Here you will find some information concerning your journey to India:
Please note that you will need a visa for your trip to India. You will receive further information about the visa proceeding: • at a local embassy of India or the responsible India consulate in your home country • from any travel agency with India-experience of your trust
Important: Messe Düsseldorf GmbH is not entitled to give invitations for visa processing or any support for obtaining a visa.
The Climate of Mumbai is a tropical wet and dry climate. Mumbai's climate can be best described as moderate temperatures with high level of humidity. In the month of October the mean daily maximum stays at around 32.9 °C and mean daily minimum stays at 23.1 °C making it hot during the days and cold during the nights.
Kindly contact your doctor in good time before leaving for India. He will inform you about relevant and necessary vaccinations. All major hotels have doctors on call. You can also get in touch with your Embassy if you need any specialized medical assistance.
The official currency of India is Indian Rupee (INR). All major international currencies are accepted in India.
International and Indian banks provide a good number of 24-hour ATMs in most parts of the city. Currency exchange services are readily available with banks, travel agencies and hotels.
In India the electric voltage available is 220 volts AC/50 Hz. Some hotels provide additional 110 volt plug point outlets.
Indian Standard Time is 5.30 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+5.30 hrs)
You will get prepaid taxi service upon arrival at the airport. There will be lists or boards with the latest prices.
All major categories (luxury, 5 stars, 4 stars, 3 stars and budget) of hotels have rooms available in Mumbai. The peak season for visiting Mumbai is generally from October to March.
A majority of the international airlines have their offices in Mumbai. The national airlines have their head or branch offices in the city as well.
Bombay Covention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) is located in the Western Suburbs in Northern Mumbai, on the Western Express Highway in Goregaon (East) and is about 10 minutes drive from the National as well as the International airports and is approximately 20 minutes from the heart of the city.
Messe-Reisen Falk is the travel organisator for foodpex India. Your benefits:
attractive flight offers at special condition
selected trade fair hotels
comprehensive support and handling for all required visa
organisation of local services like transfer, tour guidance, procurement of foreign currencies or leasing of meeting rooms