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India is a relatively cheap country to visit but you should be prepared to pay more in large and popular touristic cities like Mumbai and Delhi. A daily budget between 900 and 1500 Rs should allow you to stay in midrange hotels, eat at standard restaurants and travel in good conditions.

Please find below travel information for your visit of India.

Currency - Money
The Indian rupee (Rs) is the currency of India. Coins come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 25 and 50 paise, and Rs 1, 2 and 5. Notes come in Rs 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000.

ATM - Change
ATMs are relatively easy to find in large towns and cities of India. They commonly accept Visa, Mastercard, Cirrus, Maestro and Plus cards. When you change currency or travellers cheques for Indian rupees, you will be asked to present your passport. The commission on foreign exchange in India is becoming rare and if it is charged, it is a low fee.

Credit cards
The acceptance of credit cards in shops, restaurants and hotels in India is growing but you still be watching for scams. You can also use your credit card to pay for some transports, like planes and trains.

Did you know?
The rupee is the name used for the currency of India. But it is also the name used for the currency of Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Mauritius and the Seychelles. The rupee is represented by the character Rs.