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NRI’s and Foreigners May Not Leave the Country In Possession of the Rupee

Posted on February 07, 2017

Non-resident Indians (NRI’s) and foreigners leaving the country are not permitted to exit in possession of the rupee and must subsequently exchange any rupees in their possession into a foreign ... Read More

Trusted Traveler Programs: What are the Differences Between them?

Posted on December 08, 2016

A Trusted Traveler is a person who has been approved by the United States Homeland Security to enter the United States without having to pass through a full Immigration screening which often entails ... Read More

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Applying for Global Entry

Posted on July 29, 2016

CBP’s Global Entry program is a great option for those who travel internationally on a frequent basis and want to expedite their clearance process when entering the U.S. The Global Entry program ... Read More

Hassle-Free Access for Indian’s Traveling to the US through Global Entry Program

Posted on June 08, 2016

It was recently announced that India has become the ninth country to enter into the International Expedited Traveller Initiative (also known as the Global Entry Program) with the US, meaning that ... Read More

India Announces Amended Baggage Rules for 2016

Posted on March 25, 2016

Starting April 1, 2016, India will be updating their baggage rules in order to simplify and rationalize the duty free allowance for multiple categories of travelers. The primary changes are as ... Read More

How to Get a Second Passport & Why You Might Need One

Posted on March 11, 2016

When it comes to planning an international trip, among the many things on your packing checklist – and probably the most important – is your passport. Most travelers know that a passport is typically ... Read More

New Baggage Rules Announced by India Raise Baggage Allowance

Posted on March 07, 2016

The Indian government has replaced Baggage Rules 1998 with Baggage Rules 2016, which notes the duty free allowance for international passengers coming to India. The new Baggage Rules 2016, effective ... Read More