31 Dec '16, 10pm

Okay, Google, when is the best time to visit Paris? - The Straits Times

In recent months, Google has further insinuated itself into the travel world. The company's latest innovations include flight price alerts, pinged to your inbox, and the Google Home personal assistant, a voice-activated speaker that can translate languages and tell you when your flight is departing. An update to Google Flights, the online fare-comparison tool, has added price-tracking and itinerary- sharing. To sign up, search for a flight, select "track prices" and enter your e-mail address. When the price changes, you will receive an alert (websites such as Skyscanner also offer free alerts). Just keep in mind that Google Flights results do not include all airlines. Another updated feature is "share this itinerary". After choosing an itinerary on Google Flights, click the "send to yourself" or "share" button. In October, Google went beyond software, introducing its first...

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