Google Journeys has lengthy been a good way to plan a visit and do analysis for issues to do in your vacation spot, however sadly, the app seems to be to be on the way in which out. Google has introduced that it will likely be shutting down Google Journeys, and is encouraging customers to as an alternative search for the options in Google Journeys in different apps.
It’s not all that shocking that Google would shut down Google Journeys, particularly contemplating the truth that the corporate lately launched one other journey service at google.com/journey. Not solely that, however the firm has additionally been updating Google Maps with nice journey and discovery options, so customers will be capable of flip to Maps to search out issues to do. Nonetheless, having to make use of the Journeys web site isn’t the identical as utilizing a local app, so hopefully Google will launch an app for the brand new Journeys web site sooner or later within the close to future.
Google has introduced August 5 because the official date for the shutdown of Journeys, noting that till then you definitely’ll nonetheless be capable of entry journey reservations and notes as you usually would. Between at times, nonetheless, it’s value discovering one other app and ensuring there’s no essential knowledge within the app that you simply don’t wish to lose. That stated, Google says that the notes from Google Journeys shall be obtainable at google.com/journey, and that you simply’ll be capable of discover your saved sights, flights, and lodges in Search. You’ll additionally be capable of discover saved areas in Maps by heading to the menu and tapping the “Your Locations” button, then tapping “Saved.”
In fact, there are many different journey providers on the market that may aid you plan journeys and journey. Apps like Kayak, Hipmunk, and Packpoint can all be useful in planning a visit — and are all featured in our information of one of the best journey apps. Maybe essentially the most related app to Google Journeys is Kayak, which permits customers to e book flights, lodges, and extra.
We’ll have to attend and see if the brand new Journeys internet service finally ends up getting one other app, however contemplating the truth that Google desires to construct out Journeys’ options into different Google providers, we’re betting that there gained’t be one.