Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.

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
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Is that initial compulsory in a ticket for domestic travel?

I have booked a ticket from Delhi to Chennai and my full name as per ID is V Vimalkumar but while booking I have entered only Vimalkumar. Will this create a problem?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

My Indian passport's first page is a little damaged. Is it going to be a problem?

As you can see only the seal page is a little damaged. Other than that my booklet is in perfect condition. Do I have to apply for a new passport or would this be usable?
4
votes
1answer
344 views

Why do Indian restaurants in India serve food items in every plate, while those in the U.S. simply put it out on the table?

I've noticed that when ordering food at an Indian restaurant here in the U.S., the waiters simply place the different food items on the table. However, when I travel to India and dine at local ...
2
votes
1answer
380 views

Interstate Karnataka Tamul Nadu permit charges

We are planning to visit Trichunapalli from Bangalore. We will be going by a 36 seater mini bus. What will be the inter state permit charges to be paid at the Hosur check post?
3
votes
1answer
117 views

UK child visitor visa

My 16-month-old son got his visitor visa, which states that he has to be accompanied by his mother. That's fine. But, due to some reason, my wife won't be able to return with him as her official stay ...
5
votes
0answers
140 views

How to find out the fair price for an elephant tour in India? [closed]

As a foreigner it can sometimes be hard to judge what is a reasonable cost when the internet is flooded with ads directed at tourists (who are often willing to pay crazy prices due to lack of better ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

Can I apply for a medical e-visa to India if I already have a valid tourist visa in my passport?

I have a valid India tourist visa in my passport. Before I left India I was receiving medical treatment, and I have been told I need to go back. But when I left India recently, as I had been there for ...
3
votes
1answer
77 views

Different surname in university ID and passport

I have been sponsored by my university to attend a 5 day program abroad. I am confused whether to apply for visa and flight ticket in my maiden name (same as in my University ID card) or with my ...
2
votes
2answers
121 views

Ladakh medical facilities

I'm planning to visit Ladakh in July with an 11-year-old kid. I am flying to Leh from Delhi. Has anyone here travelled with a kid this route before? Were there any issues due to altitude sickness? I ...
1
vote
0answers
116 views

indian visa rejection: mistaken identity [duplicate]

I am a Bangladeshi citizen. I applied for the indian visa back to back 3 times and every time they rejected my visa. somehow I get to know that my name Mohammad Hossain which is a similar kind of name ...
1
vote
1answer
164 views

India visa expiring 2 days after arrival

I finish my last university exam on the 15th in the UK, so I'm flying to Pune via London-Delhi to see my family (where my father is employed and whom I'm dependent on) on the 15th arriving on the 16th....
2
votes
0answers
42 views

Immigration at Chicago or Pittsburgh [duplicate]

I am traveling from Delhi to London to Chicago to Pittsburgh via British Airways. I have a terminal change at Chicago airport and have a 2-hour window to do so. Will my immigration take place in ...
2
votes
1answer
110 views

Immigration check in Chennai or Mumbai

My itinerary involves three airlines and three sectors: Chennai (MAA) to Mumbai (BOM) - Air India Mumbai (BOM) to London (LHR) - British Airways London (LHR) to Raleigh (RDU) - American Airlines Is ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Is my brand new Indian passport damaged due to a loose thread in the middle of the booklet?

So basically I applied for a new passport and I got it two months ago. I was flipping through the pages a few days ago and I realized that there is a loose dangling thread in the lower part of the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Kochi (Cochin) airport?

I will be flying from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai, UAE via Kochi. As the airline service providers are different when I transit in Kochi, I have been advised that I will need to pick up my bags in Kochi ...
3
votes
1answer
59 views

Applying for an Indian business visa with a German passport from the USA

I live in the USA and have a German passport. I would like to apply for a business visa for India. Which consulate/mission/embassy do I have to send my documents to? In Germany or in the US? The ...
3
votes
1answer
225 views

How to order food when traveling in Indian trains? [closed]

What method should I adopt to have my food while travelling in Indian train?Carrying food everytime is not very convinient especially lunch and dinner.
2
votes
0answers
1k views

How should I respond to question on India visa application form? [closed]

I was born in the US and moved to India when I was 3 years old. Now I am back in the USA and my Persons of Indian Origin Card (PIO Card) has expired, so I am applying for a visa because my Overseas ...
2
votes
1answer
97 views

When travelling with a minor, is the US consent form ok to use in India and Singapore also?

