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Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Nov 22nd, 2017, 05:29
Replies: 66
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Posted By Mike Cork
No. It is a weapon

No. It is a weapon
Forum: Packing Tips for India travel Nov 22nd, 2017, 05:25
Replies: 66
Views: 33,408
Posted By Mike Cork
Not allowed. It’s a weapon.

Not allowed. It’s a weapon.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Nov 17th, 2017, 04:35
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Mike Cork
Only 2 e-visa allowed in a 12 month calendar...

Only 2 e-visa allowed in a 12 month calendar period. The visa is granted from date of issue and not from date of intended travel.

The entry could be from now until 120 days time. Even though you...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Sep 30th, 2017, 14:23
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Just outline your visa history, numbers and...

Just outline your visa history, numbers and dates.
Give some dates of your intended travel for you next couple of visits.
Attach a copy of flight details if you have them.
Explain that it would...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Sep 29th, 2017, 17:18
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
When I applied for my 5 year visa. I emailed and...

When I applied for my 5 year visa. I emailed and asked VFS and was advised I need to book an appointment and attend for biometrics.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Sep 6th, 2017, 13:30
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
That's not too bad if you need them on a hurry. A...

That's not too bad if you need them on a hurry. A booth costs at least 7. I always get dome done in India whilst travelling. 100Rs for 4 or 8 normal size.
Forum: Electronics in India Aug 24th, 2017, 12:39
Replies: 1,046
Views: 344,345
Posted By Mike Cork
I think what dcamrass1 is saying is whilst...

I think what dcamrass1 is saying is whilst travelling on an Evisa they purchased a sim card.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Aug 23rd, 2017, 00:28
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Not sure if you can apply by post for 12 - 24...

Not sure if you can apply by post for 12 - 24 month visa online and submit by post any more. You may find you need an appointment and do the biometrics.

If I am wrong someone will correct me.
...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Aug 17th, 2017, 06:19
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Mike Cork
I used the expressways when I was in riding from...

I used the expressways when I was in riding from Delhi to Agra 2 years ago. Delhi-Gurgaon, Yamuna expressway. No problems were encountered. We did travel on others whilst riding on this trip but...
Forum: Chai and Chat Aug 15th, 2017, 05:17
Replies: 2,818
Views: 323,557
Posted By Mike Cork
Less than a week. It seems a long time coming,...

Less than a week. It seems a long time coming, Last trip was in February.

Looking forward to this trip, nice motorcycle ride in North India again.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Aug 11th, 2017, 04:53
Replies: 7
Views: 5,942
Posted By Mike Cork
Try TonyBikecentre in Delhi, Rajesh can move the...

Try TonyBikecentre in Delhi, Rajesh can move the bikes to Chandigarh for you to ride from there.
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar Jul 31st, 2017, 05:12
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Mike Cork
No This is not the place to ride as a novice...

No

This is not the place to ride as a novice rider. There are still many sections of road that are no more than rocks mud and river crossings. Experience is necessary.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jul 24th, 2017, 13:48
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
You should us VFS as all other visa providers are...

You should us VFS as all other visa providers are agencies who charge additional fees for their service.

http://www.vfsglobal.com/india/uk/index.html
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jul 17th, 2017, 01:56
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Yes. That's the sort of thing to say. I also...

Yes. That's the sort of thing to say.

I also explained that I had 2 trips booked and a short visa would run out just before or during the second trip. I requested that they looked favourably at my...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jul 15th, 2017, 23:19
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
5 Year Tourist Visa

My last visa ran out last week, this was a 2 year multi entry tourist visa.

I took the plunge and submitted an application for a 5 year multi entry visa. I thought I would post my experience to...
Forum: Delhi May 16th, 2017, 05:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mike Cork
Welcome to IM, I have arrived many timeslate at...

Welcome to IM, I have arrived many timeslate at night or in the early hours of the morning and get either a GOV taxi or the hotel transport to Pharganj, but I think you are doing the right thing, you...
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice May 5th, 2017, 04:22
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Mike Cork
This round trip is about 2000 km and easily 45 -...

This round trip is about 2000 km and easily 45 - 50 hours riding. If you have only 10 days including flights you will be hard pushed to do this route with stops of any length.

On a trip like this...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Apr 13th, 2017, 00:19
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Thanks for this information. I knew someone would...

Thanks for this information. I knew someone would point it out. It's not a massive problem. Just another day trip.

Regards

Mike
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Apr 12th, 2017, 14:34
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Well... after reading the information I can find...

Well... after reading the information I can find and the information those of you have kindly pointed me to. I have come to the conclusion that some people
may possibly be posting information...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Apr 12th, 2017, 06:07
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Where have you got this information from. I have...

Where have you got this information from. I have looked at the VFS site and can only find this.

Applicants sending applications by post May please note that the High Commission of India and its...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Jan 10th, 2017, 19:29
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
The norm is a 12 month visa. However several...

The norm is a 12 month visa. However several people have applied and been granted 5 year visas.

I will apply for a 5 year visa later this year when my 2 year visa runs out.
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Oct 26th, 2016, 13:26
Replies: 609
Views: 75,685
Posted By Mike Cork
Only bit of advices I can give is. Take your...

Only bit of advices I can give is.

Take your time.
Know what your doing.
Have all information to hand. Including correct size JPG's for photographs and PDFs for passport page.
Do a practice run...
Forum: Delhi Oct 10th, 2016, 04:16
Replies: 31
Views: 3,768
Posted By Mike Cork
Having read the previous posts, the pros and cons...

Having read the previous posts, the pros and cons of this that and the other.

I agree that Paharganj is as good as anywhere and probably better than some of the so called nicer areas, not just to...
Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Sep 2nd, 2016, 13:46
Replies: 7,093
Views: 1,204,997
Posted By Mike Cork
Earlier this year I travelled into Goa with my...

Earlier this year I travelled into Goa with my wife and mother.

I joined the queue with my normal visa expecting to be waiting for my wife and mother who had e-visas only to find them waiting for...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Aug 24th, 2016, 03:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By Mike Cork
I couldn't get any accommodation at Bairagarh...

I couldn't get any accommodation at Bairagarh other than a homestay. The rooms were good enough for a night stop. I just asked locals and was directed to the homestay.

Enjoy your ride.
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