iPhone App Review by TheiPhoneAppReview.com
Mileways, developed by Mileways GmbH, is a cool new app that helps you keep track of flights In a whole new way. If you love to update the world on where you’ve been and where you’re headed to next, this is definitely the perfect app for you!
Concept and Functionality:
Mileways can be classified as Foursquare for air travel. With this app, you’ll never have to worry about keeping friends in the loop when it comes to your trips. Plus you can follow flights that your friends will be on. To use Mileways, you have to sign in with your Facebook account. Unfortunately you’re out of luck if you’re looking to sign up with just an email account, which is a big bummer. Once you’ve linked your Facebook account with the app, you can start adding friends and flights.
One thing that I really want to praise the developers of Mileways for is how easy it is to use. The layout of the app is great and it’s a breeze to navigate through everything the app has to offer. The number of things you can do with the app is also pretty amazing, from keeping track of airline miles to sharing travel photos and tips with friends and other users.
It’s pretty tough for an app to be a bunch of things at once, but Mileways succeeds with impressive results. You can use the app as your personal flight tracker or as a social way to share your flights. The information you get for your flight is also extremely detailed, right down to the departure and arrival terminals. While it isn’t as much information as you’d get in a paid flight tracking app, it’s still better than nothing.
Mileways is stuffed to the brim with cool features that make it fun to use. As I mentioned before, you can share photos and travel tips with friends. Did you fall in love with the pub next to your departure gate? Why not snap a photo of it and say so? Or maybe you had a bad experience with a certain part of the airport and you’d like to warn other travelers. Whatever your reason, the ability to share info with other travelers is simply wonderful.
Also, another thing I want to mention about Mileways is the fact that you can effectively use it to track your airline rewards miles and even redeem them for app-specific rewards. This includes vouchers toward popular services like airbnb.com. Even though I didn’t have a chance to try this out for myself, it looks pretty foolproof and reliable.
Mileways is available to download from the App Store for free and is a truly amazing flight app. If you’re a social traveller and you’re in the market for a cool flight tracking app that won’t break the bank but will keep you and your friends informed, you have to give it a try.
Mileways is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5. A small expedite fee was paid to speed up the publication of this review.
The iPhone App Review’s rating: