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The Indian Rupee is the official currency of India but can also be used in Nepal and Bhutan. The average traveller takes about £630 (about 58,000 INR) of Indian Rupees with them to India, but the Rupee is not widely stocked by bureaux de change in the UK so it is best to order them online.
ATM machines are common in India, but reports say that they are frequently out of order or out of money. If possible you should try to find an ATM inside a bank or atrium where you need to swipe your card to enter as these machines are usually in better condition and are well-stocked.
The 1,000 INR note is hard to break outside of banks. You should avoid these when buying your currency. Technically you should not take Rupees out of India, but there is very little enforcement of this in practice. There are plenty of opportunities to exchange rupees for Euros or Pounds before leaving India, but it might be difficult to sell any left-over Rupees when you arrive back here in the UK. Check out our list of currency buy back services for more information.
You need a visa to enter India and you must make sure you apply for the correct one depending on your reason for visiting the country. The Indian Visa website contains more information on the type of visa you’ll need and how to apply.
In addition you should make sure any medication you take into the country with you is prescribed for you and in its original packaging. You may be asked to present the prescription as proof so you should take this with you too.
Over the past week the Indian Rupee has dropped by 1.10% from last Wednesday's rate of 91.0000 to today's rate of 90.0000 which means £750 will buy you ₹750.00 less now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 91.0000 on Wednesday and the worst rate was 88.4750 on Thursday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Indian Rupee rate increase by 5.34% from 85.4411 on 2nd April 2015 to 90.0000 today. Based on these figures, £750 will buy you ₹3,419.18 more today than it would have three months ago. We recorded a high rate of 93.8316 on 17th June 2015 and a low rate of 84.5000 on 12th April 2015.
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Posted by Peter Rudin-Burgess on 30th June 2015
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