I am travelling with my friend's 8 year old son from India to Los Angeles with a transit at Singapore. Is it enough if the child is carrying a "Minor Travel Consent Form" in the format specified by ...
-2
votes
2answers
108 views

Cheapest way stay/travel in UK from India [closed]

My friend and I are planning to go to the UK from India for a 15 day trip in next June from 3rd to 18th(have to be at Hampshire on 5th June, The Oval on 9th June, old Trafford 16th June), so right now ...
5
votes
2answers
270 views

Indian custom: Gifting sweets when returning from travel

I would be grateful for an explanation of a custom that I have observed among colleagues from India - good Indian etiquette that seems to be extend to co-workers at my new workplace (outside India) ...
3
votes
0answers
36 views

Delhi to Kathmandu by land [duplicate]

I expect to be sent to Delhi on business for a month, probably August. I have requested a week of leave in the middle of the visit. A week of leave would allow 9 days as I could use the two adjacent ...
1
vote
1answer
258 views

Can I get a 6-month UK tourist visa if I'm unemployed?

I am from India. My husband is going to the UK to work for 5 months. So I want to go with him as a tourist, but I'm unemployed and don't maintain a proper bank balance to travel. But I can manage all ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

Getting a Canadian visa in Japan and then going to Canada via India

I will be travelling to Canada and I have a Canadian visa on my Indian passport. However, I got the visa while I was in Japan (at present I'm in Japan). But I want to go to India before I go to Canada....
2
votes
1answer
90 views

Travelling to Lisbon from India

I am planning to travel to Lisbon on 23/September and return to India on 6/October. I am planning to travel to Paris/Madrid and then take a train from there. Can some one tell me how much time does ...
2
votes
1answer
265 views

Minor on visitor visa returning to India from Australia with grandparents

My nephew (6 years old) is returning from Australia to India with his grandparents. He, his parents and grandparents came over on a visitor's visa for vacation. His parents left after a week. Will he ...
2
votes
2answers
939 views

Delhi transfer from international terminal to domestic terminal

I am travelling from the USA to Delhi and 90 minutes later I need to catch another flight from Delhi to Chandigarh What is the best way to reach to domestic airport so that I catch my flight in 90 ...
5
votes
1answer
77 views

Road conditions for Guwahati to Tawang in November

I am planning to travel to Tawang via Guwahati in November by road [by taking a cab]. But while googling I found conflicting info on road conditions in November, and some are advising against going ...
2
votes
2answers
28k views

Best way to go from T1 to T2 in Mumbai

I am travelling from Chandigarh to Mumbai (T1) and 90 minutes later I need to catch another flight from Mumbai (T2) to Shirdi. It seems that T1 is domestic and T2 is international. What is the best ...
1
vote
1answer
12k views

Carrying gifted alcohol in check-in baggage, will I be able to shop duty-free at Mumbai International Airport?

I am travelling from DRC to Mumbai soon. I was gifted 3 bottles of alcohol by friends here. Understanding that customs might require the receipt, I have collected it from them. Mumbai Airport allows ...
1
vote
2answers
536 views

Software engineer from India, planning to visit the USA for 3-4 weeks for pleasure. Which visa should I apply for?

I see 3 options: B1, B2, B1/B2. This is purely a personal trip and I am visiting my friend. I would like to roam around. Documents say I should apply for B2. But I would like to use the same visa if ...
1
vote
1answer
97 views

US visa valid for travelling from the UK instead of India?

I have a 10 year B1/B2 US visa from India. I am moving to the UK. Would be visa be valid for visiting the US from the UK?
5
votes
2answers
252 views

Getting from Delhi Airport to Delhi Cantt

I'm going to be arriving at Delhi Airport in the afternoon, and plan to take a night train departing from Delhi Cantt station (DEC). My current approach would be to take the airport metro to Dwarka ...
1
vote
1answer
776 views

How to send luggage by train from NJP to Palakkad in India? [closed]

I would like to know the procedures to book luggage from NJP (New Jalpaiguri Junction Station) to Palakkad. I am not traveling with my luggage. Can someone tell me the complete procedure of booking ...
6
votes
1answer
499 views

Can I exchange damaged Euro notes in India?

