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Answer on Indian Express (mirror): In a fallout between authorities in India and its air-bubble partner Germany, the European country’s national carrier Lufthansa said Tuesday it will have to cancel all planned flights between India and Germany between September 30 and October 20 because of an “unexpected rejection” of its flight schedule by Indian ...


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Nope. Not going to work. Stay home. Vietnam suspended most inbound commercial flights on December 1 and imposed other restrictions after detecting community transmission following a several month streak without new reported cases. There are some exceptions for repatriating Vietnamese citizens and for "experts" and business people, with a quarantine ...


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Indian food is irresistible and street food is even more. The spicy, tangy, and sweet flavors just explodes in your mouth. And the versatility of Indian food is unmatched. Each region in India has something deliciously different to offer. I am sure you will find endless food delicacies in India and the best hospitality you ever had. However your concern ...


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The website of the German embassy in India currently displays this notice: No visa queries are being addressed at the moment. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the German Embassy New Delhi is open for emergencies only. All visa related activities are on hold including decisions/issuing/extension of visas, long term national visas, Schengen visas and visa ...


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While existing answers are correct in essentials, they do not account for restrictions imposed on domestic travel in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic by India. Here's what you have to do to fly domestically in India these days (Sources - NDTV news, BS article, GoAir FAQs): Before Flying Download and install Arogya Setu app. The app must show your status as ...


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It's the old Viceroy House, now known as Rashtrapati Bhavan. If you scroll down the wikipedia page (linked above), you'll see a similar image that shows more of the building.


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They can spend 14 days in another country and then return, but that becomes increasingly difficult with travel restrictions. Australian citizens are simply not allowed to return home, even if they found a way? That's why the laws threatens with fines and jail terms. They will not be sent back if they somehow reach Australian soil. Is there absolutely no ...


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The most common practice globally would be for you to go through immigration departure at the last airport before you leave the country. However, Air India has a different procedure for some flights. The full details are here: http://www.airindia.in/Transit-Information.htm Here are some excerpts relevant to your case. Your "gateway point" is New ...


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Any new country will present your body with new and exciting microorganisms it needs to get used to. My first week in the US was miserable because I didn't expect it, and my first week in India was manageable, because I knew what was coming. The only country I didn't have any issues in was Japan. The key is to gradually acclimatize yourself and manage ...


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If you search YouTube for things like "flying first time India," there are a number of videos people have made to explain the process for first-time travelers. Here's the first one I found quickly that starts in Ahmedabad, so you can see that airport, though specific details may be a little different depending on which airline you're flying. https:/...


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Q1: It is not legal to carry prescription medications for someone else. Q2: They're asking you to not tell Customs because they know or suspect that Customs will confiscate the medicines. Being caught with medicines not your own may also result in your being charged with the criminal offenses of smuggling and/or lying on your Customs Declaration. Any such ...


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Short answer: Not really, as long as your venture falls into a hike. Although you are technically experienced, the advance first-aid certification does not make one technically capable of leading a expedition in Himalayas. For any of the mountaineering adventures above 6000 m, IMF mandates that a expedition leader should have a Advance Mountaineering Course ...


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I don't think that is a requirement to prove that you haven't been to one of the countries subject to a geographic COVID-19 ban within the last 14 days, beyond your declaration that you haven't been there. If the need for proof comes up, you can try to find any receipt or appointment notice from Nepal, or anything else that places you in Nepal between your ...


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Just a guess, diminished demand due to COVID 19. Almost all governments in the world have asked their citizens to avoid all travel, unless it is essential. Add to that the situation in India, and in Europe, and most people will not take the risk traveling. That will result in a huge drop in required capacity and many airlines have cancelled flights, some ...


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You can take the Atal tunnel route. The recently inaugurated Atal Tunnel has shortened the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km and drive time by around seven hours.


