Tips for Visitors

   About Goa - Tips for Visitors

 

  •  Do not indulge in drug offences, as these are punishable under the law
  •  Nudity on beaches and public places is forbidden and punishable under the law
  •  Follow police traffic rules strictly. Keep your valid documents: driving licence, passport, etc in your possession while driving. Traffic circulation is on the left
  •  Do not keep your money, passport in the custody of undesirable persons
  •  Exchange your money through authorised banks /money changers only and insist on a receipt
  •  While shopping avoid touts and brokers
  • Shopping is recommended from Government emporiums
  •  Don't purchase rail/air/bus tickets through strangers or unauthorised travel agents/tour operators but from authorised agencies/counters only
  •  Voltage in Goa is 220 volts AC 50 Cycles
  • In case of any difficulty contact the nearest Tourist Bureau or Police Station for help
  • In case of any difficulty contact the nearest Tourist Bureau or Police Station for help
  • Tourist police are situated at strategic points. Tourists are advised to contact them for any assistance required during the visit
  • Always hire government approved tourist guides who invariably carry an ID card
  •  Smoking and spitting not allowed in public places
  •  Goa is a plastic free zone. Discourage any use of plastic bags etc
  • Observe local traditions and customs while visiting religious places
  • Caution on the Beach
  • The sea is quite rough at times with dangerous undercurrents especially during the rainy season
  •  The underground sea-floor level may not be even
  • Do not venture into deep waters because in an emergency rescue becomes difficult
  • Do consult the lifeguard on the beach before venturing into the wate


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