Awesome apps to use when visiting Montréal
Whether you’re in Montréal for a quick weekend getaway or a twelve-month residency, these popular apps will help you navigate the city.
My official Montréal City Guide
Get out there and discover Montréal with the official Tourisme Montréal app. Explore the city at your own pace with recommendations tailored to your tastes, preferences, location and time of day. Save your favourites and find your way with our offline map.
An alternative option to the STM app, users can source public transit options and also alternative options, such as BIXI (bike share) information and Uber drivers in the area. Developed in Montréal, Transit works in 114 metropolitan areas!
BIXI is the official application of the bike sharing system in Montréal. This free application lets you know, in real time, the number of bikes and docking points available at each station while also providing handy maps.
P$ Mobile Service
Driving a car around Montréal? This app enables you to pay for your parking space with your smartphone from wherever you happen to be.
This app enables drivers to efficiently find and reserve a parking space close to their destination. Prices and characteristics are easy to read and help users choose the parking lot that is suited to their needs.
Order a taxi in just three clicks from Montréal’s largest taxi provider, and pay your fare in whatever way suits you best, either via the application or to the driver directly (cash, debit, coupons or credit card).
Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ)
With the SAQ app, you can access tons of practical information about the state-owned liquor and wine stores: current promotions, product searches (and availability in stores), locate the nearest SAQ store and more.
Streetfood Quest helps foodies locate food trucks & street food locations in cities—including Montréal—where the street food culture is strong. Bon appétit!
Breather is a network of beautiful, private on-demand spaces that are perfect for getting work done, hosting meetings or simply as a personal space to relax in. Book a Breather on the go, whenever you need it — for 30 minutes, a few hours or an entire day.
Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) has unveiled a free mobile application designed to assist travellers as they navigate the Montréal–Trudeau airport. “YULi” is essentially like having access to an airport-savvy personal assistant.
With an all-electric taxi service, Téo is reimagining the way that Montrealers can move around their city. It is affordable and never dings passengers with surge pricing. Plus: free onboard Wi-Fi!
A fun weather app where users can add pictures as they travel. It’s the #1 Weather app in the USA — and it works splendidly in Montréal.
Spotted by Locals
Founded in 2008, Spotted by Locals is a series of city guides for 71 urban locations. The writing for each city blog and offline app is created by a real locals.
Daniel Baylis, blogger
Daniel Baylis is a writer and adventurer. Born in British Columbia, Daniel came to Montréal with the kooky bohemian notion that he would write poetry, learn to speak French and fall in love. Having achieved various levels of success in said domains, he now focuses his energy on a new hobby: artisanal pickling.
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