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A country made up of 17.508 islands in Southeast Asia with Jakarta as its capital.

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Definition of "first embarkation point" for trip to Indonesia

I have a code shared flight linked on Singapore Air from LAX to Manado, Indonesia through Singapore. The LAX/SIN flight is Singapore Air, then Scoot Air SIN/Manado. I check my bags all the way through ...
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What/where is "Nongsa Sensation" in Batam, Indonesia?

Indonesia recently announced a travel bubble with Singapore, permitting travel to Bintan Lagoi and, I quote, Nongsapura International Ferry Terminal for the travel bubble area in Nongsa Sensation in ...
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Are U.S. citizens barred from traveling to Indonesia?

I’m confused. This page by the US embassy in Indonesia, under the heading “Entry and Exit requirements”, states: Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No, unless the U.S. citizen has a valid ...
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Am I considered fully vaccinated for travel purposes if I have 6 weeks between the 1 and 2 doses?

I got Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The time interval between the first and second doses was 40 days. I know ideally they want 21 days. However, I couldn’t make it, so here I am. Is this going to be ...
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Entry to Bali via Indonesia

I would like to go to Bali but it is unclear whether I can enter directly under the recently-announced arrangements (I've just posted a separate question about that). Let's assume I can't. It is ...
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Bali entry requirements - what do they mean by "source countries" in this article?

Bali is now open to some international arrivals (https://coconuts.co/bali/news/indonesia-finally-confirms-19-eligible-countries-as-bali-reopens-to-foreign-tourism-today/). Is eligibility based on your ...
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I have a transit that will pass by CGK airport on 25 Jan 2021

I am traveling from Cairo, Egypt to Sydney, Australia and I have a layover of 4 hours at CGK airport on 25 Jan 2021. Ideally this shouldn't be a problem, however Garuda Indonesia is stating on its ...
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Does Indonesia require some sort of mandatory quarantine in a facility upon arrival?

I have finally managed to get a visa to visit Indonesia, which has closed all borders except for citizens. However, I can't find concrete information on the quarantine part. Does Indonesia require ...
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Does anyone know if Indonesia is infact allowing foreigners to apply for the short term tourist visa starting from September?

I heard in the news that Indonesia is opening up tourism in September and foreigners will be able to apply for the tourist visa in September. However, I can't seem to find any such information on the ...
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Is there a limit on the number of a single item I can take with me on a plane?

An acquaintance told me that buying masks in Berlin is relatively expensive ~ 5€ for one mask. To that end, I'm thinking of buying masks for myself for the next year from Indonesia (where I currently ...
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Why does multiple entry visa take longer to process than single entry visa?

When I applied for a single entry visa to Indonesia, the Indonesian embassy in my country approved it within a week. However, when I went to apply for a multiple entry visa, it took about 3 times as ...
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Can I credit mileage on Garuda to Singapore or Qantas?

I expect to do a fair amount of travel on Garuda Indonesia (GA) going forward. GA is a Skyteam member that does not grant direct credit to my preferred airline programs (SQ Krisflyer or Qantas); ...
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Place with well-treated elephants on Bali or Lombok, Indonesia?

I'm planning a trip to Indonesia: Lombok and Bali, and I'd love to see elephants there. It's clear that most of the elephant parks are about as ethical as animal circuses and constantly abuse the ...
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Does it matter which Schengen visa I apply for?

