National Geographic : 1936 Oct
The WASHINGTON and MANHATTAN Provide the living standards the world admires These great ships were built in America to provide American luxury. The enormous decks, the huge public rooms,the air-conditioned dining rooms, the big, airy cabins typify American fondness for spaciousness. The American insistence on practical luxury finds expression in real beds, fine furnishings, private bathrooms, and dextrous service. It is seen in meals, as elaborate or as simple as desired, but always of quality beyond criticism. Yet the fares are low on America's largest, fastest ships. To make your voy age a real flight from worry, say to your travel agent,"I'LL SAIL AMERICAN." On Washington and Manhattan-from $172 Cabin Class to British ports. Tourist fare $116 up. Third Class $84.50 up. Also the popular President Harding and President Roosevelt $129 up, and the "American One Class" ships weekly direct to London and fortnightly to Liverpool $100, $185 round trip. United States Lines No. 1 Broadway; 601 Fifth Ave., New York / S- 11 Rolling up beyond Cathay.. Make the old dream come true this year ... see the other half of the world! It's so easy. . . . Just cross to England by Cunard White Star and sail from there in any Liner of the great P & O fleet . . . including the new sister-ships Strathnaver, Strathaird and Strathmore. P & O covers the East . . . Egypt, Sudan, the Persian Gulf, India, Burma, Ceylon, Straits Settlements, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, East and South Africa, Mauritius, etc. You'll travel in the utmost luxury of this western world to the wonders of the East! Round-the-World Tours-P & 0 ports are natural world-tour highlights.. and P & O, with Cunard White Star, offers extraordinary itineraries, eastward or westward, tickets good for two years. As low as $814 with Top Class in all ships, $553 Second and Tourist Classes. Cruises - from England to the Atlantic Isles and the Mediterranean . . . through bookings from New York. Book throughyour localtravel agent or CUNARD WHITE STAR LINE GeneralAgents 25 Broadway and 638 Fifth Avenue, New York "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."