Skip to main content

Let thieves run away with your luggage in train

Every time you travel by train in India, you take utmost care about your valuables and especially luggage. Cases of luggage theft are quite common and many passengers have suffered losses, especially during holiday season when rush in trains and platforms is at all time high.  

Passengers travel in trains with their high quality travel bags (like VIP travel bags and popular travel bags of Duffel).



Suitcases and travel bags are the most stolen items in passenger trains in India. People worry less about ever increasing indian railway luggage rates then the items that together make their entire luggage.

Click here to Buy


But now passengers won't have to worry about their baggage being stolen.  In fact passengers can happily let thieves runaway with your baggage. This is because IRCTC, the online train ticket service provider in India, is contemplating offering "baggage insurance" plan to its customers.

It is a sort of travel insurance where insurer (passenger in this case)) can make a claim against theft of his luggage during train travel. Insurance will also cover items like mobile phones and laptops. In future on travel hospitalization may also be included in the policy.

The insurance plan is being finalized at the moment with New India Assurance company, as per news. IRCTC also has an eye on big revenue that they will be able to generate once they have their insurance plan in force, This is because everyday around 20 lac passengers travel by train in India and out of which  almost 52 percent choose to do railway reservation using irctc online ticket booking service,

As per policy, the insurance can be availed by the traveler at the time of online train ticket booking. It will be optional. It means it is entirely up to the traveler if he wants to avail the travel insurance during the train journey or travel uncovered, The premium payable will depend upon the length of journey and class of travel.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

IRCTC Registration for New Users

New users can signup on IRCTC easily by filling up the irctc registration form online at railway registration (railway booking site). By creating new account for themselves, users can do ticket booking using the online passenger reservation system.

The steps below will guide users on how to do irctc registration.

The process to register on irctc is easy and free. You can also watch the following video which summarize the process for new user registration on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) online e-ticketing site.



Go to homepage of irctc.co.in and look for 'signup' option.Users will then need to fill an online form. All the fields with (*) are mandatory to be filled. Special care must be taken while filling in email id and mobile number fields. Provide valid email and mobile as user id, password, and an activation link will be sent to registered E-Mail id and mobile verification code will be sent at registered mobile number by SMS message.Submit the form…

How to activate suspended irctc accounts

Recently a user from India send us email mentioning that his IRCTC account has been suspended. Not only he doesn't know the reason, what caused it,but also he wants to know how to activate it?

As a result of deactivation of account, he is no longer able to login to book railway tickets online. Activating accounts of IRCTC is really easy. That is what you will know here. "Either go through entire article or wait for some time for activation process to get started. Once activation is done you can continue to login and do booking on irctc website." That is what you see, but does it happen? In some cases, Yes. But in most cases, No. Hence we are providing solution to your problem here.


After deactivation/ suspension if you attempt to login into such accounts, you might see the 'wrong credentials' message.


First of all if you are also among those whose account is suspended/deactivated without prior notice or information, know very well that there is a valid reason f…

Why even hackers don't hack IRCTC ?

The irctc.co.in site - the official railway ticket booking site of India belonging to Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has never been hacked, and there is very less chance of anyone attempting to do so. This might sound strange to you.

In a country like India where due to abundance of talented IT and programming talent, the claim that no one will even attempt to hack IRCTC doesn't seem right.

Especially when there are great benefits of doing so.



Of course new programmers do get excited and try and hack a website. After all what it requires is some good and intelligent programming. Although there are no known hacks, some well known hackers might be considering making an autobot that will just require to fill in captcha at the time of ticket booking. Basically on one single click the bot will automatically try to book Tatkal ticket at 10 am and will prompt you only for captcha. Captcha can also be bypassed though. No one has yet created such a hack. However …