Travel & Accommodation Services for Mumbai
Here you will find some information concerning your journey to Mumbai, India:
The official currency of India is Indian Rupee (INR). All major international currencies are accepted in India. International and Indian banks provide a good number of 24-hour ATMs in most parts of the city. Currency exchange services are readily available with banks, travel agencies and hotels.
In India the electric voltage available is 220 volts AC/50 Hz. Some hotels provide additional 110 volt plug point outlets.
Indian Standard Time (IST)
Indian Standard Time is 5.30 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+5.30 hrs).
You will get prepaid taxis for your service on arrival at the airport. There will be lists or boards with the latest prices. It is advised to international exhibitors and visitors to book their taxi in advance from a reputed travel agency or hotel. Radio Taxi service is also available in Mumbai, you may contact any of the below to book your taxi:
Mumbai is well connected with the local trains and metro. Most of the time it is fully crowed as it is the cheapest and fastest way to travel from one part of the city to another.
A majority of the international airlines have their offices in Mumbai. The national airlines have their head or branch offices in the city as well.
All major categories (luxury, 5 stars, 4 stars, 3 stars and budget) of hotels have rooms available in Mumbai. The peak season for visiting Mumbai is generally from October to March. You may please contact our official travel agency to help you book your accommodation in Mumbai.
The Climate of Mumbai is a tropical wet and dry climate. Mumbai's climate can be best described as moderate temperatures with high level of humidity. Summers in Mumbai are from April to Mid-June followed by monsoon till September. Winters in Mumbai lasts from November to February and during this season the weather of Mumbai is really pleasant. All these climatic features of Mumbai makes it different from other cities.
Kindly contact your doctor in good time before leaving for India. He will inform you about relevant and necessary vaccinations. All major hotels have doctors on call. You can also get in touch with your Embassy if you need any specialized medical assistance.
There are several markets, malls and boutiques established in every part of the city. Mumbai is a dream place for all shoppers as there are several shopping areas like Fashion Street, Crawford Market, Linking Road, etc.
The most popular & significant among places of worship is the Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir. The must visit places include The Gateway Of India, Marine Drive, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Juhu Beach, Elephanta Caves, etc. For a weekend gateway from Mumbai, one can cover Lonavala, Khandala, Panchgani or Aurangabad.