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Useful apps

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We’ve handpicked a few apps that you might find useful whilst living and working in the region.

Västtrafik Travel Planner

Public transport is widely used in Sweden. This app will help you find the fastest journey between all stops and addresses in western Sweden (Västra Götaland County). It also has information about service interruptions and you can buy single tickets. The app is free and available for Android and iPhone

 

Västtrafik to go

This app allows to buy both single and period tickets for public transport in the Västra Götaland County. The app is free and available for Android and iPhone

 

Gothenburg Guides

Gothenburg has an app that will help you find the city’s best restaurants, bars, events and attractions. The app is free and available for iPhone.

 

BankID

BankID is the leading electronic identification in Sweden and it’s used by around 7.5 million people in Sweden. It can be used for digital identification as well as signing transactions and documents. Mobile BankID is issued by Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, ICA Banken, Länsförsäkringar, Nordea, SEB, Skandia, Sparbanken Syd, Swedbank and Ålandsbanken.The app is free and available for Android and iPhone

 

Swish

Swish is a popular app that allows you to transfer money using your smartphone. It’s used by both individuals and businesses. The app is free and available for Android and iPhone.

 

Other apps you may find useful include Google Maps, Google Translate, Microsoft Translator, Tyda.se, Currency Converter and Trip Advisor. There are also many apps that can help you learn Swedish.

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