* If you are flying by VS
, you need not worry about reaching at an unearthly hour. It reaches DEL at 10.45 AM
* The road from DEL airport to the city is quite good. In fact DEL has the best roads in India.
* It's better you book your hotel in advance and ask for an airport pick up. That way you will avoid the hassle of hiring a cab. You can hire a cab or a mini cab for travelling around Delhi. Cabs in Delhi have a meter but most taxi drivers do not charge by the meter. Before going out, check the approximate fare for your destination with the hotel reception.
* Self driven cars are available for rent but its better that you hire one with a driver.
*Plenty of domestic airlines are available for flights within India.
and Kingfisher charge US$ fares for foreigners. Air Deccan, Spice and Goair do not follow this policy. Anyways the policy of differential fares is likely to come to an end soon.
Delhi has hotels ranging from US$ 25 per day to upward of US$300. If you are looking for a budget hotel, there are plenty in Karol Baug area.
For any other details please feel free to contact me.
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