Who doesn’t love to save money while travelling? But nowadays it is almost impossible. Not only the ticket prices are skyrocketing but the hotel and food prices are also touching the sky. Saving while travelling doesn’t mean that you’ll have less fun. It is just all in your mind. Just because something costs less doesn't mean it's not worth it. To get you started and make you realise how easy it is to have an amazing vacation without spending too much, here are some hacks to help you save money while travelling. Travel next with these tips and your wallet will thank you later.
Be an Early Bird
We all know that booking train tickets in advance is an intelligent hack but how many of us actually put it into action? By making the booking beforehand, you will not only get seats on your favourite train but also, it will be affordable especially in premium trains as it has dynamic pricing. A feature in Trainman app that lets you see the Train Seat Availability of 120 days in advance. This is a very helpful feature as you can check the availability of seats in trains as per your suitability and convenience that too on a single screen. Hence, you can easily plan your vacay well ahead of time.
100 percent Cashback Offer
It is always delightful to get cashback offers or discount when it comes to ticket booking. Isn’t it? Well, yes!! Now, get 100 percent cashback upto Rs 250 on your first payment through PayPal. Users must take note that this offer is only applicable if you choose the payment mode PayPal. A minimum transaction of Rs. 50 is to be done in order to be eligible for the cashback offer. Hurry up and book your tickets now for the upcoming festivities, Diwali and Chhath Puja. Do not forget to read all the clauses thoroughly before availing the offer.
Travel in Off-Season
If you are travelling in peak season then be ready as your holiday is likely to become more expensive due to soaring prices of hotels, dynamic pricing in premium trains, etc. Off-peak travel not only saves money but also the place where you are visiting is expected to be less crowded and less chaotic. Travelling in low season is like a win-win situation to save money on travelling with easy availability of tickets and less busy destinations. By doing so your vacation will be peaceful and smoother than usual.
Trainman’s instant refund feature where the user gets refund of train tickets within 1-2 hours on choosing the payment mode Credit Card (RazorPay) and UPI (Unified Payment Interface). Isn’t this amazing? Book your train tickets through Trainman app and make the payment through Credit Card or UPI and if you wish to cancel the ticket or ticket remains waitlisted or when booking gets unsuccessful for any unknown situation, you will get an instant refund of money. We are also intending to implement the instant refund of payments on transaction done via Debit Cards.
No Agent PG charges
Not only this Trainman also does not charge Agent Commission and Payment Gateway (PG) charges from its users. You will not be charged a single penny extra apart from ticket fare and IRCTC service charges. Simply choose the first payment option of PayPal in which you can pay through Debit or Credit Card (Mastercard, Visa and Amex). You can book your train ticket through Trainman with zero agents and PG charges. It is super easy and you can also save your card details to avoid entering of your card details over and over again.
Are you aware of more such hacks of saving on train travel? We’d love to hear from you. Tell us in the comments below. Go on and book your tickets this time through Trainman app powered by IRCTC. Download Trainman App to check PNR Status of the ticket booked, Running Status, Seat Availability, Train Inquiry and many such interesting features.