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  • Over 80% Indians planning to celebrate holiday season with family, spend on travel, shopping: Survey Nov 22, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    Over 80% Indians planning to celebrate holiday season with family, spend on travel, shopping: Survey

    According to the Amex Trendex, a trend report from American Express, 88 per cent Indian respondents agree that they want to earn credit card rewards for online purchases this holiday season.

  • Plan your holiday because August has 3 long weekends. Check dates here Aug 09, 2022 03:56 PM IST

    Plan your holiday because August has 3 long weekends. Check dates here

    According to Thomas Cook India, the demand for domestic travel for the upcoming Raksha Bandhan-Independence Day long weekend, between August 11 and August 15, surpassed its pre-pandemic levels by about 10 per cent while the demand for international travel spiked by up to 20 per cent.

  • Travelling Abroad | Cash or forex card or credit card: Which is the best for you? Jun 17, 2022 09:11 PM IST

    Travelling Abroad | Cash or forex card or credit card: Which is the best for you?

    Are you planning to travel abroad this summer but cannot figure out how to convert your Indian rupees into foreign currency? Are you worried about spending unnecessary cash only on conversion fees? Have no idea how to compare several complex quotes and finalise the best deal? Want to save a little more money for that lavish dinner at your dream destination? Don't worry. Moneycontrol has a series on the best travel hacks for you. In this video, we tell you how to sort your foreign currency on your next overseas holiday, provide tips on how to buy exotic currency at a much lower fee, supply you with effective hacks on receiving tax refunds, and so on.

  • Want a hassle-free holiday abroad this Christmas? Take care of these money matters Dec 20, 2021 11:11 AM IST

    Want a hassle-free holiday abroad this Christmas? Take care of these money matters

    The best way to pay when travelling abroad is through a forex card. These are cards that are denominated in foreign currencies

  • Five getaways for a socially distanced holiday Sep 18, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Five getaways for a socially distanced holiday

    Looking for resorts in step with Covid-time precautions? We found one in every corner of the country.

  • India will have not one, but two Raffles Hotels Jul 17, 2021 02:54 PM IST

    India will have not one, but two Raffles Hotels

    Raffles Hotels, an iconic hotel brand, debuts in India with its Udaipur property. Puneet Dhawan of Accor says India will get another Raffles soon, in Jaipur.

  • COVID-19 impact: MakeMyTrip gives mandatory leave to employees to recharge themselves Jul 01, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    COVID-19 impact: MakeMyTrip gives mandatory leave to employees to recharge themselves

    Employees can take no-questions-asked paid time off for three working days before December 31

  • Unable to pay your holiday timeshare instalments? Your credit score could be hurt Jun 18, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Unable to pay your holiday timeshare instalments? Your credit score could be hurt

    Holiday timeshare companies reports payment defaults to the credit bureau. Negotiate for better terms or exit/transfer membership in case of financial constraints.

  • Banks to remain closed in these cities on May 13, 14; check full list May 13, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    Banks to remain closed in these cities on May 13, 14; check full list

    Bank Holiday today, tomorrow: Banks in several districts will remain closed on May 13 and May 14 on account of Ramzan-Id or Id-Ul-Fitr (Shawal 1) and Bhagavan Shree Parshuram Jayanti and Akshaya Tritiya.

  • Covid-19: Read the fine print before cancelling your holiday bookings Mar 24, 2020 02:36 PM IST

    Covid-19: Read the fine print before cancelling your holiday bookings

    Although tour companies and airlines are cancelling bookings, there is no guarantee you’ll get a full refund

  • Avoid taking loans to splurge on your vacation Jul 29, 2019 09:43 AM IST

    Avoid taking loans to splurge on your vacation

    A little bit of planning and research can make your travel more enriching because of all the potential savings on money as well as time.

  • Sabse bada rupaiyya: Six countries you should visit to take advantage of strong rupee Mar 22, 2017 04:19 PM IST

    Sabse bada rupaiyya: Six countries you should visit to take advantage of strong rupee

    Rupee on Monday closed near 17-month high and its performance has blown a lot of currencies out of the water, including the king: the US dollar. With the Indian currency gaining strength, tourists will have to shell out less for travel and this looks like an ideal time to plan a foreign holiday.

