What is Favourite Journey List in IRCTC Website?
Favourite Journey List is introduced to book ticket fast. Many people travel daily to specific city and comes back on same day or next day they are called as regular passengers and they search for a specific train everyday to book ticket. So favourite journey list has been introduced by IRCTC to make it easy for those passengers.
In Favourite journey list you can save train number, source, destination place with journey date. So while booking ticket you need to select the particular row and system will fill the information from your saved journey list.
Here I am going to explain very simple and fast trick to book the Ticket, this is not very fast but it is available at IRCTC website itself as a New Feature called 'Favourite Journey List'. this feature you can use for Normal and Tatkal both the reservations.
How to Use 'Favourite Journey List' Feature in Form Filling Section ?
Below are the pictorial representation of e-Ticket Booking process please have a look:
Go to IRCTC website and log in with your account.
Now in left panel you can search for the Train you want to book the Tatkal ticket.
- Journey date give tomorrow's date (Yes this is just for saving purpose not related to your Actual journey date at all)
- Now click on Submit.
In right panel you can see the trains available for the selected source to destination. Now click on desired Class you want to Reserve.
You can see the selected train's seat availability in above panel with the Book Now button. Click on Book Now button.
Here system will ask to fill the form please ignore this, Yes ignore it and search for link "Save Journey List" thats it.
- If not able to find the Save Journey List link, please have a look at below screenshot.
On click on 'Save Journey List' below popup will open, now select the journey list and form will be filled automatically.
Note: You can control the saved journey list by going through the path My Profile-->Favourite Journey List, use this list to book the Ticket.
How to Use 'Favourite Journey List' in Quick Book Section
Step1: Login with your IRCTC account and go to the second tab 'Quick Book' & click on 'Select From Favourite Journey List'
During Tatkal period IRCTC could disable the Quick Book feature then you'll have to use first tab "Plan My Journey".
Step2: Select the Saved Journey List from opened PopUp, Select the ACTUAL journey date (Obviously Next day) and click on Submit button.
Step3: You will be navigating directly on Form Filling page, fill the form here carefully and select the Payment Type with Bank name and click on Make Payment button. Do the payment on your Selected Bank website. After making the the Payment you will be navigating back to the IRCTC website with your Tatkal Ticket displayed on screen.
- This feature is provided by IRCTC to book the Ticket quickly but still requires some time to fill the Form details. IRCTC is going to provide the Auto Fill option to their website itself in the next release.
- In the next article which i'll publish soon, will explain how you can use Auto Fill IRCTC Form fill feature using Browser extensions.
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