The first you should realize about Indonesia is that due to the many islands which form the archipelago — and out of which 6,000 are inhabited — it’s impossible to visit the entire country during a single trip. Therefore you must prioritize and decide which sights you must see now and which can wait for another trip. A very good idea is to choose an Indonesia tour which will take you to the must-see locations during your trip.
Airfare to Indonesia
The first thing to consider when planning your vacation in Indonesia is the plane ticket. It will also make the biggest part of the budget as Indonesia is located far from both Europe and North America. Plan your vacation in advance and take advantage of the sales available from various airlines. Avoid flying during the high season.
Where to stay in Indonesia
Choosing the appropriate accommodation can definitely make or break your vacation. In Indonesia, you can choose between budget hotels , mid-range hotels or luxury hotels. There are also hostels available for those who want to save money. If you travel with a group of friends, you might want to look for a vacation rental .
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Getting around Indonesia
If you need to get around fast and you need to travel for a long distance, then consider taking a domestic flight. There area many low-cost airlines offering domestic flights , so flying won’t break your budget. The islands are also connected by ferries . Prices are low but the traveling times are long. On some of the islands, you can travel by train , while the buses also connect the islands.
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Vacation packages are a good choice if you want to save money and also have the peace of mind that everything is taken care of by someone else. They are very useful for first time travelers and for those who plan a romantic escape.
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