The end of Google Trips has been confirmed by Google, which supports the travel app only until August 5 this year. Currently, it is still possible to download the app through the Google Play Store, but after the date you entered earlier, the message We said goodbye to Google Trips began to appear. This is another service that was recently discontinued by the company, alongside others like Google Inbox, an alternative app to Gmail; Google+, the social network of Google; and Allo, a competing messenger of WhatsApp.
Google Trips helps you plan a trip by consolidating all your users' information in one place. Sightseeing, flights, hotel reservations, popular restaurants wherever you are, and weather forecast at the time of the tour are some of the features. With the end of the platform, the user can look for other alternatives, such as Google Maps, Triphobo, Tripso, TripIt and Roadtrippers. Check out the list below and choose the best one for you.
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One of the alternatives that can be used instead of Trips is Google Maps itself, which also has several very useful functions when planning your trip. Features such as offline maps, hotel reservations, route sharing and location can be of great help for both solo and group travel.
Google Maps section helps you explore the area where the user is Photo: Reproduction / Isabela Cabral
Explore Area has recommendations for cafes, bars, restaurants, sights and events in the area where the user is. It can be used in conjunction with the Place List, which allows the user to organize in various ways the places he wants to visit along his trip. Check out ten Google Maps functions that will make your trip easier in this dnetc area. Remember that the application is available for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones.
This app is suitable for all people who love to travel, but they are not exactly the best at planning time. Triphobo allows you to access other people's travel plans. Its database has itineraries in more than 15 thousand cities, which the user can use as a base, making the adjustments he wants to leave the script according to his needs.
Use TripHobo to discover your next destination Photo: Divulgação / TripHobo
From your interests, needs and budget, Triphobo offers ideas on what you can do, wherever you are. The platform suggests the best hotels and restaurants according to your budget, as well as how to use public transportation to get to the places you want. In addition, the service has an offline mode so that the user can access it without needing the data network. The app is available for Android and iOS smartphones.
If you are not sure that you have an internet connection at the place of travel, Tripso may be a good option. The app searches data and opinions from sources like Wikipedia, Flickr and TouristEye and then finds personalized travel guides for your users. You can download the guides to make them accessible even without an Internet connection. In addition, Tripso can also be used to book hotels, a service provided by Booking. The platform is available for Android and iPhone.
Download custom travel guides with Tripso Photo: Reproduction / Fernanda Lutfi
This is the ideal app for those who need to plan a trip quickly and simply. To use it, simply send all airline confirmation emails, hotels and restaurants. This way TripIt instantly uses this information to create a custom travel schedule for the user. The service is able to tell you what time you should be at the departure port of your flight, when your hotel check-in can be made, at what time you can pick up the car you rented, as well as the time of your reservations at restaurants.
Use TripIt to make a perfect schedule for your trip Photo: Reproduction / Fernanda Lutfi
Another feature offered by the app is the possibility for the user to synchronize it with his calendar so that he can also warn about events and meetings, for example. Your paid option also has flight alerts and an alternative area ticket searcher. The service can be downloaded on Android and iOS.
Roadtrippers is made especially for those who like to travel by car. Your main goal is not the user's final destination, but to help him along the journey. By entering the app the itinerary you want to do, it will provide a number of different suggestions so that the person can find the best hotels and restaurants, or just know exactly what is around them. One of its disadvantages is that the app only works in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. However, its web version offers roadmaps for locations outside these countries. Research your route and find out if Roadtrippers can help you.
Make your travel route according to the points you want to visit on the road with Roadtrippers Foto: Reproduo / Fernanda Lutfi
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