How often do you find yourself wishing for more time? For London urbanites with a busy work and social life like you, it can sometimes feel like there is no time to do those little tasks and life admin that you need to get done.
Life in the English capital can be Busy, with a capital B. But London living has been made a whole lot easier thanks to a range of apps to help you travel, organise, and energise – all from your smartphone.
Knowing that time is an urbanite’s most valuable commodity, we’ve pulled together this list of our favourite apps to help you save time and make more room in your life for the things you love to do.
1. QuiqUp – Anything you want, delivered when you want
This app is essentially like having your very own PA. If you fancy sushi but you’re tied to the desk or need someone to do your groceries for you, QuiqUp might be for you. A few clicks and their team will deliver anything you want, whenever you want, to your office or home.
2. Uber – Your personal driver
You can’t escape the brilliance of Uber. Affordable fares and clean cars, ordered straight to wherever you are via their app. Payments are taken directly through the app so no more fumbling around with cash in the back of the cab. Plus they have a great referral scheme for recommending new users.
3. BizzBy – Your life fairies
In just three taps, BizzBy enables you to order from a whole range of services – from cleaners to plumbers, or even flowers for that special someone in your life.
4. Task Rabbit – Everything from changing a light globe to moving house
For some people assembling furniture comes easy whilst others would find it easier to pitch to a board of investors. This is where Task Rabbit comes in – it’s an app that enables you to find someone with the skills and motivation to do those little tasks you would rather not do.
5. Laundrapp – Life’s too short to iron those shirts
When you look back at your life you’re unlikely to remember those times spent ironing. So why not find someone else keen to make sure you look your best for those big meetings?
6. Gloss Pod – Manicures in a flash
Nothing makes you feel more fabulous than freshly painted nails. Gloss Pod brings the nail technician to wherever you are. So you can get that last minute sparkle before a big meeting or night out.
7. Deliveroo – Food you love, delivered to your door
Deliveroo delivers food from some of London’s finest chain restaurants to your front door so your choices are no longer confined to your local takeaway restaurants.
8. HeadSpace – Meditation made simple
This guided meditation app makes practicing meditation easy. It’s packed full of great explanations of meditation terminology and illustrations to help you get the most from your meditation..
9. Private Fly – Your private jet service
This may not be for everyone, but if you’re a high flyer why not charter your own private jet, beat the crowds and get away for the weekend.
10. TruBe – Your on demand personal trainer
We couldn’t leave ourselves out! We just launched and are ready to transform the way you work out. Our app enables you to order some of London’s finest personal trainers to your doorstep. From a HIIT session at home, to a couple’s workout in the park, we take the hassle out of getting to the gym and bring the workout to you.
Download TruBe now.