Friday, October 29, 2010

Diwali Delight



That's right. Just book any hotel (in India and abroad) on Cleartrip.com
and get 3 goodies worth Rs. 9,050 absolutely free.
*Only shipping charges (Rs. 499) for the watch will have to be borne by you.
What you get for free:
Giordano watch
worth Rs. 3,850
Jewellery discount voucher worth
Rs. 4,000 and a gift worth Rs. 1,000
Shopping voucher worth
Rs. 200 from FernsNPetals

FAQ's

What is the validity of the offer?

Book a hotel between 28th October 2010 and 15th November 2010 and get all the above goodies. Travel dates are open.

When will I get these super goodies?

  • An email containing your unique voucher codes, details on all your goodies, and the redemption process will be sent to you from Cleartrip within 5 working days of your hotel booking.
  • Redemption dates for each goodie will be mentioned in this email.

Anything else I need to know?

  • Shipping and handling charges of Rs. 499 for the Giordano watch will have to be borne by you.
  • The Rs.4,000 jewellery discount voucher & gift worth Rs.1,000 from Surat Diamond is valid only on a minimum purchase of jewellery worth Rs.8,000 and above.
  • Each gift can only be redeemed once.
  • Offer valid on all hotel bookings during the offer period. No restriction on minimum no.of days per booking.
  • Only one goodie bag goes out per booking, irrespective of the number of people / number of nights per booking.
  • None of the vouchers can be exchanged for cash.
  • Gift bookings once made cannot be cancelled.

20% Off on Domestic Flights



Exclusive Offer for HDFC Bank Credit Card Customers
Yatra.com in association with HDFC Bank is pleased to bring you an offer that you can’t resist
Yatra.com presents an exclusive offer for HDFC Credit Card customers. Book your travel with us and enjoy exciting discounts. For every domestic flight ticket booked, enjoy a 20% discount and a number of other benefits.
Exciting Travel Discounts
  • 20% Off on Domestic Flights subject to maximum of Rs. 500/-
     
  • 10% Off on International Flights subject to maximum of Rs. 500/-
     
  • 10% Off on Domestic Hotels subject to maximum of Rs. 500/-

    How to Avail the Discount:
    1) Search for your preferred travel product on www.yatra.com
    2) Click to select and continue booking the flight or hotel.
    3) On the payment details, enter the HDFC Discount count, which is "YATRA" followed by the first 6 digits of your HDFC Bank credit card. For example, if your card number begins with 123456, the ‘Promo Code’ you will use is YATRA123456.
    4) The relevant discount will be applied immediately and the updated amount will be charged to your card.

    What’s more ………… Get 20% discount on your Domestic Holiday booking too. Click here to book your Domestic Holiday..

    So Why wait? Book your travel and feel all your senses come alive!

    Hurry! Exercise the privilege of your HDFC Credit Card to avail these fantastic discounts.
Terms and Conditions
1.The validity of the program is from 29th Oct 2010 to 31st Nov 2010.
  
2.The discount extended by Yatra.com can be availed by the cardholder making a full purchase through HDFC Credit at Yatra.com
  
3.Customers have to submit the discount coupon / promo code “Yatra” followed by 6 digit of the Credit Card No.( e.g. If HDFC credit card number is 1234 5678 9120 0000, then customer have to mention "Yatra123456" as the code in the promotion code filed to avail the discount) during the booking process on www.yatra.com.
  
4.Discount coupon denomination for domestic Air ticket would be 20% subject to maximum of Rs. 500/- on base fare.
  
5.Discount coupon denomination for International Air ticket would be 10% subject to maximum of Rs. 500/- on base fare.
  
6.Discount coupon denomination for Domestic Hotel would be 10% Subject to maximum of Rs. 500 off on base tariff.
  
7.Discount coupon denomination for Domestic Holiday would be 20% subject to maximum of Rs. 1000 off on base tariff.
  
8.The discount for Hotels and Air Ticket is applicable on per booking basis and not per night/ per person basis.
  
9.The discount coupons / promo code are valid for Domestic Air, & International Air and Domestic Hotel / holiday bookings as per the above denomination only. In case base fare / base tariff is less then the above mentioned denomination that customer will get the discount equivalent to base fare / base tariff only.
  
10Discount will not be valid on cancelled tickets/bookings or for charge back transactions. In case any one way Air ticket is cancelled, discount will not be valid. Yatra Online reserves the right to reverse the discount in case the ticket/booking is found to be cancelled later.
  
11This offer is not valid for Travel Agents. Yatra reserves the right to recover the discounted amount if such a case is brought or comes to Yatra notice.
  
