Rain of offers on flights, hotel reservation: players offer flat-rate discounts, full refund in case of cancellation of reservation

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Highlights

  • Cleartrip offers up to Rs 25,000 off international flights
  • EaseMyTrip offers many offers with various banks and wallets during this festive season on flights, hotels, buses and trains.
  • Indian Hotels Company has launched the “Dekho Apna Desh Festivals by India, Stays by Taj” offer.

New Delhi: Travel portals, hotels and airlines are doing everything they can to make the most of this month and further increase bookings, even though they see an increase in bookings week over week .

Cleartrip, for the first time, has teamed up with Flipkart for the Billion Day Big Sale which runs until October 10 and offers flat rate 20% discount on domestic flights, full refund on cancellations flight at Rs 1 and up to Rs 25,000 on international flights.

the Economic period quoting Prahlad Krishnamurthi, Chief Commercial Officer of Cleartrip, mentioned that the sale will also provide travelers with an opportunity to explore different domestic and international destinations.

“Over the past year, people have been limited to planning and booking their trips in advance due to ambiguity around Covid regulations and high cancellation fees. Cleartrip is set to bring back booking convenience and flexibility for their customers through offers like EzCancel @Re 1 during sale days,” he said.

Prashant Pitti, co-founder of Ease-MyTrip, said the pandemic is hard on everyone and this year everyone wants to make the most of the traffic that is coming. “That’s why various hotels and airlines are offering more deals than last year. EaseMyTrip is offering plenty of deals with various banks and wallets during this festive season on flights, hotels, buses and trains,” Pitti was quoted as saying by the publication.

“Offers such as FestiveSale where users will get up to 25% off all domestic flights are one of the most popular offers right now. Additionally, we continue to expand our free full refund on domestic flights in case our users cancel for medical reasons,” he added.

Pitti said flight, hotel and vacation bookings look positive as demand for travel has increased significantly. “We have seen a jump of around 50% for our hotel and vacation business. There is a jump of 15-20% in our domestic flight bookings and there is a jump of around 25% for our international bookings,” he added.

Indian Hotels Company has launched the “Dekho Apna Desh Festivals by India, Stays by Taj” offer which offers “special” rates and “festive” amenities for bookings made until October 15.

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