Driving Directions

 Note: Create turn-by-turn driving directions and optimize your travel time using the Trip Planner. As you build your travel itinerary, your map updates dynamically with your route plan and driving directions are added to the Trip Planner. You can easily rearrange destinations in your travel itinerary by dragging and dropping locations.

Adding a New Location to your Travel Itinerary

1. Click the pin on your map for the location to be added to your travel itinerary. The selected pin will ‘jump’.

2.  From the pin Info Window, click the Directions button.

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3.  Your location will be added to the Trip Planner and a destination point will be added to the route plan on your map.

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Adding New Locations to your Travel Itinerary Using the Draw Tool Feature

1. Choose your starting point by following the three steps above.

2.  Click on the Draw Tool button. Highlight your Geographic Boundary on the map around the pinpoints you wish to visit in your trip.

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3.  When the boundary has been drawn, click on the Automobile icon on the boundary’s border. This will automatically populate your Trip Planner itinerary with all of the pinpoints in the shape.

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Modify the Order of your Travel Itinerary

1. From the Trip Planner, drag and drop the destinations in the order you wish to visit starting from left to right.

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2. The route plan on your map and Driving Directions will be automatically updated based on your changes.

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1. From the Trip Planner, click Print from the My Travel Destinations section.

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2.  A separate browser window will pop up with a preview of your driving directions.

3.  Use your browser’s Print function to print your driving directions.

4.  Your driving directions will be printed.

Google View

1. Click on the Google View button below your Trip Planner itinerary.

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2.  This will automatically transfer your planned route from Maps to Google Maps on your browser.

E-mail Driving Directions

1. Click on the Email button below your Trip Planner itinerary.

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2. This will generate an automatic e-mail to be sent to the e-mail address you have listed within you Salesforce user profile.

Clear your Travel Destinations

1. Click on the Clear button below your Trip Planner itinerary to remove all destination points.

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Log a New Event

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2.  The standard Salesforce New Event window will open in a separate tab.

3.  Enter the details of the event and click Save.

4.  The event is added to your Salesforce calendar.

Log a New Task

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2.  The standard Salesforce New Task window will open in a separate tab.

3.  Enter the details of the event and click Save.

4.  The task is added to your Salesforce calendar.

Route Optimization for the Trip Planner

To the right of My Travel Destinations, the Optimized Travel Stops informs the user that the listed route includes the most time efficient order of the chosen stops. The optimized stops are prioritized based on your start and end locations, displaying the total time saved above.

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