Downloaded today and was amazed when I saw that all of my upcoming travel reservations (and past ones too) had been automatically imported from my email. Nifty! When I went to download the three legs of my trip (Rome, Florence, Venice) - it downloaded Rome and Venice easily and quickly. Then hung for eternity on the middle leg of my trip - Florence. Bummer. I tried restarting my phone and toggling the download button on and off and on again - same result. Double bummer. Can’t find anyone to actually contact at Google and the Trips help section doesn’t address my issue. I’m wondering if it’s because the dates overlap on that middle leg while I move from one city to another? Looks like I might have to try a different app.
Waiting for trip recommendations 4/5
- love that all trip stuff is in one place
- would like to create place holders
- person level info parsing would be nice. It took my parents trip and joined with mine
- photos integration would be cool
- some sort of budgeting option or showing price of tickets would be nice
- A brief weather report would help prepare for the trip like packing etc.
- Related major news which might disrupt the trip
Exactly what I was looking for in a travel planner app. Automatically downloads travel itineraries from your Gmail account. The “Need to Know” section for each city is extremely helpful for international travel.
Very reliable information 5/5
Excellent search in finding the info of travel
Good - keep the improvements coming 5/5
By Frequent Traveler USA
I like the trip planning feature - can you add the ability to have another person - with a google account - the ability to view or edit the trip - and sync between devices?
Not optimized for iPhone X 1/5
Not optimized for iPhone X
Please make a desktop site!!! 4/5
Great app and perfect for when you have started your trip. I just really would like to use the desktop when planning. I don’t like having to organize only using mobile.
Missing notes 3/5
App is so basic. It is missing the most important feature, adding your own notes or adding your custom places.
It doesn’t even allow to search a place from google maps and add it to the trips.
I don’t think it is a rocket science to enabling an option which allows custom notes
Good app but not 100% 3/5
App is good but it's not it adding all my reservation to my calendar. I see it in trips but it does not add it to my calendar. Other trips are working fine.
Promising but needs work 3/5
The app idea is amazing, join all your trip information in one place, tickets and download city maps. The day planner is the best part, except that it is not as intuitive and easy to edit as it should be, I couldn’t find a way to organize the spots as I want.
I expect that Google keep improving this app.
Needs work 3/5
While it was a little creepy to open and see trips I took over the past year but never entered into this thing (it pulls from your gmails), I quickly appreciated this feature.
But the inability to plan road trips (driving time, maps) quickly became frustrating. And if you try to visit the same city twice in a single trip the second repeat of the city gets kicked out.
It also wasn’t actually very good at picking up the trips. One complex trip simply wouldn’t “import” because the first name on the reservation was a family member’s instead of mine.
Great potential, but needs work.
Not what I thought it was 1/5
By Won ton luie
I want to plan a trip along the route I’m taking. This is only good for the final destination. I want to be able to plug in the from and to address; then tap one each stop along the way. Then have the app show me interest at each stop.
Great job at capturing end users world 5/5
I am on the older side of Millennial and appreciate fluid easy navigation. The experience is good. Google is best at capturing the users life and surrounding them with meaningful data that makes life easier. I am all about it, nothing scary they just make relevant information pertaining to the end user more accessible.
Great source of vital information when traveling internationally.
Good app to keep everything in one place but kind of creepy if you think about it. In less than a minute I had a list of everywhere I had been by just scanning my gmail account. Wow. 🤔
Doesn't seem to work 1/5
The first time I tried to use it, I put in the destination of Astoria, NY. It would not recognize the location. I could go no further with the app.
Not as good as Trip It. 1/5
I've been comparing Trip It and google has not been up to the challenge doesn't automatically find houses I'm renting, people I'm traveling with stuff. Needs work.
Not what I expected - Worse 1/5
By Barbe forever
I was so exited when I found out google as a travel app because I love using all the app's google offers to stay organized, but this app disappointed me. It has so much potential but it lacks depth in so many things. Speaking for all true travel organizers...this app should offer from a regular day trip to a cruise weekend.
So helpful! 5/5
Google just one more thing needed. Can you make it collaborative so friends etc that I'm traveling with can share trip info?
Unable to parse flights books via Concur 1/5
It's so frustrating that the App couldn't find the trip and there's no option to add the trip either :(
Good start, but could use some improvements 3/5
This app is a good start, but needs some work. If you can get the Day Plans to work, it's useful, but I found it hard to use. You can't just add a place to a day plan. It would also be useful to see your trips as place to save to when searching in Google instead of having to just star it. If you save to a list in Google, it doesn't appear in Google Trips. Would also love to add other travelers so we could share places and day plans.
Replaced TripIt 5/5
Google Trips works well enough that I could no longer substantiate paying $49/year for TripIt Pro.
Very easy to use app 5/5
By Laurent Hesnard
Every traveler could use this!
All good but..... 4/5
..... there is no way of sharing the itinerary with others. The app isn't as intuitive. Once I got a trip set up, I tried to share it with people going on the trip but without success. The app has so much potential. But until improvements are made, I am still using numbers/excel to plan my trips.
