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Currency exchange and banking procedures

Foreign Exchange Facility

At Indira Gandhi International Airport:

Online currency converter:

Credit cards and ATMs

EC cards are accepted at most shops and restaurants. Credit cards like VISA, Master Card and others are widely accepted. At ATM machines all over Delhi money can be withdrawn using debit and credit cards.


Electrical plugs used in India

  • Voltage: 220-240 Volts
  • Primary socket type: India


  • Police - 100
  • Fire - 101
  • Ambulance - 102

Further information can be obtained from:


English and Hindi.


Opening hours

Opening Hours depend on what category you are looking for. In general:

  • Supermarkets: Monday- Saturday 9am- 9pm
  • Shopping: normal working hours- Monday-Sunday 10:30am -10pm.

See more information about markets in Delhi on the Tourist information page.


Check the below websites for guidelines for visitors:


No smoking

Since 2008 Restaurants, Bars and Clubs are non-Smoking areas. However they might provide a separate smoking area. But Smoking is banned on public transport and in hospitals, airports and public and federal buildings.

Telecommunication and internet

  • Country Code: +91
  • Delhi Code: 011
  • International Call Prefix: 00

Most of the hotels provide free WLAN, check with your Hotel. Several places and Cafes or Restaurants such as Starbucks are offering free WLAN as well.


The month of September is characterized by essentially constant daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 34°C throughout the month, exceeding 37°C or dropping below 30°C only one day in ten.