Questions tagged [indonesia]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6
votes
2answers
3k views

Which is the best time of year to visit Bali?

I am planning to visit Bali and I want to do so before the end of 2015. I am looking for best time to visit Bali. I like to enjoy a little bit of rain (not too much) a pleasant weather and I am not ...
6
votes
4answers
6k views

Sape to Labuan Bajo, how to?

I am in Indonesia, I want to go from Sape (east of Sumbawa) to Labuan Bajo (west of Flores) by sea transportation. I'd like to know: Type of transportation Departure times Length of journey Price ...
13
votes
1answer
3k views

What are the restrictions imposed by the Sharia law in Aceh, Sumatra?

It seems that Sharia law is now applied in the northern tip of Sumatra (Indonesia). That is, in the province of Aceh. The province of Aceh on Google Map. Does anybody have experience traveling/living ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Can i buy electronics in bali as i am traveling on travel visa [duplicate]

I have found that price of laptop is cheaper in Bali as compared to india. I wanted to buy a MacBook pro and bring to india can i bring it custom free to india?
10
votes
4answers
11k views

Is tipping expected in Indonesia?

I noticed that my taxi driver stood around expectantly for a few moments after dropping me off from the airport; giving him 20k Rupiah seemed to satisfy him, but I was pretty much shooting from the ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

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.
3
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Going back to the US from Indonesia (Dual Passport) [duplicate]

I am picking up my brother this week to take him back to the US. he is now 17 years old and he moved to Indonesia when he was 1. We have bought a ticket from Jakarta to Singapore then from Singapore ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

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?
-1
votes
1answer
97 views

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.
6
votes
5answers
10k views

How to buy train tickets in Indonesia?

So I'd like to know 2 things: I want know all the possible options to buy train tickets in Indonesia (assuming you can buy them from different places). Is there any advantages when using one option ...
12
votes
3answers
11k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Is it possible to rent a scooter in Probolinggo?

Where can I rent a scooter in Probolinggo? I tried several hotels, one guesthouse, and the tourism information (opposite Probolinggo's train station entrance) but I couldn't find anyone renting out a ...
4
votes
2answers
882 views

Does a Canadian need a return ticket to enter Indonesia at Bali?

As a Canadian citizen flying from Australia to Bali, do I need to prove to the Australian airline at check in that I have booked a reservation out of Indonesia?
1
vote
0answers
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
327 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
92 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
121 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
84 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
280 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
3k views

Is it possible to go from Probolinggo to Bromo on a motorbike?

I would like to avoid the packaged tours, and go to Bromo (Cemoro Lawang) from Probolinggo on a scooter. This looks not only cheaper but also nicer and more fun. My only concern is the state of the ...
1
vote
1answer
106 views

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'...
5
votes
1answer
437 views

How much is a visitor affected by Ramadan in Aceh (Indonesia) considering it has Sharia law?

The Aceh province, in Indonesia, applies the Sharia law all year round. It does impact a traveler's visit whether one likes it or not, as pointed out in What are the restrictions imposed by the Sharia ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
12
votes
3answers
10k views

How much is a traveler affected by Ramadan in Indonesia?

I'm planning to go to Indonesia this summer. However, Ramadan, where Muslims have to fast during the daytime, is going to be from June 18th to July 16th this year (2015). I'm planning to go to Bali, ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

How to get to Singkil from lake Toba (Samosir island)?

I want to go to Singkil (located in the southern part of the Aceh province, Sumatra, Indonesia) from Samosir island (located in the middle of Lake Toba, Sumatra Indonesia) . What transportation ...
5
votes
2answers
8k views

Medan to lake Toba (Samosir island), how to?

I want to go to Samosir island (located in the middle of Lake Toba, Sumatra Indonesia) from Medan (Sumatra, Indonesia) What transportation options are there available (buses, shared taxi, taxi, or ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

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. ...
1
vote
2answers
628 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
247 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
339 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
456 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

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 ...
9
votes
2answers
6k views

How to obtain a 60-day Indonesian tourist visa in Singapore?

I am in Singapore and I want to get an Indonesian 60-day tourist visa. Do you know and have experience with the process? Note: A big advantage of a 60-day tourist visa over a 30-day visa on arrival ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
610 views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

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?
14
votes
2answers
8k views

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to Sumatra (Indonesia) by roro ferry

Planning a trip by car from Malaysia to Indonesia. Is there a roro ferry to go across into Sumatra from KL ?
10
votes
1answer
11k views

Go from Lombok to Labuan Bajo by bus & ferry, how to?

I am in Indonesia and been told it's possible to go from Lombok to Labuan Bajo (Flores) by bus and ferry. I am NOT interested in doing this by any other mean (ie. plane or sailing trip). How does ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

How to go from Medan International Airport to Medan city center?

I want to go to Medan city center (Indonesia) when arriving by plane at Medan International airport (called Kualanamu International Airport). Can I take a public bus? A tuk tuk? A rickshaw? A taxi? ...
3
votes
2answers
475 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
59 views

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 ...
50
votes
3answers
12k views

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 ...