SpiceJet makes limited Rs1,888 'festive season' fare offer for domestic flyers

Budget-carrier SpiceJet is offering discounted fares as low as Rs1,888, in order to woo domestic passengers planning to travel during the upcoming festive season.

Under the limited period discount scheme available on its domestic network, flyers can book tickets till 27 August 2014 for travel between 25 September 2014 to 15 January 2015.

Tickets under the festive discount scheme are available on first-come basis and are non-refundable and non-changeable, an airline spokesperson said, adding the offer is applicable on all direct, via and onward flights on SpiceJet's domestic network..

There would be "limited inventory under the offer which will be available on first-come-first-served basis and is not applicable on group bookings," he said.

The airline has also waived off the convenience fee for customers using internet banking to make payments on its web site.

The fares charged under the offer would be "non-refundable and non-changeable, barring the taxes and fees which are refundable, the spokesperson said.

"This offer comes at a fantastic time with festivities just around the corner and I hope this will help our customers make the most from this festive season," said SpiceJet CCO Kaneswaran Avili.

The latest discount sale of tickets comes barely a month after the previous fare war that SpiceJet started, in which IndiGo and GoAir and later Air India and Jet Airways joined in (See: IndiGo enters fare war with Rs1,389 base price as SpiceJet's Re1 offer ends today).