Whistler Travel Guide: Your “Go To” Handbook for the Canada Hotspot

Price: $2.99
Rating:
Whistler Travel Guide: Written iPhone App Review

Reviewed by Philip Chan

Do you like to travel? Do you live or plan to travel near the Vancouver, Canada region? Then the Whistler Travel Guide app from developer Sutro Media is just the thing for you! It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, and runs on iOS 4.0 or later.

Features:

When the user first loads the Whistler Travel Guide app, they will be prompted with a quick tutorial of how the app works. They can explore different features such browsing various subjects such as backcountry skiing, dog parks, restaurant and cafes,  and other various places to visit and activities to in Whistler, a mountain resort right outside of Vancouver. There are four main subject features: “Browse”. “Photos”, “Maps”, and “Comments”. Users can use the “Browse” feature to search through an alphabetically categorized lists of destinations in Whistler. The user can choose to filter and sort the list by name. cost, and neighborhood. With the “Photos” feature, the user can take a sneak peak of what various featured places and activities look like. Users who access the “Map” function can magnify on specific points within Whistler and get a better idea of their location. The user can also choose to display offline maps and photos via the setting function on the upper right hand corner. With the “Comments” function, users can view other users comments of different activities and locations, and also additional information from the developers.

Appearance and Layout:

Whistler Travel Guide iPhone App Reivew

The overall layout of Whistler Travel Guide is very simple. Users can access a wealth of information with a simple tap of their finger. With bolded subjects in the “Browse” feature, and clear images of various places in the “Photo” gallery, pinpoint icons of each destination in the “Map” section, and numerous comments for the user to view in the “Comments” section, the user can access and view Whistler’s highlights easily.

Value:

The overall value of the Whistler Travel Guide app is an average deal. It may not be very useful to people who don’t plan on traveling to Whistler or do not have any interest in traveling to Whistler. So those who like to travel or live near the surrounding area would be more willing to pay $2.99 for this app. For those who do buy it, it is definitely a very handy and beneficial app chock full of useful and little known information and detail. It will definitely help users to find various things to do and places to visit that can be deemed one-of-a-kind and life changing.

Whistler Travel Guide iPhone app requires iOS 4.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. A small expedite fee was paid by the developer to speed up the publication of this review. The iPhone app reviews rating: [Rating: 4/5]

 

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