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Released: 2008-10-15


Microsoft Streets and Trips 2009 by Microsoft

Software Details

Brand: MicrosoftMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows Vista
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Description

Microsoft Streets & Trips 2009 is packed with tools to help consumers take advantage of all of those gems and destinations that are close to home. Streets & Trips hosts more than 1.5 million points of interest such as hotels, restaurants, national parks and ATMs, which means users have at their fingertips all the information necessary to make a memorable and fun trip. The software's Find Nearby Places feature allows travelers to search a radius up to 50 miles to find select points of interest and then gives users detailed directions and contact information so they are ready to hit the road in no time. With Streets & Trips 2009, you'll always know exactly where you are and where you're headed to next. Map your trip and go!

Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows XP

Editorial Review

Microsoft Streets & Trips makes trip planning easy, so you can relax and drive with confidence. Get accurate driving directions to just about anywhere in the United States and Canada. Streets & Trips requires no Internet connection and includes more than 1.5 million points of interest to choose from--plus additional listings that you can view when you're connected to the Web. With updated maps and extensive trip planning features, Streets & Trips will help you plan your trip, your way.

Get accurate driving directions to just about anywhere in the United States and Canada.



Do you already own a GPS receiver?

  • If you already own a GPS device, you can use Streets & Trips to track your position and progress on the road. With a GPS receiver connected to your laptop, Streets & Trips can display your speed, location, direction, altitude, and position.

  • With a GPS receiver, Street & Trips can provide spoken directions and street names as you drive. It can also put you back on track if you make a wrong turn.

New and Enhanced Features

  • New--Updated street maps for the United States and Canada.
  • New--Entertainment online's FREE trial subscription for special savings at restaurants, hotels, and special events.
  • New--Experience an even more intuitive look and feel.
  • New--Send location info to your mobile device.
  • Customizable trip-planning options remember your preferences and allow you to plan stops, scenic detours, and fuel stops; add multiple destinations; and quickly alter your route.
  • Optimize your trip by calculating mileage, time, and expenses in advance.
  • Identify one-way streets at a glance.
  • Avoid potential delays with free construction updates from the Web.
  • Info on 1.5 million locations--no Internet connection is required.
  • Find additional listings when you're online and send location info to your mobile device.

Plan your trip your way. Then, relax and enjoy the ride!
Streets & Trips 2009 takes the hassle out of trip planning, while it takes the stress out of driving. Whether your next trip will be coast to coast or just across town, you'll drive with confidence with Streets & Trips by your side.

Plan your trips to match your driving style.
Do you prefer scenic roads or Interstate highways? How often do you like to stop to rest? Streets & Trips can remember your driving preferences and suggest routes and rest stops that will help make your trip more enjoyable.

Calculate your mileage, trip costs and arrival time before you leave.
This is a great planning tool, especially for comparing different routes you're considering.

More than 1.5 million ideas for stops along the way!
Looking for an Italian restaurant in Des Moines? A hotel in Vancouver? Streets & Trips comes with detailed information on over 1.5 million locations Ð ATMs, hotels, restaurants, gas stations and other points of interest. No Internet connection required.*

Get even more information with online search.
Whenever you're connected to the Internet, you can search online to download more locations and recent updates to your maps.

Access street-level maps and personalized directions.
Updated street-level maps and turn-by-turn directions make it easy to stay on track. You can also add personal notes to your maps. With addresses, phone numbers and other notes alongside your planned stops, you'll have all the information you need in one handy place.

Track your position and progress with a GPS receiver.*
If you already own a GPS device, you can use Streets & Trips to track your position and progress on the road. With a GPS receiver connected to your laptop, Streets & Trips can display your speed, location, direction, altitude and position.

Spoken street names and automatic re-routing.
With a GPS receiver, Street & Trips can provide spoken directions and street names as you drive. It can also put you back on track if you make a wrong turn!****

*GPS receiver not included, GPS functionality requires a GPS device that supports NMEA 2.0 or later.

More Details

Publisher: MicrosoftCategory: Language & TravelBinding: DVD-ROMLanguage: English


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