I'm planning to visit my family in Sweden with a Schengen Visa. I'm from Indonesia in the city of Medan. There is no Swedish embassy or consulate nearby. The nearest is in Bali or Jakarta. There is a ...
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What do these traffic signs mean? I saw them in Bali, Indonesia

What do these traffic signs mean? I saw them in Bali, Indonesia.
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Do you have to provide fingerprints when travelling to Bali? Do I need a visa? [closed]

I am looking to travel to Bali in the coming months. Do foreigners have to provide fingerprints when travelling to Bali? Is a visa required?
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Do I need a transit visa for Thailand? [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Bangkok on 4th May. My return flight is on 12th May evening. On 8th May I'm travelling to Bali and back to Bangkok on 11th May. Can I get transit visa or do I have to again apply for ...
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Most suitable area to stay in Bali if I have conference in Kuta and mode of transport [closed]

I am travelling to Bali in July for a week in which I will be attending a conference for 2 days and the rest of the days are dedicated to sightseeing. I have two questions: 1) Which area in Bali ...
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Indonesia or Malaysia tourist visa for Colombian citizen in India

How can a Colombian citizen apply for tourist visa for Indonesia in India. We would like to plan a 2 week vacation there. Is e-visa a possibility? Same question for Malaysian tourist visa.
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Indonesia Banyak diving

I'll be travelling to Sumatra end of April and would like to go diving near the Banyak Islands. It seems that there once was an agency providing dive tours (Nirvana diving) but it's unclear to me ...
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Are there any dangers in Lombok that I should know about before?

Hello I will fly to Lombok at the end of March for 2 weeks. Are there any dangers (diseases, pickpockets or similar) that I should know about?
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Is a pcp air gun allowed on a flight to Indonesia

I want to buy a pcp air rifle from Miami. Is it allow to be carried in to my checked luggage on a flight to Indonesia? I need to buy one for taking care of wild hogs on my farm in Indonesia.
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US 30 day Visa requirements from Indonesia? [duplicate]

So my girlfriend is from Indonesia, and according to her she went to a US embassy some years ago before we even met and tried to visit the US on a vacation. They gave her a list of documents to bring ...
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Just got approved for Japan visa, but the passport got damaged

I have just been approved for a Japanese visa, but then my passport got washed and now it is water damaged. The stamps are faded but the chips are still working (I checked them using NFC). I'm ...
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Fitness / Bootcamp retreats in South East Asia [closed]

I'm currently in Malaysia and have a few weeks before I have to move on. In this time, I'd like to take care of my fitness and join some sort of fitness / bootcamp retreat. So far, I found some ...
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What documents are required for a Thai citizen to travel from Thailand to Indonesia? [closed]

I'm interested in traveling abroad but I have never been abroad before. I live in Thailand and I want to go to Indonesia. Can you suggest me about the document and what I have to prepare for traveling ...
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Indonesian with Japan visa travelling to South Korea

My friend is an Indonesian and would like to travel to South Korea, he holds a Japan technical intern visa. Will he be exempt from a South Korean visa? If not, how should I get the South Korea visa?
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Does a German national need a visa for Singapore or Indonesia?

In 3 months, I will fly from Stuttgart, Germany to Lombok, Indonesia, with connections in Zürich, Switzerland and Singapore. I have a German passport. Do I need a visa for Singapore or Indonesia?
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Multiple tourist visa short period Indonesia [duplicate]

I will be travelling a lot out and in Indonesia for tourist purposes in a short period of time. For example the 5th of December I will be leaving for Thailand and returning on the 10th, but already ...
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Will it be safe to travel to Bali in November 2018? [closed]

I am a 30yr old female researcher from an asian country. My paper was recently accepted at a conference in Bali (http://iotais.org/) to be held in November. The exact venue for the conference is not ...
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Travelling with a passport that will expire in less than 6 months [closed]

I am an Australian permanent resident and I have booked a flight to Indonesia in November and by November, I will only have 5 months left before my passport expires. Is it fine to travel with it and ...
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Second 60 days tourist visa Indonesia

I want to go to Indonesia for 4 months to travel, I am a dutch citizen and getting a 60 days tourist visa in the Netherlands. I am planning on booking a ticket to Singapore to visit universal studio'...
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Do I need to apply for a visa for a one-week tour to Indonesia?

