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Questions tagged [india]

Travel related to the South Asian country of India. Also known as Hindustan or Bharat. The country is known for its diverse geography, languages, cuisines, climate and culture.

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I want to carry a CD on an international flight is that allowed? And if yes in hand bag or check in bag?

I am travelling from Bali, Indonesia to Mumbai, India. I want to carry a CD that has a video of a water sport that I did in Bali. Will there be any problem on Bali airport or Mumbai airport if I put ...
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Travelling to France for vacation with a single-entry India visa [closed]

I am a foreign student studying in India for 2 years. I have a single-entry visa and I wish to go for a vacation in France at the end of June 2018. First, I want to know about the possibility to get ...
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Can we hold more than 1 multi-currency travel card in India?

I generally buy multi-currency travel cards from Forex agents. This time I approached a bank and they are saying it is illegal to hold 2 multi-currency travel cards in India. I doubt this. Can ...
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Is it possible to extend an Indian business visa from India?

I'm an Egyptian girl from Cairo. I'm planning a six-month trip to India in December for training purposes, but getting a six-month visa is so hard from my country. If I can only get 3 months instead ...
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Can you apply for an Indian e-Visa if you have already have a valid Indian visa in your passport? [duplicate]

I am currently traveling out of India but coming back soon. I will have some days left in my current visa by the time I come back, but I will need more time there. I can have enough time if I enter ...
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Why do some Indian hotels request more than the room rate as advance payment?

I've been travelling in India for about 2 months now and about half the places I've stayed have asked for an advance payment way over the room rate at the time of check in. Often asking for 1000 ...
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India e-visa granted but missing information on the form. Am I okay to travel?

I already have recived my ETA, status: granted BUT on the application form file generated on my computer I can see that are missing some information (I forgot to write the postal code of my employer ...
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Carrying television in flight from Germany to India [duplicate]

I have searched on the airline websites, but however have not found a concrete answer to my question which is: if I were to take my 55" TV along with me from Germany to India, will the airlines allow ...
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Will I owe customs duty on Xbox One X while going to India?

I have recently bought an Xbox One X which cost around 534 USD including taxes. I wish to take it with me to India (Hyderabad). But I am worried about the duty imposed on it, which might be more than ...
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Electronic items to take from US to India

I am buying some electronic items in the US to give them as gifts to friends and family in India. I wanted to ask if tablets, cameras, laptops bought in the US work fine in India. I mean there is no ...
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Travelling with récipissé [closed]

Can one travel outside France with a récipissé? My card has expired in June 2017 then I got a récipissé from the préfecture until 26 December 2017. Can I travel to India on this récipissé?
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I am traveling to Delhi, Aizawl and Mizoram in December. Is it necessary to take anti-malaria pills during this time of year?

I am traveling to Delhi, India for 6 days staying in a hotel, sight-seeing in a bus and then I will be in Aizawl and Mizoram, 7 days staying in hotels. I will be there from 12/27/2017 to 01/08/2018. ...
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Is it possible to get a new Indian evisa despite valid prior tourist visa in now-expired US passport?

I have a valid (till feb 2018) 10 year, multiple entry, Indian tourist visa in an expired US passport. That visa was issued in 2010. As required, I obtained a new current US passport, so new it's ...
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Converting family visa (Abu Dhabi) to work visa (Dubai) without exiting the country [closed]

I’m currently staying and working in Dubai. Is it possible to convert my Abu Dhabi family visa (sponsored by spouse) to Dubai work visa without exiting Dubai?
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What is the new interview procedure added for people flying to USA?

There is recent news that there is an interview process added for people coming to the USA from other countries. I am a student studying in the USA. I am going to India in December for vacation and ...
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Which documents do you have to produce when entering India on a multi-entry business visa?

