Useful Features of the Google Travel App

James Feldkamp

March 29, 2023

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Whether you are looking to plan a trip or you already have one in mind, the google travel app is a great tool. It has many useful features and can save you time and money.

That allows you to organize all your bookings in one place and also calculates travel times between airports and hotels. This can even be used offline, which is a must for travelers who are trying to avoid roaming charges.


Using Google Flights to find the cheapest flights is a breeze. You can filter by airline, travel dates, and more. Another neat feature is that you can also opt-in to receive email alerts when prices drop on certain routes. That’s a great way to stay on top of prices, especially since flight prices can change quite a bit from day to day.

It’sIt’s important to note that this feature is only available on select routes, but once it’sit’s fully rolled out, it will be a handy little tool to check if the price you’reyou’re seeing is a good deal.

Whether you’reyou’re traveling for business or pleasure, Google Flights helps you cut through the noise to find deals that fit your travel needs. It’sIt’s an extremely powerful tool that we use on a regular basis here at TPG, but it can be overwhelming if you don’tdon’t know how to use it.


The Google travel app provides information on hotels, restaurants, tours, and other attractions in a particular destination. It also offers direct bookings and discounts for these items.

Organizing travel plans can be a hassle, especially if you’reyou’re juggling multiple searches and bookings from different sources. That’sThat’s why Google is trying to make it easier for travelers to organize their trip planning with a new feature called Trips.

It automatically collects flight, car, restaurant and hotel-booking confirmations from Gmail under a reservations tab for each trip, allowing you to easily track your progress and stay on top of any updates.

Currently, the service is only available on Android and iOS devices, but it’s expected that Trips will be available on desktops as well. It will track flight prices and show hotels that have been previously viewed in case you still need to book accommodations.


As the first step in reshaping travelers search habits, Google is integrating short-term rental listings into its travel metasearch engine. This means that you can now showcase your accommodation to the 4.3 billion users worldwide who use Google’sGoogle’s travel app.

When a user searches for vacation rentals, they will see a clickable map of accommodations in their area. The map will show accommodation options with images, price per night, capacity, and the number of rooms.

This new feature has the potential to significantly boost your visibility and bookings. It also has the potential to divert a large proportion of guests away from major OTAs and toward your website.

Until now, individual vacation rental owners and small property management companies. Could not list their properties in Google’s travel meta-search tool. However, as of May 2021, these companies can now list their vacation rentals. In the general accommodations search results on Google Travel.


There are a variety of different maps that can be used through the Google travel app. They range from basic map views to more complex features such as maps. That can be color-coded to make it easier to differentiate different attractions.

Most travelers rely on Google Maps for their trip-planning needs. It can help them find restaurants, entertainment, parks, and more in the area, they are staying in.

It also provides real-time traffic conditions and route planning, as well as hotel prices and direct bookings for attractions. It’sIt’s also available offline and can be used on your phone or desktop. One of the most useful features is pinning multiple destinations to your map. This is especially useful if you are taking a long trip and need to stay organized.