Mercury Travels buys and sells a range of 26 world currencies. When travelling overseas you can pick up the currency of the destination you are travelling to. It is especially needed on arrival in a foreign land, to pay for taxis, tips etc. In most cases we will have your local currency requirement, available over-the-counter at our offices. In case of unavailability we shall try to arrange for these in a day or two.
Reserve Bank of India regulations allows Resident Indian citizens to take up to US Dollars 3,000 or its equivalent in currency notes per trip, subject to your foreign exchange entitlement. However, for travel to CIS, Russia and Iran, the entire foreign exchange requirement can be taken in the form of currency notes. For travel to Iraq or Libya foreign exchange not exceeding US Dollars 5,000 can be released in currency notes or its equivalent.
All unspent foreign currency notes, can be encashed into Indian Rupees at the the nearest Mercury Travels office. Do remember to reconvert unspent notes within 90 days of return to India.
If you have any queries of requre any further assistance on tour packages, please visit the nearest Mercury Travels Branch or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org