Mapquest Driving Directions

MapQuest Driving Directions Is One of the applications like Android Google Maps. It has many options, works perfectly and most importantly, it is useful. Especially if you are on the street and Don't know exactly where is that street or Place that you are searching.

However, we have not only Google Maps on Android. Some developers are encouraged to create alternative applications as it is the case of App. An interesting app for those looking for something different. Let's look at its main features.

mapquest driving directions

Use Mapquest Driving Directions for maps and live traffic

This App is based on its network of maps developed in collaboration with Navteq. The service is pretty good, includes the streets of major cities although, at least in Spain, not yet available the satellite service.This Application also has voice prompts (for now only in English) to arrive as well as written. It has an extensive database of locations and points of interest.

The website somewhat looks like Google Maps and Perform Similar Operations as well. But, You will like it as far better as an alternative to Google. Its operation is similar to Google Maps, and you can find addresses and that Mapquest Driving Directions provides you with a shorter route. Starting from there has a navigation system goes where indicating the way either in text or through voice. At the moment, both are in English, and it seems that it will take to you to translate it in future updates.

One of the advantages of Mapquest Directions is the system of layers to find hotels, restaurants, shops, etc. Its use is very intuitive and is very well introduced inside the maps. Unlike the app from Google Maps are where a little more hidden.

Also, the database of these is sufficient in quantity both types of institutions. You can see an example of all the restaurants that come out in the vicinity of the Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid in catches. MapQuest Driving Directions is a website that lets you view maps and find places, such as points of interest and sites to which you want to go. When writing the name of a business or a point of attraction, it can generate the address and location on a map. You can also use it to get directions to and from specific places. Please enter all information that you may know and MQuest will generate a route to a location.

Features of Mapquest Driving Directions

One of the best aspects of Mapquest Driving Directions Maps, GPS & Traffic is that it gives you live traffic information, so you can see if you want to take the route of always or if you prefer to change it. Maps, GPS & Traffic, is simple to use and is perfect for all those who must drive daily.

Maybe Mapquest Driving Directions is the best option is to buy a GPS. An advantage of this is that before the trip we can save in the GPS sites that we visit. In this way, it is very easy to add Internet points. In fact, until about a year ago, it was easy to find reference points in Google Maps, and send it to your GPS. This worked with some brands of GPS, such as Garmin, but Google has disabled this option (it is still available for GPS built into vehicles, certain ranges high such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Rolls-Royce, among others). It is a pity because it was easy to find addresses in our computer and with a few clicks send to GPS.

Fortunately, there is an alternative of Mapquest Driving Directions, although, it is not so good. This platform also shows us maps and allows us to send them to our brand Garmin GPS (works with this brand GPS and vehicles with systems On Star GM and Ford Sync).

For people who travel to Florida, and in general for travelers to the United States and other destinations such as Canada, Australia, and Europe, without leaving aside other countries, there is a high probability that needs to rent vehicles. At least to certain destinations, such as Florida, is almost an obligation to have a vehicle on rent. And as a second item, a GPS that shows us where to mobilize. It is true that maps may be used, but it is easier to use GPS.

In the case of needing a GPS, Mapquest Driving directions have few options. The first is to rent at Enterprise rental cars one of these devices. A second option is to buy a GPS, of brands (we recommend brand Garmin for its ease of use and precision on the maps). Although buying the appliance will be more expensive than rent it, it is a good investment if you plan to travel. In fact, we estimate that a good GPS is paid entirely with the cost of rental of a GPS for 2 or 3 weeks (something that can easily complete in 2 trips). The third option is to use your smart cell phone with some maps, such as Google Maps or Waze program. However, almost all of these services require access to mobile Internet, what will be very costly if accessed in.

How to use Mapquest

Open your Internet browser and enter the Mapquest driving directions address in the address bar, in the upper part of the window. Or follow the link in the reference section of this article.

Click "Directions" at the top of the website.

Type the address of the location of destination in the area below the Red "End" section, which is next to the "Start" section.

Click on the button "To get".

Mapquest Driving Directions is a fascinating application but still have that to improve. It is a good alternative to Google Maps but it must expand, more if you want to make the competition. Starting by translating the application and directions which, although many us defend with English, many others will prefer to receive addresses in their mother tongue.

Maps, GPS & Traffic, is an app that lead will be somewhat easier. Do many times you haven't started the day poorly because have you seen yourself in a queue of kilometers, and you have been late to work? So now, with this app Maps, GPS & Traffic will no longer be going.

Mapquest Classic

MapQuest is perhaps one of the most reliable sources and directions and maps. As this site was increasingly popular online reliable, Mapquest directions have decided to add new features and interfaces to their site. In the process of development have changed the overall perspective site, which can be that users do not feel comfortable with. The reason that the old interface called MapQuest Classic is still more popular in its USA.

Both have MapQuest: directions and maps - driving directions, can be accessed online free of charge. The main activity of Mapquest offers maps for businesses and consumer applications. Day of all days one of every five Internet users in the United States used mapquest and every month for millions of people around the world visit for solutions of maps, which cover almost all roads and the road on our planet.

The classic street map or roads have many years having different versions on the Internet. Thanks to satellites every time we can enjoy more precision and details on the maps. The last thing is to get routes from one point to another or to join a regular map with a database of points of interest.

In this application, we will be able to locate any address. We'll just have to write the street we're looking for and the number. Yes, as it is an application that covers all of Europe and other countries, we will also have to point out the city. Once this is done, the map will go to a view where you will be able to see the details of the streets and directions and will point us with a mark the spot we are looking for.

This application uses the TPI-Yellow Pages database to locate any business as well. We'll just have to type in the name of the company we're looking for and the city. In the case of coincidence, a window with a list of matching names is displayed on the left. You have to choose the one that best suits the required. L Route routing is one of the most impressive points that these applications offer. You will need to type a point of origin and a destination point for you to trace the most appropriate route. 

The program not only displays a map with the road. It also offers point by point all the deviations and distances that we will have to draw by car. Also, we can see any map in satellite photographs.