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Tour of India with Round-Trip Airfare from Friendly Planet Travel - Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur

9-Day Tour of India with Airfare and 4.5-Star Accommodations from Friendly Planet Travel

The Fine Print

  • Book by 9/17/13 or promo value expires
  • 2/person, +2 as gifts
  • Valid only for option bought
  • Reservation req'd, subject to avail
  • $300 fee to cancel up to 75 days+ to departure; $600 fee for 74-45 days prior to departure; $1000 fee for 44-30 days prior to departure; $1500 fee for 29-10 days prior to departure; fee up to Groupon price for 9 days or less prior to departure
  • Must be 8+ to travel; if under 18, must travel with adult 21+
  • Cc required at booking/check-in
  • $399 fee to travel solo in April/May; $599 to travel solo all other times
  • $28 Delhi International Departure Tax, $15 Delhi Airport UDF, $76 India Visa Fee not included; paid separately

Questions and Answers 26 questions

Commonly Asked Questions

Q:

Are there options to fly from IAD or DCA? and what would be the price?

Ram C.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Ram! The included flights for this tour are only from JFK. We can also offer departures from ORD for approximately $150 per person. Flights from ORD are based on live, airfare availability and may cost more at time of booking.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 27, 2013

Q:

Can my return journey date be extended? If so what is involved?what are the additional cost?

Ram C.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Ram! We can extend your stay a maximum of 30 days from your departure from the United States. When you call us to make your reservation, you would let us know what day you would like to return and our air department will research the current availability for that date. A late return is a minimum of $100 per person, plus whatever the difference in airfare may be on your desired return date at the time of redeeming your Groupon.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 27, 2013

Q:

What is the earliest availability for this trip? Would it be possible to go on the trip this October, or is that too early?

Lorinda L.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Lorinda! The first departure we have for this tour to India is November 26.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 27, 2013

Q:

How much extra to leave from LAX?

WARREN S.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Warren! We do not have departures from LAX for this tour.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 27, 2013

Q:

Does a family of 4 (2 adults 2 children) staying in same room (2 beds) require 4 Groupons or just an upgrade fee for the 2 children?

Alex S.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Alex! We have a minimum age of 8 for children on this tour. We can accomodate a maximum of 2 passengers per room on this tour. You would need to purchase 4 Groupons and have 2 rooms.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 27, 2013

Q:

How much does the optional Nepal extension cost?

Sheri C.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Sheri! The cost of the Nepal extension varies depending on departure date. It is $750 per person, based on double occupancy, for departures on Apr 15, Apr 29, May 13, May 20. For all other departures it is $799 per person, based on double occupancy.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 27, 2013

Q:

Approx. how much is it to add the trip to Nepal? Ans if my travel companion for the India tour cannot continue with me to Nepal, are there additional charges?

Amanda F.  asked on  Aug 27, 2013

A:

Hi Amanda! The cost of the Nepal extension varies depending on departure date. It is $750 per person, based on double occupancy, for departures on Apr 15, Apr 29, May 13, May 20. For all other departures it is $799 per person, based on double occupancy. The solo traveler fee for the extension is an additional $399.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 28, 2013

Q:

What are the charges for kids under four? Do we still have to buy 4 groupons and book 2 rooms?

Pradyun R.  asked on  Aug 28, 2013

A:

Hi Pradyun! Our minimum age for children is 8.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 28, 2013

Q:

How much for a n accommodation for a single.I would be traveling alone and would want a private room, m,

maria d.  asked on  Aug 28, 2013

A:

Hi Maria! The solo traveler fee is $399.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 28, 2013

Q:

I have lots of frequent flyer miles that I'd like to use. Is the ground trip available for purchase or do I have to use the air portion as well?

