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Any government issued ID should be fine, but PAN or passport is the most widely used. You will need to display the ID at airport security as well as the airline check in counter.


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Yes, but you have to inform IR at least 24 hours in advance, otherwise you may lose your seat. See this answer: Boarding point change for an Indian rail reservation


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You can board a train at any point along the route, as long as it's after your original departure point and you notify IR in advance. Reservation rules: CHANGE OF BOARDING POINT : If a passenger desires to occupy reserved accommodation from any station enroute, he would be permitted to entrain at any intermediate station he chooses irrespective ...


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In addition to the comment above: there are buses from the Coimbatore railway station to the main bus stand in Coimbatore, from where there are lots of buses to Mettupalayam. There is also the Nilgiri Express, daily from Chennai to Mettupalayam: this train typically gets to Mettupalayam by 7, in time to get the hill train up to Ooty (if you intend to take ...


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Coimbatore is just 45km away from Mettupalayam; just less than an hour journey if you catch a taxi. There are also a lot of buses available from Coimbatore to Mettupalaym. The buses will take one and half an hour at most. Bus services start at 5:00 am in the morning. So, you can take either a cab or a bus as per your convenience.


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Its open only for Indian or Nepalese citizens. Its not open for citizens of other countries.


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Yes, an American, for example, need a visa to enter Nepal, which is not really what I would consider an "open border". Most countries allow some neighbors in without a visa (all the ASEAN countries, the US and Canada, the EU, etc.)


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Well now a days as cellphones are so much popular you won't find many telephone booths. You may find some in the rail stations but they are rare. The best options would be to go to the nearest phone recharge centers where they will let you call with some money. Also In India many stores lend their cellphones for calling with some extra money. It may not ...


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No, If TC will find the seat is vacant from Hosur then He can give it to next waiting passengers. You need to change your Boarding point again.


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It definitely looks like almost anyone can set a camp almost anywhere in India http://www.thrillophilia.com/blog/camps-of-india-50-best-one/ If I were a non-local camping in India, I would definitely swing by the local police station and inquire if it was safe to stay put where I wanted to camp. This way, I'd know a)if the area is safe or not b) at least ...


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First of all, if the station C is enroute station A and B, you can't take a ticket from A to C and use it in the way described even from a booking window. However, if the station B lies between stations A and C, and you want to travel from A to C, you can buy a ticket from A to C and then do two reservations of it. The first reservation would be combined ...


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If an e-ticket consists of partially confirmed and partially wait list, all the names present on the E-Ticket are added on the reservation chart and you can travel since the Ticket will be considered valid during the journey. For confirmation, you can visit the following section of IRCTC website: https://www.irctc.co.in/beta_htmls/Waitlisted_E-Ticket.html ...


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places which are cold and covered with snow but with a good weather to have a blast Very very tricky. September is within the monsoon period and I don't think you will escape rain even in the hill stations. Snow will be highly improbable unless you decide to venture towards higher altitudes in the Himalayas. The best option I can think of is Ladakh, ...


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According to importdutycalculator.com, electronics are never subject to Indian import duties: Duty rates in India can be ad valorem (as a percentage of value) or specific (rupees per unit). Duty rates vary from 0% to 150%, with an average duty rate of 11.9%. Some goods are not subject to duty (e.g. laptops and other electronic products). So you ...


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Any waitlisted seat on e-ticket are cancelled as soon as the chart is prepated. And the 100% ticket amount for the waitlisted seat is refund to the account that was charged. If you travel with such an e-ticket, you will be considered travelling without ticket and you will be fined. You still have a long time for the ticket to confirm however my experience ...


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You can easily visit Mysore within a day. I stay in Bangalore and Mysore is about 150 odd kms only. Train is a bit of an issue when it comes to availability. I usually take a motorcycle. There are lots of really nice places along the highway. Couple of must try delicacies like Biddady's Tadde idly. I would suggest you enjoy the journey as well by going by a ...


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As a frequent traveler to India from UK. I'd consider myself have much experience about flying by both the direct flights and the cheap flights through Dubai (really is not that cheap compare to direct flights but surely you can save some money if you book your tickets quiet earlier). Working Class Flight ? Yes, it's 100% true that most of the passengers ...



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