What a great app! This app isn't as in-depth as one of their books, but there's still plenty of information. It's especially great for anyone who is visiting the city for a week or two and wants to know what there is to see. You can easily add attractions to your favorites. And the guide is available offline too! They need a few more places in Indonesia though!! Bali especially deserves a guide!
Content is great. Interface is weak. Specific issues: 1) home grown map interface isn't as good as Google maps (current location isn't displayed even when maps knows location); 2) guide search interface is poor, and worse in low bandwidth settings; 3) ui behaves oddly on tablet. Small suggestion: Call the app Lonely Planet -- "Guide" is a meaningless generic name that doesn't maximize your brand.
Seems like a good app, but according to Google play there are in app purchases. I've yet to find any information within the app that isn't freely available? Has it been mislabelled in the play store or is there content somewhere within the app that I'll eventually have to pay for?
I love the content - great tips and insights that are sure to be helpful to frequent travellers and first time visitors. But i cant log into my account! Whenever i try, it crashes. What a shame, because i cant access features like bookmarking locations i like.
Have used the app for two city breaks now (Paris and Nice) and it has been invaluable. Have used it to find hotels, and places to eat and drink. The near by suggestions are fantastic and very informative - everything you would expect from a Lonely Planet guide.
It's a great app and I've found educational implications. I'm teaching English to some students who are travelling to India this coming December and the app fits excellently in my lessons. I'll encourage them to get accustomed to using it so that they can take advantage of it while they're actually there! :) Cheers
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