Get Discount in Booking Railway Tickets | Irctc Train Ticket using Paytm Cash
How to get discount in booking a train ticket
Discounts on Train Ticket! Yeah, I know you will not believe it as Indian Railway do not give any discount offers. But now you can have it on IRCTC and the trick is quite simple and easy.IRCTC has now added Paytm wallet option for making payment transactions on their website for booking tickets. IRCTC does not give any direct discounts but with the help of Paytm, you can avail discounts on booking railway tickets.
How to get discount on railway ticket booking on IRCTC using Paytm.
This new feature of IRCTC will help a lot at the time of Tatkal booking as during Tatkal booking on IRCTC the major time-consuming cause is payment transactions. The process of payment and redirecting back to the original site is very time-consuming. Paytm Wallet addition on IRCTC somehow discarded this issue. Now faster ticket booking can be made as you can add cash into your to your Paytm wallet before the Tatkal booking and can also keep your Paytm account login at the same time, on the same browser that you are using for booking a ticket. It is less time consuming and ticketing process is made faster. As the payments are now made with the help of Paytm, it keeps on giving some cashback offers to their users on any booking made through your Paytm wallet cash which is no less than a discount.
How to Book Railway Ticket on IRCTC Using Paytm Cash
First of all, to book a ticket using Paytm, you need to have sufficient cash in your Paytm Wallet. Once the payment transaction is started, you cannot add money to your wallet in between the transaction. It’s better to first add money to your Paytm Wallet and then proceed further for ticket booking process.
Proceed with your railway ticket booking process similarly as you do with IRCTC account.
Now select the Cash Card/ Wallet in payment mode when the payment option appears.
Now select Paytm wallet in Select a Cash Card / Wallets.
Click on Make Payment which will redirect you to Paytm Site. Here you need to log in with your Paytm User id and password.
Now complete the transaction by paying with your Paytm Cash.
Now you are done with it. In this way, you can book a ticket on IRCTC using your Paytm Wallet. It is faster than other payment methods. One more payment wallet like Paytm is also there with the name IRCTC e-wallet. It is another faster way to make payment and it also saves time. You just need to register yourself for IRCTC e-wallet first. It does not work for Tatkal ticket booking.
What Is Paytm? | How To Use Paytm to Get Discount In Railway Booking Process?
Paytm is an online mobile recharge site in India and now they also own a digital wallet approved by RBI. Paytm gives different cash back and offers on shopping and mobile recharges on Paytm and other websites. Like recently I did shopping through Paytm and got Rs 4000/- cashback. Now I can use this cashback money to book a railway ticket on IRCTC. I can even book my ticket for free using this cashback.
Paytm keeps on bringing some new and exciting cashback offers. A few days earlier Paytm offered 5% cashback on adding money to your Paytm Wallet. If you are adding Rs 1000 to your Paytm wallet, it will add Rs 50/- extra to your wallet. You can use such offers to get cash back to your Paytm Wallet and can use it to book a railway ticket. This is an indirect way of getting discounts for booking railway tickets.