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Best Summer Apps Part 2

Lifestyle | by Charlotte Bolton | Jul 08, 2024

Best Summer Apps Part 2

We are back with 6 more incredible smartphone apps ready to make your summer 2024 better! Last time, we focussed on apps perfect for travelling and escaping to new places, this time, we will focus on apps that are great if you are having a more chill summer and want to stay at home with the family and relax. So, let’s explore 6 more of the best summer apps!

Related blog: Essential Smartphone Tips For Festival-Goers

Map My Walk by Under Armour:

Why not take advantage of the sunshine and keep your fitness high with a good walk or hike? With the Map My Walk walking app, track and map your walk. You can save and share your favourite walks with other app users, recommending your favourite trails. The app is free and also offers an optional subscription platform, where you can access more features within the app.

Pros: Cons:
  • Great GPS
  • Good for planning own routes
  • Some features need subscription



As we all know, when spending summer in the UK it is no surprise that the weather isn’t always 100% perfect sunshine. It’s not uncommon to see the odd storm cloud or thunderstorm. But if you are still planning on capturing those Insta-worthy shots of your summer plans, we have the perfect app to make it look like you’re on a tropical island. With VSCO, edit your photos using filters, stickers and effects. You can completely change the appearance of your photo saying goodbye to the cold dreary UK weather and hello to summer. The app is free and there is also a premium platform available. Get the vsco aesthetic now!

Pros: Cons:
  • Great colour variety for photos
  • No competitive liking or comment options
  • Unavailable on web or desktop



Hopper is the perfect travelling app for anyone planning on exploring or taking their adventures to new countries this summer. The app lets users find the best prices on flights, hotels, car rentals and more. Notifying you of the ultimate price drop times, Hopper tells you when it’s time to get shopping. And what’s better? The app is free! Take a look now.

Pros: Cons:
  • Great for a tight budget
  • Offers a good selection of cheap locations
  • Sometimes the data and information can be inaccurate


Met Office Weather App:

An app we certainly cannot forget about when we live in the UK and when it comes to the British summertime in 2024 is the weather app. There are hundreds of weather apps available on the app store, but our top option and certainly most reliable app is the Met Office Weather App, make sure those rainy spells aren’t ruining your fun this summer! Of course, the apps are free, and most weather apps are automatically installed onto your phone.

Pros: Cons:
  • Daily and hourly updates
  • Good mountain forecasts also
  • Online only


Other Weather App options:

  • AccuWeather – Android
  • Carrot Weather – iPhone
  • The Weather Channel – iPhone
  • Flowx
  • Yahoo Weather



If you are looking for a new festival or concert to attend this year, we understand how difficult it can be to find the ultimate event at the best price. With Eventbrite, this problem has been solved for you. Find and book events anywhere in the world, you can sell, buy and promote any event you wish. All it takes is one click of a button. The event planning app is free and can be downloaded right now.

Pros: Cons:
  • Good user interface
  • Good pricings on events found
  • Customer support is awkward



And finally, probably the most popular app on our listing, Spotify. The best music app for creating the ultimate summer 2024 playlist. Share albums with your followers and friends and keep the party atmosphere buzzing wherever you are! With a free option and a monthly subscription option, get your summer into motion now!

Pros: Cons:
  • Free subscription is still good
  • Large music catalogue
  • Can sometimes glitch if listening using data

Related blog: Best Summer Apps



With all these new apps waiting for you to download, why don’t you treat yourself to a new smartphone and make your summer one to remember? From Apple to Samsung and Google, we have a great selection of smartphones available and waiting for you. So don’t delay and get checking them out now.

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