Google Maps already helps us choose a train or choose the optimal route for our travel. To simplify things even more for us by letting users pay for parking or train tickets right from their phones. Since Wednesday, users can connect their Google Pay accounts to their Google Maps account for making payments without leaving the app.
With this feature, people can bypass the time needed to pay for tickets and passes. With the increasing Covid-19 cases, they can also avoid any surface touching, which is a plus for pandemic times. These are the new features available with the latest update of the app.
Google keeps adding new features to the application. Previously, in December, the app gave the ability for verified businesses to directly message the customers. With the increased reliability of companies’ digital interactions to drive sales, this feature was added by Google. A feature that showed In September, a feature by Google was also added, which showed the prevalent coronavirus areas in September.
On Wednesday, in a Blog Post, the company said, “From booking an online yoga class to ordering takeout from your favorite restaurant —Google Maps is a powerful sidekick that lets you accomplish tasks throughout your day.”
Two of the partnered tech providers of Google – Passport, and ParkMobile – have been linked with Google Maps to street parking meters. People using Google Maps for navigation will also get an automatic prompt of ‘pay for park’ at their destination. Just entering the meter number, amount of time, and hitting pay is it. You can save time and energy with this feature.