Indian Railways booking tickets online: It just got cheaper, but you must do it this way only
Indian Railways booking tickets online: There are host of banks along with Indian Railways catering service provider IRCTC that offer ticket booking in just a few easy steps and that too at cheaper rates.
Indian Railways booking tickets online: One of the drawbacks for booking a train ticket are convenience charges as they make booking costly for passengers. However, booking a train ticket online is an easy and most flexible way of doing, because it eliminates the need for standing at a Railway station station window. There are host of banks along with Indian Railways catering service provider IRCTC that offer ticket booking in just few easy steps. However, they all levy transaction charges on your ticket while making the payment. Interestingly, private lender ICICI Bank has now launched an offer in which it gives 50% off on convenience charges during Indian Railways booking tickets process.
The big news on Indian Railways booking tickets online was broken by ICICI Bank via its Twitter account, which said, "Explore the length and breadth of India and experience the #JoyOfTravel by booking train tickets on #ICICIBank iMobile app at flat 50% off on convenience charges." Hence, you can get flat 50% off on convenience charges on booking rail tickets through iMobile app and Internet Banking. So, now you know that Indian Railways tickets can be booked at a cheaper rate. Now, learn how to book Indian Railways tickets this way:
Read ICICI Bank Indian Railways booking ticket tweet below:
Explore the length and breadth of India and experience the #JoyOfTravel by booking train tickets on #ICICIBank iMobile app at flat 50% off on convenience charges. For more details: https://t.co/kXEhIM0RVb pic.twitter.com/mhevJFzkYS
— ICICI Bank (@ICICIBank) February 6, 2019
How to avail this Indian Railways booking tickets offer on iMobile?
STEP 1: Login to iMobile App
STEP 2: Select “Shop” tab and choose “Rail”
STEP 3: Complete your booking and pay through ICICI savings/PayLater/Pockets account or credit card
How to book tickets via ICICI Bank internet banking?
Step 1 - Select payments on icicibank.com or Payments & Transfers on Internet Banking login dashboard.
Step 2 - Choose ‘Rail Ticket booking’ from the drop down
Step 3 - Enter to and from stations and select availability
Step 4 - Enter traveler’s details
Step 5 - Review your fare and see convenience fee at 50% discount
Step 6 - Pay through ICICI Bank Internet Banking or Pockets account.
This ICICI Bank Indian Railways offer is valid only till March 2019, hence hurry up do your reservations for travelling in summer at cheaper tickets now.
Transaction charges at ICICI Bank for rail tickets is Rs 10 plus taxes on internet banking.
On the other hand, IRCTC also levies Rs 10 plus taxes on transactions made on their online portal or mobile app. If payment is made by credit card, then there is also 1.8 % + Applicable Taxes, and also Rs 10 + Applicable Taxes for amount above Rs 2,000 for UPI transactions.