12The domestic Air offer is valid for all online bookings made on yatra.com website and valid on all Airlines and for all travel dates without any blackout dates.
  
13The domestic Hotel and International Holiday offer is valid for online and offline bookings. Customer would require mentioning the promo code in all the booking on Yatra.com website.
  
14The discount coupon would be provided and applicable only on the Base fare and basic tariff (as the case may be), which would be exclusive of all Government levies statutory taxes and other charges.
  
15Taxes, surcharge and other statutory levies on the services will be charged as per actual from the customer.
  
16Yatra Online Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right at any time without prior notice to add, alter, modify, all or any of these terms and conditions or replace, wholly or in part, this Offer by any other Offer, whether similar to this Offer or not or to withdraw it altogether.
  
17Air-tickets & hotel rooms will be subject to availability at the time of booking and will be governed by the standard airline and hotels terms & conditions.
  
18A customer is entitled to avail the discount only if customer makes the full payment for travel booking through Kotak credit card on yatra.com.
  
19Promotion code cannot be exchanged for any other product/ cash or transferred to any other person.
  
20The Promotion will not be applicable if the hotel is running a cash back offer itself or declared black-out dates.
  
21All Yatra.com standard Terms & Conditions mentioned on the Website would apply.
  
22This offer is not valid for split bookings where customer makes multiple bookings to avail multiple discounts. Yatra reserves the right to recover the discounted amount or cancel the booking if such a case is brought or comes to Yatra notice.
  
23All purchases made under the Promotion shall be subject to applicable cancellation/date change rules. In case of a cancellation, Yatra.com shall reverse the discount and shall not provide additional discount coupons to the customer.
  
24This discount offer under this offer cannot be clubbed with other offers running parallely on www.yatra.com
  
25Any disputes arising out of this Offer shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts in the state of Gurgaon.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Diwali smiles offer



Let Yatra.com light up your Diwali
Yatra.com wants to make your Diwali even brighter this year. To make your smiles broader and the festive lights shinier. We bring to you a very special Diwali Smiles offer. Just book a domestic flight ticket with Yatra.com and you could win Rs 5,000.
Every day, 10 lucky winners will win Rs 5,000. We will courier a cheque to you, with best compliments from Yatra.com.
How to win Rs 5,000
  Book a flight ticket to anywhere in India.
  Once your booking is completed, we will email a link to you.
  Follow the email to answer one simple travel question and submit a slogan.
  Every day, 10 lucky winners will be selected from all correct entries received.
Hurry! This limited time offer is valid only till November 8, 2010.

Terms & Conditions
1.  This offer is applicable on all domestic flights bookings made with Yatra.com, between October 27, 2010 1400 hours to November 8, 2010, through Yatra’s website.
2.  The Offer entitles a Yatra customer a chance to win Rs 5,000 (Rupees Five thousand only).
3.  Eligibility to avail the prize money is subject to (a) payment confirmation (b) successful participation in the quiz by a specified link and (c) submission of a slogan.
4.  In case of multiple bookings, only one reference number (Yatra YT number) will be considered in the lucky draw, which had the last booking.
5.  10 lucky winners will be chosen everyday, on the basis of the right answer to the quiz question and the slogan submitted.
6.  The names of winners for each day will be announced / published on the site within 48 hours. Names of winning customers for weekends or holidays will be announced on the next working day.
7.  The cheque for Rs 5,000 will be dispatched within two weeks of announcement of the winners’ names.
8.  In case the winners do not acknowledge the communication (call or email or website) within 48 hours or in case of failure of delivery of cheque due to any reasons, Yatra.com reserves the right to reallocate the prize money to another customer. Prize amount will be dispatched through cheques only to the addresses within India.
9.  This offer cannot be combined with any other offer running on Yatra.com.
10.  The customer will not be eligible for lucky draw on cancelled bookings. Yatra reserves the right to reverse the prize amount in case of any cancellation.
11.  This offer is only applicable on adult and child bookings and will not be applicable for Infant bookings.
12.  This promotion is open to all Yatra Online Private Limited (Yatra) customers only. This offer is not valid for Yatra's & other business associates' employees, their family, friends & relatives.
13.  This offer is not valid for Travel Agents. Yatra.com reserves the right to recover the prize money if such a case is brought or comes to Yatra’s notice.
14.  Yatra Online Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right at any time without prior notice to add, alter, modify, all or any of these terms and conditions or replace, wholly or in part, this Offer by any other Offer, whether similar to this Offer or not or to withdraw it altogether.
15.  All other standard Terms & Conditions mentioned on the Website would apply to the extent necessary and not contrary.
16.  Disputes, if any, will be subject to final decision of Yatra.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Features of Yatra.com Versus Cleartrip.com



Features of Yatra.com Versus Cleartrip.com

1) Yatra means Journey
    Cleartrip means safe trip.

