National Geographic : 1940 May
AMERICAN PRESIDENT LINES Containing a special announcement about new, low summer roundtripfares that make President Liner Orient Cruisesone of this year's greatest vacation opportunities. Between May 15th andJuly 31st, American President Lines offer reg ular First Class Orient Cruise pas sage at specially reduced Cruise Season rates. For example: You may cruise to Japan and back, via Hawaii for $480 and be home again in as little as four weeks. Or go via Hono lulu along the Sunshine Route to Japan,China and back for only $548 roundtrip. Or via Hawaii to Japan, China and the Philippines in as little as six weeks for $630 roundtrip First Class all the way. Three weeks to Hongkons STOPOVER AS YOU CHOOSE All President Liner tickets let you stopover wherever, whenever you choose for as long as you like. Then, continue on the next or another of these grand ships with almost iden tical accommodations: The same high, amidship staterooms, the fun ofbroad sundecks and pleasant, spa cious public rooms, and outdoor swimming pools and the same grand President Liner food. The only spe cial requirement is that you return to San Francisco within ninety days of your departure. HawaiiDirect Cruisesfrom New York let you travel every mile in a new kind ofsoft, warm sun. Via Havana, Pana ma, Los Angeles and San Francisco, with stopovers if you choose. First Class from $335. CALIFORNIA, ROUND AMERICA Your President Liner ticket includes rail transportation from your home town to New York, a sunny 17 day cruise through the Caribbean with stops atHavana,CristobalandColon, to Los Angeles and San Francisco,and yourtraintriphomeagain. $304isthe complete First Class fare (only train meals and Pullman not included). And you may stop over to see both World's Fairs (San Francisco and New York) for as long as you like. American President Lines' go-as-you choose cruises are madepossibleby Presi dentLinersailingsfromLosAngeles and SanFranciscoto Hawaiiandthe Orient every otherweek andRound-Worldsail- CALIFORNIA AND ROUND THE WORLD, FROM NEW YORK: Pres. Adams May 17; Pres. HarrisonJune14; Pres.Polk July26; Pres.GarfieldAugust 9. ORIENT, FROM SAN FRAN cIsco: Pres. Taft April 19; Pres. Cleveland May 3; Pres. Pierce May 17; Pres. Coolidge May 31; Pres. Taft June 14; Pres. ClevelandJune 28; Pres. PierceJuly 12; Pres. Coolidge July 26. ROUND THE WORLD, FROM SAN FRANCISCO: Pres. Garfield May 11; Pres. Adams June 8; Pres. HarrisonJuly 6; Pres.Polk August 17. ings every fourth week along the same Sunshine Route as far as Manila. CRUISE %T4%!5 You see the Tropic Malay Coast ROUND THE WORLD-85 DAYS Complete globe-circling cruises on American President Liners allow you to sail from New York, Los Angeles or San Francisco, via Hawaii, Japan, China, the Philippines,Straits Settle ments, Ceylon,India, Egypt,Italy and home again across the sunny South Atlantic. First Class fares are from $1143 ($1049 if you cross America bytrain). And you maystop over any where; take any time from a mini mum of 85 days up to two years. * * * * See your own TravelAgent for full in formation. Or write or call on us at 604 Fifth Avenue, New York; 462 Boyl ston St., Boston; TransportationBldg., Washington, D.C.;110 So. DearbornSt., Chicago;514 W. Sixth St., Los Angeles; Skinner Bldg., Seattle; or 311 Califor nia St., San Francisco (Head Office). AMERICAN PRESIDENT LINES Round-World Service "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you." NEW TRANS-PACIFIC SERVICE President Liner reduced Cruise-Season fares will apply to Manila Directsail ings now offered by President Lines' charteredships, the Panama Pacific Liners: City of Los Angeles, City of Newport News,CityofNorfolk and City of Baltimore. From San Francis co to Manila, 18 days ($615 FirstClass roundtrip). Hongkong 22 days ($630). Singapore 27 days ($694). Penang 29 days ($729). No otherservice to Manila is so fast.