Travel Money and Travel Tours launch new store in Madurai

Increase Presence in the Southern Market

~Travel Money, Foreign Exchange Brand of FCM Travel Solutions and Travel Tours, the leisure travel brand of FCM Travel Solutionslaunch a brand-new store in Anna Nagar, Madurai taking the overall number of stores across India to 42 and 38 respectively.~


Madurai, India, August 09,2019: Travel Money, Foreign exchange brand of FCM Travel Solutions and Travel Tours, the leisure travel brand of FCM Travel Solutions - Indian subsidiary of Flight Centre Travel Group Australia, is looking to widen their presence inTamil Naduwith the launch of their newest store in Madurai. The store, hosting both the brands under one roof, was inaugurated by Mr. Gagan Malhotra, Brand Leader, Travel Money, Foreign Exchange Brand of FCM Travel Solutions. With this launch, Travel Money is present across 42 stores in India while Travel Tours is present across 38 outlets.

Travel Money and Travel Tours stores have been designed to give consumers a convenient access with an unbeatable pricing and service quality related to Foreign Exchange and Leisure Travel. The store at Anna Nagar offers a wide range of foreign exchange services such as Buying & Selling Foreign Currency, Multi-Currency Travel Card, Outward Remittances for Educational or Close Relative Maintenance and travel services by Travel Tours such as Domestic and International Flights, Customized and Group Holidays, Hotels, Car Transfers, Visa, Cruise vacations, Honeymoon packages, Adventure holidays and more.

Speaking about the store launch, Mr. Anand Menon, Brand Leader, Travel Tours, Leisure Travel Brand of FCM Travel Solutions, said, “We have seen a trend wherein more and more travelers from Tier II cities in southern India especially Tamil Nadu are booking international holidays contributing significantly to the growth in outbound travel from India.Expanding into such tier II markets has proven to be a growth driver for us. After Chennai and Coimbatore, we have seen an increase in visa applications from non or mini metrocities like Madurai. With an increasing number of Indians investing in unique holiday experiences, there has been a significant rise in queries and bookings. The launch of our 38th store is a big step in cementing our foothold in the southern market.Travel Tours has long been known for its quality of service offered and our mission is to provide not only the best service for the best prices but also to ensure that our clients have life changing travel experiences.”

Speaking about the development, Mr. Gagan Malhotra, Brand Leader, Travel Money, Foreign Exchange Brand of FCM Travel Solutions said, “With its pristine beaches and multi-cultural heritage Tamil Nadu has been attracting international visitors every year and is a strong market for foreign exchange.Being one the biggest hubs in the southern airlines sector makes Tamil Nadu a booming outbound market especially for regions like South-East Asia, Australia and New-Zealand. With this new store in Madurai, we want to address the high demands for forex and other related travel services. We look forward to servicing bothinbound as well as a growing number of international travellers from Madurai. With the launch of our 42nd store, we are well on our way to expanding our foothold across key markets in Southern India.”

With the opening of this latest store the nationalreach for Travel Moneyis now at a total of 42 stores across India in all major cities including Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram via a combination of owned branches and franchise outlets. Whereas Travel Tours’ current footprint extends to a total of 38 stores across Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Anand via a combination of owned branches and newly opened franchise outlets.

Services at Travel Money Include:

  • Complete range of products including currency notes and prepaid foreign exchange travel cards
  • Caters to both buying and selling of foreign exchange for Leisure travel, Business travel, Medical Treatment, Education, Emigration and Employment.
  • Open all 7 days of the week and providing Home and Airport Delivery of currency
  • Outward Remittance facility and Instant forex cards and reloads


Store Address:First Floor, MIG 315, 80 Feet Road, Anna Nagar, Madurai 625020
Phone: 0452-4385522, 0452-4395522


About Travel Money:

Travel Money, Foreign Exchange Brand of FCM Travel Solutions is a one stop shop for all foreign exchange needs be it currency, or multi-currency forex cards or remittance requirement. Through 42 conveniently located stores across India and 13 corporate offices, Travel Money India offers unbeatable forex rates for leisure and corporate travellers.Travel Money India lets one buy foreign exchange for the following purposes: Leisure travel, Business travel, Medical Treatment, Education, Emigration and Employment.

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About Travel Tours:

Travel Tours is the flagship leisure travel brand of FCM Travel Solutions. Known for its range of customized travel offerings, Travel Tours promises ‘unbeatable’ services both in pricing and quality. Currently, there are 38 Travel Tours stores across all leading cities in India – Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin, Chennai, Kolkata and Anand among other cities.

Travel Tours has been formed by bringing together Travel Tours, a strong brand in South India which has been in existence since 1977 and the erstwhile Flight Shop, well-known in North and West India.

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About FCM Travel Solutions:

FCM Travel Solutions is the business travel partner of choice for large national, multinational and global corporations, worldwide. Winner of the World's Leading Travel Management Company Award at the WTM for eight consecutive years (2018-2011), FCM Travel Solutions is ranked as one of the top five travel management companies.

FCM is transforming the business of travel through its empowered and accountable people who deliver 24/7 service and are available either online or offline. Leveraging FCM's negotiating strength and supplier relationships in conjunction with tailored business travel programs, its expertise is delivered to clients where it matters most.

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About Flight Centre Travel Group, Australia:

Established in the early 1980s, Flight Centre Travel Group, headquartered in Australia, is one of the world’s largest travel companies. Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, FCTG today has an annual turnover of more than 20 billion AUD. The group has company-owned operations in 14 countries and a corporate travel management network that spans more than 90 countries employing more than 20,000 people globally and has over 40 brands under its portfolio.

The 6700 crore Indian arm, registered in India as FCM Travel Solutions, is one of the top travel companies in India that operates an extensive portfolio of corporate and retail travel brands including FCM Travel Solutions and Corporate Traveller (corporate travel management), Travel Tours (leisure travel), FCM MICE (incentive travel and events) Travel Money India (foreign exchange), FCM Incoming (Inbound travel) and Travel Air Representations (travel trade representations).

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