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I have done research online and offline, as for this question: Lombok to Labuan Bajo by bus & ferry So I will answer it myself. But do add your answer/comments if you have anything to say! The only things that are different with the linked question are: Departure time of ferry from Labuan Bajo is at 09:00 Bemos going from Sape to Bima are waiting in ...


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As far as I know there is NO time limitation in when to apply for a one month extension of a 60 days tourist visa. I myself applied for such extension several weeks before the end of my visa. This process takes up to 2 weeks so make sure you apply at least 2 weeks before the end of your visa. I wrote a complete guide on how to do this on this question How ...


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As pointed out by jpatokal, those sailing boats are rather unsafe. Now if you still decide to continue with this decision, please find details about it below. There are actually different sailing options: 2 days & 2 nights: offered by Perama tours 3 days & 2 nights: offered by all companies 4 days & 3 nights: offered by all companies Price ...


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Your options Fly: reasonable price, fast, safe, & reliable. Do book at least a couple of weeks before if you come in the high season. You can fly from Denpasar (Bali), but also from Mataram (Lombok) I believe. Check with LionAir. Sail: more expensive, slower (at least 2 days & 2 nights), more unreliable & more unsafe compared to flying. But ...


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Answering this myself as this information is very hard to find online & offline. After doing this rather epic journey, I gathered some quality information that can help you save time & optimize it to your likings. You have 2 options: Pay for transportation for each leg of the journey. Buy a ticket for the whole journey. Pay for ...


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This journey is broken down in 2 parts: Go to Bangsal by sea Bangsal to Mataram by land Gili Air to Bangsal Public boats: price is 12’000 IDR, departure is in the morning (around 7-8am), it takes 20 minutes. Just turn up early at the ticket office to buy your ticket & then wait for the boat to be fully booked so it can leave. I’m not sure how ...


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The information below is from 2015. State of the road The road used to be just one big lane (kind of 1 & a half lane). And it had its share of potholes. So whenever a vehicle came in the other direction, you had to slow down and squeeze to the side of the road. But now, in 2015, the road is being rebuilt. Actually, about half of the road between ...


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The info below is from 2015. Catching a bus in Poto Tano harbour can be risky because the Poto Tano harbour does not seem to have any bus schedule nor any bemo waiting for passenger (at least when I was there). There are a few locals who will be happy to try help you, whether it's taking you by car/taxi somewhere, or to catch the next bus passing by. Do ...


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Although BRI seems to have a bigger network than BNI, there seems to be an advantage in using BNI cash machines: they usually (if not always) accept cards belonging to a larger number of card networks. BNI cash points accept: Visa, Visa electron, MasterCard, Cirrus, Maestro, Plus, ATM Bersama, Prima, BNI, Link. BRI cash points usually do not accept cards ...


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By ferry The info below is from 2015. Type of transportation: ferry Departure times: every hour, 24 hours a day. Length of journey: 2h Price: 20'000 IDR Any usual/possible delays: not that I read nor heard about, when I did it, it was around noon & I jumped in a ferry that left 10 minutes later. Resources lonelyplanet.com/indonesia/poto-tano ...


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By Ferry This info is from 2015. Type of transportation: ferry Departure times: 2 boats per day from Sape, one at 9:00 & the other at 16:00 Length of journey: it takes 6h. Price: 60'000 IDR. Possible delays: this ferry is often late. In my case, the ferry left 3h late (left at noon). In the case of the erohisms bloggers, the ferry left 2h late (left ...


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The info below is from 2015. Go to Mataram's Mandalika bus terminal (Terminal Bis Mandalika). Bemo It takes about 3h Price offered by drivers is 50'000 IDR, this may be negotiable although I asked a few different people at the station and they all mentioned the same price. Departure time: the bemo must be full (or almost) before it can leave so you ...


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Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) and Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) are separate banks. BRI is bigger and has a more widespread ATM network, with over 20,000 compared to BNI's 6,000. There's conflicting information about fees, with at least one claim that BRI has lower fees but a similar forum post stating there are no fees for most Indonesian ATMs.


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The info below is from 2015. Gili Trawangan to Gili Meno There are 2 public boats: one at 9:30 & the other one at 16:00. It costs 35'000 IDR. It takes around 10 minutes. There are also some speed boats running every hour. The price is 100'000 IDR. Note that you don't actually need a speed boat, as the islands are super close to each other anyway, ...


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The info below is from 2015. You can either take: Fast boat. It takes 1h30min. It costs circa 300'000 IDR. More on this further down. Public boat. It takes 4h. It costs 200'000 IDR. For the fast boat, the price you get depends on the agency you contact, and the number of intermediaries between you and the actual company running the fast boat. Do get ...


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The info below is from 2015. Senggigi to Mataram's Mandalika bus terminal In Indonesian: Terminal Bis Mandalika. Take a Bemo: This takes around 30 minutes Price is around 15'000 IDR Departure times: whenever the bemo is full (or almost) Mataram's Mandalika bus terminal to Labuhan Lombok I wrote a dedicated question for this: Mataram to Labuhan ...


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Get a bemo from Senggigi to Mataram's Mandalika bus terminal (Terminal Bis Mandalika), from where there should be semi-regular onward bemos to Labuhan Lombok (about 2 hrs). Prices are fixed and should be listed on the notice board at Mandalika, it was Rp. 11,000 a few years back.


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You're looking on the wrong side of the map. Boats to points east depart from Labuhan Lombok on the eastern side of the island, as clearly labeled in the map you yourself posted (!), and all travel agents and operators in Senggigi, Mataram etc ship you across there by shuttle bus before putting you on the boat. That said, if your aim in this exercise is to ...


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The tourist tax is a legitimate tax, and it varies across Indonesia because it is applied at the local district level rather than as a national tax. Areas that are more likely to see tourist activity and do not have other income sources are those most likely to apply a tourist tax, with Bali being a prime example. The best source I've found for this ...


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Here is a very reliable websitte http://www.rome2rio.com My travel agent staff uses this site for point to point connections via Rail, Ferry ,Car, etc. It tells you the best mode of transport and how to reserve. Go in Good Health, Eric


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Most Wifi Upload Speeds Are Probably Less Than 5Mbps It looks like most terrestrial ISPs in Bali are using legacy copper (ie. repurposed telephone and coaxial TV cables). The highest upload speed you'll achieve at any single site served by legacy copper is most likely limited to 5Mbps. The 5 Mbps upload speed limitation is inherent to most legacy copper ...


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Just confirming: Selo village is where the hike to the top of Merapi starts. Probably the nicest itinerary: Yogyakarta to Borobudur, takes around 1h (you can stop here to enjoy the temple) Borobudur to mount Merapi (Selo village), takes around 1h30min The road from Yogyakarta to Borobudur is very good. The road from Borobudur to mount Merapi (Selo ...


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I stayed in Tailana in end of June 2015. There is currently a very small resort with 5 or 6 bungalows, each welcoming at least 2 people. The place is run by 3 locals who are quite nice. The price for the accommodation is 100'000 IDR. If you want food (3 meals per day) & drinks (soft) included, then add another 100'000 IDR per person. So for 2 people in ...


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So, here I gather a few names mentioned in the web pages listed in the resources below: kismetbali.com: a cafe/restaurant/shop providing fast internet, see on the website `Finding fast internet in Ubud has been quite a challenge. We pay top dollar to provide our customers with fastest Fiber Optic available in the region. Uploads or Downloads its ...



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