I want to go to Indonesia, so I booked a round-trip ticket with CheapOAir. Travel: one week Purpose: tourism Citizenship: USA I was sure I didn't need a visa to Indonesia since I have a US ...
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Travelling as unmarried couple in Indonesia [duplicate]

My girlfriend and I are travelling to Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Bali this month and we will share the same room throughout the trip. We are both Chinese citizens. Recently I have seen news reporting ...
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Is it possible to haggle over tours in Indonesia, and to what extent?

I'm planning a customized, private 10-day tour of Flores for which I'm contacting small local tour operators. They will arrange a car and driver, an English-speaking guide and sleeping accommodations. ...
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Multiple entries on the free-entry visa (Indonesia)

I am looking for information on whether the free-entry visa for Indonesia allows for multiple entries within those 30 days? I am traveling to Bali next week and will stay there for 2 weeks before ...
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Staying in Bali for more than 60 days as a US citizen

I'm a US citizen and I plan to enter Bali on a 60-day tourist visa. I will want to renew and get an additional 30 days. But I will be busy in the second half of that initial 60-day period. Is it ...
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Backpacking through Indonesia during Ramadan (Bali and Gili) [duplicate]

My girlfriend and I are planning to visit Indonesia this summer from 3-24 June. When we were planning the trip we found out ramadan is from 15 May to 14 June. We were first planning to start our ...
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I want to carry a CD on an international flight is that allowed? And if yes in hand bag or check in bag?

I am travelling from Bali, Indonesia to Mumbai, India. I want to carry a CD that has a video of a water sport that I did in Bali. Will there be any problem on Bali airport or Mumbai airport if I put ...
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How well does Indonesian public transport run around around the New Year?

I am considering backpacking (train/bus/boat) from Jakarta to Bali during the few days before and after New Year. In some countries that would not be a good idea as trains are fully booked (and most ...
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Do Indian citizens have to pay for visa on arrival in Indonesia?

I am an Indian citizen visiting Indonesia. I heard that India has an agreement with Indonesia to provide Visa on Arrival facility for Indian citizens. Do I have to pay for this service? If yes how ...
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How to handle payments while travelling to Indonesia?

I am an Indian citizen travelling to Indonesia in a couple of days. This is the first time ever I am travelling out of the country. I am confused about how currency exchanges work across borders. ...
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Can a musician bring his used electronic organ to Indonesia [closed]

Hi, Can I bring my used roland organ together with me exempt from custom taxes?
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Are JKT and CGK the same Indonesian Airport?

Is Jakarta Airport (JKT) the same as Soekarno-Hatta Airport (CGK)? If so, why is the code different? If the two codes means the same thing, why do some airport booking systems use JKT and some others ...
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Going to Bali with arachnophobia [closed]

I'm planning to go to Bali for a week or two in mid-September, and I'm suffering from severe arachnophobia. I live in France and even if spiders are quite little here, I'm having a bad time trying to ...
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Indonesia - Suggestion for mobile data provider

Planning to visit Jakarta, Indonesia soon. I have heard that the mobile coverage there is quiet bad, even for the big city like Jakarta and Bali. Therefore, I would like to know at least which one is ...
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Irish passport holder travelling from Australia to Spain then Ireland. Does my spouse (Indonesian) require Schengen visa

Quick question which I am find it difficult to find the correct answer. I am travelling to Spain from Australia on an Irish passport & will stay in Spain for 1 week then fly to Dublin. My ...
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Why do I need to report to the police when I visit Indonesia?

I will go to Indonesia to marry my fiancee. She tells me that when I arrive there, at her village called Cianjur, I have to report to the police. I don't understand these procedures well so I am ...
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Can I travel from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok by ferry with a motorbike?

In Indonesia, is it possible to go by ferry from Labuan Bajo to Labuan Lombok with a motorbike?
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Is there a way to NOT have my bags automatically pass thru at a plane change?

I'm considering traveling LAX >---> SYD >---> DPS (Indonesia) in a few months. Delta on the first leg, then a plane change to Virgin Australia for the second. Only 2 flight numbers on each, so there ...
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