Ever faced with an absurd situation where the airline has left you stranded on the airport for an extended period of time at the airport without your own fault? You were left waiting for the moment when you will get to be on the flight to your destination? Your perfect vacation ruined because last minute - you were not allowed...
Thanks to initiation of Modi govt, drive to acquire passport is becoming easier by the day. Govt has opened over 50 centers where you can submit your passport applications. There are disadvantages on short term.  Disadvantages  1. Long waiting time at passport center as there is an acute shortage of employees. 2. Earlier it was easy to acquire a date at passport...
Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) is one of the most lucrative program out there and most points and miles blogger swear by it. They have the highest value of 2.2 cents per point or Rs 1.5. Every year SPG runs multiple promotions. One is a quarterly global promotion that allows people to get more points for their stay than they would get...
Hilton has got its name changed from Hilton “HHonor” to just “Honor” kicking away the extra ‘H’ to make it sound obvious and logical. This comes along with several other changes made in its loyalty program specifically the 4 features. Retail shopping with points I think it is the most exciting one. Points can be redeemed for spending to buy...
What is Google Flights? Google Flights. Google Flights is an online flight booking service which facilitates the purchase of airline tickets through third party suppliers. Why should I be Interested? Because this online tool can beat out most human travel agents and its free! 7 Killer Google Flight tricks that will start saving you money today! Get alerts just before prices are about to skyrocket. On...
Is it too hard to keep up with ever moving the world of Loyalty Programs and you are not sure what are the latest offers such as this? Don't want to spend time analyzing stupid offers such as this:- If we call an offer totally a non-offer, this would be it. Well, it requires you to pay a lot of money...
The problem with the most traveler is that they see the short term prices and not the long-term. If you going to keep searching for the cheapest hotels, flights and deals for short term, you would never be able to get the absolute best deals. You would never be able to maximize a trip because you are not able to...
Effect of Starwood/ Ritz Carlton/ Marriott partnership
PERSPECTIVE Okay, so for a short while the world had been revolving around presidential elections, demonetization process and climate change; meanwhile the travel & hotel domain witnessed a landmark agreement between two of the biggest names in hospitality industry, this September. With the merging of Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc. with Marriott International Inc. the benefits that can be availed...
Idyllic Hotels Maldives
When to use an OTA (Online Travel Agency) and when not to? (Hotel edition) There are so many websites which are popular and they act as inter-agencies, providing you access to locals by connecting them to your destination.  Makemytrip, GoIbibo, Expedia, Yatra are all OTAs. They keep offering you fantastic saving of x% on booking hotel with them.  They are usually true. A lot of...
On July 1, was clutching it seats as the GST was going to be implemented. We wrote about the effect of GST on your Indian Travel back then.  However, there is a massive difference in the way GST is being implemented from the provided guidelines. Different brands are approaching GST differently. Normally, in simpler rules, if your hotel room is under...
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