Are there any roaming charges associated with using mTrip Travel Guides?
There are no roaming charges associated with using the travel guide. When you have access to a WiFi connection (at your hotel, a cafe or anywhere else that offers a free wireless connection), you can sync your pending updates. This means you will be able to display your updates and share them with other travelers at any time.
What makes mTrip the best travel guide for your next trip?
mTrip is the only travel guide available on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android, offering rich and interactive content with pictures, rating, reviews, a unique automated trip planner powered by a complex algorithm, an offline routing function as well as great sharing features.
Where does mTrip Travel Guides get all its travel information?
mTrip provides users with the highest quality, most exhaustive content via its partner Falk CIS, a major European travel guide content publisher. Falk publishes Marco Polo travel guides and Falk Maps and is also a publisher for Mairdumont Media, the largest German publishing group.
Can I add my own Points of Interest to the travel guide?
Yes. mTrip has a very comprehensive database of points of interest in each city but if you find a new or missing attraction, you can simply add a new one for free, to be shared with all other mTrip users.
Are updates free?
YES, daily updates and content are free of charge. New content is added regularly by mTrip and other travelers. Simply tap “Update” in the application on your Android, iPhone, iPad or iPod.
What kinds of updates are made?
- New Points of Interest: new POIs are both user-generated and added by the mTrip-editorial team
- Operation hours/dates, prices, contact information, addresses: mTrip reviews each city and Point of Interest regularly to ensure users have the most up-to-date information possible.
- New reviews and ratings: contributed by mTrip travelers
How often do you make updates to the travel guide?
Content is updated daily within the travel guide. Content updates are automatically uploaded to your app when a Wi-Fi connection is detected, which means there is no roaming required. This includes ratings, reviews, pictures and any other information. mTrip also regularly publishes new features that users receive free of charge when the app is updated via the Apple App Store or Android App Store.
Can I suggest modifications?
Yes. You can make updates to any Point of Interest in the application. This includes hours of operation, addresses, pricing, ratings, reviews and pictures. You may also add your own Points of Interest to the app. All modifications are moderated by mTrip. User modifications are reviewed daily and updated to the app for sharing once approved.
How does mTrip automatically plan my trip?
mTrip Travel Guides uses a complex alogorithm to build a trip itinerary for you. The algorithm takes into account your trip dates, travel interests, dates/opening hours of attractions, and geographical location to create your most personalized trip.
How is my trip itinerary organized and how can I view it?
Your trip is organized in an itinerary which can be viewed by day, for the duration of your trip. Each day can also be viewed on your map . This means you can view your day’s starting point, each point of interest you are visiting that day and the distance/directions between each.
Can I make changes to the trip itinerary if I change my mind?
Yes, of course! It’s very simple to change your trip itinerary. Any or all Points of Interest in your itinerary can be deleted/moved/replaced and your trip will simply be re-generated with the “Trip Genius.”
Does GPS work without an internet connection? Are there any roaming charges?
Yes, GPS works without any internet connection. There are no charges associated with using the map functions.
Can the map locate me and plan my route? Does the map give me directions?
The map geo-localizes you and will plan the simplest route to and from each location. Detailed directions by foot or by subway are available for each route. All of this is done offline, free of charge.