2) Yatra has three websites 1) http://www.yatra.com/ for India
                                         2)  http://www.yatra.com/UK/index.html for United Kingdom.
                                         3) http://www.yatra.com/international/US/index.html for United states.
    Cleatrip has two websites  1) http://www.cleartrip.com/ for India.
                                           2) http://www.cleartrip.ae/ for United arab emitares.

3) Yatra sells holiday packages.
    Cleartrip don’t sell any holiday packages.

4) Yatra has  Low fare alerts feature.
    Cleartrip doesn’t have.

5) Yatra don’t have train fare calendar.
    Cleartrip has train fare calendar, which shows availability of trains upto 90days.

6) Yatra don’t display class availability of train at one click but
     Cleartrip does.

7) Yatra asks its customers to register, while booking the tickets, which is a setback, whereas
     Cleartrip asks only email address to send e-tickets.
8)   Yatra doesn’t have know your refund amount before cancelling feature whereas
          Cleartrip has.

9)     Yatra provides visa information for International tickets whereas
           Cleartrip don’t.

10)  Yatra don’t have Flight status feauture whereas
            Cleartrip has.

11)  Yatra provides toll free contact nos  whereas
            Cleartrip don’t.
    
12)  Yatra don’t diplay fares in other currencies apart from Indian rupee while
         Cleartrip displays fares in each currency .
    
13)  Yatra has a very good design of the website whereas
Cleartrip looks a booking engine.

14)  Yatra’s main target regions are India,US and UK while
Cleartrip’s all over the world.
     
15)  Yatra has Holiday lounges in many cities while
        Cleartrip doesn’t have.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Classic India and Nepal Tour from bookmytrip.in



Delhi-Jaipur-Agra-Gwalior-Orchha-Khajuraho-Varanasi
-Kathmandu ( 15 Nights/ 16 Days )
This Classic India and Nepal Tour covers the most visited tourist places in North India and Nepal. This India & Nepal tour package is a personalised individual tour & can be started any time of year / month. The car, guides will be exclusively for you only. This India Nepal tour is based on private departures, whereby you can benefit from having a private air-conditioned car, stop en-route for breaks or travel photo opportunities.
Day 01 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive Delhi , meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 02 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar , India Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s House , Mahatama Gandhi Memorial . Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night stay in Delhi.

Day 03 / Delhi - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur, the fabled “pink city” of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. Arrive Jaipur & transfer to hotel. Later visit the City Palace - the royal residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur and is known for its stunning architecture, it also houses a museum later enjoy the dinner at Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 04 / Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Jaipur visiting the majestic Amber Fort where you ride upon Elephants back to the former capital of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills. Post lunch tour of Palace of Winds also known as Hawa Mahal, this elaborate building, now little more than a fa├žade, is encrusted with delicate screens and carved balconies from which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening free to explore the colourful bazaars where one can shop for various handicrafts. Night stay in Jaipur.

Day 05 / Jaipur - Agra
Morning drive to Agra via Fatehpur sikri , a perfectly preserved red sandstone “ghost town” which was the estranged capital of mughal emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water supply failed. Arrive Agra by lunch and transfer to hotel. After lunch visit Agra Fort- a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates. Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.

Day 06 / Agra 
Early morning visit the magnificient Taj Mahal at sunrise- one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved wife continue visiting the Agra Fort- a hilltop citadel with fabulous courtyards, fountains and gates. Night stay in Agra.

Day 07 / Agra - Gwalior (by train) Gwalior- Orchha (by surface)
Morning transfer to railway station to board the train to Gwalior, arrive Gwalior, meet at the railway station & proceed for sightseeing tour of Gwalior known for its spectacular hilltop citadel. Within walls lie Jain statues, Rajput Palaces, Hindu temples and a Victorian school. Later drive to Orchha , a historical site with magnificient temples and monuments. Some of the palaces were decorated with painted murals which represent the finest flowering of the Bundela school of painting. Night stay in Orchha.

Day 08 / Orchha - Khajuraho 
After breakfast drive to Khajuraho Khajuraho- the legendary temples of khajuraho are an incomparable experience. Acknowledged as one of the world’s artistic wonders, these temples dedicated to the Hindu pantheon of Gods are covered in carvings that are a paean to life and love. Built within a short span of a hundred years by the Chandela Rajputs, the 10th century temples lay forgotten until they were discovered in the present century. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Arrive Khajuraho and transfer to hotel.Night stay in Khajuraho.