I have a multiple-entry business visa. I have entered once previously, and next month will be my second visit. Will I be required to show a new invitation letter and employer cover letter, the ...
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SAARC countries visited on Indian visa

I'm trying to fill out my Indian visa form online and when I get to the SAARC countries visited, I've clicked on Sri Lanka, the year I went and the number of visits, but it won't let me continue, ...
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India Visa to attend a conference

I'm Sri Lankan passport holder. I found Sri Lanka is in eVisa supported country list. Can I apply for eVisa to attend a conference for 4 days?
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Taiwan visitor visa for Indian passport with ECR (Emigration Check required) category

I want to apply for a visit visa for Taiwan. I am an Indian passport holder with ECR (Emigration check required Category). Do I need to submit any extra documents? Does a Passport with ECR category ...
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Can a musician missing their instrument at home visit music shops purely to play in-store, not to buy? [closed]

When I travel, and missing my cute piano from home, I like to search music shops having digital or acoustic pianos and go there, and ask to play one of them. I didn't meet yet one seller saying no, ...
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Pune Airport, India — When to enter terminal for a 04:10am flight?

I've read that at Indian airport, you may only be allowed to enter the terminal relatively shortly before your plane leaves. For a 4:10am international departure from Pune airport in India (on a ...
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Is this November is a good time to go to Spiti Valley, Himachal India?

I am planning to visit Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India on this November first onwards, and planning to be back by the end of the month. How is the road condition now? Local transportation is ...
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Can I board the train before the specified boarding point if I have a reservation?

In Indian railway reservation, while reserving tickets, we can select a particular station as boarding point (we can chose a from, a to and an optional boarding point). The boarding point indicates ...
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My Poland visa is expired. I want to go back to my home country India

I have been studying in Poland since 2015 and now my studies are about to finish so I want to go back to my home country (India). But my TRC was expired by 1st of September and I already applied for ...
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Andaman Nature Trails - India [closed]

I am looking for Nature tours to Andaman in October. Any recommendations/Suggestions will be helpful. Basically, I am looking for Nature trails instead of only beach tours and scuba in Andaman. I ...
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Travelling to Bali from India with a layover in Kuala Lumpur. Visa requirement and time required to switch flights?

I am travelling to Bali from India. My travel is on the same Malaysia Airlines ticket, under the same PNR. On the onward journey, there is a 15-hour layover before my next flight. Is it a good option ...
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Is it possible to buy Taj Mahal tickets at the spot instead of online?

I've been reading sites, and I know that it's possible to buy tickets to visit Taj Mahal in advance online, but is it possible to buy tickets at the spot - in Agra (using cash)?
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Extra luggage in India

There is a similar question here: How do I cheaply carry a separate extra check-in bag in domestic flights in India? I am traveling on a domestic flight in India, and need to take two luggages with ...
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Sandals for dry hot climate like in Doha, Dubai etc

I usually wear shoes, but sometimes, especially morning and evening short walks, I prefer sandals. What I noticed is that if I keep the sandals out, it bends and deforms. What kind of sandals I ...
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Can I leave India for a long period of time on a tatkal passport?

I am planning to travel to Taiwan for a 6-month student exchange program. I need to get a passport within 25 days. To be safe I applied for tatkal passport. No police verification was done. Apparently ...
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Is missing later flight in connecting flight possible? [duplicate]

Has anyone traveled with connecting flights and skipped the other flight will there be any issues. for instance: my ticket is from: Bangalore -> Mumbai -> Delhi (no return ticket) and what if I skip ...
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What are the documents necessary for a 15 year-old Nepalese to travel to India? [duplicate]

I live in Nepal. I will be 16 this December but I need to travel to India in September. I will get my citizenship only when I am 16. I neither have passport or voter card. I will be travelling alone. ...
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How do I cheaply carry a separate extra check-in bag in domestic flights in India?

