Any last-minute plan came up? If yes then you will be needing a confirmed tatkal ticket. Well, undoubtedly the Indian Railway is much more convenient and affordable than any other way to travel, especially for long trips. But these days, getting a confirmed railway ticket is a matter of luck and early planning. Therefore, whenever people try there is no room left available for impromptu plans at IRCTC. Moreover, the festive season is coming, and most of the passengers book their seats way before the travel date in advance, as soon as the IRCTC’s online booking starts. So, passengers rely on the tatkal ticket booking system, but here also the competition is tough. That’s why we are here to help and make you prepare to get a confirmed tatkal ticket booking with these simple steps.
Follow These Steps To Get A Confirmed Tatkal Ticket
The key to getting a confirmed tatkal ticket booking is Timing. The timing should be perfect and the procedure should be at your fingertips. Thus, our advice to you is that you should keep your documents close to you while booking your seat. Remember your travel information thoroughly so that you can fill it in fluidly. Upload all the data quickly as soon as possible. And remember the site’s maximum traffic is recorded at around 10 am.
Prepare Your ‘Master list’ On the Website
Visit IRCTC’s official website and locate the ‘My Profile’ section and there create a master list containing all the details of passengers. At the time of tatkal ticket booking you can choose the information of every passenger through this ‘Master List’, this will save a lot of time. Plus, you can also create a separate ‘Travel List’ for each trip, and later at the time of booking, you can access this list to fill up the details quickly.
Note Down Station Codes
The most common error that people make while booking a ticket, if they are in a hurry, is that they type the wrong station codes. At the time of booking the station codes of the origin and destination should be by your side written down on a piece of paper or copy pasted in a notepad file.
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Decide Upon Your Berth Choice In Advance
If you have any berth preference then choose quickly while booking a tatkal ticket, because you will not have the time to think about it. And remember with a recent update, mostly lower berth preferences are priorly for elderly citizens. So, my advice will be not to choose any berth preference, to save time, until unless you are travelling in a second sitting.