Holidays and Hampers for Christmas!

Published: 10th December 2015 05:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th December 2015 05:19 AM   |  A+A-


The coming festive season in December is packed with offers and discounts from several start-ups in hotel and travel industries.

Eco Rent A Car has winter packages for its customers. It provides 25 per cent off on self-drive options on all cars and 20 per cent on chauffeur-driven limousines. Customers who pick a limousine will also  get a gift from Father Christmas. The offer is valid from December 20 to January 10. “Around 12 bookings have been done so far and seven to eight from Bengaluru,” says Aditya Loomba, MD, Eco Rent A Car.

Zoomcar, a self-drive car rental company, has a self-drive holiday sale. It provides flat 50 per cent off on all bookings between December 18 and January 3. Harish Rawat, VP, Marketing, says that the trend of self driving is evolving as the traveller enjoys privacy and freedom.

RoomsTonite, the last-minute hotel-booking app, is offering a super 72-hour sale on its app. The Customers can get a flat 45 per cent discount on all the rooms booked between December 10 and 13 using the promocode super72. Some hotels offer a maximum discount of 70 per cent as well. The discounts can be availed for each room and each day. “Around 600 hotels will be available in the category at more than 100 destinations across the country,” says Karthick Prabhu, chief product officer.

Hotel industry is offering discounts and combo offers. The early Christmas offer at Treebo hotels has been updated to flat 30 per cent off on all bookings done through their website. “The offer will run through till the end of December. We also have 1+1 night stay offer at our Jaipur hotel,” says Sidharth Gupta, co-founder, Treebo hotels.

Shangri La and J W Marriott are celebrating the festive season with gift hampers and special delicacies. The hampers at Marriott include a traditional Christmas cake, an assortment of cookies, truffles and chocolate-coated nuts, traditional stollen bread and organic honey with a bottle of wine or champagne. Alba, its Italian restaurant, also offers customers a special three-course and four-course set menu lunch and dinners on group bookings up to December 23.


Goibibo has special holiday packages for its customers.

Festive Dhamaka Srinagar - Rs 9999 per person for 5 nights

Adorable Kerala - 2 nights Munnar, 1 night Thekkady, 1night Alleppey, 1 night Kochi for Rs 13,284 per person 

Go fully loaded Singapore - 5 nights in Singapore for Rs 64,904 per person

Kufri holiday resort - 2 nights in Shimla for Rs 4,560 per person

The Shangri La hotel’s team of chefs have handcrafted special hampers.

X’mas Deluxe Hamper includes panettone, Xmas stollen, cookies, homemade chocolates, ginger-bread house, mithai box, Santa hat, spa voucher

X’mas Special Hamper includes all the items of the deluxe hamper and a bottle of GH Mumm. The hamper is also available without champagne, which will otherwise have TiAmo Prosecco.

The X’mas Mini Hamper includes panettone, Xmas stollen and cookies


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