Ultra Music Festival Survival Apps

March 28, 2014

3:32 pm

Miami, Ultra Music Festival is upon us and there is no escaping the annual musical festivity. For some, the time has come to grab their dancing shoes and go on a 72-hour dance-infused trip like no other. For others, it’s a nightmare to avoid at all cost.

If you’re an Ultra fan, you know that the days of dancing and boozing can be unpredictable. Good thing we can always count on technology to save the day! Before you go on the musical adventure, check out our Ultra Music Festival Survival Apps and get prepared:

Instagram How else are you going to show off to the world that you are having the time of your life in the coolest music festival in the world? #YOLO

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Forecast.io Miami has unpredictable weather, and it’s good to be prepared for rain or sunshine.

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Find My Friends Before you head out, get all of your friends to install the Find My Friends app, which has a map that updates in real-time with estimated distances.

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Tinder: Sometimes you need to make “new friends.” Maybe your love is just a swipe right away…


Airpnp: When you gotta go, you have to go…

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Waze: Public transportation is not Miami’s forte. Prepare for heavy traffic throughout the city. Waze is a great way to find your way and avoid traffic.


Park Jockey: Once you avoid traffic you need to find parking. Park Jockey is a one-touch parking solution that helps you find and book parking in advance.


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Shazam: Leave the music festival with a whole new playlist. You can share your tags with your friends on Twitter…another way to show off how much fun you’re having.

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Whatsapp: I CAN’T HEAR YOU, MUSIC IS TOO LOUD … you’re in a music festival, avoid calling anyone. Whatsapp is an easy and free way to chat with all your friends, anywhere in the world!


Google Translate AppUltra attracts people from all over the world and you may need to improvise in any language.

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Author’s note: If you lose your phone, you’re on your own.

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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

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