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Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC)
Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) is the largest and permanent exhibition centre, in the private sector, in India and was set up in 1991. BEC has hosted several prestigious International trade fairs/ exhibitions ever since.
The centre is ideally situated along the Western Express Highway in Goregaon, within 10 minutes from airports, walking distance to train stations and a 20 minute drive from the heart of the city . There are numerous hotels, entertainment activities, retail shopping & sightseeing spots in close proximity.
The most important travel information:
Mumbai airport is a major international gateway to India with flights to and from most countries in the world. Air India and many other international air carriers operate regular flights to and via Mumbai. Please click here for more information about Mumbai airport.
From Mumbai International Airport
You can hire a Call a Cab, Taxi service or Auto Rickshaw.
Call a Cab will be available 45 minutes after the call is placed.
Telephone numbers of the call taxis are: +91 22 3244333 and +91 22 44224422
Or You could simply go to the pre paid taxi counter that is available at the International / Domestic Airport.
You could also avail of the Call a Cab service for local transportation in the city on the following numbers: Taxis will be available 45 minutes after the call is placed
a) +91 22 44224422 – Meru Cabs
b) +91 22 32443333 / 9999 – Gold Cabs
c) +91 22 42424242 – Mega Cabs
d) +91 22 42111111 – Star Taxi
Mumbai is well connected to all major tourist attractions. Click here for a Mumbai city map which shows the major highways and railways as well as the airport.
Tourist taxi: Rates vary according to the car.
Imported cars: Rs. 1700/- for 8 hrs or 80 km, extra Rs. 17/- per km or Rs. 110/- per hour.
Metered taxi (non-a/c): Rs. 22 for first 1.5 km. Additional fare to be paid as per tariff card available with the driver.
Meru taxi (a/c): Rs. 20 for first 1 km and Rs. 14 for subsequent Kms.
By auto rickshaw
Rs. 18 for first 1.5 km. Additional fare to be paid as per tariff, card available with the driver.
Rates are subject to vary. You are advised to check with the respective transport services to confirm the rate card.
By shuttle bus
Between Pune, Surat and the Bombay Exhibition Centre we provide free shuttle service to and from the venue on the show days.
Please download the shuttle bus schedule here.
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|Key facts about India|
|Country||Republic of India|
|Time||UTC (+) 5 1/2 hrs|
|Languages||Hindi, English, Punjabi, Urdu & seventeen regional Languages|
|Currency||Indian Rupee, US $1 = INR. 60,545|
|National Day||Jan 26 (Republic Day) and Aug 15 (Independence Day)|
|Climate||Hot tropical weather with variations from region to region Coolest weather lasts from December to February, with cool, fresh morning and evening and dry sunny days. Really hot weather when it is dry, dusty and unpleasent, is between March and May. Monsoon rains occur in most region in summer between June and September.|