I have two 500-euro notes. Today I went to a forex shop in India to exchange them. They showed me that the notes have 1 small hole each and so they can't exchange them. In this case, where can I go ...
2
votes
1answer
394 views

Different date of birth in passport, matriculation certificate and all other documents

My mother's date of birth in all documents is 28/03/1973. But in the passport it is 01/01/1973 as this is the date of birth in her matriculation certificate. Will this cause a problem if she travels ...
0
votes
1answer
224 views

How to reach Dudhsagar Falls by Scooter in Monsoon Season?

i am newly married, and my wife love to trip dudhsagar falls on bike in monsoon in goa, let me know if its possible to visit dudhsagar falls in moonsoon. i check some guide about dudhsagar route like ...
29
votes
2answers
6k views

Why does my phone enable camera shutter sounds whenever I insert an Indian SIM?

I travel a lot, and one of the places I visit frequently is India. As a result, I usually carry SIM cards from the places I spend the most time in. Whenever I insert an Indian SIM card into my phone, ...
2
votes
1answer
46 views

Air Travel to the Andamans

In reference to this question: Visa/permit for foreign tourists to visit the Andaman Islands? It is said that foreigners visiting the Andamans by air may apply for the appropriate PAP upon arrival at ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

Date of arrival on an Indian e-visa

I have just applied for an Indian e-visa. I clearly stated my date of arrival on the form. I submitted the form and paid the fees. When I got the ETA confirmation, I was told that my visa would be ...
5
votes
1answer
157 views

If New Delhi is listed as #1 on the visa under “places to be visited”, can I arrive in Goa first?

This question is on the behalf of my friend from Spain. She has a visa for India, and under the "places to be visited" section is: New Delhi Jaipur But her plan has changed and she wants to land ...
5
votes
1answer
11k views

Can I use my school ID card for an Indian domestic flight?

The only ID card I have is for my 7th year class. Can I use it as ID for domestic flight from LKO-DEL? I am traveling with my father; he have all documents, so can I get verified by him ?
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How best to provide lost details of old travel to India for Indian Urgent Business Visa from UK

I am a UK consultant and have to travel to Delhi for business meetings with my Indian customer company. I am trying to apply for an urgent business visa. The online form asks: Have you ever visited ...
1
vote
1answer
340 views

How to ensure privacy and safety in hotels of India?

I do a moderate number of travels with my girlfriend and use good hotels (with a minimum 3 star rating) to stay for single/multiple days. We feel insecure to do intimate tasks such as foreplay, sex ...
1
vote
1answer
236 views

Is it possible to get a tourist visa on arrival at Mumbai Airport?

The instructions for getting an India visa online seem quite complicated. Is it possible to get a tourist visa at Mumbai Airport upon arrival? Note: This is for a Canadian citizen
0
votes
2answers
121 views

Can I apply for a Schengen visa from my home country when I have a residence permit in another country?

I am a Chinese citizen holding a valid Chinese passport and currently in China. However I have a residence permit (X visa) in India as my husband is Indian. Is it true that I can only apply for a ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

UK standard visit visa rejected from India for my wife and 2 kids

My wife and kids plan to visit London for a 3-week vacation was refused. I have attached the image with the rejection letter. I am in the UK on a business visa and returning back to India on April ...
3
votes
1answer
178 views

Is there a resource to tell you if an airport requires going through immigration for a connecting flight?

I recently went from US to Costa Rica through Mexico City and was required to go through immigration in Mexico. This took over 2 hours and I barely made it on my other flight. Others in the line I ...
10
votes
5answers
5k views

How can I remove myself from India's visa blacklist?

I am a Bangladeshi citizen. Back in 2013, I went to India with a tourist visa and overstayed for four days. It was due to a gout attack in my feet but I don't have my medical papers to prove that. I ...
2
votes
0answers
58 views

Travel to India's specific region where classical music and dance events happens [closed]

I would like to visit India. I have never been there. As my interests are Indian classical music (Carnatic and Hindustani) and dance (like kathakali), I would like to visit with that theme in mind. ...