SpiceJet SpiceLock: Now Lock the Fare Without Passenger’s Name for 48 Hours

SpiceLock is a unique service from SpiceJet that allows passengers to lock the flight fare for 48 hours (2 days) with or without the passengers' names. The service is available for both domestic and international flights.

Highlights

  • Lock flight fare for 48 hours at nominal fee starting at Rs 99.
  • Available on flights with minimum travel date of 7 days for domestic and 15 days for international flights from date of booking.
  • Fare can be locked without filling the name of the passenger as well.

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SpiceJet SpiceLock: Now Lock the Fare Without Passenger’s Name

In one of our earlier stories, we discussed the consumer mindset and times when a Fare Lock is needed while booking flight tickets. SpiceJet, India's favourite airline, has announced the re-introduction of SpiceLock, which is much more flexible for passengers. Read to know the complete details.

SpiceJet SpiceLock:

SpiceLock is a unique service from SpiceJet that allows passengers to lock their desired fare for 48 hours (2 days) without a name. Let's say you are unsure about the travel and who will travel, but the lucrative price tempts you to book the flight at that moment; you can now do that without a second thought with SpiceJet's SpiceLock. With this feature from SpiceJet, you can plan your journey without worrying about fares getting expensive, availability of seats or finalizing the co-passengers in times of hurry.

The fare-locking service enables SpiceJet customers to reserve bookings so that the selected flight tickets don't get sold out and the fare doesn't go up while customers finalize their travel plans. The service can be availed with or without a name, thus making it extra convenient and safe.

SpiceLock Features:

  1. Surge Proof Fares
  2. Lock fares for up to 48 Hours (2 days)
  3. Lock fare with or without passenger name(s)

Who can avail the service?

Passengers flying on domestic and international flights operated by SpiceJet can now enjoy the service with assured seat and price protection. The only thing passengers need to be aware of is that this service is applicable for flights where the travel date is at least seven days from the booking date on domestic sectors and 15 days for international flights.

SpiceLock is Available for flights where the travel date is:

  • 7 days and beyond for Domestic flights
  • 15 Days and beyond for International flights

SpiceLock Charges:

Customers can opt for SpiceLock by paying a fee starting at Rs 99 as per the table below:

SpiceLock Fee (inclusive of GST)
Sl .No Fare Hold Type Domestic Sectors International Flights
1 With Passenger Name Rs 99 Rs 149
2 Without Passenger Name Rs 199 Rs 249

Steps to avail SpiceJet SpiceLock:

SpiceJet SpiceLock Fare

Passengers can follow the below steps to avail SpiceLock:
Step 1: Opt for Hold my Fare on the search result page
Step 2: Select the preferred hold fare option - With Name or Without Name
Step 3: Pay applicable fees to hold the fare for 48 Hours

Hold Time Example:

Booking Time: Sat 22 Oct 2022 06:39:43 PM
FareLock Hold Time till: Mon 24 Oct 2022 06:39:43 PM

To Confirm the Hold:

Step 4: To confirm the booking pay the ticket cost via the Manage my booking option on SpiceJet's website within 48 hours of holding the fare.

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Platforms Available:

SpiceJet's SpiceLock service can be availed through all of SpiceJet's digital platforms - website, mobile site and app.

Things to Know:

  1. SpiceLock choice is not applicable on Promotional, Sale and Special fares.
  2. SpiceLock fee is exclusive of the ticket cost.
  3. SpiceLock fee cannot be paid using Credit Shell, Gift Cards, and Spice Loyalty/Spice Bonus Points.
  4. Name changes are not allowed in Hold Booking, and new passengers cannot be added while confirming the hold booking. In case you locked fare for 3 passengers and intend to confirm only 2 passengers, that can be done by unchecking the passenger(s) for which you do not wish to confirm the booking.
  5. SpiceLock fee will be applicable per passenger per segment and over and above the locked fare.

Other Services offered by SpiceJet: 1. SpiceShuttle 2. SME High Flyer Program 3. Spice Assurance 4. Private Charter 5. Taxi Service 

According to the Domestic Airlines Performance Report by DGCA, in the passenger load factor parameter, SpiceJet tops in September 2022 with a Passenger Load Factor percentage of 85.8.

Conclusion:

SpiceLock is another feather in the cap to the vast ancillary services offered by SpiceJet to its customers; another step towards enhancing consumer experience and booking flexibility.

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