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Visa on Arrival for Bali – Increase branded as ‘HOAX’

Visa on Arrival for Bali – Plans to Increase VOA Branded as ‘HOAX’ Bali’s Governor Wayan Koster has denied and labeled “hoax” reports in the local press claiming the visa-on-arrival (VOA) fees would soon increase from Rp. 50,000 to Rp. 1.5 million. Reports in the local press of an imminent increase in the VOA fees triggered widespread opposition in Bali tourism…

Bali Visa on Arrival Resumes in March 2022

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Bali Visa on Arrival Resumes in March 2022 (VOA) No Quarantine & VOA back A meeting convened by the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment, who also serves as the National COVID-19 Czar, Luhut Bisnar Pandjaitan, was held on Friday, 04 March to decide that the mandatory quarantine requirements will end effective Monday, 07 March 2022….

Bali Quarantine Period – now reduced 3 Days

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Bali Quarantine Period Now 3 Days The State News Agency Antara reports that the quarantine period for fully vaccinated (3 injections including booster) international travelers arriving in Bali has been reduced to three days. The latest shortening in the quarantine period was announced on Monday, 14 February 2022, by the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and…

Bali Quarantine Period Increased to 10 Days

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Bali Quarantine Period Increased to 10 Days Amidst the background of a developing battle against Omicron – the newest strain of the coronavirus – the Indonesian Government has set the new mandatory quarantine period at 10-days, increasing in rapid succession from 3 to 7, and finally to the latest 10-days of “wellness incarceration.” The 10-day quarantine period…

Visit Bali 11-2021- 19 Nations Now Allowed to Visit Bali

19 Nations Now Allowed to Visit Bali 11-2021 Effective 14 October 2021, Indonesia that the Indonesian gateways of Bali and the Riau Islands are open to international visitors from a total of 19 countries. The 19 nationals of the following 19 countries are now welcome to visit Indonesia providing they hold a valid visa, have…

Bali reopens to foreign tourists, but without flights

Bali reopens to foreign tourists, but without flights DENPASAR, Indonesia, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s holiday island of Bali reopened to foreign tourists after 18 months of pandemic hiatus on Thursday, but the island is lacking one crucial ingredient: international flights. The government recently announced Bali’s reopening after a sharp fall in coronavirus cases since…

Bali Open soon to 18 countries

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Bali Open soon to 18 Countries The States News Agency Antara and detik.travel.com both report that the Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investments, who also serves the National COVID-19 Coordinator, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, has announced that with the reopening of Bali to international travelers, 18 countries are now permitted to operate flights to Indonesia, Minister Luhut did not disclose the…

Bali reopen October 2021 for international tourism

Bali reopen October 2021 to overseas tourist The Indonesian Tourism Minister has announced Bali will reopening for international tourism in October. After multiple plans have to reopen have been delayed, the central government says it will be ready to receive international tourists. After finishing a meeting that took place at the Bali Tourism Polytechnic on…

Tourism Bali Indonesia – Minister Walks Back Backpacker Ban

Tourism Bali Indonesia – Minister Walks Back Backpacker Ban Comments by Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs and Investment that initially threatened Indonesia would actively ban backpacker tourists, have now been walked back. The Indonesian Government is now assuring that “all” foreign tourists would be permitted to visit the Country. As reported on Tuesday, 14 September…

Domestic Travel Indonesia – in COVID-19 semi-lockdown

Domestic Travel Indonesia – in COVID-19 semi-lockdown The National Task Force for COVID-19 (Satgas) issued a circular memorandum on Monday, 26 July 2021 (SE Nomor 16 Tahun 2021) that stipulates domestic travel rules in Indonesia during the current pandemic. Kompas.com reports that the circular memorandum was issued to sharpen monitoring, tighten control, and enhance evaluation of the COVID-19 situation to prevent…