Update 19.03.2015: Now Payment against room charges can be made online using Credit Card / Debit Card / Internet banking instead of cumbersome procedure of sending Demand Draft to booking agency.
A brief on revised online procedure for booking rooms in Central Government Holiday Home is as follows.
Step I: In the Central Government Holiday Home website viz., holidayhomes.nic.in, click link “Apply Online”
Step II: Filling all details in application form.
Step III: After completing application form, the system, subject to availability of room, will lead to Payment Gateway where applicants have to pay booking charges along with convenience charges/transaction charges/service charges reflecting on the screen through debit card & Internet banking.
Step IV: After successful payment to be confirmed by the bank, the room will be allotted to such applicant by the system and booking confirmation slip will be generated along with SMS.
Confirmation Slip after verification from the Administration of the applicant needs to be submitted at the counter of Holiday Home.
There is no provision for cancellation / refund once the applicant has submitted the application/booking charges and consequently booking is confirmed.
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Frequently Asked Questions on making reservation for Central Government Holiday homes
Central Government Holiday Homes List as on 30.09.2017
Terms and Conditions for Central Government Holiday Homes Allotment
Latest Terms and Conditions for making online payment for Central Government Holiday Homes
Central Government Holiday Homes Online Booking Terms and Conditions
Readers may aware GConnect came up with a detailed hands on experience guide for online reservation of Central Government Holiday homes operated by Directorate of Estates. (Click here for GConnect article on CG holiday home online booking)
Now, Directorate of Estates has launched a new online reservation system for booking Central Government Holiday Homes. This system is found to be very user friendly. The earlier online system was slightly cumbersome since it required additional installation of software such as Java run time environment to be installed in the user computer.
Directorate of Estates has also come up with detailed help file for this online booking (Click here to read this help file)
We provide here a summary of this how to guide.