  • Holiday travel in US to hit record highs this season Dec 23, 2016 10:15 PM IST

    Holiday travel in US to hit record highs this season

    It's the holiday weekend across the world --- people are travelling to meet family and friends. Air and road traffic are expected to hit record highs in the US. NBC's Tom Costello has more on what can be the record holiday travel season for the US.

  • Habits that can ruin your vacation Oct 27, 2016 03:57 PM IST

    Habits that can ruin your vacation

    It‘s as good as staying back if you are surrendering to any of these temptations

  • Here are some tips for smart travel packing you could use Oct 26, 2016 01:07 PM IST

    Here are some tips for smart travel packing you could use

    Leave the gun, take the cannoli. Whatever Godfather meant must have a ring of truth somewhere

  • Know more about financing your dream vacation May 23, 2016 05:00 PM IST

    Know more about financing your dream vacation

    In this episode of Money Money Money - The Holiday Planning Special, Kartik Jhaveri, Director of Transcend Consulting and Rahul Agarwal, Founder of Ideal Insurance Broker explains how to plan your dream vacation.

  • Summer retreat: A look at some hot Indian destinations Apr 21, 2016 10:39 PM IST

    Summer retreat: A look at some hot Indian destinations

    From ancient forts to to luxury spas, moonlit boat rides to rejuvenating hospitality, CNBC-TV18's Shruti Mishra brings you a list of holiday destinations in India that you can beat the heat with.

  • Trip Factory Set to Transform the Indian Travel Industry with BOGO Cards Aug 18, 2015 11:20 AM IST

    Trip Factory Set to Transform the Indian Travel Industry with BOGO Cards

    In an age when buying at the best price and getting the best deal has become a mantra for the Indian consumer. TripFactory the challenger in the ...

  • Secure your holiday overseas with travel insurance Jun 22, 2015 10:21 AM IST

    Secure your holiday overseas with travel insurance

    Overseas holiday is nothing new for most upwardly mobile Indians. However many still do not count insurance in their travel shopping list. If you buy right travel insurance plan your overseas holiday will be free of worries.

  • Bookings higher by 20%; focus on UK, US: Thomas Cook Jun 17, 2015 04:20 PM IST

    Bookings higher by 20%; focus on UK, US: Thomas Cook

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Madhavan Menon, MD, Thomas Cook says the company has its focus around Europe and the United States where growth has been 26 percent and 19 percent, respectively.

  • Domestic travel may grow by 50-60% this year: Thomas Cook May 29, 2015 02:38 PM IST

    Domestic travel may grow by 50-60% this year: Thomas Cook

    The subsidiaries of the company have performed well with Quess growing almost 83 percent.

  • Indians likely to spend more on vacations this year: Study Mar 17, 2013 12:10 PM IST

    Indians likely to spend more on vacations this year: Study

    Undeterred by high inflationary pressure, Indians are likely to spend more on vacation this year with most of them preferring either a holiday with family or adventure travel, a study has claimed.

  • The stressed employee afraid to take a holiday Oct 05, 2012 06:58 AM IST

    The stressed employee afraid to take a holiday

    Faced with a rainy British summer and increasing workloads, most of us need a holiday more than ever. But not being able to take time off is a common complaint from employees and only adds to rising stress levels.

  • Thousands stranded by Lufthansa cabin crew strike Aug 31, 2012 04:16 PM IST

    Thousands stranded by Lufthansa cabin crew strike

    A strike by Lufthansa cabin crew disrupted hundreds of flights on Friday, stranding thousands of passengers who faced further delays over a busy holiday travel weekend from a rolling series of stoppages about pay and cost cuts.

  • Travel Picks: Top 10 art and architecture destinations Aug 24, 2012 08:52 PM IST

    Travel Picks: Top 10 art and architecture destinations

    From Picasso in St. Petersburg to sculptures in Sydney, Hotwire.com has compiled a list of the top 10 places to admire famous art around the world. Reuters has not endorsed this list.