TripAdvisor Adds Uber to App and Mobile Website

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Friday, 22 August 2014

TripAdvisor has added Uber to its smartphone app and mobile website.

As TripAdvisor app and mobile website users visit the listings of restaurants, attractions and hotels, they will now be able to see an estimate of Uber car fares and the wait times for pickup.

By tapping a Ride there with Uber button, TripAdvisor will seamlessly take them to the Uber app or mobile website to complete the reservation and send a car to their location.

Users are only be charged if they get a ride, and fares vary by location, vehicle type and travel times.

Were excited to partner with Uber to help TripAdvisor travellers conveniently find a ride to their destination in cities throughout the world, said Adam Medros, senior vice president of global product, TripAdvisor. Millions of travellers rely on the TripAdvisor app to help them plan and have the perfect trip during all parts of their journey, and our partnership with the popular technology platform makes our app an even more powerful travel-planning resource.

At launch, the new Uber feature for the TripAdvisor app and mobile website will be available in English and Italian, with more languages and cities to be added in the future.

The feature is available for both iOS and Android versions of the TripAdvisor app.

First-time Uber users must create an account by going to the Uber mobile site. In order to create an account they will need to provide their name, email address, phone number and a valid credit card.

TripAdvisor, Mobile, App, Uber

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