Tourists coming to India via Africa and South America or any other yellow fever infected area must have yellow fever vaccination certificate. No other certificate is mandatory but you can consult your doctor for inoculation against typhoid, cholera, hepatitis A and can bring anti- malarial pills. It is also advisable to have a certificate from your doctor for clearance from H1N1 virus.
Payments Modes at various places
Foreign nationals can pay their hotel bills and other related expenses in foreign exchange or Indian Rupees. International credit cards/ Travellers Cheques are accepted in most of the hotels.
Travel within India
Foreign nationals can use foreign currencies for traveling via airplanes but for local travel it is advisable to have Indian currency.
Payment at Clinics and other centres
Foreign nationals can pay their clinic fees and treatment charges in foreign exchange or Indian Rupees. International credit cards/ Travellers Cheques are accepted in most of the clinics.
Purchase of goods/ articles by Foreign tourists
Shops/ emporia selling goods to foreign tourists are permitted to accept payment in foreign exchange against all major Credit cards.