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Countries open for travel in 2022
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Top Travel News of the Week

The time to travel has arrived! Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world. Matheran to soon have e-rickshaws Asia’s only car free hill station, Matheran – situated 108 kms away from Mumbai, will soon have a few eco-friendly e-rickshaws on […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
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Top Travel News of the Week

The time to travel has arrived! Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world. Goa Tourism Launches New Mission – Safe & Clean Beaches Goa Tourism along with Goa Police have come with their “Safe & Clean Beaches” mission in order […]

How To Find The Best Economy Class Seat?
Flights

How To Find The Best Economy Class Seat?

So what if you’re not flying business class with the long spaced seats. With some prior information, you can and must make the best of what’s available in the economy class. Find out here how to grab the best economy class seats! Don’t you just hate it when you’re appointed […]

Banff National Park, Canada
Experiences, World

Best National Parks In The World You Must Visit

Our beautiful planet is blessed with countless varieties of flora and fauna, spread over different geographical terrains and topographical features that leave us speechless in wonder and amazement. One of the best ways to experience the glorious beauty of our home planet is by visiting national parks. Many of these […]

How To: Converse With Foreigners
Experiences, Travel, World

How To: Converse With Foreigners

Travelling or living abroad? Need help talking to foreigners who don’t speak your language? Or simply would like to make new friends and initiate conversations? We can help. This Blog is specifically for those that are in an unfamiliar country trying to get by or explore more of what culture has […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
Travel News

Top Travel News for the Week

The time to travel has arrived! Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world. Schengen Visa Application Process to get easier Schengen visa process will soon be digitized. As per a new proposal by the European Union Commission to the EU […]

Top 5 Offbeat Places In Sri Lanka
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Top 5 Offbeat Places In Sri Lanka

When we think about Sri Lanka we think of sandy beaches, lush green trees and a tropical paradise, whose pictures are scattered all over travel magazines. And why wouldn’t it be? With world famous tourist destinations and hidden offbeat places in Sri Lanka, this country may be small, but is […]

Bollywood Theme Parks
Experiences

7 Best Theme Parks In The UAE

There’s no shortage of things to do in the UAE— it is one of the most preferred destination due to its easy Dubai visa online process and affordability holiday options. And when it comes to deciding things to do in a destination, visiting Theme Parks top the list for people of all […]

Your 2022 Singapore Travel Guide
Experiences, Travel, World

Your 2022 Singapore Travel Guide

There is no place like Singapore. This dynamic city-state is located just off Malaysia’s southern point. It features a wonderful combination of Malaysian, Indian, Chinese, Arab, and English cultures – all with a Singaporean twist. The “Lion City,” as it’s known, is replete with delectable culinary delights, cutting-edge lodgings, and […]

South Africa 2022 Travel Guide
Travel, World

South Africa 2022 Travel Guide

South Africa is a magnificent destination that is frequently ignored by budget tourists, offering fantastic safaris, rocky mountains, world-class wines, an endless coastline, and dynamic towns like Cape Town. South Africa is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa. Visitors may immerse themselves in city life in Cape […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
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Top Travel News for the Week

The time to travel has arrived! Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world. Mumbai-Kathmandu Flights To Resume From March 27 Nepal Airlines Corporation – NAC, recently announced their plans to resume their flight services between Mumbai and Kathmandu. Scheduling flights […]

30 Interesting Facts About Malaysia
Experiences, Travel

30 Interesting Facts About Malaysia

Here’s an interesting fact for you, Malaysia is re-opening soon after a closure of 2 years. There will be waves of travellers rushing to get their Malaysia visa and book their Malaysia flight tickets to be the first ones to get access to the country as soon as it re-opens. […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
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Top Travel News for the Week

The time to travel has arrived! Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world. India Lifts Travel Ban From March 27 After 2 years, India is finally set to lift its ban on international flights which was imposed due to the […]

4 Popular Languages Spoken In Singapore
Travel Toolkit

4 Popular Languages Spoken In Singapore

So, you’ve decided to move to Singapore for work or study. Booked your flight tickets, applied for your Singapore visa and even arranged for accommodation. All set to fly, isn’t it?? Wait, a minute! What about overcoming the language gap? Learning about the languages spoken in Singapore will help you break the […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
Indian Travel, Travel News

