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Waze App UK for Android & iPhone: Free to download

Don't let traffic cause you tension - Choose the roads of least resistance and let Waze be your guide!

Download the navigation App on iPhone or Android today and enjoy a hassle-free approach to driving.

Change the Waze you look at travel! Download one of the best route planner apps available in the UK and start maximising your free time, rather than spending it stuck in traffic! Along with your steering wheel, get instant traffic alerts right into the palm of your hands with a navigation app that's based on real-time road conditions and notifies you about traffic, police, hazards, speed cameras and more.

Waze app screenshots on iOS

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What is Waze?

Waze is a route planner app that's main aim is to get you to your destination as quickly as possible.If you drive a car, taxi or motorbike this GPS app helps you find the very best routes before you even set off. Ideal for getting you to the airport in time for your flight, or simply choosing the best route for your commute to work. Download the Waze app today and start planning your first trip.

How do I download the Waze app?

Available on Android and iPhone devices in the UK, you can easily download Waze from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Once you've downloaded the app, simply open it up on your phone or tablet and enjoy getting started. Sign up with your Google account or an email address to start using it.

What are the Waze app's best features?

  • See real-time road conditions & get traffic, police, accidents and hazard alerts
  • Avoid fines and drive safer with a speedometer and alerts
  • Waze is constantly updating with instant routing changes to quicken your drive
  • Get recommendations for cheapest petrol stations along your route
  • Waze syncs with your Google Calendar or Facebook Calendar, so you don't miss appointments

What's good about Waze?

To put it simply, the Waze app is one of the best sat nav apps on the market. At Holiday Extras we recommend using Waze for its many advantages. Waze is a community-based driving app that'll help you get where you need to go as quickly and as smoothly as possible. Simply enter your starting point and destination and Waze will show you the best journey to take, taking the stress of picking the route completely out of your hands.

Does the Waze app work outside the UK?

Waze works throughout Europe and in the majority of countries around the world where there are marked roads.

Is Waze a free app?

Yes - Waze is a free navigation app for Android or iPhone. Waze is free to use though your phone data rates would still apply.

Is Waze better than Google Maps?

Both apps are owned by Google and have key similarities and differences. For one, Waze is a community-based app, whereas Google Maps is more data-based. For a detailed comparison and to find out which app is better, check out our Google Maps vs Waze page.

Waze App Customer Reviews


For full reviews check out the Apple App Store.

Better than the old CB days

"Waze is a user based traffic information app. It does rely upon users to report traffic conditions, construction, accidents and police."

Die-hard Wazer!!!

"Waze updates have been good and the reporting process is improved and there are less steps to get to the actual reporting - yay!"

Don't leave home without it

"This app has saved me so many times. I absolutely love it."

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