Cleartrip partners with Axis Bank for special benefits on domestic flight bookings

Curated travel offers for 12.5 million Axis Bank card users


August 22, 2023

/ By / New Delhi

Cleartrip partners with Axis Bank for special benefits on domestic flight bookings

Cleartrip partners with Axis Bank for discounted airfare benefits

Online travel agency Cleartrip has tied up with Axis Bank to launch various benefits including discounted air tickets for card holders of the bank.

Rate this post

Cleartrip, a subsidiary of e-commerce giant Flipkart, has joined hands with Axis Bank, one of the largest private sector banks in India to introduce a wide variety of travel benefits to all the existing and new Axis Bank credit cardholders booking through Cleartrip.

According to a press statement, this collaboration offers customers an array of privileges for domestic flight bookings, including seats valued up to INR 1200, free meals worth up to INR 500, exemption from convenience fees, and the choice to cancel and reschedule flights for a mere INR 1 under CT FlexMax. Additionally, Axis Bank credit cardholders can access specially curated travel offers without having to wait for collecting/redeem points to enjoy the benefits.

The statement adds that the strategic partnership marks a stark departure from the conventional standards of booking discounts for domestic flights. It says that currently, most Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) focus on offering instant cash discounts through partnerships with banks. It goes on to claim that they offset these discounts by imposing substantial convenience fees and additional charges for seats and meals. Furthermore, they often demand a premium for flexible bookings, limited to just cancellations or date changes.

Cleartrip says that in contrast, its programme stands out since it offers a comprehensive suite of services at a nominal fee of INR 1. This approach eliminates the need for heavy discounts to be covered by inflated convenience fees.

Cleartrip is deeply invested in disrupting the OTA space through a transparent and customer-centric approach. Our partnership with Axis Bank is an extension of this commitment. This will include features such as flexible bookings, cancellation options, and date changes, all without any additional costs. This unique proposition truly sets us apart in the market. and is set to benefit close to 12.5 million customers,” says Ayyappan R, CEO, Cleartrip.

“Axis Bank is a trusted financial player with a strong affiliation with Flipkart and a large user base. We are excited about this new chapter and look forward to strengthening this collaboration and elevating our value proposition,” he adds.

“We are delighted to partner with Cleartrip, a brand that shares our vision to provide unmatched customer experiences. We continue to build on innovation-led partnership models to offer customers a value proposition specifically designed to cater to their evolving needs, while delivering greater convenience and more benefits. We have observed that the travel segment is a high engagement area for our customers and this one-of-a-kind proposition with Cleartrip will add immense value to our customers’ travel plans,” says Sanjeev Moghe, President & Head, Cards & Payments of Axis Bank.

The statement adds that the Cleartrip-Axis Bank collaboration is poised to shape the future of travel with its comprehensive suite of privileges. With customer-centricity fuelling the company’s growth, Cleartrip will continue to look at unique value propositions for its users while ensuring sustained growth for the business.



    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *