“A hand-picked selection of India’s most desirable private vacation homes, 2-3 hours away from Mumbai and Pune. Managed and staffed by SaffronStays”
A First Family member enjoys unique privileges, that make membership a compelling proposition, equally for Families, as well as for Senior Executives of Companies.
|Introductory Gold||Family Gold||Saffron|
|Weekday Nights||4||4||10 nights throughout the year, unrestricted usage|
|Weekend Nights||3||3||10 nights throughout the year, unrestricted usage|
|Category of Homes||Private Vacation Homes - Gold||Private Vacation Homes - Gold||Uber Luxury Homes, Secret Homes, and Private Estates|
|Family and/ or Friends as Members||5||5||6|
|No. of free guests per booking||5||5||6|
|Non-member charges||₹1500 per night||₹1500 per night||₹3500 per night|
|Blackout Nights||24th December to 2nd January||24th December to 2nd January||None, whatsoever|
The SaffronStays First Family membership entitles you to 7 nights stay at any SaffronStays home, per year.
· Weekday Nights – Weekday Nights are either defined as Monday- Thursday night bookings.
· Weekend Nights – Weekend Nights are either defined as Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights or public holidays (gazetted holidays as per Government of India).
Blackout Nights – Blackout nights are from 24th December till 2nd January of the following year.
Presently, we offer different membership plans ranging from 1 to 3 years. Corporate memberships can even be valid for up to 5 years.
Unfortunately, 7 nights (4 Weekday Nights and 3 Weekend Nights) expire at the end of each year of the membership term.
That’s not an issue, you can avail the remaining night, and the rest will be billed as per actuals. In case you want to extend the membership, our Concierge Team ([email protected]) would be able to help you with that.
No, food is not included. All our properties have trained cooks, and meals are chargeable.
Yes, but only in the remaining period of your membership validity. We will soon be coming up with top-up plans, specifically to address this.
The membership plans have been specifically crafted considering the typical usage patterns of our Guests. Use the Weekday nights for your parents outings, spouses parties, anniversaries (that don't necessarily fall on weekends), or team offsites, etc.
Yes, there is a Fair Usage Policy in place. Members cannot stay in one Home more than 2 nights. This is to allow all our members to get a fair chance at booking all homes.
We are in the process of launching a few Uber Luxury Homes, Secret Homes, and Private Estates (eg, Nossa Bela Casa in Goa). Members get privileged access to these marquee Homes, at discounted rates, over non-members. These Homes are not part of the Plans being subscribed to.
Yes, this is called the Saffron Plan. We have extremely limited number of memberships, and these cost Rs 650,000 for 10 nights, and give a Family of upto 6 Members, access to any of our Homes, on any dates (throughout the year, with no blackout dates). Non-members are charged Rs 3500 per night, and can access our Homes only, if accompanied by the Members.
Up to 5 names can be nominated within the first 1 month of the membership being active. These names cannot be changed once nominated. Any one of these nominees can avail of the membership benefits.
Yes, of course.
The number of guests depends on the standard occupancy of each home. The member does not pay any accommodation charges upto the number of members/ nominees. In case you would like to invite guests beyond the number of nominees, members will have to pay the applicable non-member guest charges per person, per night.
Children below the age of 6 can travel free of charge. Children above 6 years have to be nominated as members or counted as individual non-member guests.
No, memberships aren’t transferable.
Yes, at least one of the 5 nominees needs to be present with their membership credentials.
Yes, you can cancel the booking up to 2 weeks before the date of check-in. A flat rescheduling/ cancellation charge of ₹ 5000 will apply.
Bookings open 3 months in advance for members.
No, the entire home will be booked for your group. You will be not be sharing the Home with other guests.
Availability is on a first-come-first-serve basis amongst members. The membership itself offers members exclusive access to certain homes, and priority access to the rest. A limited number of memberships are being issued to assure access.
No. For most homes a member does not have to pay any security deposit.