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

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Does an Indonesian need an exit visa from Malaysia or Indonesia for travel to South Korea?

I am an Indonesian passport holder with a Malaysian working permit. I am planning to go South Korea for travel in May 2017. Besides the need to apply for a visa from the Embassy of South Korea, is ...
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Can a mixed-Muslim unmarried couple share hotel rooms in Indonesia?

I am a muslima with Moroccan passport, and my boyfriend is European. Do you think that we might have problems sharing a room in Indonesia? We do not plan on going to Aceh. We will mostly go to ...
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How to get a motorbike to ride from Yogyakarta to Bangkok?

I am planning to ride through Indonesia by motorbike and want to end my trip in Bangkok. Do you know of way to rent myself an enduro bike in Yogyarka or thereabouts, and leave it in Bangkok? if not, ...
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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?
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Why are Damri bus stations elevated?

In Indonesia, certainly on Lombok and I think I also saw it on Bali, there is the Damri bus company. What appeared to me as rather odd, was that their bus stations had an elevated platform (around one ...
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Parks around Manado Sulawesi for viewing plants and animals

What is available around Manado for seeing plants and animals? I was focusing on Bogani but that was because I thought I read somewhere that it had a better assortment, however I am not sure, I ...
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Public transport or bus routes in Bali (Indonesia) beaches

we are 2 Indian girls going to Bali (Indonesia) for 10 days. We would like to ask is there any good bus network from Denpasar to nearby beaches.We are unable to find good connections, If no bus ...
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Can we get a local to take us to Gilli M from Gilli T at a time that suites us? [closed]

We are wanting to get from Gilli Trawangan to Gilli Meno. We also want to be dropped directly at our resort in the north of Gilli Meno.
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Quality of WiFi and 3G reception in Amed (Bali)?

I am considering going for at least one month to Amed (to get more into free-diving). I need to be able to make Skype calls and other work-related tasks. I need a speed equivalent to one allowing me ...
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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 ?
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Rooftop Bars in Jakarta [closed]

Jakarta has many tourist attraction. Mountain, Beach, History and so many place here. But I'm trying to find rooftop bars and lounge but until now is to difficult. Anyone can help me ? For now I ...
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Should I get vaccination before travelling to Lombok (Indonesia)

Im gonna go to Lombok in december. Would like to know if need to get vaccination against malaria or other diseases.
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Traveling by sea from India to Indonesia

Is it possible to travel by sea from India to Indonesia. Any advice will be welcome.
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Is there a faster way of traveling between Indonesian islands than using the ferries?

I will be in Lombok in December 2016. During my trip I would like to visit other islands with a scooter (Bali, Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembogan, etc.) I know that there is ferry but that is too slow (...
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Is it possible to see sharks when diving in Belongas Bay, Lombok in December?

I will be in Lombok, Indonesia, in December 2016. Because I'm a diver, I would like to know about underwater life, mostly hammerhead shark. Is there possibility to see sharks there in December?
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Extending Indonesian tourist stay on a visa exempt

Is there a way to extend the Indonesian tourists stamp (visa exempt) which is valid for 30 days without leaving the country? I am a citizen of a visa exempt country. A few months ago I used to get the ...
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Ketapang/Banyuwangi to Mt. Ijen?

Someone advised me to join the Ijen one-day tour package from Banyuwangi. Are there more convenient alternatives from Ketapang to Ijen?
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Medan - Samosir - Bukit Lawang - Medan roundtrip by tourist bus [closed]

I am looking for information about travelling in Sumatra Indonesia. I would like to go from Medan to Pulau Samosir then Bukit Lawang and back to Medan. I will have 9 people total so I have some ...
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Is there a way to go from Malaysia to Indonesia by Ferry?

We are planing to travel From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by train, Kuala Lumpur to Indonesia by bus and ferry I figured out the first part and still blur about the second part. Does anyone know how ...
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Where can I buy bus tickets for Indonesia?

I can see there is a website for Indonesian train tickets but I am unable to find a comprehensive website for Indonesia bus services. I am looking to buy tickets for the following itinerary: Jakarta ...
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Extending 60 days tourist visa-in-advance in Maumere, Flores, Indonesia [closed]

I am in Indonesia on a 60 days tourist visa-in-advance and want to extend it by 30 days in Maumere, Flores. In order to do this I will need a sponsor. There are several questions and answers on this ...
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Public transport from Mataram to Senaru (Tiu Kelep waterfall)

I'm planning travel to Lombok, Indonesia. I want to go to Sindang Gile waterfall and Tiu Kelep waterfall. How do I get to Senaru from Mataram by public transport?
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Can I enter Thailand or Malaysia or Indonesia with a one-way-ticket? [closed]

I would like to fly from Chennai (India) to Thailand or Malaysia or Indonesia. Best with a one-way-ticket. As I experienced a refusal to enter India with a one-way flight ticket, I would like to ask ...
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Legality of parking helpers (tukang parkir) in Indonesia

In many (crowded) places in Indonesia you will see parking officers (called tukang parkir) 'helping' you park your car or motorbike. Especially for motorbikes this is almost always unnecessary. ...
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What else do I need to consider for travel to Bali, Indonesia? [closed]

I'm planning a mid-year trip to Bali, to escape the cold Winter here in southern Australia. I will be travelling with my partner and our 7 year old daughter. My friend referred me to this Bali ...
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Are there paraglide/paramotor operators around Lake Toba?

