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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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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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 ...
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Will the baggage be allowed while travelling from India to USA?

I am travelling from Mumbai to Boston with student offer that includes 3 baggage of 23 kg each. According to the emirates website, dimension of each baggage must be less than 150cm(L+W+H). All my ...
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From Darjeeling to Pelling

I would like to go from Darjeeling to Pelling by public transport. As I know is i possible by shared jeeps. Is there a direct jeeps from Darjeeling to Pelling ? How long does it takes ?
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Heathrow? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national. I am travelling from the US to India and my flight has a layover at Heathrow Airort London. The layover time is 5h 45 minutes. Even though I do not intend to leave the airport ...
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My passport was detached from the front cover but all the pages are intact. what shall i do?

My passport was detached from the front cover but all the pages are intact. I have an Indian passport and wants to travel from Philippines to India, is it possible?
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I am currently in Nepal (have Nepali Visa) and looking to travel to India for a couple of days. Do I need to get an Indian visa?

I am just wondering if a Nepal visa covers my trip to India since they are neighbouring countries.
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Is it possible to check in at the gate or the transit hall at Cochin?

In 4 days, I am flying from Kuala Lumpur to Cochin, India and 3 hours later, I have a connecting flight with IndiGo to Dubai. IndiGo only checks in international flight passengers at the airport. ...
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Do I need to have the passport when my domestic flight halts in an international airport?

I want to know whether it is mandatory to carry my passport during domestic travel too and at what conditions do I need one!
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Embassy made correction on my handwritten visa

I am visiting Mali from India next week. I had applied for the Visa via Mali embassy in Delhi. The embassy made a mistake in the hand written visa. Embassy allotted me a 3 month multiple entry visa, ...
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If I am traveling from India to US, am I allowed to carry spices on plane?

I would like to know the details regarding carrying spices while traveling by air from India to the US.
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What documents are needed to travel by air from Nepal to India?

I have Indian nationality. I'm in Nepal with my family (wife and 3 children) for vacation. We want to go home to Mumbai, but couldn't get train tickets, so we decided to go by air. My wife and I ...
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First point of entry on U.K visa

Hi I am an Indian with a short stay UK visa and I need to travel to Derry. Can Dublin be my first point of entry or should it be a port in UK only?
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Does the Sealdah-Puri Duronto Express train have regular sleeper coaches?

The Duronto express trains have mostly AC coaches. Are there also any normal sleeper coaches on it?
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Can I be compensated for a rescheduled Air India flight? [duplicate]

My flight FRA-DEL AI0120 was cancelled after boarding and rescheduled for the next day. I was given a transit hotel to stay in, but I lost a day. Do I get compensation for this delay?
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Am I allowed to bring 10 lbs whey protein into India

I am planning to take 10 lbs. of whey protein, as I am going to stay for 1 year in India, and I don't know the origins of the protein market in India. Will I have problems at Customs? Should I declare ...
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India domestic flights to carry same baggage as international flights [closed]

I am planing to book ticket from IAH(Houston, TX, USA) to BOM(Mumbai, MH, INDIA). My final destination is AMD(Ahmedabad, GJ, INDIA). I did this before, booked domestic flights from AMD to BOM and ...
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Travel to Colombia connecting through the USA [duplicate]

My cousin needs to a attend a conference in Cartagena very soon and he is very confused with planning his travel itinerary. The direct flights from India to Cartagena are very expensive and long. He ...
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UK Visitor visa from India. Cooling off period [duplicate]

I am asking this question after reading through most of the related/relevant question-answers and I believe my query is not a duplicate. Please highlight otherwise and my apologies if it is so. My ...
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Overstayed in India and subsequently refused: Want to know what to do now? [closed]

When the last time my girlfriend came to india on tourist visa she overstayed for 4days and now its been 3years and the indian embassy in minsk, belarus(Europe) is not giving her visa. They are not ...
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Old passport has missing pages. What should I tell the Visa Officer during the visa interview? [closed]

I am applying for US F1 visa. My old passport had some mistake in my surname. So I got a new passport two years back. I did not know that I may need my old passport during the visa interview. My ...
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Do I have to travel home before returning to India?

