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‘ATG’ NOW AVAILABLE FOR KINDLE FIRE

FLASH!  With ‘Airport Transit Guide’ now an Android app, you can download it to your KINDLE FIRE by going to Amazon.com.  Also to your Samsung, Nexus, and most other tablets by going to Google Play Store.

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‘ATG’ NOW AN ANDROID APP!

LONG BEACH, Calif.–After some two years of success as an app on iPhone and iPad, Salk International’s Airport Transit Guide, arrived July 3 as an Android app for smartphones, available at Google’s Play Store and, shortly, at Amazon Apps.  It sells for $4.99, including free updates to this version (1.3), and covers more than 460 airports worldwide.  A Lite version, offering two sample cities, is free.”In response to many hundreds of requests from smartphone owners, we finally had to launch the Android app,” said Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Ron Salk. “We should have done so sooner, but other priorities intervened,” he added.

Designated 25th Edition, Version 1.3, it features more airports than ever before, hundreds of data changes, and new search functions.   Once it is downloaded to the user’s device, a wireless connection is not needed to access detailed price, schedule, and route information for taxis, shuttles, limousines, buses, and trains, as well as parking rates and other useful advice.   See: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.salk.atg Continue reading

‘TRAVEL INSIDER’ LAUDS ‘ATG’

 

[The Travel Insider] This Week’s Newsletter

An iPhone/iPad App Which Is All the Better for Ignoring My Suggestions

The excellent Airport Transit Guide app - now improved and extended.

The excellent Airport Transit Guide app – now improved and extended.
Usually I find it hard to write positively about products that ignore my suggestions for improvements, but in this case, the product is all the finer for having ignored the suggestions I offered to the company’s owner.  Please read on, I’ll explain.
One of my favorite ‘tools’ that helps me appear as an all-knowing Travel Insider is Ron Salk’s Airport Transit Guide.  For many years this was an annually updated tiny book that one could travel conveniently with, giving one valuable information on how to get between airports and the cities they serve. Continue reading

‘ATG’ RELEASES VERSION 1.3 FOR iPHONE/iPAD WITH UPDATES, NEW FUNCTIONS; ANDROID TO FOLLOW FOR SMARTPHONES!

 

LONG BEACH, Calif.–An updated and enhanced version of Salk International’s Airport Transit Guide app for iPhone and iPad is now available at the iTunes App Store. It sells for $4.99, but the updated version is free to those who have already purchased the app.  A Lite Version offering two sample cities is free.  The full version covers more than 460 airports.

In a related announcement, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Ron Salk said that, in response to numerous requests from smartphone owners, the app is expected to be on Android by the end of June. Continue reading

iPhone/iPad Updates & Android Launch

Free iPhone/iPad updates of airport information will be posted before the end of May. Watch for the update alert on your iOS device.  

These will be followed by the long-awaited launch of the AIRPORT TRANSIT GUIDE for Android smartphones, probably sometime in June.

–Ron Salk

‘JoeSentMe’ Picks the ‘Must-Have’ Business Travel Apps for 2012

Joe Brancatelli (“JoeSentMe”) has just published his selection of the apps every business traveler must have in 2012, with the Airport Travel Guide’s iPhone/iPad/iPod app as one of only five in the airport category.  He says, “Here are the absolute essential apps that improve the quality of your life on the road,” and he calls the Airport Transit Guide “an irreplaceable resource.”  To see the complete list of “Must-Have” Business Travel Apps, go to http://bit.ly/yyQPqQ

Top 10: Thanks to All of Our Friends and Fans

Thanks to all those travelers who purchased our Airport Transit Guide iPhone/iPad/iPod app.  Today it hit the Top 10 of all 14,000 travel apps, catapulting into 9th place!  And, though we are 29 years old, this is our 1st Anniversary as an app.  Nice gift!

 

Check out our listing on http://www.10travelapps.com/ or on iTunes.

AIRPORT TRANSIT GUIDE APP OFFERS 50% MORE HOLIDAY TRAVEL SAVINGS

LONG BEACH, CA—Salk International’s Airport Transit Guide is helping travelers save even more time, stress and money this holiday season by offering the guide at 50% off.  The guide is available on iTunes for $4.99 from November 11 through January 1, instead of the regular price of $9.99.

The guide can also be sent as a gift through the iTunes “gift this app” option, and makes a great gift for any traveler who has an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

Salk International’s Airport Transit Guide, often referred to as “the bible for the air traveler,” is now digitally published as a standalone app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The app replaced the 28-year old print edition to provide easier access and updates to travelers, and includes more than 10,000 changes since the last print edition, as well as free updates.

The app includes:

  • Taxi rates to the city and outlying points, plus tipping advice
  • Prices, Schedules and Routes  for airport coaches, limousines, shuttles, trains, subways and buses
  • Website and telephone listing of airports, taxi, and shuttle-limousine services
  • Airport parking rates
  • Inter-airport connections, cruise-port transfers, helicopter service and much more!

The guide functions as an aid to the traveler who asks, “How do I get from the airport to the city?” The guide has long been one of the most highly regarded travel guides since its debut in 1982 and now covers nearly 500 airports around the world and thousands of transit options, including fares and schedules.

“Most travelers who have used the guide have told me that it paid for itself on its very first use,” said Ron Salk, editor and publisher of Salk International’s Airport Transit Guide. “It is designed to give choices that will save the traveler time and money, while reducing stress upon arrival.”

As an app, the guide provides easily searchable information without the need for cell phone service or an Internet connection, which is not always reliable in unfamiliar locations. The new app, when used with a wireless connection, provides one-touch phone dialing and website access to airports and transportation companies all over the world.

“The guide completes the world traveler’s digital arsenal of flight, hotel, and restaurant apps, and provides a wealth of information with a few simple touches.” Salk said.  “We’re hoping that this holiday season, we can help traveler find easy, quick and affordable options to get to their destination.”

‘Airport Transit Guide’ Posts Free Transit Tips; Scores 1st Qtr. Ratings

In its 1st quarter, the Airport Transit Guide garnered 5-star ratings and hit the list of Top 100 Travel Apps in the U.S. and nine other nations.  For the full story, click HERE

‘ATG’ Is ‘Hot’ at iTunes!

Another breakthrough: Salk International’s Airport Transit Guide is hot! The app appeared for the first time under the “What’s Hot” section of the  iTunes App Store this week. http://bit.ly/i6klAQ”