No direct international flights to Bali yet even though island has ‘officially’ reopened

The day has lastly come for Bali’s long-awaited worldwide reopening, however vacationers may need to attend slightly longer to really get on a flight and vacation on the island, as officers seem to nonetheless be engaged on the nuts and bolts even at present. 

Indonesia introduced solely final night time which supply international locations are eligible for entry into Bali, figuring out 19 in whole that embrace China, India, Japan, South Korea, and a lot of international locations in Europe and the Gulf. 

With issues being so last-minute, there aren’t any scheduled worldwide flights for at present, as confirmed by the Bali Tourism Company Chief I Putu Astawa. 

“There isn’t a data [yet] on aircraft arrival from overseas or overseas guests coming to Bali [today],” Astawa stated. 

“In fact they want time to rearrange visas or their flights.”

Even at present, a spokesman for the Ngurah Rai Worldwide Airport informed native media retailers that the power is just not welcoming worldwide flights simply but, citing what seems to be bureaucratic hiccups. Although Indonesia’s COVID-19 Process Pressure has issued a regulation and recognized Bali as among the many factors of entry for worldwide flights, the airport continues to be ready for official directions from the Transportation Ministry to really make {that a} actuality. 

“We’ve got but to obtain a letter from the Transportation Ministry close to [welcoming] worldwide flights,” Taufan Yudhistira stated.

Solely totally vaccinated vacationers from the 19 eligible international locations are allowed to go to Bali, and so they should additionally get on direct flights, in line with Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Funding Luhut Pandjaitan. It is perhaps price mentioning that not all of the international locations listed have direct flights to Denpasar, even earlier than the pandemic. 

Different particular necessities embrace, however will not be restricted to, a five-day obligatory quarantine interval upon arrival on the vacationers’ expense, medical insurance with protection of not less than US$100,000, and proof of reserving for lodging throughout their time in Indonesia.

So inform us Coconauts, are you amongst these making preparations to go to Bali anytime quickly? Tell us within the feedback or by way of social media!

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