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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
5 views

Travel Visa to India for a Week

I am a US citizen hoping to visit India for a week in October, and according to the Internet there are multiple options to go about for the VISA route, but the online one seems the simplest. However, ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

Is yellow fever vaccination required for travel to Ireland?

I am planning to fly from Delhi to Dubli-Ireland , transit at Istanbul Do I need Yellow Fever Vaccination? Brgds Shahid Hasan
0
votes
1answer
72 views

Carry Diamond earrings from India to US [duplicate]

I got a pair of diamond earrings(worth $1600) for my wife while in India. My question is can I bring it back with me to the US as my personal possession or do I have to declare it at the customs? ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Indian eTV - Travelling after 6 months of the visa issuance date

A friend of mine has been issued an eTV from India, valid for one year multiple entry. This visa was issued on April 2019 (valid till April 2020), however, he could not travel according to the planned ...
2
votes
2answers
106 views

Are International driving permits country-specific, or can I apply just once?

In India we need to provide visa details and air tickets to get an International Driving Permit (IDP). If I am traveling to multiple countries, do I have to apply multiple times or is a single ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

Can I go to Austria directly from India with Hungarian residence permit? [duplicate]

I have a residence permit to stay in Hungary. So I was on holiday in India and now want to go back to Hungary. But I have to attend a concert in Vienna in September so I am thinking of going to Vienna ...
5
votes
1answer
323 views

As an Indian citizen, can I exit Delhi airport during a 9 hrs long transit?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from Istanbul to Kolkatta. I have booked with Turkish Airlines. My Istanbul-Delhi leg is with Indigo and I arrive Delhi at 0500 hrs and then my Delhi-Kolkatta leg is ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Can I leave Heathrow (Toronto to Delhi via London) without a transit visa? [duplicate]

I am traveling back from Toronto to Delhi via London. I have a 9 hour 40 mins layover at Heathrow. 11:50am arrival and 9:30pm departure. I have a temporary visa for Canada and an Indian nationality. ...
3
votes
3answers
156 views

Is it okay to carry a small titanium souvenir in baggage

So I made this small titanium miniature of Captain America shield for my girlfriend who's travelling to the US, she was wondering if they'll allow that in baggage/carry in. It's a small 38 mm dia ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Expected tax (GST) when eating out in India?

So I have eaten out several times in India and every time the amount of tax on the final bill seems to be different. Sometimes it is 9.5% other times two lots of 2.5% (cGST & sGST?) Also on a ...
5
votes
1answer
72 views

Is the Indian e-visa in a damaged old passport still valid?

I have been traveling for over a year with the goal of reaching Indonesia over land (and ferry where necessary) from my home country of The Netherlands. However I have encountered a problem in India. ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

do I need to change terminal at mumbai airport? [duplicate]

I am traveling through Indigo from Oman to Mumbai to Bagdograh(Siliguri).I heard that I've to change airport in order to change terminal from 1 to 2. How long does it takes? The next flight to ...
1
vote
2answers
49 views

Applying for Indian e-Visa

Can you please tell me what the official website is to apply for an Indian e-visa as I am wary of scam sites.
3
votes
0answers
21 views

Overland Journey to Thailand via Myanmar 2019

Myanmar and Thailand both have their own permits to allow foreign vehicles to cross or enter on temporary basis and then leave their countries, respectively. These countries do not accept Carnet de ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Visa card number is not accepted in IRCTC website

What to do when VISA credit/debit cards are not recognized by IRCTC site to make reservations. I don't have access to Indian cards.
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Do I need visa in India

Hi i am a Filipino citizen travelling from Dubai to Kochi via Air India (AI934) and then Kochi to Kuala Lumpur via Air Asia (AK38). My booking is a self transfer with a 4 hour and 40 mins layover only....
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Taiwan TAC With An Unused Japanese Visa

I'm an Indian and I intend to visit Japan after visiting Taiwan. I have an unused Japan Visa which is valid till October. Can that be used to get an entry in Taiwan along with a TAC or do I first ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Domestic travel with ID not containing surname

Is it ok to travel when I have mistakenly written my surname on my domestic air India ticket, but I don't have any proof of ID containing my surname? My husband is travelling with me, and he has the ...
2
votes
0answers
60 views

Carrying Liquor from Germany to India

I will be traveling from Frankfurt to Bangalore and I have my transit at Mumbai. I would like to get some good liquors back home. So, what would be the cheapest and safest(security check wise) mode to ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

RESVN SUSPENDED status for indian train

I am looking at train LTT HUBBALLI EXP(17322). I has RESVN SUSPENDED status from Sep, 30. I have googled and found: “RSVN suspended” means that the booking of seat in a particular train has been ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Can an Indian travel from Australia to Delhi with only 40 days of validity remaining on the passport? [duplicate]

Will I be able to take a non stop flight from Melbourne to Delhi with this validity? I wasn't aware of the six month validity rule that exists in several countries. It never came up and I feel ...
15
votes
3answers
5k views

Convenience stores in India

Are there many (enough) convenience stores throughout India that sell prepackaged food? Thailand's 7-11 was great for cheese toasties, etc. I am wondering if we can get quick meals and snacks like ...
1
vote
0answers
61 views

Taking prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India

Are you allowed to bring prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India from the USA?
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How to get from Madurai to Munnar

I am going from Madurai to Munnar. I have searching information and have found that there are public buses, but I didn't manage to find any information about bus station and schedule. I will be ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

India Customs Clearance

What exactly happens at India customs? This is what I found from google: I get a paper on flight, where I choose I am going to use the green or red channel. Say I choose green, do they scan my ...
14
votes
1answer
3k views

What will happen if I checked in for another room in the same hotel, but not for the booked one?

