Google Maps has been with us for fifteen years, the fact that Google has just celebrated with a series of changes that allow the app to get closer to the idea of social media. Most Android users use the app when browsing, to know the correct route or to check the status of roads and traffic.
They are the main apps of the app, but the fact is that it is an app that gives us many options. We can use Google Maps sailing and sailing in other works, which can be very useful in all kinds of situations. We tell you more about the activities below.
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Look for ratings, pictures or menus
Many times we use Google Maps to look f or a restaurant to eat, a hotel
This is a function to use, because you will build on previous experiences from other people to select the site. Although Google Maps can be a great escape from this review, it can be a great help in choosing the best places to go for a meal or drink. Contributions from other users can continue this process.
Check that the site is full at times
This activity on Google Maps can make you better plan your time traveling somewhere. If you have to go to the mall and buy from a particular store, you see how much time is most likely at the store, so you can avoid these hours, saving you from having to wait in long queues. This can be linked to all types of sites in the app (shops, restaurants, cinemas, gyms, offices…). It can help you better plan these types of tours. It can be contacted as follows:
- Open Google Maps.
- Find the place you want to go or click on the map.
- Click on a site name to display its full profile.
- Slow down to peak times.
- Check your entry at the time you want to leave.
This work And it gives us real-time data, so if you were thinking of traveling then, you could see that the place would be very crowded and thus better plan your visit or choose another destination.
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Find opening hours or contact details
There are times when we need it contact a specific business or site (be it a restaurant, store, hotel or some other company), but we have no contact details or we do not know if they are currently open or not. Google Maps can easily provide this information to many businesses. Since the app often has this type of company data. Just do this:
- Open the app on your phone.
- Find the site or company you want to contact.
- Click his name to open his profile.
- Swipe to see contact details or opening hours.
Also, within Google Maps you can call businesses If they have their phone number there, they can just make a reservation directly, if that's what you want, for example. It is a very free way to be able to have this data and do the action you want with it.
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Bonus: Access to discounts
This is something that was initially tested at IKEA in Dubai, in conjunction with Google Maps, but that may be the most widely used option in the future. Access discounts Thanks to the app, it is undoubtedly an option that may be of interest to many users, as seen in this case or specific action.
Because it can help businesses encourage regular visits, especially when the pressure is low, allowing users who arrive within hours to reach certain promotions. It will be obvious if other businesses follow in IKEA's footsteps, but it's a powerful idea.