On holiday? These Google Maps TRICKS and TIPS will make it better, try now
It helps to know certain Google Maps tricks and tips that will save time and make bookings and navigate to your desired location fast.
Christmas is almost here! It's a time for the festive and holiday mood for all. So, to make the best of your holiday travel plans, you can turn to your Google Maps. There used to be a time when Google Maps was just about getting directions, but now it provides the whole package to make your travels easier and less troublesome. From finding a store in a large mall to tracking your flights, hotel, car rental and even booking your restaurant in advance for holiday dinner, all these things are available. So, here are a few Google Maps tricks and tips that will make your holidays go smoothly.
Google Maps tricks and tips
Track your holiday package in Google Maps
While traveling, it becomes difficult to track all your booking, and searching it through your emails can be frustrating. But thanks to Google Maps which can chart your travels, and also quickly show the holiday flight booking, hotel, rental car and restaurant reservations to save all your time and make you focus on one main thing, ‘enjoying the holiday'. You can check your upcoming reservations:
1. Go to Google Maps, tap on the Saved option in the bottom menu row.
2. Click on Reservations, where you'll see a list of all your upcoming reservations that Maps has pulled from Gmail.
3. If you click on any one reservation, you will be able to know more about it, such as date and location.
Additionally, in simple ways, you can directly search for "my reservations" in the Google Maps search box.
Book your restaurant table in Google Maps
If you haven't booked the Holiday dinner or running out of time to check the restaurants then Google Maps can help you in booking restaurant reservations.
1. Go to Google Maps, tap the Restaurants option at the top and you will see a list of nearest places to eat.
2. Then, select a restaurant that looks good to you, and a pops up option will be on screen to reserve a table. Though, not everyone does but still can let you know the best places to eat.
Stop running and navigate through airports and malls
Google Maps stated in November that its Directory page would be expanded to include all airports, malls, and transport stations. This will save you time running around the airport looking for a spot to eat or picking up last-minute items before your flight. Google Maps will show you the floor on which your desired place is and even the business hours.
So, now stop worrying about the bookings and finding the right place and just focus on enjoying your holiday!
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