I entered India with multiple entry tourist visa, with a stay not more than 90 days at a time. To exit and re-enter India, do I need to return to my home country, or can I travel to any country?
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Can I use the same credit card to enter a lounge twice? [closed]

I'm not exactly sure if this is the correct Stackexchange to ask this, but here's hoping. I have a 5 hour layover in Kolkata Airport(India) and my credit card allows me to use the lounge(I have 4 ...
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Is there a foreign exchange/currency limit when leaving India?

I am an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI); I'm leaving India and have some spare cash in Rupees. I would like to covert Rupees to USD for travel expenses. Is there a limit on USD cash or travellers ...
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India - China - USA | Passport with 3 weeks validity | China Southern refusing boarding, please help

I have booked my tickets on China Southern airline for 1st May for travel from India to USA with a 16 hour stopover in China and my return is on 6th May via China with the same airline. My passport ...
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INDIA - Are last minute tickets cheaper at airline ticket counter vs online? [duplicate]

I'll be coming by road and I'm unsure of my arrival time at the airport, at least till a couple of days before the date. The departure and arrival airports are well connected through multiple ...
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Customs and immigration clearance transiting at DEL

Does an American citizen traveling from New York to Kathmandu via Delhi need to clear customs and immigration if holding a boarding pass to the final destination? Can he access the transit hotel in ...
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How can I use Ola Cabs without an Indian credit/debit card?

On past Indian trips, I've tended to use autos to get around, despite issues with haggling for a price as a foreigner. This time though, all my colleagues have told me not to bother, and to use a taxi ...
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ID Document for Unaccompanied Minor in Indian Domestic Flight

Do CISF and various Indian airlines accept ID cards issued to students by their schools (a private school, in this case) as a "valid photo ID" card? The child will be an unaccompanied minor with no ...
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Passport stamp in return travel from Dubai to India

I am on short visit to Dubai, and on my return flight I am planning to take the flight from Dubai(DXB) -> Mumbai(BOM) -> Rajkot(RAJ), and the operator will be Air India. My question is where the ...
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How are ECR passport checks enforced in India?

India has a peculiar system where non-educated Indian citizens need a special 'emigration check' in order to work in certain countries. How is this system enforced in practice? Does the airline check ...
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Next day visa - Wait five minutes to enter?

I have a visa for India valid from Monday. There is a flight that arrives 23:55 Sunday night. Will airlines let me board?
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India visa options for a minor : OCI / PIO/ Visitor visa?

We are planning to travel to India with my 4 year old daughter. Given complexities of time/ money/ visa complexities / duration of visa, What is most preferred visa options for her OCI Card PIO Card ...
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What medicines for travel sickness are available over the counter in India?

We're traveling by car in Tamil Nadu, India, and my wife is suffering from severe motion sickness. I'm looking for some brand names of medicines that are available without prescription to prevent ...
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Are there any tool/sites I can use to plan my route?

I am planning to ride to Moscow next year from Calcutta, India. I am not able to figure out which route I should take. I heard that you have to go via Myanmar, China, Mongolia and finally Russia. Is ...
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Layover via Delhi airport, will I need an Indian visa to transfer flight?

Just a quick question regarding my upcoming flight from London Heathrow to Kathmandu, Nepal. I am flying via Delhi with a 3 hour layover and Jet Airways is the operator for the entire flight. ...
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India 180 days countdown

I am in India currently with 10 years tourist visa. Which has limitation of 180 days. I wanna know when does 180 countdown starts? From date my visa was issued or day I land in India? Please let me ...
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Is a US drivers license adequate for domestic flights in India?

I want to fly on a domestic flight in India. Is it enough to have my US drivers license or do I need my passport w/ OCI?
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Is USA safe for Indians currently

My very close friend and his wife, me and some friends are planning to travel to USA in couple of months as a vacation trip. But I keep on hearing news about Indians have been attacked/killed in USA ...