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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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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 ...
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Is luggage scanned if you choose “Nothing to declare” in India?

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 ...
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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 ...
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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?...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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. ...
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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 ...
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Seat issue confirmed or cancelled on Indian Railways?

When I booked my online ticket, my 1 and 2 was waiting list is now 1 and 2 RAC. Does this mean my seat was confirmed or cancelled? Will I get a seat or not?
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Does a Yemeni citizen need a transit visa for India? [duplicate]

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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Do I need to fill ESTA if I already have a US visa?

I currently hold a B1 US Visa on my Indian passport and I will be travelling to the US soon. However, I will be taking a flight from Sydney instead of India and I have booked one from Qantas. I do ...
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Is it required to provide a detailed itinerary for Schengen visa?

Is it required to give a detailed itinerary like this for a Schengen Visa application? Or is it enough to provide a basic itinerary like this? 1-June to 3-June in Rome 3-June to 6-June in Milan 6-...
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Address misspelt in passport/ problems with US F1 visa [closed]

I am an incoming graduate student to the US and I will shortly apply for the F1 visa. While requesting for the I20 I filled up my current address wherein I stated 'Apartment' in the address column. ...
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Do they count the time of flight arrival as the start of your E-tourist Visa? (I miss 60 days by 20 minutes)

I have booked a 61 day trip to India but the E-TOURIST VISA is only 60 days. I arrive at 11:40 pm on the first day so wouldn't get through customs until the next day anyway, making it a 60 day trip. ...
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How to explain lack of 3 year Income Tax Return acknowledgement or Form 16A that is required? [duplicate]

I will be applying for a Schengen Visa in VFS Italy, and according to their website, we need to show Income Tax Return (ITR) acknowledgements or Form 16A of last 3 assessment years. However, I only ...
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How will the seats be allocated if I don't reserve one before?

I booked two seats for one way flight. The ticket doesn't have seat number yet so I am allowed to select any available seats for a fee usually 2 to 5 USD for a seat. What if I don't select the seats? ...
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Where to refill my bottle in India?

My partner and I are going to Delhi for 10 days. We would like to know how to refill our bottles with safe drinking water in India without buying bottled water. While travelling in South East Asia ...
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India Visa after marriage

I am traveling in a month or so to India with my wife. She has a valid passport and valid visa in her maiden name. The only document we have updated after marriage is her social security card. I was ...
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Adding baggage allownce

I’m going to travel to india from Australia. As I’m going to add 5 kg extra baggage allowance. Somebody told me if i add extra allowance then the custom at Delhi Airport gonna do checking and i may ...
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Duties on 2 laptops while travelling to India [duplicate]

I am an Indian living in Australia as permanent resident. I intend to carry 2 laptops to India while on an official trip. 1 laptop is company one and another is personal. I am carrying personal one ...
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Can i buy electronics in bali as i am traveling on travel visa [duplicate]

I have found that price of laptop is cheaper in Bali as compared to india. I wanted to buy a MacBook pro and bring to india can i bring it custom free to india?
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Can I use transit visa for visa run from India to Sri Lanka on normal return ticket?

We are a family of five Lithuanians (EU citizens). Currently, we are in India on one year multiple entry tourist visas and need to do a visa run every 90 days. I have checked and Sri Lanka gives free ...
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My Indian friend is on tour visa and he had to tear last page of his passport, would he face any issue?

My friend (Indian) is in another country and he had to tear last page of his passport because that page captured some water droplets and if he wouldn't have teared it would had affected other pages as ...
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Tourists to UK from India only speak Hindi, will that be a problem with immigration?

A couple of my relatives are going to UK for vacation, but they aren't fluent in English. They can understand English but can't speak it. They are going with a group in which people are fluent in ...
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Geneva to Bombay via London Heathrow. Should I get any transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm India passport holder with a residence permit in Switzerland. I'm traveling to Bombay from Geneva via London Heathrow with a layover of 3hrs. My travel website says transit visa required and it's ...
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I want to change name on train ticket to another friend [duplicate]

I want to change the name of the passenger on my booked train ticket from Sulekha to Gayatree for the journey to Pune. Is this possible, if so, how?
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Carrying 2L alcohol bought on arrival at dubai duty free in check-in baggage, will I be able to shop duty-free at delhi International Airport?

Carrying 2L alcohol bought on arrival at dubai duty free in check-in baggage, will I be able to shop more 2L duty-free at delhi International Airport?
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Thailand Visa On Arrival for Indians when not traveling directly from India

I know that Thailand provides Visa On Arrival facility for Indians. But, I will be traveling from Jakarta, Indonesia to Bangkok, Thailand, and then staying in Thailand for 1 day. My question is am I ...
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Did not receive a bill from my hotel [closed]

I had made a booking in Fab Hotel Silver In in Noida, India from 18-2-19 to 21-2-19. I duly checked in hotel & checked out on 21st Feb. While checking out I paid charges due to me & asked for ...
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Emirates - Check in Baggage Dimensions from India to USA

My journey is from Ahmedabad to Dubai(Emirates Economy), Dubai to Boston(Emirates Economy) and Boston to Cleveland(JetBlue Economy). On their website emirates mentions that checked in baggage ...
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Passport blacklisted [duplicate]

I am a Afghanistan citizen. Back in 2016, I went to India with a study visa and overstayed for some months. It was my fault but exact I don't know . So i applied in 2018 for a visa, at kabul , and ...
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Traveling to heavily polluted city, what practical measures can I take to minimize impact?

I have an upcoming business trip to Gurugram (Gurgaon), a suburb of Delhi which holds the dubious distinction of being the most polluted city in the world. As a traveller, what measures can I take to ...