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Travel Alert for Tourist visiting India

Cash problems for tourists in India

after currency ban . .

Postpone visit to India - Tourist in India facing cash problems - unable to exchange their money. Tourists in India are now being allowed to exchange only Rupees 5000 [about $70] at airports in India. There is a huge shortage of currency notes in India following the currency ban of Rupees 500 & 1000 currency notes in India. There is a huge problem currently in India getting currency due to a sort of currency rationing announced by the Government of India on currency withdrawals from banks. There are long lines in front of banks. There are reports of banks running out of money and people not even being allowed the government announced Rs. 4000 exchange of banned currency to new currency notes due to shortages of the new currency.

Tourists allowed only Rs. 5000

Tourists can only exchange about $70 at airports. Since they do have bank accounts they are left helpless and dependent on using credit cards that are not accepted in most places in India. Even some online payment places do not seem to accept foreign credit cards. Try making a train reservation with a foreign credit card in India!

Tourist should postpone visiting India

Tourists who are contemplating a visit to India should if possible postpone their visit until the new year or wait to make travel plans until cash issues are resolved. For more detailed & current situation on India’s currency ban situation visit  

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Travel Alert for Tourist visiting India  Cash problems for tourists in India after currency ban of Rs. 500 & 1000 notes. Postpone visit to India - Tourist in India facing cash problems - unable to exchange their money. Tourists in India are now being allowed to exchange only Rupees 5000 [about $70] at airports in India. There is a huge shortage of currency notes in India following the currency ban of Rupees 500 & 1000 currency notes in India. There is a huge problem currently in India getting currency due to a sort of currency rationing announced by the Government of India on currency withdrawals from banks. There are long lines in front of banks. There are reports of banks running out of money and people not even being allowed the government announced Rs. 4000 exchange of banned currency to new currency notes due to shortages of the new currency.

Tourists allowed only Rs. 5000

Tourists can only exchange about $70 at airports. Since they do have bank accounts they are left helpless and dependent on using credit cards that are not accepted in most places in India. Even some online payment places do not seem to accept foreign credit cards. Try making a train reservation with a foreign credit card in India!

Tourist should postpone visiting India

Tourists who are contemplating a visit to India should if possible postpone their visit until the new year or wait to make travel plans until cash issues are resolved. For more detailed & current situation on India’s currency ban situation visit the link below: Welcome to Travel India Smart Travel ling to India for holidays or business, here you  will find a comprehensive guide for visiting India.  Complete information to make your visit to India safe and enjoyable. This website does not represent any company offering India travel packages and offers free unbiased travel information for those visiting India for pleasure or business. Explore India the smart way with travel India smart! Visiting India guide, information and travel tips to explore India. This website provides information such as: Information on touring India, Traveling on Indian trains, Indian airfares & hotels in India Tips on shopping in Indian markets, Popular places in India to visit. Complete information to make your visit to India safe and enjoyable. Quick Links to useful articles:

Arriving in India for the first time

Tips for tourists

The majority of foreign tourists arrive in India by air. So what are Indian airports like? how does one go through Indian customs at the airport? What type of taxis are available and how to go about hiring a taxi the safe way? English is spoken by almost all government officials present at Indian airports  Go to article >>

Train travel in India

Step by step reservation guide

How to make on line reservations from abroad. Train travel within India is the cheapest mode of travel. How to make on-line train reservations from abroad! Train reservations for Indian Railways can now be made on-line form anywhere in the world. In fact if you are visiting India you can now confirm your train travel and even print your own travel tickets at home. Step by step instructions...  Go to article >>> 

How to make Train Reservations in India

from abroad . . .

Make on-line train reservations on Indian railways from abroad even if you do not have a Indian mobile phone number - more info >>

Renting car in India

For information on renting self driven cars, documentation required to rent cars in India, Car rental prices in India and international car rental companies in India  Check here >>

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Planning to visit India checklist

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So you have just landed at an Indian airport to start your holiday in India, Heres what to expect on arrival. Information for visitors arriving in India. How to clear customs, pre-paid taxi service as well as some smart travel advice for touring India   Read more >>

Beaches in India

If a beach vacation is your choice, keep India in mind. India may perhaps be the ideal beach vacation spot when it comes to value for your money! Beach holidays in Goa, Andaman Islands, Kerala beaches, Tamil Nadu beaches. List of beaches in India . . . more info >>

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foreign phones

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Shopping Tips - Indian Fashions - Shawls

& more . . .

India can be a shoppers paradise provided you know where to find the best deals, how to avoid being ripped of by unscrupulous salesmen who prey on foreign tourists. Fake items such as Pashmina shawls, scarf's and jewelry items are bought by tourists who find out they were cheated after they return to their homelands. For tips on shopping in India check out our shopping pages. This website is not in the selling business and has no connection with any commercial enterprise. Be a smart shopper and make your own choices More info >>

Air Travel Pass for India - Special Airfares

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No trip to India is complete without visiting the Taj Mahal. Here is everything you need to know to plan for your visit to this world famous monument. For more information >> Think twice before opting for a massage in Kerala Kerala offers massages and advertises various massages to cure all sorts of ailments. Ever wonder what happens to the gallons of oil once a clients massage is over!  Read more >>

Medical Tourism - Health

Holidays in India

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Kerala tourist guide and tips

Kerala has lots to offer tourists. From Kerala famous backwater cruises to its scenic hill stations. Information and tips for tourists planning a holiday in Kerala. more information >>

Dental Tourism India

Finding the right dentist in India The main problem faced by tourists visiting India with dental care on their agenda is finding a dental professional that meets the standards they are used to abroad. Here is how my search for a dentist in India went Go to article >>>

Is your Pashmina Shawl Genuine?

Pashmina Shawls are one of the items that is one the shopping list of many foreign tourist visiting India. Tourists are often approached in India by people trying to get them to purchase 'Pashmina Shawls'  Salesmen for shops try to entice tourists into buying Pashmina shawls that often turn out to be Fake Pashmina.  How to check Pashmina  Read More >>>

Ayurvedic Therapy

Almost 100,000 visitors visit Kerala for Ayurvedic & Shirodhara health treatments that are very popular with foreign tourists from all over the world.  Tips and information on what to expect when seeking Ayurvedic treatment in India, Many places offer various types of massages  More >>>  

Medical Insurance in India   

Compare medical insurance in India. Don't live with a false sense of security about your medical policy. Denied claims can spell disaster for many families Check now >>
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