‘I’m by the tree, you know the one to the left of the bar if you’re facing the…’
‘What? I’m next to the speaker! Can’t hear.’
None of that if you download this. What3words comes to the rescue where GPS and we humans often fail.It’s a global addressing system that gives every 3x3m in the world a unique three-word address, which you can share via Whatsapp. Open the app, tap the arrow icon which will locate you and show your what3word location. Then share via Whatsapp. Your person, provided s/he has downloaded the app, taps on the shared link, taps ‘Get Directions’ and there you are, together again. Beautiful!
To see it in action, watch these super-short videos:
*Find the 3 word address for where you are <https://vimeo.com/223628327>
*Share a 3 word address <https://vimeo.com/223628641>.
*Navigate to a 3 word address <https://vimeo.com/223628749>
Everywhere you need to find at Littlegig will be labelled with its 3 word address – from the glamping reception (///toned.cocktail.romance) and the rum bar (///electric.oatmeal.workers) to food stations and the secret after party. To see the precise location of something, simply type its 3 word address into the free what3words app. You can even tap ‘Get Directions’ to navigate there using your favourite navigation app such as Google Maps or Citymapper.