Uber: The Travel Agent?

 Patent illustration for Uber's version of a travel agent. 

Patent illustration for Uber's version of a travel agent. 

When you travel, do you ever use some sort of travel agent? In a world filled with technology, travel agents must now be up to date and able to perform various tasks that in the past have never been needed before. What better way for a travel agent to stay up to date than for the "travel agent" to be your cellphone? 

Above is the patent illustration that Uber filed depicting how their "travel agent" would function. Essentially, a user could "input their start location, date, and time alongside a destination, and Uber would recommend an itinerary for them." However, "Uber will also organize your transportation as well." 

Read on to learn more about how Uber's "travel agent" would work!