Transferring Between Connecting Flights India

Transferring Between Connecting Flights in India

International travelers transferring between flights in India should be aware of the rules and procedures to make their connection. It is possible to change flights at a number of Indian airports, including the major international hubs of Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. The brief guide outlines the connecting flight rules in India and explains when it […]

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (IATA: BOM, ICAO: VABB), also known as Mumbai Airport and previously called Sahar International Airport, is a major transport hub in India. Welcoming close to 50 million passengers annually, Mumbai Airport is the second busiest in the country, second only to Delhi International Airport. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is […]

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India eVisa Photo Requirements and Specifications

To obtain an eTourist, eMedical, or eBusiness Visa for India, travelers must submit a scan of the passport bio page and a separate, recent digital photograph. As the India eVisa application process is fully electronic, all documents, including the photograph, are uploaded digitally. Without the need to present paperwork in person at an embassy or […]

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Indira Gandhi International Airport: New Delhi

Indira Gandhi International Airport, also known as New Delhi Airport, is the largest, and busiest airport in India. Located 9.9 miles (16km) from the center of the Indian capital, it serves the surrounding area and the wider country. As India’s main aviation hub, International Tourists traveling to Delhi will fly into Indira Gandhi, as will […]

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Visa and Travel Restrictions Due to Coronavirus in India

Due to the worldwide outbreak of the novel coronavirus, India has temporarily suspended all tourist visas and eVisas for citizens of other countries, although non-tourist visas issued by India remain valid. As of November 2020, there have been over 55 million coronavirus cases worldwide. India has taken several actions to prevent the spread of the […]

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Indian Rupees: A Guide for Foreign Visitors

The currency used in India is the Indian Rupee (₹). The Rupee is a closed currency. This means that Rupees cannot be purchased outside of India and there are restrictions on how many can be taken out of India. This means that most travelers will only be able to obtain Indian Rupees by exchanging their […]

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Guide to Driving in India: License, Regulations and Advice

India is generally considered to be one of the most dangerous countries in the world in which to drive. Indian drivers often take more risks on the road than what most Western visitors are used to, and road conditions can often be chaotic, leading many to consider traveling India by train. However, it is possible […]

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Traveling to India with Children: e-Visa and Advice

India is a family-friendly destination with plenty to offer to kids — from safe beach destinations to adventures in the jungle and wildlife encounters. Minors will need to apply for their own Indian visa and parents should prepare for their trip to India by packing accordingly and reading safety advice. Do children require a visa […]

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Volunteer Travel in India

Volunteering is a unique travel experience that enriches your knowledge of the country you are traveling. Not only are you given to opportunity to connect with locals and help those in need, but you are also given the opportunity to live as a local and be part of the community.  There are different types of […]

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Traveling India by Train: The Complete Guide

India is the seventh-largest country in the world with an area covering 3,287 million km², just 3 times smaller than the United States yet almost as populated. Traveling such a big country can seem overwhelming at first but luckily, India has one of the most well-connected railway networks in the world. With a wealth of […]