Railway Tickets on the IRCTC Portal is Convenient

Dec 6 08:37 2012 Uday Patel Print This Article

An article on Indian Railway travel in India. Discover online reservations at IRCTC Website and its benefits. 

Who wouldn’t want to go on holiday and have fun with friends or family. However,Guest Posting there are times when making reservations takes a toll because of long queues or traffic snarls. The advent of the IRCTC – Indian Railways Catering and Tourist Corporation has made life much easier. One can make reservations on the website for any mode of transport - rail, road, air and lodging facilities.

There is a loyalty program as well for frequent rail travelers. Like the program for the seasoned air traveler who clocks many hours while journeying to various shores, ditto with the railway program. Once an individual has a minimum of 500 railway points he or she can redeem them for free railway tickets. This can be earned on certain travel modes like the first class AC, second AC, air conditioned chair car, and the executive chair car. This benefit is only available to people who make reservation on the portal http://www.irctc.co.in

Adding the IRCTC application on a mobile adds value to the traveler who can make reservations without any third party interference online. Bookings are secure and one can use the facility to cancel and check the status of the tickets, expected time of arrival or delay, etc. The app is pretty intelligent as the offering is in varied modes like fast scrolling and notification processes, landscape and portrait modes.

Before traveling everybody is in a spin with the packing and last minute hurried jobs and hence updates are always welcome. Making online reservations is convenient, easy to use, and saves the planet. With limited paper being used to print tickets all the time, e-booking is here to stay. And we save the planet in a big way. If the need arises to make a hurried booking, this can availed with the Tatkal scheme. It is mandatory that every traveler must carry proof of identification along with the e-ticket available on the mobile, laptop or tablet or even a print out.

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourist Corporation also works out various tourist programs to make the journey a pleasant one. All one has to do while planning a holiday or business trip, is to click on the origin, destination of choice and category. Options are wildlife, adventure, sun and sand, spiritual, hills, offbeat, weekends, and a couple of others. Making a holiday reservation from a particular source is ideal for traveler. Everything from travel to hotel reservations are catered to. The railway system has transformed into something that is contemporary and adds value to the tourist. A click here and there on the internet through the reliable website, payment made and the deal is done, tickets in place and one is good to go. What a way to experience a holiday!

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Uday Patel
Uday Patel

Uday writes often on checking the railway pnr status at IRCTC website hence the article. He writes about online reservation methods for Indian Railway trains. Uday writes on many travel matters in India.   

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