We live in an age of internet. Everything has become more accessible to more people than ever. Shopping, hotel booking, cab booking etc everything has now become easier than ever. Traveling especially has been affected in a positive way. Times of standing in long rows for tickets are gone. Along with cabs, buses, trains you can book even flights online.
There are plenty of websites in India for flight bookings with each having different advantages over another. Different websites offer different fares and different offers. It might get confusing what website to choose but that’s what we are here to help you with.
Here is a list of the best flight booking websites in India:
EaseMyTrip has slowly become one of the leading travel portals of India. It was founded in 2008 by Patti brothers. Since then it has been known for its cheaper ticket plans for both domestic and international flights. EaseMyTrip has multiple branches and offices across India and abroad for better customer care experience regardless of location.
The best thing about EaseMyTrip is that they don’t ask for convenience charges like other booking portals. It offers various discounts, coupons and cashbacks time to time as well.
The website is easy to surf through on both desktop and mobile. You can check flight status from the website as well. You can also book a flight + hotel combo together. EaseMyTrip has a working relationship with
GoIbibo is one of the most popular flight booking websites in India at present. You can book both domestic and international flights at cheaper rates with multiple offers. GoIbibo is especially known for cheaper international fares. GoIbibo offers various discounts based on coupons and cashbacks on international flights.
There are various payment modes available i.e. credit/debit cards, net banking or any UPI. Payment can also be done with GoCash which is Goibibo’s wallet service. Woth GoIbibo you can also book round trips or multi-city trips across a maximum of 4 locations. The website works well on both desktop and mobile.
You can check for arrival time or any delays or cancellations on the website. GoIbibo also serves full refunds over flight cancellations if you have paid a small premium.
MakeMyTrip has been a major travel website in India for a while. Be it hotel booking or flight booking, MakeMyTrip has made a reputed name for itself in this sector. MakeMyTrip rolls out coupons that can get you upto 2000 INR discount on domestic flights and upto 20,000 INR on international flights.
MakeMyTrip offers MMT wallet which provides several benefits for future payments. You even get rewards worth upto 555 INR in you wallet on your first login. App referrals too give awards like 3000 INR MyCash which can be used for various purposes.
MakeMyTrip also puts out various discounts and offers based on different bank cards used for payments. You can book one-way, round or multi-city trips.
Yatra is another good website for flight booking in India. You can book both domestic or international flights. Yatra even allows cruise bookings. There are various offers available that let you save upto 2500 INR on domestic flights and upto 20,000 on international flights. Festive seasons and holidays serve some more benfits to users in forms of discounts and offers.
On Yatra you can put a booking to hold for 24 hours. In the mean time you can decide if to confirm or cancel the booking. For payment you can use various e-wallets supported by the likes of PayPal, Amazon Pay, Google Pay etc. Other booking portals only support their own wallets but that’s not the case with Yatra.
Yatra has a Yatra Assure programme that allows free cancellation until even the same day that the flight is. However for users that are not a part of this cancellation protection, they do not get any refunds if flights are cancelled. Yatra provides another benefit in form of web check-in. You can check-in to your flight from your phone itself.
Cleartrip is another good flight booking portal that can be used for booking both domestic and international flights. They offer various cashbacks and discounts over codes and coupons for flights from time to time. You can book either a one way flight or a round trip. Cleartrip offers an Expressway+ membership that provides certain priorities to its members.
Expressway+ members get dedicated lines at airports, personal porter and even a tablet that’s pre-loaded with Netflix. An Expressway+ member can board a flight even when it is on the runway.
The membership does cost money but all these benefits are very well worth it. Cleartrip members also get reward points for every booking which can then be used in future bookings.
Wego is a travel website that is designated for only flights bookings. It was founded in 2005 and is one of the oldest booking portals of India. Wego has offices across India and a bunch of other countries which results in better customer care for both domestic and international flights.
You can book any type of flight i.e. one way, round, multi-city or stopover trips. Wego can be accessed on both desktop or mobile and has an application for both Android and iOs as well.
Skyscanner is not really a booking portal but more of an aggregator and a search engine. You can search for flights across various websites, compare their fares and then choose what you like.
Skyscanner shows all the possible flights across all the websites in one place and makes it easy for you to choose the right flight at the right price.
PayTM is maybe the most popular online payment platform in India right now. It can also be used for various other purposes and flight booking is also one of them.
While you can book international flights on PayTM as well, it is best suited for domestic flights.