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From world renowned landmarks to authentic palaces, idyllic beach resorts to rustic safari lodges, urban sanctuaries to experiential escapes. Create precious moments with your family and friends with the IHCL's Armed Forces Freedom Offer. 

Enjoy our world-class hospitality with the special rates till 31st March  2021



50% savings on Best Available Rate-Room Only
25% savings on Food and Beverage
25% savings on Spa and Salon
BOOK AND STAY DATES: 10th August, 2020 to 31st March, 2021
Enjoy other offers such as 20% savings on Food and Beverage at select restaurants and takeaway. Also enjoy 20% savings on Spa and Salon
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      Terms and Conditions

        Residential Offer :

      • The special rate can only be availed by current Armed Forces personnel only – Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force - currently in-service and retired.
      • The rate is applicable for personal travel only. This rate cannot be used for business travels.
      • Valid Armed Forces Photo ID required in original along with mandatory Government photo ID, at the time of check-in.
      • The concerned Indian Armed Forces personnel is required to stay as a part of the booking.
      • All bookings must be guaranteed by a valid credit card. Bills for extras must be settled directly at check out. Bill to company will not be entertained.
      • In the absence of valid Armed Forces Photo ID, the special rate will not be applicable, and the hotel will charge the regular applicable best available rate, with no discounts or inclusive.
      • The offer is available at participating hotels only.  Rate subject to availability at time of booking. Limited rooms available on the offer. Blackout dates will apply.
      • The discounted offer is calculated on the Best Available Rate and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer, package or negotiated rate.
      • 25% savings on Food and Soft Beverages at select restaurants.
      • 25% savings on Salon and Spa at Taj, Vivanta and SeleQtions hotels.
      • Offer Excludes Taj Wellington Mews, Taj Safaris and Amã Stays & Trails.
      • Dining, Salon and Spa discounts will not be applicable at Ginger Hotels.
      • For the dining discount, a maximum of 10 persons will be entertained.
      •  Maximum occupancy per room is defined as per hotel’s policy. Additional Charges will be applicable for Children or Extra Adult in the room based on the hotel’s policy.
      • The hotel will charge penalty for the duration of the stay if cancelled within the cancellation period on the credit card provided at the time of the booking
      • In case of no show the hotel reserves the right to charge the room rate and taxes applicable for the duration of the stay on the credit card provided at the time of the booking.
      • Rate for Armed Force cannot be booked by travel agents and are net-not commissionable.
      • Reservation may be modified online only as per the predefined policy. In case of modification the rates are subject to change and rooms are based on availability.
      • The Armed Forces Rate can be utilized for a maximum of 3 rooms with not more than 9 guests at a given time. Not valid on group bookings (above 3 rooms, or 9 guests). Reservations exceeding 3 rooms on overlapping dates will be considered as a group booking; each hotel reserves the right to refuse such bookings based on availability and will apply differential rates.
      • Maximum Length of stay at a hotel is 7 nights. For stay more than 7 nights approval required from the hotel. Each hotel reserves the right to refuse such bookings and will apply special rates.
      • The Armed Forces Rate Policy may be terminated or changed at any time without prior notice.
      • In case of any queries please write to
      • Non Residential Offer

      • 20% Savings on select restaurants (at the discretion of the hotel) and takeaway orders , excludes deliveries and Qmin.
      • 20%  Savings on Salon and Spa .
      • Applicable to Armed Forces Personnel (Serving and Retirees).
      • Armed Forces Photo ID to be presented at the time of availing services.
      • Applicable across India hotels – excludes Taj Wellington  Mews, Taj Safaris, Aamã Stays & Trails and Ginger Hotels. 
      • For the dining discount, a maximum of 10 persons will be entertained. 

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      Armed Forces Special Rate FAQs

      I am a defence personnel but not from Army/Navy/Air Force. Am I eligible for this offer?

      The offer is only for Armed Forces personnel in Army, Navy and Air Force who are either in service currently or retired. It is not applicable for any other category of defence personnel.


      I am in the armed forces however at a field posting can my family avail the offer?

      Personnel who are on the field usage is allowed by dependent family however should have a Valid Dependents Card. Limit as per policy will be applicable.


      Is this valid for Martyr’s families?

      Yes, and should have a Valid Dependents Card. Limit as per policy will be applicable.


      How will the bookings be verified?

      We will require your original defence personnel ID card along with a government approved photo ID at check- in.


      The website is slow and it’s taking long to book my stay.

      We’re sorry for the inconvenience caused. There has been a tremendous response and we are working on the issue. Please bear with us as we try to fix it immediately. Alternately, please call us on 1-800-111-825 for availability.


      I am not able to see the discounted rates.

      It may be because we’ve exhausted the availability of rooms under this offer due to high demand. We sincerely regret the inconvenience caused.


      Can I book the stay on behalf of my family?

      You can book a maximum of two rooms for yourself and family per hotel. You are required to accompany your family as a part of this booking. Personnel who are on the field usage is allowed by dependent family however should have a Valid Dependents Card. Limit as per policy will be applicable.


      Can I book this offer via phone?

      Yes, you can. Please call 1-800-111-825 and specify that you are looking to book under the Armed Forces Special Rate for Armed Forces personnel. Our associates will guide you with your booking.


      Can I book Taj hotels in International destinations too?

      No, this is offer is valid for India hotels only. Valid across all IHCL hotels - Taj, Vivanta, SeleQtions and Ginger hotels and excludes Ama, & Taj


      I am a TIC member. Can I earn/redeem my TIC points while availing this offer?

      Yes, every booking made through this offer will help you earn/redeem TIC points.


      What would be the applicable taxes?

      In India we will levy additional GST per booking. Please check on our website or call us on 1-800-111-825 for hotel specific tax information.


      What are the cancellation charges?

      If the booking is cancelled prior to the cancellation window which may range from 24 hrs for city hotels to 30 days for leisure hotels, you will be entitled to a full refund. In case the booking is cancelled within the cancellation window, then the entire deposit will be forfeited.


      Is there a booking restriction on number of nights?

      Yes, you can process 1 reservation for maximum of 7 nights.


      Can we use Amex voucher or Taj Gift voucher?



      I have already done the booking in the past, can I cancel it and go for this offer?

      We will not amend any existing booking to the offer if within cancellation period.

      If the booking is outside cancellation, you will need to cancel the booking and process a new reservation.


      Can I book more than 1 destination?

      Yes you can, but not more than 3 rooms per destination


      Are the transfers for Goa Hotels Complimentary?

      Complimentary Transfers not included for Goa hotels.


      I have more questions. Who can help me?

      We’d love to help you with all the details. Please write us :  Or  call us on 1-800-111-825 and we’d be happy to help you. Thank you.