Editorial Team

Pandemic has reshaped the way Indians used to travel and made them explore their homeland in the past one and a half years. The travel industry, being the worst hit by the pandemic, is regaining momentum again. After months of being cooped up inside, it is post the second wave of the deadly Covid-19, Indians are hitting the road again, and going all gaga to plan staycations, weekend getaways, luxurious stays etc.  

According to a recent survey by LocalCircles, ‘28 per cent are planning to travel between August and September’. From staycations at mountains to beaches and unexplored destinations, people are aggressively planning getaways from their homes for relaxation and breaking the monotony. To redeem all the plans in 2021, here is a list of prominent apps supporting the travel plans with varied offers. 

  1. Make My Trip– Make my trip is one of the oldest Indian travel companies that helps in easy bookings which includes flight tickets, bus tickets, rail tickets,  hotel reservations and holiday packages. It provides budget options as well as luxury stays with a wide variety for all domestic and international travels. 

  2. Airbnb- Airbnb is a travel app that helps in ease rental of apartments, villas and homes. It maintains and hosts a marketplace that is accessible to the consumers. They provide well-furnished accommodation along with a kitchen that feels like home. 

  3. Confirmtkt– Confirmtkt is India’s 2nd largest online train ticket discovery and booking platform delivering a seamless search and booking experience to travellers. Catering primarily to budget travellers using smartphones, the platform ensures that any customer who logs on to the platform even at the last minute, leaves with a ‘confirmed ticket’, inspiring the name of the organization. The online platform also facilitates real-time train tracks, even in the offline mode using the info generated from mobile towers on the train route. 

  4. Travel Triangle– Travel triangle is an online travel app that helps travelers to connect with multiple local travel agents. It provides the best vacation deals and also helps travelers to know what can be explored in the destination along with different local activities. 

  5. Zostel– Zostel promotes travelling and has introduced the concept of Backpackers hostel to the Indian mainland. It provides safe, hygienic, centrally located and affordable accommodation wherein travelers can come together and share their stories while having a good time. It also provides hostels at 37 locations across India & Nepal – surrounded by a completely new and fast-evolving ecosystem of more than 200 backpacker hostels.

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