SpiceJet - India’s Preferred Low-Cost Airline
India’s third-largest airline SpiceJet is a low-cost airline known to offer the best services at affordable prices. At present, it operates on 45 domestic destinations and 10 international destinations.
The airline starts the summer sale from July to September where one-way flight can be booked at Rs. 799. It is a good time to do cheap Spicejet flight booking. To book cheap SpiceJet flights, you can go to the official Yatra website.
For seat preferences, one can opt for SpiceJet web check-in available for all flights except those originating from Jammu and Srinagar. After entering PNR Number and name, the system will take you through the seat map. You can web check-in before 48 hours to 2 hours of scheduled flight departure.
The SpiceJet baggage allowance is 15 kg per passenger on all domestic bookings. However, from Jammu (EX-IXJ) and Srinagar (SXR) free checked-in baggage allowance is 22 kg per passenger.
Notably, no cabin baggage is allowed on any flights originating from Jammu and Srinagar airports due to airport security regulations. For more baggage weight, an extra amount between Rs. 300 and Rs. 400 shall be chargeable to the passenger.
Offers and Discounts
The airline offers the most attractive pricing and regular customer schemes on SpiceJet flight tickets. If travelling in a group of over 10 passengers, you can request for special fares at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students, elderly passengers and army officers can also avail discounts and offers. The airline offers up to eight percent discount on base fare for online bookings via www.spicejet.com. It also offers up to 25 percent off to families and friends travelling together.
“Spicy codes” are specific codes given to frequent passengers of SpiceJet to offer discounts whenever a promotional activity is available. These codes are given through e-mail or SMS, which can be used on the website to avail discounts on the basic fare.
In case of delayed or cancelled flights, passengers can claim a refund. However, if a passenger wants to cancel a flight on the domestic route then the certain fee will be deducted from the paid amount as per the cancellation policy.
The travel insurance policy covers accidental death, dismemberment, accidental medical emergency, trip cancellation, baggage loss and flight delays. One can purchase this insurance policy from the official website of the airline.
SpiceJet operates flights to roughly seven international cities. Some of the SpiceJet international routes include Kathmandu, Colombo, Dubai and Bangkok among others.
The airline is known for its punctuality and prompt service.
You can also get a 10 percent discount on pre-booking the meals.
SpiceJet also has many programs that make the journey easier. With the Bag-Out-First facility, passengers can get their baggage delivered to them on priority. This is
after you pay a nominal charge of Rs. 100 per baggage. You can also opt for Carry-More-Onboard, which allows you to carry extra luggage up to 5 kg.
Although, SpiceJet doesn’t have in-flight entertainment screens, it keeps you entertained with ‘Spice Route’ which is the in-flight magazine.
You can pre-book meals according to your preference with a range of delicacies available.
Special services are also extended on-board for infants, pregnant women, elderly people and unaccompanied minors.
Prompt medical services are available to people who are in need. The airline also offers wheelchairs.
Although pets aren’t allowed in the main cabin of the flight, service dogs can be entertained. Passengers must speak to the airline’s staff regarding the same at least 24 hours before boarding.
Yatra Online Pvt Ltd based in Gurgaon India, is one of India’s leading online travel companies and operates the website Yatra.com. The company provides information, pricing, availability, and booking facility for domestic and international air travel, domestic and international hotel bookings, holiday packages, buses, trains, in city activities, inter-city and point-to-point cabs, homestays and cruises. As a leading platform of accommodation options, Yatra provides real-time bookings for more than 83,000 hotels in India and over 800,000 hotels around the world.
Launched in August 2006, Yatra was ranked the Most Trusted e-Commerce Travel Brand in India in the Economic Times Brand Equity Survey 2016 for the second successive year, and has won the award for ‘First Prize - Domestic Tour Operator (Rest of India)’ at the India Tourism Awards held in July 2016.