Top Travel News for the Week

Here’s your weekly dose of travel updates: Largest Safari Park outside of Africa opens in Sharjah Inaugurated by Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, at Al Bridi Nature Reserve, this is the largest safari park outside Africa. Expanding over an area of 8 sq km and planted with 100,000 native […]

All you need to know about the Indian E-Passport
Passport, Travel Toolkit

All you need to know about the Indian E-Passport

In the Budget speech on 1st February 2022, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced, the country will soon introduce e-Passport for its citizens. However, the concept of e-Passports is not new to our country. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) initiated the first phase of e-Passports in India in 2008 by issuing e-Passports […]

France visa
Travel Toolkit, Visa

France Visa: A Step-by-Step Guide

Whenever anyone discusses a trip to Europe or even romantic places on Earth, Frances’ name is bound to popup during the discussion. From food to fashion, romance and history, there is nothing that France doesn’t offer. It is a must visit for every traveller. Also, being one of the Schengen […]

Indian Luxury Trains
Experiences, IRCTC Indian Railway

Top Luxury Trains in India

Traveling by bus, air, or sea have their own perks, but nothing matches the beauty and the feel of traveling by a train. From the hustle and bustle of chai-wallahs and various other refreshments, to sharing dabbas with fellow passengers, all while traveling through the scenic routes full of mountains, […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
Indian Travel, Travel News

Top Travel News for the Week

Here’s your weekly dose of travel updates: Taj Mahal to allow free entry to tourists. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided to allow free entry to the Taj Mahal beginning February 27, 28 and March 1, to mark the 367th Urs of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who commissioned the […]

Top 5 Travel Essentials for Women
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Top 5 Travel Essentials for Women

Just how AkbarTravels can save you time and money with incredible travel discounts and offers; excellent travel gear may mean the difference between a stress-free vacation and a chaotic trip, for women. As a woman, investing in excellent travel gear might prove to be a wise decision when travelling. You […]

Countries open for travel in 2022
Indian Travel, Travel News

Top Travel News for the Week

The time to travel has arrived! Check out the latest news and updates about the travel and tourism industry from around the world. Water Taxi Service between Mumbai – Navi Mumbai was flagged off The first Water Taxi service was inaugurated on 17 February, 2022 by the Union Minister of Ports, […]

France Visa Document Checklist 2022
Travel Toolkit, Visa

France Visa Document Checklist 2022

As part of the France visa application process, you will need to provide a number of documents to prove your eligibility. In this article, we provide an up-to-date document checklist for short stay France Visa. TOURIST VISIT Duly filled and signed visa application form. Online France visa payment receipt. Signed […]

Indian travel COVID19 restrictions
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Coming To India? Here’s The Latest COVID-19 Guidelines For Travel To India

International travellers can enter India provided they adhere to the travel guidelines laid down by the Government of India. Below, we’ve compiled everything you need to know to visit India, including entry requirements and COVID-19 guidelines. Travellers from all countries excluding ‘at risk’ countries can enter India following the rules […]

9 Weekend Getaways from Delhi
Indian Travel

9 Weekend Getaways from Delhi

New Delhi is the Republic of India’s capital city. It houses the government’s parliamentary, executive, and judicial branches. It also serves as the seat of the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. So this is a perfect spot to start your first day by exploring famous landmarks, and […]

A Romantic getaway in Maldives for Valentine’s Day
Indian Travel, Travel

A Romantic getaway in Maldives for Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, violets are blue, spend Valentine’s Day on a romantic getaway in the Maldives for two!Don’t forget to check our Valentine’s Day Offer available at AkbarTravels. Say goodbye to plush stuffed animals, heart shaped boxes filled with mystery chocolates, cliché bouquets of flowers and predictable Hallmark moments. Take […]

