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Airfares cheaper by almost 50%
Travelguru makes it work for their customers

Mumbai, 22nd May 2006:- Travelguru, India’s leading travel portal with metasearch technology announces a 30 day sale on the airfares making them 50% cheaper. For the first time in India, an offer like this is made available to customers exclusively by Travelguru, and is a very popular concept adopted by sites in the West. This offer gives air travelers an unbelievable sale offer of up to 50% on all air fares. Book now and fly anytime between 1st June’06 and 30th September’06 on Air Sahara at almost half the price. This offer is valid for bookings upto 17th June’06 only on Travelguru’s website or calling at +91 - 22 - 4030 4878 (standard charges apply).

Mr. Ashwin Damera, co-founder and CEO of Travelguru, said, “We feel extremely proud to have this association of lowest air fares on all Air-Sahara flights. It’s something which no other online travel site currently offers in India. This offer is in continuation with our efforts to add real value to customers through great deals for all their travel related requirements in an easy convenient manner. This offer which gives upto 50% off all all air travel across destinations via Air Sahara is certainly going to be one of the best offers available for any one who decides to travel.” Adding further, Mr Damera said, “With 50,000 registered users, we hope to get many more people to experience the value proposition of some of the best offers coupled with the ease of sitting at your computer or simply calling toll free and making your travel plans. Our attempt is to clearly add atleast 1 lakh new users over the next 6 months and we are certain offers like this will help.”

Bookings through Travelguru happen with click of a button. Travelguru’s metasearch technology is the latest in travel search technology that gives you the power to decide on what your best travel options are. Whether domestic or international flights, or hotels in India, Travelguru can help you make the best choices.

Summers being vacation time for all, travelguru provides you an option to visit your dream locations in the lowest fares available. Plan your trips this season with travelguru, which provides you with all possible options within your budget and makes your trip a memorable experience.

About Travelguru
Travelguru is a pioneering travel solutions company that offers travelers the opportunity to plan and purchase their travel instantly, be it hotels or flights in a transparent, hassle-free, quick and smart way. Strategic partnerships and alliances with travel industry leaders give Travelguru the edge as an aggregator of travel services. Backed by next generation, real-time, metasearch technology, Travelguru throws up a wider range of travel options for domestic and outbound international travelers. Promoted by two Harvard Business School alumni with significant travel, technology and corporate experience and a team of experienced professionals from industries such as hospitality, travel & trade, financial services and E-commerce, Travelguru is set to redefine the way India travels. Travelguru can be found on the World Wide Web at or can be reached by calling the company’s customer support center +91 - 22 - 4275 4878 (standard charges apply).

About Sequoia Capital India (WestBridge Capital Partners)
WestBridge Capital Partners is a Mauritius based Indian venture capital fund with approximately $350 million under management. The fund focuses primarily on high growth India domestic services, consumer internet, consumer wireless, and outsourced services businesses that are leaders in their market segments. WestBridge has offices in Bangalore and Silicon Valley.

About Sequoia Capital
Sequoia Capital provides startup venture capital for very smart people who want to turn ideas into companies. As the "Entrepreneurs Behind the Entrepreneurs", Sequoia Capital's Partners have worked with innovators such as Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Bob Swanson of Linear Technology, Sandy Lerner and Len Bozack of Cisco Systems, Dan Warmenhoven of Network Appliance, Jerry Yang and David Filo of Yahoo!, Jen-Hsun Huang of nVIDIA, Michael Marks of Flextronics and Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google. To learn more about Sequoia Capital visit