First up, we’ve compiled a list of FAQs for your upcoming European or UK adventure, ensuring that your journey is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Next, get ready to celebrate Diwali 2023 in style with unmissable festivities at our Indian resorts! Finally, we’re so excited to share the incredible feedback we’ve received from our recent Karma Curated Experience Events, including the luxurious St. Tropez Regatta, vibrant Oktoberfest and the delectable Goan Delights…
Ready, Set, Europe
To help you navigate your European and UK adventures, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions that cover essential topics such as visas and transportation!
Whether it’s your first or one-hundredth escape to Europe, these FAQs will provide valuable insights to ensure a smooth and memorable adventure around the Karma-verse’s EU/UK resorts…
Do I need a visa to travel to Europe/UK? Whether you need a visa depends on your nationality and the countries you plan to visit. Many European countries are part of the Schengen Agreement, which allows for easier travel between member states. Check with the respective embassies or official websites for visa requirements.
Can I use my driver’s licence to rent a car? In most European countries, you can use your valid driver’s licence from your home country to rent a car. However, an International Driving Permit (IDP) is recommended as it can be required in some countries and can make communication easier with authorities.
What’s the best time of year for a getaway? The best time to visit Europe depends on your interests. Summer (June to August) is popular for outdoor adventures, while Spring (April to June) and Autumn (September to October) offer pleasant weather with fewer crowds. Winter (December to March) is ideal for skiing and Winter sports.
Should I purchase travel insurance? Travel insurance is highly recommended for any adventure in Europe. It can provide coverage for medical emergencies, trip cancellations, lost luggage, and other unexpected events. Ensure your policy covers the specific countries and activities you plan to engage in. For some countries, it is mandatory to pass through passport control.
Is it safe to drink tap water in Europe? In most European countries, tap water is safe to drink. However, it’s a good idea to check locally or ask at the Karma Group property just to be sure. In some cases, you may prefer bottled water for taste.
Do I need to learn any local languages? While English is widely spoken in many European countries, learning a few basic phrases in the local language can be helpful and appreciated by locals. Consider downloading language apps or carrying a pocket-sized phrasebook for communication.
Can I use my credit or debit cards throughout Europe? Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in Europe. However, it’s a good idea to inform your bank about your travel plans to prevent any unexpected card blocks. Additionally, having some cash on hand for small purchases or in case you visit remote areas with limited card acceptance is advisable.
If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to ask your Karma Concierge when booking your next sojourn with us!
Diwali, often named the “Festival of Lights,” is a fun and dazzling celebration that ignites India and other parts of the globe with excitement and joy!
Whisky & Waves
In this section of Members’ Corner, we’re catching up on three recent Karma Curated Experience Events – So sit back, relax, and get ready to read all about three incredible experiences Members had in St. Tropez, Bavaria and Goa…
Contact Karma Concierge on WhatsApp!
We are always looking for new and easy ways for our members to keep in touch with us and we are happy to announce that we are now using WhatsApp!
We want to make sure you get the most out of your membership no matter where you are in the world, so if you have any problems, questions, queries, or anything you would like to discuss, here are some of the ways you can contact us…