website that can really be a one stop shop!

This website gives a lovely visual overview of what time it each for everyone on a remote team. Each time zone displayed shows each team member’s profile photo, giving it a more personal touch.

This is a creative tool that helps to find the most optimal time to chat with people in different locations. It gathers location information and then takes into account hours that overlap, stretch hours as well as office/ideal hours.

This has been a favorite tool of mine for quite some time and one that I have heard many other assistants recommend as well. The best part of the tool is its slider feature that circles all of the times in each location so that it’s crystal clear where everything lines up- the chances of error are virtually minimized!

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Travel

Planning

Great team for luxury travel. They have contacts to pull strings to help you book seemingly impossible, extravagant trips (ex: shut down the Colosseum for the afternoon). 

If your employer has AMEX platinum or centurion and adds you to his/her account then you can use this wonderful resource. The travel agents here are great for quickly providing travel options and holding flights while you wait for the green light from your principal.

​Enter a start and end point and this website will tell you the best way to get there (ex: Uber, bus, rail, ferry, etc.). 

This app helps with booking multi-city travel. They have a focus on listing only convenient airports and high-speed trains. 

This app provides similar features that TripIt does, but also helps by providing useful information when you arrive (ex: maps, points of interest, restaurants, etc.).

Great website for general information about specific destinations, including details about how to get around, internet connection, city districts, best restaurants and so much more. Right now they have information about cities in Europe and Africa. 

This is a great general app for booking an entire road trip, including "off the beaten path" places to visit, hotels, local eateries and unusual attractions.

Walking navigation app that allows you to see the highly rated places around you, including curated listings specially chosen by local bloggers. Includes interest based routing.

​This website that gives you 3% cashback by booking travel through their platform. Basically, they share their booking commission with you for doing so.

Trip planning tool that has some similar features as TripIt. One neat feature to point out is their explore tool to help you find things to do in or near an area. The tool also enables all travelers to track expenses and determine who owes what at the end.

TravelPerk is a free tool for booking and managing your business travel, all in one place. It has an intuitive design, a robust control center, the ability to integrate with other expense management apps as well as as other great features.

Travo is a trip planning and booking tool that was developed to make the process easier for administrative assistants. They have listened to our pain points and developed a robust tool to make the process smarter. 

A single place to manage and organize trips.

Syncs up with your inbox and creates automatic itineraries, tracks flights delays and more.

Luxury travel advisors. 

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