Travelling abroad? This is what embassies have to say about visa delays

Steep airfares, congested terminals among other challenges for travellers

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Tourists also have to deal with a new set of regulations and compliances brought in the wake of the pandemic

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
It was supposed to be a happy journey to London, one that the Imam family had been planning for the past two months. Everything was set — except the visa, which did not arrive in time for one of its members.

“Visa was the villain…As a consequence, half of the family of four will be in London today and the other half at home in India and the US, respectively,” Sanjar Imam, director of travel firm Panache World, wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday. Sanjar’s story is illustrative of some of the challenges globetrotters are facing today — limited visa

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First Published: Jul 20 2022 | 4:40 PM IST

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