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Rathambore Jeep bookings

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Rathambore Jeep bookings

We are apending 3 nights here to visit the tiger sanctuary. We have booked to stay at Nahargarh Fort Hotel and are trying to arrange jeep safaris through them. We are a little concerned as they have asked us to email scanned details from our passports as they say these are neededto make the jeep bookings. Also they are asking for payment to be wired by Western Union Money Transfer. This strikes me as a little strange. Is this a scam or just Indian Bureaucracy at work?

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1. Re: Rathambore Jeep bookings

Passport info is needed to make safari bookings. This is to prevent agents/touts from doing bulk bookings and then creating a black market for jeep rides. There are only a limited number of jeep rides. Ask the hotel if they are happy with you giving them passport number, date of issue, name of the person, gender and nationality, instead of a scan.

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I think sending scanned copy of the Passport should be no problem. Advance Payment is usually asked to confirm the booking, see if they are ready to accept a token amount. They should !

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I am trying to arrange the Jeep Safari also. Not through my hotel (their agent is too expensive) but through another hotel. I guess I will need to send them scan or info.

But for the payment, is it possible to provide a Credit Card Authorization? Wire payment is painful to do and costly. And once we had a name wrong and the back and forth went for over a month. So just wondering why the wire transfer and not the Credit Card pre authorization. Especially that I am booking through a hotel.

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