Google Trips update makes travel planning much easier

Google Trips update makes travel planning much easier
Two years after launching Trips on Android and iOS, Google is bringing some major features to the app, which should make travel planning effortless. Just so you know, all the new features announced today, will be rolled out to Google Trips users in October.

The first improvement that should help Google Trips users with additional travel info after booking flights or hotel rooms is suggestions in Google Search. Once you receive flight or hotel booking confirmations in Gmail, you'll receive further customized travel recommendations in organic search results on Google.

For example, if you've already booked a flight to a city and you're searching for it, you'll be shown various info like hotel prices, weather, and events.

Moreover, if you want to plan a trip to a city, Google Trips will show you information in Your Trips like flight prices, destination-specific flight and hotel searches, as well as places you've saved. The Your Trips tab can be found in the Google Flights or Hotels on your phone.

Speaking of Google Flights, the app will soon show users whether a flight price is higher or lower than usual in a specific timeframe like December holidays (Christmas and New Year's). The app will also notify you if prices won't drop or if they're likely to rise in the next five days.

source: Google


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