Great new for travellers wishing to enter Indonesia from South-East Asia as now they can enter through Palembang in south Sumatra at the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin International Airport. Medan in central Sumatra is another entry point but if you want to visit the fascinating areas around southern Sumatra then this […]
Knowing where you need to go should you need assistance from your country’s consulate when in Bali is ideal. There are numerous countries with consulates and here are the major ones for your perusal:
Unfortunately the days of obtaining a free 60 day visa on arrival in Indonesia are long gone. Most western travellers have to obtain a VOA or Visa on Arrival. The cost for this is US$10 for a stay up to 7 days and US$25 for a 30 day visa. The […]
There are occasions when you might need to seek advice or help from the consulate of your country when in Indonesia. You will get all sorts of assistance on matters like visa formalities, passport requirements and other issues like to vote in your country’s election if you haven’t placed an […]
When it first came out I thought it was a giant step back for Indonesia in regards to tourism. I’m talking about the 30 day visa which slams visitors USD$25 a pop. But, the powers-to-be, or should I say, the powers-that-are, have finally seen the light and intend changing the […]
When travelling to Indonesia it is mandatory you have a visa to enter the country. These are obtained in a number of ways.
From time to time I enjoy reading the letters section in any of the major newspapers and one letter in particular in the Jakarta Post was a good one albeit full of criticism for Indonesia.