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UK Pounds or US Dollars

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UK Pounds or US Dollars

When travelling in North India is it best to use local currency or UK pounds or US dollars. Thanks

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1. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

When transacting in India, the only legal currency is the Indian Rupee.

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2. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

Since you are from the UK, bring Pounds sterling, you can exchange that for INR at any money changer. You can even draw money from ATMs with your debit card, check for charges with your bank.

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3. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

I have some US dollars so can I exchange those?

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4. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

Yes you can easily exchange U.S. dollars to Indian rupees at most locations in India.

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5. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

You can exchange all major currencies in India. Also, remember that you are not allowed to get Indian currency from overseas into India. You need to convert US Dollars or GBP or EUR etc into INR at the airport or thru a money changer in the city.

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6. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

Both pound and USD can be easily exchange anywhere in India,but USD still most favourate.

Indian Rupees is a main currency.

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7. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

You will actually find some bureau de change in England do have Indian Rupees, although they are not supposed to, and if you get caught with Indian Rupees going into India you might be in trouble.

All the major tourist destinations in northern India have bureau de change which advertise rates for all the major currencies, including GBP and USD.

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8. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

you can carry both currency and can change on arrival at international airport.

both are acceptable in Hotels

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9. Re: UK Pounds or US Dollars

You can use dollers, pounds but the best will be to exchange your money into Indian currency as you will be free from hazels .

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