Google Maps now warns you if your destination will be closed before you get there

Google Maps has scored an update that is sure to please those that are constantly running behind. Now, when you set out on your next journey, Maps will let you know if your destination will be closed before your estimated arrival time. Additionally, this update adds rental car information pulled from Gmail.

Here's the official breakdown of what's new in Google Maps:

  • Receive a warning when you are about to navigate to a place that is closed at time of arrival.
  • Searching for 'my events' now also shows car rental reservations from your GMail, in addition to flights and hotels.
  • Bug Fixes

And there you have it. Between this update, and the recent addition of real-time transit information, exploring new locales is getting a bit more convenient. If you'd like to check out these new features, an update for Google Maps is available in Google Play now.