Things to do in Andaman
Travel, Travel News

Top 12 Things To Do In Andaman In 2020

From island paradises that go from beach relaxation to late night parties, to smaller islets yet to be touched by tourism, the Andaman Islands has a wealth of exciting things to do with activities to suit all tastes.. From water sports, cultural activities, wildlife encounters, underwater activities and some of […]

Malacca
Travel, Travel Toolkit

7 Places In Malaysia You Must See Before You Die

South-East Asia is a beautiful and wondrous region that attracts the bulk of tourists every year. But while the majority of the tourists flock to Thailand and Singapore, Malaysia is one country that has it all and more…breathtaking sights, towering skyscrapers, tranquil islands, magnificent temples, spectacular landscaped gardens, eclectic theme […]

The 7 Most Beautiful Beaches in Krabi, Thailand
Travel

The 7 Most Beautiful Beaches in Krabi, Thailand

There’s no place on earth quite like Krabi, one of Thailand’s tourist jewels. With its jagged karst limestone islands rising from the azure sea, pure white beaches, and exotic temples on land, Krabi is an enthralling place to visit. Infact Krabi is a beach bummer’s paradise with several white sandy […]

8 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Bangkok
Travel

8 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Bangkok

Thailand is a land of dreams. It is one of those places with stunning scenery and rich historic legacy where you can feel the mixture of old and modern culture and where the traveler is looking for breathtaking sights, remote beaches or heavenly food. There’s really no way to quite […]

Mind-Blowing Singapore Adventures
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Mind-Blowing Singapore Adventures

As one of world’s leading tourist destinations, Singapore attracts more than 30 million visitors each year. It presents much more than simply the high profile shopping malls, opulence hotels, and excellent dining. The Lion City has a pulsating history and various cultural quarters to see, along with the many family-friendly […]

Top 13 free things to do in Singapore
Travel

Top 13 free things to do in Singapore

With Singapore forever being considered one of the most expensive places to visit, we thought we’d set the record straight by offering you top attractions that you can visit, absolutely free. From galleries and museums to parks, walks, markets and more – if you know where to look, you can […]

Top 4 Events Of Singapore Night Safari
Travel

Top 4 Events Of Singapore Night Safari

The Lion City never fails to deliver, whether sitting outside one of the most iconic hotels and home to the world’s largest Infinity Pool; Marina Bay Sands, exploring colourful botanic and natural garden; Gardens by the Bay, strolling the streets of Clark Quay or treating yourself to an adventure of […]

The infinity pool on the 57th floor of Singapore's Marina Bay Sands Hotel
offers jaw-dropping views of the city. (Getty Images)
Travel Toolkit

The 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Singapore

There is no limit to luxury, no matter where you holiday. Singapore has got tons of luxury hotels that will make you feel like a celebrity or royal per se. And though some come with insane views, larger-than-life pools and other such incentives, others are just downright beautiful. All of […]

10 Best Jalesh Cruises Destinations
Cruise, Travel Toolkit

10 Best Jalesh Cruises Destinations

Are you ready to go on your much awaited cruise holiday and looking for the best cruise destinations? Jalesh Cruises offers a wide variety of sailing schedules allowing travelers to visit destinations and ports of call around the world. Popular Jalesh Cruise destination itineraries include the Mumbai to Goa cruise […]

10 Best Places To Go Shopping In Dubai
Travel Toolkit

10 Best Places To Go Shopping In Dubai

Recognised worldwide as being a Utopia for shopaholics, Dubai is the perfect destination for travelers wanting to go on a first-class shopping spree. There is so much to buy and such a sheer abundance of beautiful shopping malls that it’s difficult to know where to begin. A city catering for […]

How to read a Visa Sticker (visa stamp)?
Visa

How to read a Visa Sticker (visa stamp)?

