Dangers & Annoyances

Police Stations

Embassies & Consulates

Internet Access

Many cafes and hotels (even budget ones) have wi-fi. ‘Browsing centres’ (per hour ₹25 to ₹30) are all over town; take your passport.

Internet In the Hotel Imperial Yard.


LGBT Travellers

The support group Sahodaran runs social activities and meetings for gay men.


ATMs are everywhere, including at Central train station, the airport and the CMBT bus station.



DHL Secure international parcel delivery; branches around town.

Main Post Office

Post Office

Tourist Information

Indiatourism Helpful on Chennai, plus other India destinations.

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation The state tourism body's main office takes bookings for its bus tours and answers questions. In the same building are state tourist offices from across India, mostly open 10am to 6pm. The TTDC also has a branch at Egmore train station.

Foreigner Registration

Travel Agencies

Milesworth Travel Very professional, welcoming agency that will help with all your travel needs.