I have booked a (return) ticket from Boston to New Delhi. In this flight, I'll be carrying two 23 kg bags. However, My destination is Kolkata. So, I'll be buying another (return) ticket from New Delhi ...
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Port of Entry in United States

I am travelling from India to the United States. My final destination in the United States is Houston. But there are 2 layovers in between. So, the flight is from New Delhi to Amsterdam and then from ...
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Trip to India from Abu Dhabi for an UAE residence

I am living and working at Abu Dhabi and I want to have a tourist trip to India. My passport is from Greece and is valid until 2020. How long will take to obtain a tourist visa ?
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Are there baby changing rooms at Delhi airport?

We are planning to travel with our new born daughter from Finland(Helsinki) to India(Coimbatore) via Delhi. She will be 2 months old during the travel date. There is 7 hours of transit at Delhi ...
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Does a Yemeni citizen need transit visa to connect in Mumbai, India?

I am a Yemen citizen and want to travel from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Muscat, Oman as follows: Kuala Lumpur to Mumbai via Malindo Air 5 hour 40 minutes layover before connection Mumbai to Muscat via ...
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Is it possible to cross the border at Wagah with a private car? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian citizen planning to travel from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Calicut (India) by car. I want to know whether I can cross the border at Wagah with my car.
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I am traveling from Ramanagar to Chamarajanagara by train. Can I check my luggage? [closed]

I am traveling from Ramanagar to Chamarajanagara by train. Can I check luggage on this trip? Last week, I contacted the Ramanagar railway station ticket counter. The officer told me that there is no ...
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Can a citizen of Guatemala sponsor visitor visa of an Indian citizen?

I have a good friend in Guatemala. We met each other online on qeep in 2010. Now I am planning to go to Guatemala to meet her and her family. I am applying for a short term visitor visa in Guatemalan ...
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Can I apply for a second Indian-Tourist Visa? Is there any time gap needed?

I am currently in India. I have a 6 months tourist visa, multiple entries, and my visa will expire soon. Can I apply for a new visa from India or Sri Lanka? Or I have to go back to my country (...
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London to Colombo via Mumbai - transit visa needed?

I have got an e-ticket for the flight. It's Jet Airways, London to Colombo with a 7.5 hour connection in Mumbai. Same operator (Jet Airways). Do I need a transit visa? [EDIT: Is this the correct ...
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Is a transit visa required in Stockholm for a resident permit holder of Norway? [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Oslo, Norway on a resident permit. I have a transit at Stockholm, Sweden. Do I need a transit visa for the same travel?
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Can I use by student id card to fly domestically in India? [duplicate]

I am 17 years old and I am travelling from Guwahati to Delhi. I have only my student identity card issued by my college; it had an error on it which was corrected by the college offices by whiting out ...
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Do I need transit visa for my Bangkok layovers?

I am an Indian citizen, travelling on Air Aisa from Mumbai via Bangkok to Manila. On the way there, the layover is 4 hours and is 5 hours on the return which is 15 days later. Do I need a transit visa ...
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At what time and where I can find shared jeeps in New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling

I need to get to Darjeeling from New Jalpaiguri. As I know there are two main options: private taxi and shared jeeps. If it is possible I would like to use shared jeeps. I will be in New Jalpaiguri ...
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Connecting in Dubai on different airlines

We are traveling to London via Dubai (DXB). We are using different airlines. Air India from Mumbai to DXB and, after a 6 hour layover in Dubai, we fly Quantas to London. Am I correct that we will ...
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What is a Shared Sumo?

In the many places I have read about shared sumos. For example: this is where you can get the Shared Sumos to 'Sohra'-the name Cherrapunjee goes by locally & officially. What exactly is it ...
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Can I apply for USA B1 visa if my passport is expiring in next 5 months?

I'm from India and my passport would expire on 30th November 2017, my company is filing B1 Visa for me. So I wanted to know can I get B1 visa in this scenario because my passport is getting expired in ...
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Can we get temporary travel documents while our passports are stuck at the UK consulate?

Does the British High Commission provide any emergency travel document, a letter, or even temporary return of our passports with which non-Indian Visa Applicants could travel back to their home ...