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WATCH: Mark Murphy's Summer Cruise Bargain Tips and Must-Have Apps

Features & Advice | Tom Bastek | June 23, 2015

WATCH: Mark Murphy's Summer Cruise Bargain Tips and Must-Have Apps

Travelpulse Founder and CEO Mark Murphy discussed great vacation options for the Northeast on "Better Connecticut" Monday. 

With the gas prices being lower, why not drive to New York and take a cruise to the Bahamas?  Save on the time and money of having to fly with any of four different cruise lines that go out of the New York/Boston area.

Next, the trio talked about great travel apps to utilize this summer.

Mark highlighted an app that helps get you from the airport to your final destination, The Airport Transit Guide app.  Whether it is cheaper and more efficient to take a cab, public transit or walk, this app will tell you the best way to get there.

Mark also discusses the app Beyonder (get it here for iPhone and here for Android).  This app lets people know where and when you are going hiking so that they can come look for you if you get lost.  It also has tips for planning as well as quotes and inspiration for when you are looking for more adventures along the way.

Mark then talks about the iOS Pack and Go app; the Netflix of kid’s books, the iStoryTime app; and the toilet finder app available here for Android and here for iPhone.

Here is the full video:


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