Google Maps and Apple maps have transformed the way many travel in today’s world. No longer stopping to ask a stranger for the correct turn or street. However even with the advent of these Apps there are still things left to chance. Perhaps road construction on a particular route or at times heavier traffic than at other times. Google starts out naturally in default mode with approximate times and distances. However with a few adjustments in the settings and some preplanning the best times to travel can still be mapped out. Here within the author explains the many other functions of these map Apps to help the trip be more enjoyable for most.
- The predicted amount of time required to reach a destination will change based on the specified time of departure or desired arrival
- It is quite possible that someone familiar with the local roads will know the best route more than google, so it might be helpful to manually select yours
- Google’s map service has recently added an innovative new feature that allows users to look up anticipatory time requirements for parking at a given destination
“if you’re using these apps in default mode, you may not be getting to your destination as quickly as possible—here are some tips to change that.”