. You will have to complete immigration/customs formalities at every airport.
. Airport departure taxes apply at different levels for neighboring countries and may not include in the cost of your tour.
. At certain airports, you may be asked to identify your baggage before boarding the aircraft. Airport security staff will direct you to the appropriate task.
. On Indian Airlines flights checked-in baggage allowance in economy class is 20kgs/44lbs per person and in business class it is 30 kgs/62lbs per person.
. Kindly ensure that any knives, scissors, sharp implements, canned food and batteries including camera batteries are carried in your checked in baggage.
Request the security officer to have your camera and film carried around the X-ray machine.
. VCR equipment are allowed at most monuments provided you are not filming for commercial purpose.
. Photography is prohibited in some areas including certain government buildings, bridges, railway platforms and some monuments.
. Do not photograph defense and police personnel in uniform.
. Hotels where you stay are the best place to exchange foreign currency as they obtain current exchange rates from the banks.
. Exchange money through authorized channels only.
Keep the Encashment Certificate in order to reconvert the unused Indian Rupees at the end of the journey.
. The import and export of Indian Rupees is strictly prohibited.
Other Important Tips
. Always keep a water bottle and water purification tablets.
. Ensure your baggage is securely locked.
. No refunds are possible against lost tickets so please ensure safe custody of your tickets.
. Do not offer alms to the beggars.
. Use your best judgement and be circumspect while making any purchases.
. Kindly ensure all visa/passport documentation is complete.