Different kinds of Singapore Smartphone applications to help Singaporeans save money

By Seraphina

With many technologies emerging in the current society, many people are turning to smartphone applications to search for the best deals in saving money. Smartphone applications not only make lives easier, also it creates more convenience in improving the lives of Singaporeans. Let’s look at some smartphone applications where Singaporeans can download and use it for their daily lives.

MyTransport.SG

MyTransport.SG is a mobile application implemented by Land Authority of Singapore (LTA) to offer some wide ranges of services such as getting real-time information on bus arrival times, locating the nearest taxi stand, finding the best routes for drivers with the help of Traffic Smart and Traffic News. In a nutshell, it provides help for Singaporean to make better decisions when taking transport when travelling out. How can it help save money for Singaporeans? By providing more accurate information, unnecessary cost and time can be reduced if a better solution is advised.

Carousell

Carousell, headquartered in Singapore is an online market place for consumers to buy and sell brand new and second-hand items. Personally, I patronized this application too because it is simply the easiest and convenient to find great deals. The interface of the application is easy to use and easy to navigate around. Example, if a certain product interests you, you can private message (PM) the seller to find out more like the quality of the product. Collection and payment of the item can be through mailing or self-collect. An item you saw on the shop would cost $30, but if you are lucky, you can get it at a steal of $10! No harm checking out this application! Of course, be careful of fraudsters selling counterfeit stuff.

Expensify

Expensify is a money management application that helps Singaporeans to track their expenses. This application has a function whereby one can take photo of the receipts, categorize and add them to the categorized segments. You can key in other details for more detailed tracking. The best part of this application is the expenses can be recorded in any currency and, it has an easy and user-friendly interface.

Coupark

The coupark application is useful especially those who are familiar with Groupon. You can search for many good deals from various sites such as Groupon SG, Redmart, Zalora and many more. It is one of the best place to find group discount deals. You can discover great discounts and best deals from this site ranging from foods places to shopping!

Grab

Grab is a car and taxi transportation service where people can easily get a reliable and safe driver to transport them to another destination. Not only it is easy to get a driver, the driver arrives at your location within few minutes. Less waiting time for you! GRAB also ties up with other companies to provide consumers more offers and discounts. Example, when you have a GrabPay Account, there are some discounts offered as compared to paying cash. Another example, when you paid through credit card, there is some rebate incurred. It is advisable to check with Grab for more information. The best place to get accurate information is to download their application or contact their service personnel to find out more.

In all, these are some of the suggested smartphone applications you can download to help save some money. If you have more interesting ones, do share with us!