Hi CSers, anyone been to India...I need advise on these..

Air tix : Mid January - 23 Jan 07 (Sin-Varanasi............Delhi-Sin)
Called the agencies, all give different timing and routes (many transits) and prices....
the more I hear, the more confused I am leh.

Taxi fare from Airport to town (or bus fare oso can, where to book?)

How to choose Accomodation - cheap budget guesthouse / home stay?

Buying Rail-tickets.

Prepaid cards.

Local Tuk Tuk pricing...

Paying entrance fees to Tourist Spots/sites...

Thank you thank you..