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Welcome to the Indian Subcontinent branch, please read this thread first!

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I've been trying to get the mobile OTP for some time now.
I followed the instructions given by Seat61 and sent an email requesting the mobile OTP with my passport attached.

I received an email saying:
(2016-06-10)
"Your user id verification process completed successfully.
Please contact us in case you need any further assistance."

They did not sent me any OTP and when I tried to log in they were still asking for the mobile OTP, so I sent another email explaining my situation that was still…

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Hi, I have read alot from this forum but some advice would still be appreciated for my itinerary.

I will be flying into Chennai second week of July and flying out of Kochi after 10 days. I understand that this will be monsoon season and rain will affect travels.

My initial plan was a fairly straight forward way from east to west coast:
Chennai
Trichy
Madurai
Alappuzha (for day time backwater boat ride)
Kochi

However, having read more, I think I would find Mysore more interesting than the temples…

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Hello there
Arriving with a flight from Kathmandu and waiting 30 hours in Delhi for my flight to Europe
First flight is with indigo
Second flight with Jetairways
Do you know if I can send ten luggage straight to Europe in Kathmandu?
Or have to pick it up in Delhi, go out through immigration and then check it in again with Jetairways?
Can I stay at the airport?
Thank you!

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Hi friends! I am travelling solo in India flying into Kochi early July. I am looking to meet up with other solo travellers who don't mind a bit of a gypsy life. I don't have too many plans and like to stay flexible. What tips and recommendations to others have for me in southern India? Also, looking to volunteer/wwoof on farms or conservation programs :)

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I am planning a road trip starting from Manali and want to cover Rohtang pass, Chandratal, and Leh but I have only 8 days in hand . Can anyone help me on this to make it a short and comfortable trip. What's the best way to cover all these places , hiring a car or travel by bus?

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hello,

I am travelling to India in July and August 2016.

Should I book the following on forehand:
traintickets
a ticket to fly from Delhi to Kochi?
places to stay in Munnar and Wayanad( Kalpetta)?

Thank you

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Hello again, from Athens Greece!
We r travelling to south India from the 14/8-26/8, 13 days in the country, arriving and leaving from Mumbai.
We d like to visit the south of India, some beaches and lot of temples would be grate.
In my mind is
1day and 1/2 in Mumbai, then fly to Aurangabad for 2 nights visiting Ellora caves and fly to Kotchi (via Mumbai)
Stay probably 2? Nights in Kotchi and go around to Kerala backwaters ...Allepei?
And then find a "driver" so we could go around till Madurai or…

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Hi everyone,
I need to send pictures to a group of persons I met in Mumbai but the phone number they gave me doesn't seem to be working.Maybe there's only a digit missing or so...anyone can help?
the numbers are 7738549691 and 7709288779
I just need their address to mail them the pics,thanks!

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Anyone used a one-way taxi service (e.g. HippoCabs)? If so, what was your experience? Any issues? Looking at doing from Jaipur to New Delhi (3 passengers).