Top local travel apps in Bahrain for tourists

Top local apps in Bahrain for tourists

Transportation

  • Bahrain Bus – An official app for public transportation in Bahrain, including buses and taxis.
  • Careem – A popular ride-hailing app in Bahrain, with a wide network of drivers and competitive rates.
  • Uber – Another popular ride-hailing app in Bahrain, with a similar interface and pricing to Careem.

Accommodation

  • Bahrain Tourism – An official website for booking hotels and apartments in Bahrain.
  • Airbnb – A popular global short-term rental platform, with a good selection of listings in Bahrain.
  • Booking.com – Another global hotel booking platform, with a wide selection of listings in Bahrain.

Food and Drink

  • Talabat – A popular food delivery app in Bahrain, with a wide selection of restaurants and cuisines.
  • Bahrain Food – Another local food delivery app, with a similar selection to Talabat.
  • Zomato – A global restaurant discovery and review app, with a good selection of restaurants in Bahrain.

Communication and Utilities

  • Batelco – Bahrain’s leading telecommunications company, offering prepaid and postpaid mobile plans, as well as mobile internet.
  • Zain Bahrain – Another local telecommunications company, offering prepaid and postpaid mobile plans, as well as mobile internet.
  • WhatsApp – A popular global messaging app, which is also widely used in Bahrain.

Trip Planning

  • Bahrain Tourism – An official website from the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA), providing information on tourist attractions, events, and transportation.
  • Visit Bahrain – A travel guide website for Bahrain, with information on tourist attractions, restaurants, and hotels.
  • MAPS.ME – An offline map and navigation app, which can be useful for exploring Bahrain without an internet connection.

Entertainment & Shopping

  • Bahrain Cinema Guide – A local website for checking movie showtimes and buying tickets.
  • Bahrain Shopping – A website that lists shopping malls and stores in Bahrain.
  • TripAdvisor – A global travel website with reviews and recommendations for tourist attractions, restaurants, and hotels, including in Bahrain.

Payments & Shopping

  • BenefitPay – A mobile wallet app from the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB), which can be used to make contactless payments at participating merchants.
  • WePay – Another mobile wallet app, which can be used to make contactless payments at participating merchants.
  • PayPal – A popular global payment processing platform, which is also widely used in Bahrain.
  • Telecom

    • Gohub – A travel eSIM service provider providing internet/data connection for travelers around the world.
    • Batelco – Bahrain’s leading telecommunications company, offering prepaid and postpaid mobile plans, as well as mobile internet.
    • Zain Bahrain – Another local telecommunications company, offering prepaid and postpaid mobile plans, as well as mobile internet.
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