Lonely Planet offers free iPhone city guide applications to stranded travellers
Monday 19, April 2010
In response to the widespread chaos caused by the eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano, Lonely Planet is offering 13 of its European iPhone guides free.
“Travellers stuck in unfamiliar places need access to practical information as well as suggestions on what to do whilst stranded”, said Tom Hall, Lonely Planet Travel Editor. “That’s why we’re giving away iPhone city guides to major affected destinations.”
The 13 guides will be free until Thursday, 22 April from the iTunes app store. You can access them via the links below:
The cities included are:
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