Forget the crumpled map. National Geographic Trip Planner
Deluxe enables you to plan your next business trip with the help of
thousands of photos, slide shows and videos from National
Geographic. Besides mapping out the most convenient route
between two points, the program also enables you to pinpoint
lodging and eateries along the way based on your budget
constraints. Plus, if the trip is on the client, you may want to
try one of the program's dozens of recommended scenic drives.
Other bonuses: 70,000-plus points of interest and 20,000-plus
ratings of hotels and restaurants.
A road warrior's best friend.
National Geographic Trip Planner Deluxe
Street Price: $30
Requires: An IBM-compatible 486 pc or higher, Windows 95 or higher, 16MB RAM, 35MB hard-drive space, CD-ROM
Joe Dysart (firstname.lastname@example.org), a software analyst and Internet business consultant, has written for more than 40 publications, including The New York Times.