From March 7 Foreign travellers and tourist can enter Indonesia’s Bali without quarantine.
Travellers from abroad can enter Indonesia’s Bali island quarantine-free starting on Monday (Mar 7), said Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan.
Speaking at a virtual press conference, Mr Pandjaitan said the government decided to make Bali quarantine-free given the COVID-19 situation in Indonesia, where the caseload has subsided and the fatality rate is considered relatively low.
Quarantine-free requirements in Bali, as follows :
- Foreign traveller who come must show a paid hotel booking that has been paid for at least 4 days or show proof of domicile in Bali for Indonesian citizens
- Foreign traveller who enter must have complete vaccination / booster
- Foreign traveller does the PCR-test entry and waits in the hotel room until the negative test result comes out
- After being negative, you can be free to do activities while still carrying out health protocols
- Forgein traveller again conducts PCR-test on day 3 at their respective hotels
- Forgein traveller must still have health insurance that guarantees COVID-19 according to the provisions
- International event held in Bali during the trial period implementing Strict Health Protocols According to G20 Standards
- Tightening of health protocols and the use of PeduliProtect in various places
- Bali booster vaccine acceleration reaches 30 percent in the next week
Also from Monday, tourists from 23 countries entering Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport can obtain a visa on arrival instead of needing to apply for a visa pre-departure :
- United State
- South Korea
- New Zealand
- United Arab Emirates
The government hopes the programme will help revive Bali’s battered economy.Prior to COVID-19, Bali was Indonesia’s main tourist destination. The pandemic has hit the island’s economy hard as it contracted 9.3 per cent in 2020 and 2.47 per cent last year.