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Online ticket booking has emerged as one of the most sought-after services in the recent years, thanks to the paradigm shift among users who have taken a liking to traveling.
Booking of flights, trains and bus tickets have increased exponentially. There are also more takers for holiday packages and hotel accommodation through the online mode of booking.
With the travel industry headed towards a boom, online travel companies are seeing a big boost in traffic and revenues. While the market gets flooded with new travel companies every day, one company seems to have stamped a mark of authority for itself and remains the undisputed king of the travel ring.
Meet MakeMyTrip, the single biggest online travel company in India. Launched in 2000, MakeMyTrip has been one of the leading runners in the travel ticket booking segment. But after the mammoth acquisition of rival Ibibo group, MMT is all set to take the online travel industry by storm.
So, what makes MMT the unstoppable force for travel booking in India.
Well, size does matter when it comes to gobbling up competition. MakeMyTrip along with Ibibo is the largest entity in the online ticket booking sphere. Holding a combined two-fifths of the market share in flight bookings, over 60% in hotel bookings and nearly 70% in bus ticket booking, MakeMyTrip is the biggest fish in the sea.
From booking flight and bus tickets to reserving hotel rooms and choosing holiday packages, there are a number of services offered by MakeMyTrip.
India’s No.1 Travel site also enables train ticket bookings, flight and hotel combo deals, and homestay reservations.
3. Discounts and Offers
Deals and discounts are galore at MakeMyTrip. There are big offers during festive times and non-peak seasons. In addition, bank offers from ICICI and Axis Bank are exclusive on Mondays and Wednesdays respectively.
4. Refunds and Cancellation Policy
Easy refunds and cancellation policies for flight, bus and train ticket bookings make MakeMyTrip an obvious choice for online travel booking.
Hotel reservations are made easier by MMT. B-Town celebrities Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt are roped in as brand ambassadors for the travel company. The many hotel ads by Ranveer and Alia explain the advantage of booking hotels through MakeMyTrip. Customers can avail up to 70% discount and use special features like ‘Pay at Checkout’ to have a wonderful stay at domestic and international hotels.
5. App Deals
MakeMyTrip has a super cool app which integrates all the booking services into one seamless and amazing experience. There are exclusive app-only deals regularly for ticket bookings and room reservations.
The app notifications give instant information on the latest discounts and offers up for grabs on bookings made on MakeMyTrip.
MakeMyTrip app is available on Google Play and Apple Store.
6. Payment Methods
The various payment options available make it easier for users to complete transactions and avail extra discounts from individual payment gateways. Payments can be made online through Net Banking, Debit/Credit Cards and through digital wallets like PayUmoney, State Bank Buddy, and MobiKwik.
MakeMyTrip gives added offers through the MMT wallet. Avail these to get instant price deductions on the overall booking amount.
7. Customer Service
MakeMyTrip ensures that customer complaints and issues are resolved at the earliest so as to make the whole travel booking experience hassle-free for users.
MakeMyTrip Toll-free Numbers
1-800-11 8747 – From MTNL/BSNL phones
1-800-102 8747 – All other major operators
It is without a doubt that MMT has become the best travel booking company in India. Working in tandem with the Ibibo group, MMT is all set to reach greater heights! 😀