All in one 5/5
This is exactly what my wife and I were looking for, and the fact that it's integrated with Gmail is so so nice. We're planning a long term trip together and this is just what we needed.
My only request would be to somehow make trips collaborative, right now my wife and I both sign into one account in order to plan together.
Handy automatic trip itinerary maker 5/5
It's amazing how helpful it is to have my itinerary automatically assembled, downloadable in case I don't have a connection, and with helpful traveling tips like things to do. Love this!
Would be 5 star with just 3 features 2/5
What's Missing (deal killers):
(1) Ability to share itineraries, ideally with specific contacts, for instance Google contacts, as with Google Docs;
(2) Ability to return to a city within the same itinerary, without the itinerary looking like you've been there the whole time. Example: flying into one city and traveling around a country to other cities and/or countries, eventually looping back to the original city before catching the flight out. What's up with not being able to do that?
(3) Ability to add a lesser known city.
I put those things first, because it would have saved me so much time had I known these weren't features in advance. Really, Google? A web app that doesn't allow content sharing?!
(1) Easy to build itineraries;
(2) Easy to add activities that are already there, like sites to see, where to eat, kid activities, etc;
(3) Easy to see what's open when;
(4) Suggestions for day plans;
(5) Nice layout and easy to use;
(6) Can be seen across devices and downloaded locally, so great while traveling.
Simply the best travel app out there 5/5
Simply the best travel app out there, it pulls your trips out of gmail automatically.
Not that useful 1/5
Much bigger fan of check my trip. App doesn't do too much
Has potential 1/5
By Will Marvel
This app has potential but is really in a beta version currently. I recently visited Lisbon, Portugal. I stayed in a centrally located hotel. There were multiple sights in each direction. The app would suggest walking tours that started miles away from my hotel. It made absolutely no sense.
Needs sharing option 2/5
Like the idea of this app but spent quite a bit of time setting up some trips only to find that I could not share it with my travel buddies. Which rendered it pretty useless.
Good for ideas but not good for planning 1/5
You can't search and add items manually.
I believe this app has a lot of good uses. So far, I haven't discovered them all as I am still learning to navigate through it.
The worst 1/5
Why can't I just search for a flight? Most counterintuitive app ever.
Google Trips 5/5
Informative, Simple, & Interactive this app is your personal tour guide!
Great planner. Some limitations. 2/5
By Troy W
* beautiful interface
* easy to explore/browse a city
* integrated reservation emails is very handy
* saved places end up in an unorganized pile
* only able to add places to itinerary from an auto-generated list that may not include places you want to add
* no way to search for places (browse only)
I want to love this app, but I can't recommend. It's great for browsing, but not for planning.
Nice but confusing 4/5
By Abhi U
Needs simplistic interface
Nice idea, but not user friendly 1/5
By Lunch Gopher
Very frustrating that it does not update accurately
Custom Locations? 1/5
You can enter your hotel in the app but you can't use it in your day plan?
Not sure if I like this app 3/5
It seems to like it has potential, but I'm not able to add my own places/things to do. It seems to only let you select places that are already in the app, those selected by Google. I see what I want to add on the map, but if it doesn't have one of Google's blue dots, it can't be added to my trip plan. I also wish directions were more integrated into the app, so that it doesn't need to open google maps to show me.
Too early to release 1/5
Way too many kinks to be released at this point. Shows promise, but clearly designed by people that travel little. You can't remove items from an itinerary that have been cancelled or amended; are missing key modes of transit (Ferry, as an example ... let alone rideshare or booked car services); and the content is not curated and lifted from the search engine base results.
Needs lots of improvements 2/5
By Love Carol
It's nice to have trip reservations when you're offline but the additional information like restaurant recommendations and things to do in each city are really poor. Come on Google, you can do better!
Worst app ever! 1/5
So bad! I got almost die!!! Fxxx
Has Potential 2/5
This app has a lot of potential. However, it would've made more sense and made it more practical if we were able to create & write our own itinerary.
Awesome travel planner 5/5
Does great job of beautiful index your travel info from email (pretty magical experience) and good overview of local activities / venues.
Nice app, but missing flexibility 3/5
I echo some other comments about lack of flexibility in documenting your itinerary. For example, I have tickets to an event, but I can't find it in any of the options and had to enter a note instead. This is a great start, but hopefully Google will expand capabilities to make this a one-stop travel app.
During 1st use, freeze when downloading trips 1/5
By college professor
Another option 1/5
I was going to use this one but since there were issues with some of the features I searched and found another one that is customizable. Try Camtinerary. (Apple only)
Must have app 5/5
I can't imagine travel without this. No need to add anything, locations, booking numbers, phone numbers, and I don't have to do anything.
Check it out 5/5
Today is the first day I'm trying this app. However it is totally working for what I need. Searching for places to go family friendly and I'm totally digging it! Just the app I needed!!!!