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The most populous city in India, and the fourth most populous city in the world. Formerly known as Bombay.

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Explain meaning of Mumbai scams

While reading about Mumbai on wikitravel, before my next business trip, I have found information about two scams, said to be popular in this city (or entire India?), which either lacks details or is ...
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How to become an instant Bollywood actor while traveling through Mumbai?

I recently saw a film called Bollywood Hero. The film is about a Dutch guy having a role in a Bollywood movie as a colonial figure, while doing this he is tormented with this Travel.se question. I ...
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Seeing a Bollywood movie in Mumbai?

It looks likely that a group of us will be in Mumbai for a few days in June. We're wondering if there's a really nice cinema (not just a chain) where we can go to watch a Bollywood screening with the ...
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How can a tourist order a dabbawala lunch?

I've recently learned about an amazing traditional lunch delivery service in Mumbai: The dabbawalas constitute a lunchbox delivery and return system that delivers hot lunches from homes and ...
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What's the cheapest way to get from South Mumbai to the International Airport (BOM)?

My hotel is in Colaba near the Gateway of India. I like to know what's the cheapest way to get to the international airport by 8am.
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Places in India where no vehicles are allowed

I recently went to Matheran ... a great hill station a few kilometers in the outskirts of Mumbai where no vehicles are allowed , just travelling on foot or by horses or people pulling by hand . I ...
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India Tatkal tickets - tricks and tips

I'm planning a one month trip to India starting from next week, and unfortunately I forgot to book train tickets for a few train trips. I have never bought Tatkal tickets (allowed to purchase 2 days ...
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Is it possible to apply for and extend an Indian tourist visa whilst in Mumbai, India?

We will be staying on an e-tourist visa in India starting next week and would like to extend our stay. Is it possible to apply for a full tourist visa from within India? If so, how?
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How much to tip in Mumbai or India general?

How much money should I give as a tip to a hotel boy in Mumbai / India, for carrying my luggage or to reception girl or restaurant waiter, for being generally nice and helpful? What amount is best to ...
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How much transfer time do I need in Mumbai airport?

I will take a two domestic flights, from Varanasi to Mumbai then from Mumbai to Kochi. How much transfer time do I need? Will the flights be commonly delayed?
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Where to spend a night in the Mumbai airport

My girlfriend and I have a layover at the Mumbai airport from 19:35 to 05:55 and we would like to sleep in a cheap place near to the airport (maximum 30 minutes away). Is there any cheap hotel near ...
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Getting from Mumbai to Hospet

I need to get from Mumbai to Hospet/Hampi in mid (to late) March and will probably book a bus but if something goes wrong and I'm not able to book it from outside of India, I'd like to know what other ...
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Are there any pre-check-in shops at Mumbai Airport?

Are there any shops at Mumbai Airport, where I could make shopping prior to checking in? Of course, that would not be duty free, but that's not a problem for me. I have found airport's page for shops,...
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Finding a hotel booking site that really books the hotel (for Mumbai)

I want to travel Mumbai and stay for one day there. I want to book a hotel for one day. I want to book a hotel online but can't find any suitable way of doing it. Whenever I try to book a hotel, ...
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Is it worth visiting Phoenix MarketCity shortly before official closure?

I have a chance to visit Phoenix Market City in Mumbai, but due to my schedules, I'll be able to be there at around 10:30-11:00 PM. Google says, that official closure time is 11:30 PM, so I would be ...
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What's the most reliable way to travel between Phoenix MarketCity and Mumbai Airport?

It seems, that I'll have few hours of spare time between getting to Mumbai Airport and actually checking-in to my plane. Thus, I thought about visiting Phoenix MarketCity in between, after I drop-off ...
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How to get from Mumbai Airport to the CST Station?

What is the cheapest way to get from International Airport to the Mumbai CST? Which are the other options (not so cheap, but I suppose more comfortable)?
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Self declaration for recently cured covid patient -Traveling from India to USA

I was recently diagnosed with covid and plan to travel a few weeks from now from India to the US once I recover. I am on a student visa. I was under the impression that I am allowed to travel after ...
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How to reach Ahmedabad to Thane by train?

I will be travelling to Mumbai and from my company Thane is the nearest railway station. I will be travelling from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Can any one help me find the best train to travel? Should I ...
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Do domestic flights to Mumbai now go directly to international terminal?

I haven't traveled back to India since couple of years now. My mother is visiting me next month. Her flight is from Rajkot to Mumbai (Jet Airways Domestic flight) and than a connecting flight from ...
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which of the charges go to the airport and which charges go the govt.? [closed]

I recently went for an international flight from Mumbai to Cape Town with a 24 hour layover in Qatar, South Africa and back via Qatar Airways by the same route. While I was booking I was told/given ...
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Where can I find event listings for Mumbai?

As I am in Mumbai for a month or two with my relatives, I want to explore complete Mumbai in this period, especially Mumbai's nightlife and foods, is there some tracking app of nightlife events or ...
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Legal permissions required to host foreign guests in India via Airbnb [closed]

I heard that we need to register a paying foreign guest with the nearest police station, is this necessary and true? Also what is the procedure to obtain them for Mumbai India?
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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 ...
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Compensation for an 11-hour delay on a flight from Mumbai to Newark on United

My husband (US citizen) traveled from Mumbai, India, to Cleveland, OH, via Newark. The Mumbai-Newark flight was delayed just over 8 hours due to crew availability. (Scheduled departure 11:20 pm, ...
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Construction on Mumbai's Marine Drive

We are planning to go to Mumbai in about 3 weeks and looking at accommodation on Marine Drive (probably around Churchgate). Apparently there is a massive multi-year construction in the area called &...
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Leaving Mumbai airport departure premises before check in

If I enter the Mumbai international airport and decide not to fly even before checking in, can I leave the departure premises? What would be the procedure? I am asking because at Mumbai airport there ...
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How long before my flight should I arrive at Mumbai airport?

