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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Getting travel insurance for multiple travels in a month

I have travel plans via air in a particular month where I will be going to and fro between two places. If I book tickets via online travel agency (Yatra/MakeMyTrip), they offer me to get travel ...
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My Indian visa has no photograph but my partner's visa does

I have just printed out our Indian e-Visas, the ones with the coat of arms on them. My e-Visa does not have my photograph printed on it, but my partner's does. I can't understand why, as we did our ...
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Indian e-visa has duplicate surname

I have been a granted an e-visa to Goa but, on the document, my surname is duplicated so that is looks like this: 'Neal Louise Neal' instead of just Neal Louise. Will this affect my entry at ...
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Buying domestic flights in India online

We're a 50+ couple flying to India this summer. I'm trying to buy domestic flight tickets from Delhi to Kullu, from Jaipur to Delhi and from Amritsar to Rishikesh. When I tried to buy the tickets on ...
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How to handle checked baggage when transiting international to domestic at DEL?

There are a couple of questions on this forum that address international transfers at Delhi airport, and whether checked luggage has to be reclaimed in the process or not. This answer links to ...
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Does a UK citizen need a transit visa to change planes in India?

I am a UK citizen, flying on Jet Airways from LHR to Sri Lanka and back. I have a 2-hour stopover each way in Mumbai. My luggage is checked all the way through and I will not be leaving the airport ...
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Travel to the USA but single and unemployed

I want to visit the USA for a tour trip, but I am single and still unemployed, though I have enough in my bank accounts to travel and temporary stay. Am I eligible to get a visa? OK. However, is it ...
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What to do landing in Goa at 3:30 am? [closed]

I am landing in Goa at 3:30 am. I need to be in Agonda beach by the end of the afternoon. Since there are no buses at that time, my only option would be to take a taxi to Agonda beach. But that ...
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Is there an inflatable pillow that can be inflated by hand : a piston, hand pump or a rotating handle? [closed]

Is there an inflatable pillow, preferably ultra-light material, and inflatable by hand, not by blowing with the mouth. May be with a small hand piston or hand pump. There are these torch lights that ...
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How should I expect a non-gender-conforming woman to be received in India?

I'm going to be traveling in India for the first time alone in the near future and I'm excited to explore, but I've also seen a few questions here/articles suggesting that women should be somewhat ...
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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 ...