This post is also available in: Spanish
Living in Barcelona is an absolute blast, and these mobile apps will help you get the best out of it. Most of these apps can be used by tourists visiting this city, and even other cities in Spain.
Scroll down towards the end of the post to get all the discounts and coupons to use when signing up for these services.
Food & Beverage
- Deliveroo – Get food delivered to your doorstep.
- Tripadvisor / Restaurant Guru / El Tenedor – Find the best restaurants and cafes.
- Bida – Get free drinks and cocktails at cool bars around the city.
- Ulabox – Order groceries and get them delivered to your door.
- Lolamarket – Online supermarket shopping.
- Deliberry – Order groceries from several shops and get them delivered to your door.
- Glovo – Delivery of anything you fancy.
- Bipi– Car rental with delivery to your door.
- Bluemove / Avancar – Car rental on demand.
- Cabify / Uber / MyTaxi – Cab hailing.
Note: I don’t recommend using the city taxis, use Cabify or Uber instead.
- Yugo / eCooltra / Scoot – Scooter rental on demand. Scoot also rents e-bikes.
- Bicing – Bike rental on demand. The service has been deteriorating over time and I don’t really recommend it anymore. Use Scoot instead.
- ParkMe – Find parking spaces and show prices of prices car parks.
- ElParking – Find parking spaces.
- Parkapp – Book parking spaces.
- Parclick – Cheaper parking.
- Bip&Drive – Easier and faster passage through toll road booths and parkings.
- Airbnb – Apartment and room rental.
- Badi – Find rooms for hire / rent out a room in your apartment.
- Booking – Best app for booking short-term stays worldwide
- Bucmi / Treatwell – Find and book wellness services.
- GymForLess – Monthly subscription to access hundreds of gyms.
- Meetup – Find like-minded people to hang out with, participate in sports activities, excursions, you name it!
- Playea – Search engine for beaches. It’s awesome.
- Tuenti – My favorite mobile phone network.
- Internations – Meet people wherever you are.
- Jobin – On demand housework, home fixes etc.
- Promofarma – Online pharmacy
- CallBlocker – A product from ListaSpam that blocks incoming spam calls.
Have I missed anything? Let me know in the comments section.