Robert B.  asked on  Aug 28, 2013

A:

Hi Robert! We are not able to remove the airfare from this Groupon offer.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 28, 2013

More Questions and Answers

Q:

We are trying to schedule a family trip to India that leaves close to Christmas. Is this trip available around that time, or do you have other packaged deals that would leave around Christmas? Also, if we want a family member to join us who is already in India, would they just have to pay the $399 solo traveler fee for accommodations, etc., while in India?

Nancy O.  asked on  Sep 8, 2013

A:

Hi Nancy! We do not have a Christmas departure for India. Call us for more information, 1-800-555-5765.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 9, 2013

Q:

What happens if you do not get 25 people per tour; is the trip cancelled/how would travelers be refunded?

Amanda F.  asked on  Sep 6, 2013

A:

Hi Amanda! We need at least 15 passengers for our departures to run. In the rare event that a departure does not reach its minimum, you will be refunded.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 6, 2013

Q:

I'm currently planning to take this trip solo. But if a friend decides to join after I've already placed my reservation, would there be a way to add him to my reservation and get the $399 refunded?

Amanda F.  asked on  Sep 4, 2013

A:

Hi Amanda! Yes, as long as the tour is still available someone will be able to join you as your roommate. After they place their reservation, you'll need to send an email granting permission for your friend to share your room. Then, we'll refund your single supplement.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 4, 2013

Q:

Can you down pay to reserve

Rajendra a.  asked on  Sep 3, 2013

A:

Hi Rajendra, you would need to pay in full for the Groupon Voucher at the time of booking. You would then redeem this voucher with Friendly Planet to secure your space on the trip.

Elizabeth H.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 4, 2013

Q:

This looks like an amazing trip. I have a sister who lives in India and we would like to extend our trip to visit with her in Pune but are unable to travel till later in the year. I see the dates available end in May of 2014. Is there any chance that there will be more trip options scheduled after that date? I am interested in either Sept., Oct. or Nov. of 2014.

Victoria S.  asked on  Sep 3, 2013

A:

Hi Victoria! This Groupon offer is only valid for dates through May. We do usually offer this itinerary in the fall, but the dates are not yet confirmed.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 3, 2013

Q:

I also need a three person accommodation for my daughter who is 11. Can she sleep in the room with me, her mom, and another adult female family friend?

Barb S.  asked on  Sep 3, 2013

A:

Hi Barb! We are not able to accommodate three people to a room on this tour; even with one of the passengers being a child. One of the adults would need their own room and the solo traveler fee.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 3, 2013

Q:

I can't find a way to add the Nepal extension on to the tour before charging the tour. How do I do that? Thanks!

Robert B.  asked on  Sep 3, 2013

A:

Hi Robert! When you purchase the Groupon voucher, you'll just pay for the main tour. When you call us to redeem your voucher, you'll let us know then that you want to add the Nepal extension.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Sep 3, 2013

Q:

I would like to travel in March... but I'm a single male...do you have another single traveler that wants to double up...non smoker...also I would like to extend my trip to Hong Kong for 5 days before going back to U.S....can you arrange this ???? what's the difference I have to pay from Las Vegas, Nv??

Robert L.  asked on  Aug 29, 2013

A:

Hi Robert! We have a roommate finder program that helps you find a roommate after you sign up as a single. It does not guarantee that you will find a roommate though, so you may need to pay the single supplement. This program does not offer an extension to Hong Kong. Our included flights are only from JFK; or ORD for an additional fee.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 29, 2013

Q:

What airline is this with? If we have upgrades available with that airline, we can use them.. correct?

Claire V.  asked on  Aug 28, 2013

A:

Hi Claire! We use Air India for this tour. Our specially negotiated, contracted fares are not eligible for upgrades using miles.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 28, 2013

Q:

I have lots of frequent flyer miles that I'd like to use. Is the ground trip available for purchase or do I have to use the air portion as well?

Robert B.  asked on  Aug 28, 2013

A:

Hi Robert! We are not able to remove the airfare from this Groupon offer.

Kristin W.  from  Merchant  replied on  Aug 28, 2013

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