|Travelguru introduces Cash-on-Delivery mode of payment
Free pickup of cash payments from your door step across 50 cities in India
Mumbai, March 26, 2008: Travelguru - India’s largest hotel network and premier travel solutions provider in association with Express IT Logistics Worldwide Ltd. has launched a new value-add feature to provide more value to its customers by way of Cash-on-Delivery (COD). Travelguru commenced this service in late 2007, for its customers in 20 cities. This recently extended to 50 cities, and by May end it will be available in 90 cities in India.
The significant aspect of Cash-on-Delivery is that the customers can do their hotel bookings online and make payments in cash which will be collected by Travelguru on delivery of the hotel booking vouchers at the address provided by the customer. Cash-on-delivery benefits the customer who needs to pay for his travel bookings with cash.
Commenting on this new initiative Deepak Mavinkurve, Vice-President Operations, Travelguru said, “Responding to the increasing demand of our esteemed customers we are happy to introduce this new payment mechanism. You can now book a hotel online and pay for it by cash.”
He added, “In the last few months, we have seen more and more customers enthusiastically take to this mode of payment. For those without sufficient credit limit on their credit cards, or without credit cards, this payment option is most useful. The convenience of home pickup of the cash and delivery of the hotel booking voucher shows the added focus on service from Travelguru.”
With over 20,000 hotel rooms for sale every day, starting as low as Rs.565 per day, this payment option makes India’s Largest Hotel Network even more accessible to Indians.
P.S: COD is available in the following cities - Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehra Dun, New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Goa, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamnagar, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kolahpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madhuri, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Secundrabad, Surat, Tirupati, Trichy, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodra, Vijayawada and Vizag.
Travelguru - India’s largest hotel network - offers access to over 4000 hotels in India and over 72,000 hotels worldwide. It offers travelers the opportunity to plan and purchase their travel in a transparent, easy and customizable manner with instant bookings and confirmations. Strategic partnerships and deep supplier relationships give Travelguru the edge as an aggregator of travel services. Sorting hotels by user reviews and several other criteria are some of the distinctive value-added services. In December, 2007 Travelguru fully acquired Desiya.com - a company focused on hotel aggregation, distribution and technology to further strengthen the leadership position in hotel distribution. Travelguru facilitates a wide range of travel options and recommendations for domestic as well as international travelers. The Travelguru hotel advisors guide you to the most convenient place to stay including rates, amenities, landmarks and so on across India. It promotes properties from budget to luxury, single room to serviced apartment, business accommodation to leisure houseboat.
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