MakeMyTrip launches a smart multi-city travel solution

A simple ticket booking option on MMT that will make building itineraries a breeze.

MakeMyTrip launches a smart solution for the Do-It-Yourself new age traveller: Multi-City Travel. This solution works best for travellers who regretted missing out a great location en route their destination because they couldn’t draw up multiple flight itineraries. This feature will help travellers build multi-city itineraries – picking best time and price options in a matter of few taps on the app.

Sanjay Mohan, CTO, MakeMyTrip said – At MakeMyTrip, we see people are experimenting more with their travel choices than ever before. With the launch of Smart Multi-City Travel Solution, we aim to ease the way people travel to multiple city at once and are willing to combine different trips to explore and compare prices while taking multi-destination travel. We are witnessing multi-fold growth in bookings every month for domestic as well as international destinations.”

Here’s why multi-city travel on MakeMyTrip is a great idea.

Explore More for a Little Extra Cost

By booking a multi-city travel on MakeMyTrip, customer can add explore more places by adding destinations to their travel itinerary by comparing flight schedules and costs. Say if someone is travelling from New Delhi to Auckland, New Zealand. A quick search for a New Delhi to Auckland flight will tell them that most flights go through Singapore and have long layovers there. If Singapore has been on their travel bucket list too, they can use the time between flights to explore Singapore by travelling on a multi-city ticket. A New Delhi to Singapore flight that lands at Changi International Airport at 9 am and a Singapore-Auckland flight that takes off at 11.50 pm gives them a day-long window to explore Singapore and costs approximately INR 70,000. On the other hand, a one-way Delhi to Auckland ticket will cost them around INR 40,000 and involve two stops and more than 20 hours of travel time. If they plan a separate trip to Singapore, the cost of travel will exceed the difference in prices for one-way and multi-city tickets.

Fuse Two Trips in One  

Multi-city travel is also a great way to combine two different trips into one. For instance, if a customer has a wedding to attend in Kolkata and is also planning a trip to Andaman, they could book a multi-city ticket instead of a hopping flight. Since most flights to Andaman are routed via Kolkata or Chennai, it is the ideal way to fuse two trips into one. A multi-city ticket on this route will cost them around INR 11,000 and give them an opportunity to split their travel over two days whereas as a direct flight with a layover in Kolkata will cost around INR 9,500.

Great Way to Travel with Kids

Anyone who has been on long flights with babies, toddlers or young kids knows what a nightmare it can be. A frequent flyer and mother to a super-energetic four-year-old, Swati, swears by multi-city travels to take some edge off the madness. “My husband works in the US and I here in India, so my lifestyle involves a lot of travel back and forth, mostly alone. Enduring the long flights with my kid in tow was taking a toll on me and that’s when I tried a multi-city travel to explore my options and haven’t looked back since. The break between flights and the freedom to venture out helps us both calm our nerves, making our flying experience a smoother ride than before.”

Perfect for Business Travels

For travellers who travel for business often, be it within the country or overseas, a multi-city itinerary can help them get more done on a single trip. Say is someone is travelling to London for a business conference and also have some clients to meet in Zurich, Frankfurt or Dubai, they could easily add as many stops in their multi-city travel itinerary and cover them all in a single trip.

Makes Travelling Less Stressful

Most international destinations entail painfully long flights. The idea of spending an entire day in aircraft and airport lounges can be extremely stressful and physically taxing, especially if one is a beginner. Planning a multi-city trip not only helps travellers relax but also stirs in an extra element of excitement, since they get to explore new destinations on the go.

You might also like


Roar Nightclub conquers the capital city

The Capital has something scintillating to offer with the grand opening of newest hotspot ROAR Nightclub. The venture brings together nightlife moguls Aajay Bindal and Mohit Gulati along with Mr.


Do more for less this summer with ‘My Emirates Pass’

Emirates passengers can experience more of Dubai this summer by enjoying deep discounts and exclusive offers across the city with My Emirates Pass, launched jointly with Department of Economic Development

Essence of Assam Remains Unappreciated in India says Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra says Assam has remained largely unknown in India and she hopes to fill this gap in knowledge over a period of time. Out of the country, few


Promotion of Ayurveda for International Medical Tourism

The Ministry of Tourism has recognised Medical and Wellness Tourism including Ayurveda as a Niche product in order to overcome the aspect of ‘seasonality’ and to promote India as a


flydubai the first airline from the UAE to operate direct air links to Makhachkala and Voronezh

 Dubai-based airline becomes the first airline from the UAE to operate direct air links to Makhachkala and Voronezh Airline resumed flights to Ufa on 26 October and announced the launch of flights


‘Enable Travel’ powered by Cox & Kings to make travel barrier-free for People with Disabilities

~ India gets its First Accessible Holiday Specialist ~ In a move to make tourism more inclusive and accessible, Enable Travel – India’s first Accessible Holiday initiative was launched to


Explore the Most Popular Tourist Places in Argentina

A large country located in South America, Argentina is world famous for tango, the pampas and extreme consumption of beef. Lesser known is the fact that the highest peak in


Overnight inter-city travel by trains could soon be at 250 kmph

Overnight intercity travel could soon get faster as railways plans to run trains at a speed of 200-250 kmph on new high speed corridors to be announced in April this year. Railways minister Piyush Goyal has


PM Modi and Shinzo Abe to perform Groundbreaking ceremony of India’s Bullet Train project

The groundbreaking ceremony (bhoomi-pujan) for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, commonly referred to as the bullet train project, will be performed in Ahmedabad on September 14. As India plans to


India remains fastest growing domestic aviation market in 2017: IATA

India remained the world’s fastest growing domestic aviation market for the third straight year in 2017 as economic and network expansion bolstered the sector, according to global airlines’ body IATA.


New railway minister says all unmanned level crossings can be removed in a year

Newly appointed railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that the target of removing all unmanned level crossings could be achieved within a year, instead of the initial goal of


Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott bags the ‘Best Business Hotel of the year’ at the Lonely Planet Travel and Lifestyle Leadership Awards

Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, bagged the most prestigious ‘Best Business Hotel of the year’ at the Lonely Planet Travel and Lifestyle Leadership Awards,


No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!