Norwegian Air's new feature lets you choose your next trip based on the weather

Planning a vacation should be a fun experience, but it can often turn into a stressful experience. Trying to plan an affordable trip that's filled with fun activities and beautiful hotel surroundings can sometimes feel almost impossible. One of the main things you have to consider is the weather - which is especially frustrating because you can't even control it. Still, having a plan based on weather conditions can definitely help—and now one airline is making it even easier. Norwegian Air recently launched temperature-based maps, in other words, a genius new feature designed to let passengers book flights based on the weather they want.

The feature is an interactive map that allows you to choose your destination based on weather conditions. You can choose from more than 40 Norwegian Air destinations and find the best time to visit based on the weather forecast. This is a great tool if you know what kind of weather you want, but aren't sure exactly where you want to go. It allows you to see the options that are laid out in front of you without forcing you to search through a bunch of different things in a search engine. It's just more streamlined, which is always appreciated.

To use the map, you first select where you want to take off. You then select the month you plan to travel (or you can do it multiple times in different months to compare forecasts). Once you've done this, you can choose the budget you have in mind and then choose the temperature you want your destination to be. You can further customize your search based on destination type, such as City Break, Ski & Snow, or Sun & Sea.

Once you've selected all of these, a map will show you the options you have (if you're flying Norwegian, of course). For example, I looked for travel from New York to a place where the temperature was 8 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit) in September 2018. my choice? Iceland. When I changed the temperature to 21 degrees Celsius (about 70 degrees Fahrenheit), I got a bunch of other destinations that were supposed to have the same temperatures at that time of year.

Again, this is limited to Norwegian flights, but the airline does fly to more than 40 destinations - London, Copenhagen, Paris and Hamburg are all on the list.

This is the perfect tool if you don't know where you're going. Maybe you're just thinking, "I want to go somewhere warm in December." Use this tool to give you destination options and airfare options. It's easy and fast, which is exactly what you want when booking a trip.

Now we just have to hope other airlines follow Norwegian's lead. Honestly, airlines put you through a lot and it's nice to see them making things easier rather than more complicated.