I am looking for information on doing a paragliding trip around Lake Toba. I have no paragliding license, so I am looking for a tandem trip with a pilot. I see references to this possibility on e.g. ...
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Travelling as an unmarried Western couple in Indonesia

Basically this question but then for Indonesia. In the coming year I (male) plan to travel through Indonesia (Java and Sumatra) with my girlfriend. We will probably travel several weeks, aim to stay ...
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In Indonesia, is import duty levied on items intended as gifts?

My brother teaches English in Jakarta and is getting married in Bali in two weeks. I am going to his wedding. I'm flying into Jakarta and will be there a few days. As a wedding gift, I bought a new ...
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Is it possible to ride a motorbike through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores?

I believe it is possible to ride a motorbike from west to east of Indonesia in the following order: Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores. Obviously, this epic journey would involve weeks ...
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travel insurance only for missed or canceled flights [duplicate]

I am traveling to Indonesia the next month and I am told that flights are often delayed or canceled. Therefore one can easily miss a connection or miss the first (already paid) night in some hotel. I ...
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How to avoid to get your clothes to disappear in Indonesian laundry services?

My clothes often "disappear" in laundry services here in Indonesia. People told me this happens often. Anyone got tips on how to avoid this to happen? I imagine that whoever lives here long enough ...
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What mobile network has the best 4G coverage in Indonesia?

I want to use 4G as much as possible when traveling in Indonesia. Does anyone know (has experience?) which mobile network provides the best 4G coverage in Indonesia?
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Freediving schools in Indonesia

Where can I find freediving schools in Indonesia? I've heard there are some around Bali but I'm also interested in freediving in Java, Komodo & Sulawesi. Any insider tips appreciated.
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Where to buy a 4G Telkomsel sim card in Indonesia?

I have been seeing advertising about the Telkomsel 4G sim card but I'm not able to find any place to buy it. I tried many small resellers but they only have 3G SIM cards.
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What mobile network in Indonesia has the best 3G coverage?

I'm worried about 3G coverage because I am traveling all over Indonesia. That is: Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi & Komodo.
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Seaplane from Bali to Rinca?

I'm trying to understand if it's possible (even economically) to directly reach Rinca Island from Bali by seaplane. Anyone has information in regard of this? I've found very few pages on the web, ...
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Rent a surf board for one month in Bali

I want to rent a surf board for 1 month in Bali. What kind of price should I expect? The daily price is usually 100'000 IDR in Canggu. So I expect a discount when renting for 1 month, I just don't ...
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Get an international driving license in Indonesia

I am in Bali (Indonesia) and I have a Swiss driving license. Is it possible for me to get an international driving license? For those wondering: I want an international driving license because ...
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Labuan Bajo to Lombok by bus & ferry [duplicate]

I am in Indonesia, in Labuan Bajo (Flores) next to the Komodo national park, & I have been told it's possible to go to Lombok by bus & ferry. © OpenStreetMap contributors
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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 ...
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Gili islands to Mataram

I'm in Indonesia, I want to go from the Gili islands to Mataram. That is, from either of the islands called Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, & Gili Air. © OpenStreetMap contributors
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Labuan Bajo to Ruteng to Bajawa by motorcycle, possible?

I'm in Indonesia, in Flores island, and I want to go from Labuan Bajo to Ruteng and then to Bajawa by motorcycle but I'm unsure of the state of the road. If you can provide the following details that'...
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Labuhan Lombok to Poto Tano, how to?

I am in Indonesia & I want to go from Labuhan Lombok (east Lombok) to Poto Tano (west Sumbawa). I'd like to know: Type of transportation Departure times Length of journey Price Any usual/...
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Mataram to Labuhan Lombok, how to?

I am in Idonesia, in Lombok, & I plan to go from Mataram (west Lombok) to Labuhan Lombok (east Lombok). Is there any bemos, buses or shared taxi (or else) doing this journey? If yes, what are ...
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How to get from Poto Tano to Sape (Indonesia)?

I am in Sumbawa Indonesia . I would like to cross Sumbawa from west to east, that is, from Poto Tano to Sape. Is there any transport available for this journey (Public buses, modern buses, shared ...
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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 ...
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BNI and BRI cash machines, what are the differences?

I constantly see BNI and BRI cash machines across Indonesia. What are the differences between the two?
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Where are the companies sailing from Lombok to Komodo?

I would like to sail from Lombok to Komodo. I want to follow the advice of a backpacker I met in order to get the best possible deal: go to the harbour to directly negotiate with the companies ...
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Senggigi to Labuhan Lombok, how to?

I plan to go from Senggigi (west Lombok) to Labuhan Lombok (east Lombok). Is there any buses or shared taxi doing this journey? If yes, where can I take it? how much is it? and how long does the ...
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Gili Trawangan to Gili Air/Meno by boat?

I am in Indonesia and I want to go by boat from Gili Trawangan to Gili Air or Gili Meno (Gili islands, Lombok). What are my options available (ie. Public boat, shared fast boat, chartered fast boat, ...