Mumbai, 3rd October 2023: Leading travel platform ixigo has rolled out its coveted free cancellation feature, ‘ixigo Assured’, for select international flight bookings. ‘ixigo Assured’ fares allow a no-questions-asked full refund guarantee for cancellations made by travellers, for any reason whatsoever. Previously, ixigo Assured was available for domestic flight bookings at a starting price point of Rs.399. Now, with the introduction of ixigo Assured for select international flights, users can now enjoy the same level of protection for their international travel plans at a starting price of Rs.599 per passenger. This feature builds upon ixigo’s commitment to customer satisfaction, extending the assurance of a no-questions-asked full refund on flight bookings, further enhancing the flexibility and confidence of travellers.
Outbound travel from India is on an exponential rise. India emerged as the largest source market for outbound travellers in Asia in 2022, registering a 190% YoY rise in outbound travel (as per a recent report by IPK International). With Indians showing a growing appetite for international travel, free cancellation products like ‘ixigo Assured’ will empower travellers to explore the world with confidence.
Rajnish Kumar & Aloke Bajpai, Co-founders, ixigo said, “Recognizing the uncertainties faced by travellers today, ixigo Assured is designed to alleviate their concerns and provide the flexibility they need. We are dedicated to delivering the finest travel experiences to our users, and with ixigo Assured now available for both international & domestic flights, we take a significant stride in ensuring our users can book their dream trips with peace of mind. This initiative underscores our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, solidifying our position as a customer-centric travel platform.”
Users who opt for ixigo Assured will be eligible for a full refund on select international flight bookings upon cancellation of their bookings up to 24 hours before their scheduled departure time. ixigo Assured offers a seamless refund process, eliminating the need for documentation. On cancellation, refunds are initiated instantly by ixigo (Depending on the bank and mode of payment, in some cases it might take up to 7 days for the money to be credited). With ixigo Assured, travellers can now make future travel plans with confidence, knowing they have the flexibility to cancel if faced with uncertainties in their travel plans.