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Google Unveils New Tools To Help You Travel Smarter

Google is planning on more people traveling this summer, so it’s rolled out some handy new features, like up-to-date COVID-19 information, destination ideas and helpful guides.

According to Travel + Leisure, Google will now display COVID-19 travel advisories and restrictions when you search for destinations, flights, hotels and more, providing information about possible mandatory quarantines or COVID-19 tests.

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It will also display a toggle that users can switch on to receive direct emails notifying them of the change in restrictions, which are state-specific within the U.S and country-specific everywhere else.

Google Flights now offers a new Explore map function, which shows flight prices for different destinations, which users can refine by interests like beaches, skiing and more. This will be a handy tool for users who care more…

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