What tips does one need to keep in mind while visiting Pondicherry?
Posted on Dec 17, 2013 by sushma.yadav
While travelling to any location there are a few things you need to be conscious about and ensure that you travel smoothly and enjoy your vacation.
Plan Ahead- You must ensure that you have made your hotel reservation well in advance. We’re sure that you don’t want to ruin your trip by not be able to get the hotel room of your choice. It is always advisable t make your travel arrangements and plan your budget. You must ensure that you are carrying a written confirmation through email or fax and carry a copy of the email or faxed confirmation to the hotel as proof of your room confirmation.
The roads in Pondicherry are well maintained and you can enjoy driving around and exploring the city. You may find the roads a little narrow and crowded. In case you are planning to drive down to Pondicherry then do remember to get your car serviced and in a god running condition. Do check with your hotel if they offer a parking facility to avoid any last minute surprises.
There are many ATM’s in Pondicherry from where you could withdraw cash. However we still recommend you to carry a minimum amount. Carry plenty of cash in smaller denominations like INR 10, 20, 50 and 100, because you will require smaller denominations when you go for shopping and travelling, etc.
There a set of General Guidelines, which are laid out by the government and these have to be followed in every city. It is always suggested that you adhere to these to avoid any untoward incidents which might take place during your trip. Foreigners must carry their Visa at all times. You must save the emergency contact numbers, especially the contact number of your hotel, in your mobile phonebook and keep these handy.