What is E-Ticket in Flight Booking?

14 May, 2024


  • e-tickets are digital travelling documents, representing your flight or other travel bookings.

  • When you book your flight tickets online, the tickets are provided you in the electronic format.

  • PayZapp SHOP allows you to book and cancel your flight tickets conveniently.

Every sector today offers online services, so why should aviation be any different? Today, you can book your flights online through the airlines’ website and through booking aggregator platforms like HDFC Bank’s PayZapp in partnership with yatra, ClearTrip, EaseMyTrip and goibibo. The tickets booked online are generally referred to as e-Tickets. But what exactly is the meaning of e-ticket? Let us understand it and learn how you can book your flight tickets on PayZapp.

What is an e-Ticket?

An electronic ticket, commonly known as an e-ticket, is a digital document that serves as proof of purchase and travel confirmation. The term e-ticket is mostly used in the context of flight tickets, but may also apply to bus and train tickets.

You typically get an e-ticket when you book your flight ticket through the mobile application or website of the airline or travel aggregator. Unlike traditional paper tickets, e-tickets exist solely in the electronic form and are stored within the airline’s reservation system. They contain essential information such as your name, travel route and date, and seat assignment.

How to Book Electronic Tickets for Flights Online on PayZapp

HDFC Bank’s PayZapp app comprises the PayZapp SHOP section where you can find a dedicated section for flight bookings. Here, you can compare the flight ticket rates quoted by different travel aggregators (goibibo, yatra, EaseMyTrip, and ClearTrip), and book your flights within minutes. The steps to book e-tickets for flights are as under:

  1. Go to PayZapp Shop

The first thing you need to do is to login to your predownloaded PayZapp mobile application on your smartphone and click on the ‘Shop’ section on the home page.

  1. Head to Flights 

You will now be directed to a new page where you will find all the PayZapp shop categories. You must click on flights to begin the e-ticket booking process.

  1. Enter Your Travel Details

You now need to enter your basic travel details, specifically the departure and arrival destinations and the travel dates. PayZapp will immediately pull up the available flights along with the prices quoted by the travel aggregator websites tied up with PayZapp, allowing you to compare and choose one that suits your needs and budgets.

  1. Select the Flight and provide traveller’s details

You must now choose your preferred flights (one-way, return, or multi-city) and then head to the booking page where you can enter the traveller’s details – name, mobile number, email, passport number (in case of international flight bookings) etc.

  1. Choose Additional Services

Depending on the airline and booking platform, you may have the option to add services such as seat selection, in-flight meals, and baggage allowances.

  1. Review Your Booking

At this point, you must review all the details provided. Check that you have spelt the names correctly and also entered the correct departure and arrival dates and destinations and then proceed to the payments page.

  1. Make the Payment

You can now complete the payment by choosing your preferred payment method from the various options available on PayZapp including Credit/Debit Cards, Net Banking, and mobile wallets, to facilitate a seamless transaction.

Once the payment is processed successfully, you will receive a confirmation email and/or SMS containing your flight details. Additionally, you may be able to download or print your ticket directly from the booking platform, simply by using the PNR number mentioned on the e-ticket.

Benefit Of Booking Electronic Tickets via PayZapp

Here are other benefits you can enjoy if your choose PayZapp Payment App for your e-ticket flight bookings:

  • Seamless Integration

PayZapp seamlessly integrates the leading travel booking platforms in India such as MakeMyTrip, Cleartrip, and Goibibo, on its website allowing you to complete your bookings with just a few taps.

  • Secure Transactions

PayZapp prioritises the security of transactions, utilising advanced encryption technology to safeguard your sensitive financial information.

  • Convenient Payment Options

Whether you prefer to pay for your tickets using your HDFC Bank and other bank Credit and Debit cards, UPI account or PayZapp wallet, PayZapp offers various payment options to suit your preferences.

  • Exciting Deals and Discounts 

Booking flight tickets on PayZapp Shop also translates to exclusive savings and rewards. Depending on your chosen payment method, you can earn up to 5X rewards and 5% cashback on your flight booking.

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Book Your Electronic Tickets Easily With PayZapp

​​​​​​​Booking your flight e-tickets on PayZapp is both easy and beneficial. As a 24x7 accessible app, PayZapp proves to be your trusted ally, especially when you need to make last minute booking. While such bookings typically result in higher ticket costs, you can enjoy assured savings by leveraging the right payment method and making the most of the rewards and cashback offered by PayZapp. Plus, you can access the tickets on the app, on your WhatsApp number and your email address.

Use PayZapp to book your flights online with ease. Download the app today!

*Disclaimer: Terms and conditions apply. The information provided in this article is generic in nature and for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for specific advice in your own circumstances.

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