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For a comfortable and healthy flying experience:

Air Travel in today’s India has become a highly preferred option. And considering a human body is sensitive to change, a healthy flying experience remains a concern for many. Committed to making your flying time most comfortable, we like to recommend a few steps which will help augment your flying experience.

Before the Flight:

  • Please drink lots of water and control the intake of alcohol, coffee and tea.
  • A stroll after the check-in is recommended
  • Avoid eating heavy.
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
  • Keep your skin moisturized.

During the Flight:
  • Drink lots of water and control the intake of alcohol, coffee and tea.
  • While you are seated, rotate your ankles, stretch and flex your leg muscles, arms, shoulders and neck at regular intervals to relax your body and boost blood circulation.( mentioned below) to avoiding cramps by optimizing blood circulation.
  • Avoid eating heavy.


Inflight Safety norms:
Safety remains a primary concern for all of us. Kindly pay attention to the inflight announcements upon takeoff and landing. Do make it a habit of referring to the information sheet on safety procedures kept in the seat pocket. In case of any concerns, please contact your flight attendant immediately.



Electronic Devices:
Use of hand held devices such as mobile phones, radios, GPS locators and remote controlled toys are prohibited during flight hours. Please keep your mobile phones switched off during the flight. Personal computers and video games can be used during flying hours but must be switched off during taking off and landing.



Smoking:
As per government regulations, smoking is totally prohibited on board any flight. As a measure of strict compliance, the aircraft's toilet has detectors installed. Penalties will be levied upon those not complying with the regulations.
  • English is a commonly used everywhere in India however, interpreters and guides for other languages are easy to book.

  • Familiarizing yourself with a couple of commonly used words or phrases in the local language will help you while shopping or talking to the local people.
    http://beta.newdelhiairport.in/simple-terms-in-hindi.aspx

  • Food is an adventure in India and there is something for everyone. Indians are proud of their recipes as most have been passed down through generations. Everything is not spicy or hot. Rest assured the culinary experience is one you won’t forget so easily.

  • All the government and administrative offices in India operate from 930am to 500pm Monday through Friday.

    Banks : are open Monday through Friday 900am to 600pm

    Post Offices : are open Monday through Friday 900am to 500pm


  • India offers some of the most magnificent hotel stays for every budget, in most visited locations. World renowned 5 star hotel chains and smaller heritage hotels are easily available. Home stays, budget hotels and guest houses are also becoming the norm nowadays. Kindly ask your travel specialist for options. India is well connected by air, train and road. Advance bookings for air travel and trains are highly recommended.

  • Always have a photocopy of your passport, visa, travel insurance and driving license on you at all times. It comes in handy if you misplace the originals.

  • Make a note of all the Emergency Helpline numbers in Delhi
    http://beta.newdelhiairport.in/af-emergency-numbers.aspx

  • Credit cards / Debit cards / travelers cheques are accepted in most places. However, it is advisable to have local currency handy as well.

  • Always hire a taxi from a prepaid taxi booth. If you do choose to travel on local transport always insist on paying by the meter or settle on a fare before you enter the vehicle. g fleeced.

  • If you are unsure about booking local transport yourself, ask your travel specialist to do it for you.

Weather in Delhi – Contrasting summers and winters

India is a sub continent coveringthe snowy Himalayas to the deserts of Rajasthan and Gujrat, the plains of terrain to the jungles of Madhya Pradesh, the back waters of Kerala to the tea estates of the North East. Like the terrain, the climate also varies from the freezing cold to desert heat. Check on the weather before you leave and pack accordingly.

The best season to visit Delhi is during the shoulder seasons of February to April and August to November. During February and March in particular, Delhi comes alive with its foliage, spring festivals and celebrations.
Seasons Average Tempature ℃
WINTER 20-25
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SPRING 20-25
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SUMMER 25-40+
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MONSOON 35-30
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AUTUMN 30-20
  • Before you embark on your journey – prepare yourself.
  • Are you travelling with children / infants? If so, do they need any specific medication or vaccinations?
  • Check for latest information on prevalent diseases/infections and if you are a transit passenger, be aware of the diseases and infections that are associated with the destination.
  • Before leaving for India, it would be advisable to consult a qualified medical professional regarding appropriate precautionary measure.

Some of the common vaccinations.

  • Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid, Polio, Yellow Fever vaccination (for travelers arriving from or transiting through any yellow-fever-infected area.
  • Japanese Encephalitis :
    This vaccine is recommended for foreign travelers staying in India for more than 1 month and traveling to rural areas.
  • Rabies :
    For instances of animal bites.
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR):
    Visitors born after 1956 who have not been vaccinated should take two doses.
  • Tetanus-Diphtheria :
    A revaccination is taken every 10 years.
  • Diarrhea :
    It is advised to carry oral re-hydration salts, as well as anti-diarrhea medicine.
  • Malaria :
    It is quite common, except in high altitudes. Your physician can advise you about anti-malarial medication.
  • Besides vaccinations, there are other preventive measures which would ensure a healthy journey:
  • Indulging in street food is best avoided,including fresh juices, salads and fruits.
  • Always drink from sealed water bottles
Delhi is a cosmopolitan city with many ethnic groups and cultures. Due to these various groups, several languages are spoken here.

Hindi is the official language, which is spoken by the majority of the population. Urdu, Punjabi and English are other common languages in Delhi. The business language is English and one can get by the city with a good knowledge of English.

We have a list of words in Hindi which might help you.

Simple Terms In Hindi
Hello - namaste, Namaskar
Hi - Suno, Suniye
Mr. - shrimaan
Mrs. - shrimati
Miss - kumaari
Master - Kumaar
Bye - alvida
Thank you - dhanyavaad
Good morning - shubh prabhat, Su prabhat
Good evening - shubh sandhya
Good night - shubh ratri
Take care - apna khayal rakhna
See you later - phir milen-gey
I - mein
He - woh / Usne
She - who
You - tum / aap (respect)
It - yeh
What - kya
Your - tumhara / aapka (respect)
My, mine - mera
Our, ours - hamara, hum sabka
Me - mai
Us - hum
You - aap, tum
Your, Yours - aapka, tumhara
We - hum
to eat - khana, kha
to be hungry - bhukh lagna
to drink - pina
to be thirsty - pyas lagna
to sleep - sona
to sit - baethna
to give - dena
to fly - udna
to walk - chalna
to run - daudna
to go - jaanaa
to come - aanaa
to speak - bolna
to hear - sunana
to look - dekhna
Food - khana
water - pani
How are you? - Aap kaise hain?
I am fine - Mai achchha hoon
You are welcome - Aapka swagat hai
Let us meet again - Fir milenge
My name is ------ - Mera naam ----- hai
What is your name? - Aapka kya naam hai?
Where are you? - aap kahan ho?
I'm from (the U.S/ India) - Mein (America/ Bharat) se hoon.
How is your family? - Aapka parivar kaise ho?
What should I do? - mein kya karoon?
What can I do? - mein kya kar sakta hoon?
I am fine - main achha hoon
What is your name? - tumhara /Aapka naam kya hai?
What did you do? - tumne / Aapne (respect) kya kiya?
How are you? - tum kaise ho / Aap kaise hain?
I am hungry and thirsty. - mai bhukhaa aur pyaasaa hoon.
Can I help you? kya mein aapki madad kar sakta/ sakti (female) hoon?
Can you help me? kya aap meri madad kar saktey hain?
Where is the (bathroom/ pharmacy)? aucaghara/ pharmacy kahaan hai?
Excuse me ...! (to ask for something/ to pass by) kshama keejeeae...
How much distance to go? - Aur kitni door jana hai?
Where should I go? - Mujhe kahan jaana chahiye?
How was the journey yesterday? - Kal ki yatra kaisi thi?
Which way did you come? - Tum / aap kis raaste se aaye?
Where are you coming from? - Aap / tum kahan se aa rahe ho?
How much is it? - Yeh kitne ka hai?
I don't understand - Mujhey samajh mein nahi aataa
Can you say it again? - Kyaa aap issey dohraa saktey hain?

One: ek
Two: do
Three: teen
Four: chaar
Five: paannch
Six: chheh
Seven: saat
Eight: aath
Nine: nao
Ten: dus
Twenty: bees
Thirty: tees
Forty: chaalees
Fifty: pachaas
Sixty: saath
Seventy: sattar
Eighty: assee
Ninety: nabbe
Hundred: sau
Thousand: hazzar
One Thousand: ek Hazzar
Lakh (One Hundred Thousand): laakh
Crore (Ten Million): karod

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