Day 09/ Khajuraho
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour of khajuraho- famous for the legendary temples of khajuraho built in the 9th and the 10th century. Acknowledged as one of the world’s artistic wonders. Khajuraho has achieved fame for the sensual appeal of its erotic sculptures. Night stay in Khajuraho.

Day 10/ Khajuraho - Varanasi (by flight)
After a relaxed breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight to Varanasi - said to be the India’s most sacred city situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga. It is also the oldest living city in the world. As a place for devotion and worship, with hundreds of temples dotting the city , sunrise on the river front as seen from a boat can be a spiritually uplifting sight. It has a fascination uniquely its own, a quality of sublime beauty, a timeless eternal appeal. Varanasi is the city which cannot be described, only experienced. Arrive Varanasi and transfer to hotel. Later half day sightseeing tour of varanasi visiting the temples and in the evening view “Aarti” ceremony on the Ghats. Night stay in Varanasi.

Day 11/ Varanasi 
Morning boat cruise at the river Ganges to observe the way of life of pilgrims by the Ghats. Later excursion to Sarnath, 10kms. East of Varanasi, is one of the Buddhism’s major centers of India. After attaining enlightenment, the Buddha came to Sarnath where he gave his first sermon. Visit the deer park and the museum and later back to Varanasi. Night stay in Varanasi.

Day 12/ Varanasi - Kathmandu (By flight)
After breakfast transfer to the Airport to connect flight for Kathmandu- the capital town of Nepal, the house of the highest mountains, kathmandu is as much steeped in beauty as in the history of this wonderland. The place has ever since been the center for art, crafts, culture and a rich heritage. Arrive Kathmandu, meet & assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Night stay in Kathmandu.

Day 13 / Kathmandu
After breakfast Sightseeing tour of the KATHMANDU CITY - The Hanumandhoka - Kathmandu's Durbar Square is the historic seat of royalty. The Durbar Square with its old temples and palaces epitomises the religious and cultural life of the people. It is here that kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. Also visit the Taleju Temple built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 AD, the temple of Kal Bhairav - the God of destruction and the temple of Kumari (Vestal Virgin) or the Living Goddess - represents a very ancient Hindu deity of Nepal locally known as Taleju is Buddhist by birth. The Kumari acknowledges greetings from her balcony window. Once a year during Indra Jatra festival, the King of Nepal seeks the Kumari's blessing. Kasthamandap - Located near the Kumari Temple is said to be built from the wood of a single tree from the city. The city of Kathmandu derives its name from this temple. The Kathmandu Durbar Square was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979.
BOUDDHANATH STUPA: The stupa of Bouddhanath lies 8 kms east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal Stupa is one of the biggest in the world, and is the centre of Tibetan Buddism in Nepal. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979.
PASUPATINATH TEMPLE: This important Hindu temple is the temple of Lord Shiva, The temple with a two tiered golden roof and silver door is considered one of the holiest shrines for Hindus. Although only Hindus are allowed inside the temple, visitors can witness the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. The temple was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. Evening at leisure. Night stay in Kathmandu.

Day 14/ Kathmandu
After breakfast visit SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA- the oldest Buddhist shrine. It is said to be 2,000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire's base are the all - seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is 3 km west of Kathmandu City and is situated on a hillock about 77 m above the level of Kathmandu Valley and commands an excellent view of the Valley. This Stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal. It was also listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979.
Evening transfer to Nepalese Restaurant Bhanchaghar for a Traditional Nepali Welcome reception and dinner. Here you will have the opportunity to enjoy a live Nepalese Cultural programme performed by beautiful young girls dressed in ethnic traditional Nepalese costumes and jewelry representing various parts of Nepal. Dinner will follow this programme. Night stay in Kathmandu.

Day 15/ Kathmandu - Delhi
Morning transfer to airport to board the flight for Delhi . Arrive Delhi & transfer to hotel. Evening explore the local markets etc. for last minute shopping activities. Night stay in Delhi

Day 16 / Departure
Transfer in time to the airport to connect the flight back home.

 Cost includes :
15 nights accommodation as per the itinerary with daily breakfast.
Train tickets for Agra-Jhansi in airconditioned chair car.
Surface Travel by exclusive airconditioned car.
All transfers, sightseeing as per the itinerary.
Local English speaking guides.
Elephant ride in Jaipur ( Subject to availability), Boat ride in Varanasi.
All taxes, driver allowances, parking etc.

 Cost does not include :
Entrance fee to monuments.
Any airfare.
Any meals except breakfast.
Tips, beverages, laundry etc.
Any item not shown in cost Includes

 Internal Flights / Cost per Person :
Khajuraho-Varanasi-Kathmandu-Delhi : USD 415 per person in economy class.
Airfares are subject to change any time without any prior notice.