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8 Google Travel Tips to Make Trip Planning Easier

The busy summer travel season is here, coming with complications of flight delays and cancellations. With that in mind, you may be thinking about driving to your next vacation destination. If so, you can take advantage of Google Maps when planning your next trip. Otherwise, Google Flights also has helpful features to make trip planning a little less complicated.

Google Flights can help you track prices for any dates you plan on flying out. Also, If you’re going on a spring break vacation trip and don’t know the airport well, Google Maps can easily help you find some food or coffee there.

Keep reading and we’ll tell you more ways Google can help make your vacations go smoothly.

See how much a flight will cost for any date you plan to leave

On May 2, Google announced a feature that will let you find the best deal on flights heading to your destination. Now you can start tracking prices to find deals for any date, and Google will send you an email if it detects lower than typical prices in the next three to six months.

Just head to Google Flights on your browser and type in your destination. If you don’t have a specific date in mind for traveling, select Any dates to find the best deal.

Navigate through airports, malls and transit stations

If you need to quickly find a store in a large mall, Google Maps is expanding its Directory tab for all airports, malls and transit stations. This can help when you’re running around the airport trying to find a place to eat or grabbing a last-minute souvenir before catching your flight. The tab will tell you a destination’s business hours and what floor it’s on. You can look through restaurants, stores, lounges and

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