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You have a few options: Take the test in Berlin. The test report has to be within 72 hours prior to the flights in order to be valid to fly from Mumbai to Goa. Take the express test in Mumbai. Results take 13 minutes. That being said, there might be a queue or some other waiting time before you're able to take the test. Take the RT-PCR test in Mumbai. ...


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There is one easy way how to tell what to eat and what to avoid - see what locals do. If you see street food with lots of locals around, it's probably fine. If there are none, they probably have a bad experience with the place, so you should stay away as well. You should also have proper vaccination when travelling - standard vaccination that is compulsory / ...


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I have been to India twice in the past and both times kept eating street food with no issues. While food in hotel restaurants was good, it was not even close compared to street food I would buy from a cart across the road from the hotel. Note that I am used to Indian food and very spicy foods in general. I can eat raw green chilis without much issue (which ...


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The borders of VietNam are closed due to the COVID19 pandemic. Non-citizen returns are limited to diplomats and Foreigners of economic importance to VietNam, designated so by the government. The situation is 'fluid'. Contact the Vietnamese Embassy in India Phone: (+91 11) 26 879 868 (vnembassy-newdelhi.mofa.gov.vn). ALWAYS REMEMBER the possession of a Visa ...


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You don't need to provide any reason to come back to India. As per the latest guidelines mentioned here, you would need to provide a negative RT-PCR report before boarding the flight. On arrival in India, your sample would be taken for checking new Covid-variants.


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YES! but only if the Ficktionsbescheinigung was issued after a § 81 Abs. 4 of the AufenthG https://service.berlin.de/dienstleistung/326233/ so if yours is § 81 Abs. 3 of the AufenthG then no


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Airports around the world work in the same basic fashion: Check in -> (Immigration if international) -> Security -> Gate -> Airplane Some airports have a second security check upon entering the building itself. There are airports with multiple terminals, generally one airline is only in one terminal but not always. Also, international flights ...


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There is an exemption to all the country-based entry bans (also applying to the one for India) for F-1 and M-1 students starting a program beginning August 1, 2021 or later. As is usual with F-1 and M-1 students, they can enter up to 30 days before the beginning the their program. (There was an earlier exemption for F-1 and M-1 students for the bans on the ...


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This Canadian government page addresses pre-arrival testing. The page says one must take and pass a pre-entry Covid-19 test conducted no more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time of your flight (or last departure time if you have a transit or layover on the way) to Canada. An RT PCR is an acceptable type of test. According to this Canada Public ...


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Kinda late answer but I didn’t declare anything in Hyderabad airport. My checked luggage was scanned but my hand luggage was not so I didn’t get in trouble for taking at least 2 phones and two laptops.


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The answer of Jan at 2 January 2019 was absolutely right at that time - but since there has been a major change in the Indian visa system in the spring of 2019 it's not right anymore after that. Since then there is an electronic-visa system with e-Tourist-visa valid for only one month (and only a right for single-entry) and another one's valid for one year ...


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Under current exceptional circumstances, you need to check relevant COVID regulations as well. You will be required to undergo COVID testing in India or France. A mandatory quarantine may be ordered if the result is positive or you present symptoms. Additionally, you will need to sign a certificate that you are symptom-free and give reason for your travel to ...


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US doesn't have exit controls on their borders, so it's not a problem leaving the US even if you're out of status in America. The best course of action for most folks in such a scenario is to file a I-539 change of status before their status expires to transition from H1-B into B1/B2 visitor status. Another potential issue is if you transit through a third ...


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Under ordinary circumstances, any traveler under 20 years of age needs to get the OCI card re-issued every time the passport is renewed. Source (emphasis mine) (a) OCI card is a smart card; (b) Possession of an OCI card will facilitate quicker immigration clearance at the Immigration Check Posts; (c) It will help in obtaining various Consular Services from ...


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One thing to remark is that people respond different ways to new organisms, so that there's a good chance that even if you follow the best practices described here, you'll become ill. It's really just the luck of the draw. A travel doctor told me once that she prefers street food to a restaurant, since she can see the food being prepared and can get a sense ...


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