Cruise! A Guide to Ships and Trips
By Sutro Media
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••• What Floats Your Boat? •••
Written by Anne Chalfant, travel journalist, USA Today "Experience Cruise" and 10 Best
What's New in This Release:
--300+ new photos
--River cruises in Europe
--Small ship adventures
--Many new entries
Think of it as Cruise-o-pedia
Learn "personalities" of each cruise line with dozens of ship interior photos and the author's descriptions.
Learn how to find best price and best cabin.
Thumb through 1,600 photos for a rare peek inside sea ships, river ships, small ships, expedition ships. Plus destinations.
--Entertainment megaships and mid-sized ships
--Travelers' ships for exploring the world
--River ships in Europe
--River ships exploring the Amazon, Ayerwaddy and Mekong rivers
--Small ships exploring Alaska, Chilean Fjords, Australia's Outback, Antarctica, Papua New Guinea and more
The app also gives tips on getting best prices and cabins; planning multigenerational travel; saving money in a variety of ways; getting the best shore excursions and planning to cruise with kids.
THIS APP IS DYANMIC! New info POPS IN. The writer adds new material at least monthly --when new ships are launched, or Wave Season and other factors lower prices. The author also chronicles her cruises.
See message, "New Content is Available?" Say "yes." This is NOT A DOWNLOAD. It's a ten second infusion of new info. No WiFi. No sign-in.
••• About the Author •••
Anne Chalfant is a travel journalist who writes for newspapers and USA Today's travel web sites, "Experience Cruise" and "Ten Best."
A former travel editor of a San Francisco Bay Area newspaper,she has sailed all kinds of cruises, includingthe Mekong River through Laos in an open boat.
Her web site is www.cruiseshipsandtrips.com.
Anne lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
••• About Sutro Media •••
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
If you have any problems, comments, or suggestions for improvement, we'd love to hear from you - firstname.lastname@example.org
What's New in Version 2.0
- lots of new iOS 7 bug fixes
- fixed recent bug with twitter field
- fixed landscape transition issue
- resolved display issue on iPhone 5
- more offline photos on original download and faster download of offline content
- fixed intermittent bug with dynamic updates
- added better crash analytics and fixed a number of intermittent stability problems
Senior in Carolina
If you read on here, you will find my review for the first version of this App. It just gets better. This version for OS7 adds new features and a whole bunch of new topics. You will find added cruise lines and some great tips for river cruises. Lots of new photos makes for the ultimate cruise resource.
Wow! I wish I had this when we were selecting our first cruise many years ago. This is chock full of good tips. It does a great job of helping you understand the kind of ship and the clientele you will want to spend time with. The writer certainly knows these ships, and has done outstanding research to assemble the hundreds of photos that give you a peek inside. I'm not saying this is the only App you need if you are thinking about a cruise; on the contrary. But Cruise! should be your first one. Spend some time to browse through Cruise! and then download a couple others that are sponsored by the cruise lines and travel agencies.
Very Informative & Fun!
I feel like a true expert on all of the cruises available after reading through this app! It has tons of information, and is very engaging. One of the other reviews mentions that this is the only app that is not written by a commercial interest (like the cruise lines themselves), and I found that very helpful as well. The information is very unbiased and well organized. We were able to find the perfect cruise for us.
First of all, it seems like several of the cruise apps out there are from cruise lines themselves - I like how this one isn't connected with a company or sponsor and offers high-quality, unbiased information, details and reviews.
This app is good for beginners or experienced cruisers thanks to its wealth of information, tips and photos. You'll definitely learn something you didn't know before and be helped in your trip planning!
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- Category: Travel
- Updated: Oct 24, 2013
- Version: 2.0
- Size: 28.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Sutro Media
- © Anne Chalfant
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.