After you receive your passport with the visa stamp in it, there are several pieces of information on the visa sticker that are very important. Most of the time the information on the visa sticker is correct, but in rare cases the Embassy or Consulate may make an error. We’ve […]

Travel Toolkit, Visa

UK Student Visa Application And Requirements

The United Kingdom has always attracted students across the globe for its quality education and top-notch universities. UK is truly multicultural which offers great education opportunities, high class campuses and endless research facilities which helps students to grow in their respective fields. The country welcomes thousands of international students every […]

How to Apply for a US Student Visa
Travel Toolkit, Visa

How to Apply for a US Student Visa

As far as studying abroad goes, the United States of America is the most popular destination worldwide, each year attracting more and more foreign students. If you’re hoping to study abroad in the US and grab a slice of the American dream though, you’ll need a USA Student Visa. Whilst this […]

Tips To Get UK Visa For Indians
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Tips To Get UK Visa For Indians

A visit to United Kingdom heads the bucket list of most travelers. With its tourist friendly vibe and a jaw-dropping array, people from all over the world wish to visit the UK to see and experience its rich cultural pursuits. Undoubtedly, the country is one of the most visited destinations. […]

US Visa Interview Questions and Answers
Travel Toolkit, Visa

US Visa Interview Questions and Answers

Applying for a US Visa is not just about submitting the application form along with the necessary documents. Applicants have to go through an interview process. The US Visa Interview is the most crucial stage of the process. Nothing worries applicants more then the US Visa Interview. Your interview could […]

Sri Lanka visa
Visa

Tips to get Sri Lanka Visa for Indians

Sri Lanka is a beautiful, exotic destination full of culture, nature, wildlife, and smiling faces. The country has always been a place for travel lovers. From cultural diversity to the amazing food, from beautiful festivals to the adventure games. Sri Lanka always welcome its tourists with open hands. In order […]

Travel Toolkit, Visa

Get UK Visa In 5 Easy Steps

The United Kingdom has always been a tourist hotspot for many decades now and continues to remain a top tourist destination even today. It’s not hard to imagine why; the country has more or less everything to offer millions of tourists that flock to the country each year. Be it catching […]

Reasons for UK Visa Rejection
Travel Toolkit, Visa

Reasons for UK Visa Rejection

So, you’ve got your mind made up! You’re planning to head to the UK on a holiday! Now, it’s time to tackle your UK visa application. When it comes to your UK Visa applications, you’ll want to make sure yours is 100% error free to avoid the potential for processing […]

Reasons for US Visa Rejection
Travel Toolkit, Visa

Reasons for US Visa Rejection

Millions of people flock each year to US Consulates and Embassies around the world applying for a US Visa and after all the hard work in preparing the documents; having a USA Visa application refused can be a confusing, frustrating, and upsetting experience. It always feels personal, and judgmental — […]

TOP SIX TRIVANDRUM TRAVEL TIPS
Indian Travel

TOP SIX TRIVANDRUM TRAVEL TIPS

Planning a holiday to Trivandrum? Thinking about whether Trivandrum is the ideal holiday destination for you? If so, then this blog is for readers like you! Today we’d like to share why Trivandrum is such a gorgeous place to explore and what Trivandrum travel tips can help you to make […]

TOP LUXURY HOTELS IN VISHAKHAPATNAM
Indian Travel

TOP LUXURY HOTELS IN VISHAKHAPATNAM

Miles of golden beaches, fresh greenery, gentle hillocks, and a chance to soothe your soul with natural remedies—Vizag is a perfect holiday destination for you. This beautiful city in eastern Andhra Pradesh, formally known as Vishakapatnam, is on its way to becoming one of India’s top health tourism destinations. One […]

SEVEN BEST HOTELS IN TIRUPATI
Indian Travel

SEVEN BEST HOTELS IN TIRUPATI

Everyone knows Tirupati as a place for pilgrimage. But, it’s not just famous worldwide for its Sri Venkateswara Temple, several other tourists also visit this city for discovering the beautiful wonders it houses. If you wish to go on a holy trip or explore the natural and man-made tourist attractions, […]

Indian Travel

TOP FIVE BUDGET HOTELS IN THANE

In the past few years, Mumbai’s neighborhood Thane has flourished, and how!  Recognized as the city of lakes in Maharashtra, it houses a total of 30 lakes and is bound by Yeoor and Parsik hills. With some of the largest malls and water parks to beat the heat, Thane is a great […]