I will be flying out of Mumbai airport at 13.00 on a Friday on British Airways. I'm looking to understand how long beforehand I should arrive - I'm unfamiliar with Mumbai airport procedures. In case ...
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Travelling from Berlin to Mumbai to Goa, how long would I need for processing in Mumbai before my flight to Goa?

I am travelling from Berlin to Goa via Mumbai. According to the latest guidelines I need to take a PCR test on arrival and get my receipt before I can take the connecting flight. Can someone who has ...
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Leave Mumbai Airport after Check-In

I am planning to check-in my luggage 4 hrs before an international flight. Once I check-in my luggage and receive the boarding pass, can I leave the airport and come back after 1.5 hrs? I have an ...
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Change over from Mumbai international to domestic airport

I am arriving at Mumbai International airport at 10pm. My next flight is at 5:10am from Mumbai domestic airport to Rajkot. I believe it is possible to stay at the international airport over night ...
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Layover timing for connecting flights

I have a connecting flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Ahmedabad via Mumbai. Following are the flight details Thiruvananthapuram to Mumbai 12:35 to 14:55 pm Mumbai to Ahmedabad 16:05 to 17:30 That ...
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Can I attend a visa appointment in an Indian state other than the one where I reside?

Italy visa appointment at VFS Mumbai is not available. It is available at Ahmedabad as of now. I reside in Mumbai. Is it OK to book visa appointment for Ahmedabad instead of Mumbai?
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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, ...
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Check-in luggage counter for Indigo flights at Mumbai airport

I have a flight which arrives at Mumbai International Airport and I have to connect to a GoIndigo flight from Terminal 1 (domestic terminal). Three years ago, when I flew to Mumbai, it had a check-in ...
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I am travelling from Mumbai to Singapore via Kuala Lampur by AIR ASIA Flights XT-853 and AK 721

We are going to Taiwan via Singapore. We are booking a flight of air asia with XT-853 and AK 721 22:50 (BOM) 06:30 (KUL) +1 19:45 (KUL) 20:50 (SIN) We had queries Will we be eligible for TWOV as ...
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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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About staying in layover [duplicate]

I will travel from Delhi to Canada. In way my flight there's a layover in Mumbai for 22 hrs. Can I stay in a hotel outside of the airport? Second thing: will I receive my checked in luggage in Mumbai ...
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Mumbai Airport inter Terminal transport

Is there any airport transport to travel from Mumbai Airport Terminal 1 (International) to the Terminal 2 to catch the domestic connecting flight?
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Can we go outside from airport in India if we have connecting flights for USA?

I am an Indian citizen. and i am flying to New York, US on 27th April 2015. my flight is from Lucknow to Mumbai and then my connecting flight is from Mumbai with a layover of 8 hrs. Do the airport ...
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Missing baggage Swissport at Dublin

It's day 3 after landing in Dublin from Mumbai to Cairo and Cairo to Dublin. Swissport handles the baggage at Dublin airport. Baggage was delayed and we were told that the baggage would arrive within ...
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Travelling from T2 to T1 in Mumbai airport

I have seen another thread about this but it's a little old, so I'm asking the Q again as perhaps things have changed at Mumbai Airport? We arrive 1.10pm into T2 (International, from Muscat) and are ...
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Germany: Family Reunion Visa: Passport valid till Feb 2020 [closed]

My spouse was recently approved with Germany Blue Card (long term employment visa). It is valid from 1st June 2019. He has not traveled to Germany yet. I have appointment at German Consulate, Mumbai, ...
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Transferring from Domestic terminal T1B to International terminal T2 with luggage - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport [duplicate]

We will be arriving at the domestic Terminal 1B and need to transfer to the International Terminal 2. We are a family of 4 with 8 pieces of checked luggage and four carry-on bags. Will there be big ...
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Break journey at Munich [duplicate]

I am travelling from Canada to Mumbai next month via Munich in AIr Canada. I would like to take one day break at Munich, for a sight seeing. What all are the formalities for this?. Do i need a ...
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Does layover for plane change require transit visa in usa? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Canada on a Migrant Visa. Flying Air India to Newark Liberty & by Air Canada from Newark Liberty to Toronto. Layover for a change of planes being 4hrs 20mins in Newark Liberty ...
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Is there a place to store luggage at Phoenix Mills? [closed]

Is there a place to store luggage (a stroller) at Phoenix Mills for a couple of hours?
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Check in of guests who didn't make the reservation [closed]

I have booked a hotel in Mumbai (Trident Hotel, BKC) from the USA and I will be reaching Mumbai around 11 PM IST on say for example Sunday. My parents will be reaching from another city in India to ...
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Spending the night at Mumbai airport [duplicate]

I will arrive to Bombay airport at 11:00 pm and my flight is the next day at 6:00 pm. Can i spend that time in the airport waiting room? Is there any problem for safety?
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Mumbai international airport arrivals

I am landing 2 days earlier than the date I have told my friends who plan on coming to pick me up. Due to personal reasons I cant tell them or let them find out I landed 2 days earlier. Is there any ...
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