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Bali Visa on Arrival – Increase VOA Branded as ‘HOAX’

Bali Visa on Arrival

Bali Visa on Arrival – 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 circles…

Bali Flights starting again by various airlines

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Emirates Flying Dubai – Bali Flights Starting on 01 May The UAE carrier, Emirates Airlines, has announced the imminent recommencement of flights to Bali, London Stansted Airport, Rio de Janeiro, and Buenos Aires. The State News Agency Antara, reports Emirates Airlines will commence five flights per week from Dubai to Bali effective 01 May 2022, increasing to daily flights…

Bali Entry Visa Pre-Pandemic Rules Apply

Bali Entry Visa – Onshore Visas End, Pre-Pandemic Rules Apply With the reopening of Bali to direct international flights, reconnection with the global aviation network, and the resumption of the visa-on-arrival (VOA) facility, immigration authorities in Bali are now reimplementing visa rules and policies that existed before the global pandemic. Immigration is now taking steps to eliminate…

Bali Island News – February 2022

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Bali Island News – February 2022 Warm-Up Bubble Holidays Planned for Bali The State News Agency Antara reported that the Ministry of Tourism and the Creative Economy has launched a “Warm Up Vacation” to persuade international tourists to fly to Bali and undergo quarantine in hotels using a “bubble system” of existing health protocols. This program is intended to assist the…

Why Bali Reopens Despite Soaring COVID

Bali Reopens

Why Bali Reopens Despite Soaring COVID? Despite a record-breaking soaring in COVID-19 Omicron cases, Bali restarted international flights on Friday, 04 February 2022, with the arrival of a Garuda Flight from Narita carrying a meager load of 12 Japanese passengers. Singapore Airlines will soon follow suit, recommencing daily flights to Bali on 16 February. There are also reports that Batik Air has…

Travel Requirements for Bali starting from February 2022

Travel Requirements for Bali

Travel Requirements for Bali With the formal announcement that Bali has opened its air and seaport for international travel and the reduction of the quarantine period to five days, many are hopeful that Indonesia is moving towards handling COVID-19 as an endemic situation, diverting away from the current stance of reacting to an epidemic. Optimism…

Indonesia Quarantine Requirements – Lowered to 7- 10 Days

Indonesia Quarantine Requirements

Indonesia Quarantine Requirements En.tempo.co reports that reduce the current 10-14 mandatory quarantine period to 7-10 days. The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment and COVID Czar, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, told a press conference at the National Palace on Monday 03 January 2022: “It has been decided earlier that the 14-day quarantine will become ten days and the 10-day…

Indonesia COVID-19 – mandatory quarantine changed

Indonesia COVID-19

Indonesia COVID-19 – mandatory quarantine changed The COVID-19 Task Force has again changed the mandatory quarantine provisions for foreign arrivals.   Through Circular No.  25/2021, the COVID-19 Task Force provides quarantine allowances for migrants from abroad with certain categories. Spokesman for the COVID-19 Task Force Wiku Adisasmito said this provision revised the rules written in Circular No. …

Indonesian Quarantine Period Increased to 10 Days

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Indonesian 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…

Indonesia Quarantine Rules

Indonesia Quarantine Rules

Indonesia Quarantine Rules RI Imposes 7 & 14-Day Quarantine Rules To prevent the incursion of the Omicron Variant of COVID-19 (B.1.1.529), the Government of Indonesia has imposed an outright ban on citizens and foreigners who have visited a specific 11 countries/regions in the past 14 days and lengthened the quarantine time for all others arriving internationally. The…

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