I booked a room via booking.com and when I reached the hotel to check in I came to know that the room I booked was not air conditioned. So the hotel staffs offered me another room with air condition ...
8
votes
1answer
830 views

Can a Bangladeshi enter India by air from third country?

I am from Bangladesh, and I have an Indian tourist visa, which I received from the Indian High Commission in Bangladesh. At this moment I am in Bhutan. Now I want to enter India by air. Is it possible?...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Indian Passport thread coming off [duplicate]

We gave our passport for stamping and it looks like it returned with threads coming out lose. My passport has only 2 threads remaining. We are travelling to a couple of countries before going to ...
4
votes
2answers
228 views

How much to donate at Hindu temples in India?

At many Indian temples, on entering the inner sanctum, devotees and foreign tourists alike are often met by a priest who will apply a tilaka (dab of paste) to your forehead and perhaps "gift" you a ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Do i need a transit visa for Malaysia ? If yes, am i eligible for it?

I am an Indian Citizen who has lived in Vietnam on business visa for the last 3 months and tourist visa for few months before that. I am going back to India and my flight is from Ho Chi Minh to ...
-3
votes
2answers
232 views

Will Customs in India figure out that I have two laptops? [duplicate]

I am going back to India soon from the US. Can I take a laptop in my carry-on luggage and another laptop in my checked baggage, so that I don't have to pay customs duty for either of the laptops? Will ...
3
votes
1answer
34 views

Can I use a permanent disability certificate as photo ID for a domestic flight in India? [duplicate]

I have a permanent disability certificate; it's a photo ID. Can I take a domestic flight in India with only this ID?
2
votes
1answer
115 views

Return ticket from USA, is it necessary to be for country of origin?

I was travelling from Delhi to San Francisco and had return ticket from San Francisco to Singapore. I was not issued boarding pass on the grounds that I don't have tickets for Singapore to Delhi. ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Had a question about transit visa for UK [duplicate]

I’m traveling from India to USA in which i got a 15 hour layover at London airport. My flight will land at London at 6 p.m. and other flight will take off at 9 a.m. next day. So an overnight stay. So ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

Does a Yemeni citizen need a transit visa for India?

I will travel from Aden to Mumbai by Yemen Airways, and then I will travel to Kuala Lumpur by Malaysia Airlines. Do I need an Indian visa for the connection?
1
vote
1answer
249 views

I want to apply for Schengen visa, but employer NOC which is mandatory document for visa is not available with me

I have resigned from my current company and will be joining a new company soon. Hence, I cannot get a leave approval letter from my current company, and if I decide to join a new company and then ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

Removing my name from Indian immigration blacklist [duplicate]

Respect. I have came to India with student visa and i have overstay for 16 months after that i applied for Exit Visa in order to go back to my country (IRAQ) after 4 months of leaving India I applied ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

Schengen visa - employed while applying, unemployed while travelling

I am a 25 year old Indian male currently employed in India, but I'll be quitting my job in a couple weeks. I wish to travel to the Schengen area next month for a vacation before I go to the US for ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Traveling to India (Delhi) from USA (Houston) with < 1 year old and car seat

We're planning to travel to India to visit family in a couple of weeks (still haven't booked the airfare) and I haven't been able to get good information about what to expect with using a car seat on ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Do I need a transit visa for a 17 hour layover in London? [duplicate]

I want to book a flight from Canada to India that has two layovers, one in Helsinki and one in London. The layover in London is 17 hours and extends into the day after I arrive. I don't intend to ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

What should be the Visa Category and required documents for my parents?

My home country is India. I will be traveling to the US for my Ph.D. with an F1 visa. I have already applied for the interview which is yet to take place. My parents wish to travel with me, both for ...
3
votes
0answers
43 views

Requirements for disabled line for domestic flights in India [closed]

I am an Indian citizen and I am in a cast, do I get to go in a disabled line for Indian domestic flights?
2
votes
1answer
40 views

Do I need a transit visa in New Delhi?

I am an Afghan citizen. traveling from China to Afghanistan through New Delhi airport, with 2 different airlines with a layover of 10 hours. I don't have to claim luggage. Do I need a transit visa or ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

Most affordable city in India with a good standard of living? [closed]

I have Montenegro passport and I want to stay in India as a tourist for about 8 months [From February to September] (4 month is easily possible for visa and 8 months should be possible but a little ...
8
votes
2answers
103 views

Documentation requirements for a baby for domestic air travel within India

I wish to travel domestically within India with my 9-month-old baby. What documentation do I need for a domestic journey? I don't currently have any documentation for my baby.
3
votes
0answers
156 views

Taking my 2 month old bicycle from the US to India on plane as checked luggage. Do I have to pay import duty when I land in India?

I am an Indian citizen. Also, I will be taking my bicycle with me back to the US in August. The price of the bike is around $1600 and it isn't sold in India.
1
vote
1answer
85 views

Can you work online with an Indian Tourist Visa?

I'm from the United States, and I'm planning on going to India for a few months of tourism. During that time, however, I would like to continue working for my U.S.-based company by just working online ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

OCI renewal for a minor

My son has a OCI card which will soon expire, I would like to know if I can apply for a regular visa instead of renewal of OCI as he has a upcoming visit soon to India.
0
votes
0answers
41 views

My fiancee's visa extension

My fiancee lives in US since 4 years ago and she is still an Afghan passport holder. She applied for an Indian visa and bought her tickets but she wants to stay more then one month in India. She got ...
4
votes
1answer
178 views

Is it possible to request hand inspection of photographic film in Indian airports?

Per What is the best way to carry photographic film when travelling?, when traveling with photographic film, it's best to pack it in hand luggage and request hand inspection of undeveloped film. In ...