I had booked kashmir package ( Departure date 16.10.10 ) with chalo jaai ( Akash Bangla ) well in advance - In the month of May-2010. I paid the cash as per their terms of payment as advance. Later as per the schedule I booked railway tkts in 2AC and helicopter service for vaishno devi darshan. I kept on checking with them about the trip status and they kept on telling me that we are going for the trip inspite of sudden unstablity in kashmir. We were advised to meet a month before for the tour details and final payment. On that day they suddenly came out of various offers such as : 1. cancellation of individual booking and get balance amount with 10% deduction. 2. With 5% deduction I can keep the money with them for any alternative package till March-2011 . 3) They offered a alternatve tour to devi darshan package which actually as per their tour programme it costs 9000.00 which they are asking Rs 12500.00 same as per kashmir package.... As soon as this was announced 80% of the peoples opted for option -3 and balance were asked to cancel. They all suddenly ignored us and started chalking tour programme for alternative package . I had already seen these places earlier , why I will accept their options with their laid norms. It means without going I have to shell out money for no fault of mine and later I have come to know that this is their standard practise, making fool of peoples. Now at this moment I am not getting any packages / reservations nothing at all. Also I have lost money in cancelling rly tkts , helicopter booking etc .
This is one small instance I want to share with all people around who may fall prey to Chalo Jaai by their lucarative advertisement in TV.