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  1. #1184

    Don't Forget The Express Line

    Quote Originally Posted by KoperenKarel  [View Original Post]
    Just read on the website of the Indonesian embassy that the new price is indeed EUR 30.

    Regards,

    Ko.
    Yes $35.00 US VOA, and now 200,000 airport fee to leave. Also when you arrive and you see the 1 hour line at immigration, approach one of the men with the jacket that has Immigration written on the back. Put a $20.00 in your passport and ask him for the express line. He'll walk you to the last window and hand your PP to the attendant. You'll be happy as money well spent.

    This is a must in Bali as 4 747's just landed ahead of you and you face the madding crowd with all of their kids, the Chinese that don't understand what to do, and the many closed windows.

    RL.

  2. #1183

    First trip

    I am planning my first trip to Indonesia after 5 trips to Thailand.

    I have RYTFF and here are my queries:

    1) Total budget for 1 month trip food, drinks and girls only 4000 $ am I ok or need to raise it?

    2) Jakarta. Duration 15 days I was thinking of renting apartment but now opted to hotel apartment where you don't need to worry about cleaning the room also nice to have a swimming pool. My list now is limited to Mercure conventionb rate 47 $, Mercure Dakota 35 $ and Novotel Gaja Mada 74 $ which is close to Blok M CJs and top gu and other nihht spots. Any other recommendatoon is most appreciated prefer to keep my budget for accomodation from35 to 50 $.

    3) Island now I am lost which ia better as far as beach girls and night life are concerned Bali or Batam? Also is there anything similar to patong or walking street where you can stay close to the beach and nightlife.

    Thanks a million!

  3. #1182

    Ramadan planning

    Now that the dreaded Ramadan is over, here's this handy little table I found to help you in planning your trips for the coming years. A long-time view never hurts.

    Regards,

    Ko.
    Attached Files

  4. #1181

    Voa

    Quote Originally Posted by KoperenKarel  [View Original Post]
    So probably for us Europeans it will be EUR 30.

    Regards,

    Ko.
    Just read on the website of the Indonesian embassy that the new price is indeed EUR 30.

    Regards,

    Ko.

  5. #1180

    Voa

    Quote Originally Posted by TimTimGuy  [View Original Post]
    I'm not sure where the Globe got that info, but the only visa-on-arrival option is 30 days for US $35. I just sent a consultant through the process. The seven-day option may exist but the enterprising Immigration officials may just be ignoring it. Why sell something for $15 when you can collect $35? TTG.
    So probably for us Europeans it will be EUR 30.

    Regards,

    Ko.

  6. #1179
    Quote Originally Posted by MasterDiverII  [View Original Post]
    ... Incidentally most of us are older guys, although that is a very subjective term. I'm 50 to give you a benchmark.

    MD II.
    50? Ah, youth! Much is yet to come, young jedi. Best, TTG.

  7. #1178
    Quote Originally Posted by UsPete  [View Original Post]
    I've used the 7 day visa to enter Batam and leave through Semarang and Surabaya. At Batam you present the officers with the correct amount of money in US $ and they issue the visa without question. I think it's 9 years since the last rise in visa prices so can't really complain. Wish the price for P&P hadn't risen in 9 years.
    Fair enough, then again anyone who has spend some time in Indonesia knows that with some money nearly everything is possible.

    In case anyone is interested, here a complete list of the revised visa charges:

    VOA- 7 days (only valid in designated Special Economic Zone): $15

    VO - 30 days: $35 (this is the most common one in use for tourist entering Indonesia).

    Visitor Visa: $50

    Multiple Entry Visitor Visa: $110

    Visitor Visa extension: Rp 300,000

    VITAS.

    6 months: $55

    1 year: $105

    2 years: $180

    Telex approval for the above: Rp 100,000

    ITAS (regular / electronic).

    6 months: Rp 450,000/ Rp 650,000

    1 year: Rp 800,000/ Rp 1,000,000

    2 years: Rp 1,400,000/ Rp 1,600,000

    ITAP (regular / electronic).

    5 years: Rp 3,500,000/ Rp 3,700,000

    Unlimited: Rp 10,000,000/ Rp 10,200,000

    MERP.

    6 mo: Rp 600,000

    1 year: Rp 1,000,000

    2 years: Rp 1,750,000

    Overstay (under 60 days).

    Rp 300,000 per day.

  8. #1177
    Quote Originally Posted by LosDing  [View Original Post]
    Greetings,

    Brand new to your forum here so thought I would post a quick introduction before jumping in.

    I am an older guy from the you S living in Thailand for the last few years. I don't live in BKK but get there on a regular basis for a bit of enjoyment.

    Posting here instead of the BKK forum as I am planning a trip to Indonesia in a couple of months and am sure I will have some questions as the time gets closer.

    I know the proper etiquette says to post a couple of trip reports before asking specific questions. However having never been to Indonesia no reports to post but can post a bit about.

    Thailand if anyone is interested or should I just post in the BKK forum.

    Regards
    Yes you should post in the BKK forum. At least get something down. Incidentally most of us are older guys, although that is a very subjective term. I'm 50 to give you a benchmark.

    MD II.

  9. #1176
    Quote Originally Posted by HihiSter  [View Original Post]
    The $15,- 7 day visa is still available but only in Special Economic Zones like Batam, Bintan and Tanjung Karimun Balai. Besides the very limited locations where it is available you also need to exit the country from the same port as you got the visa.
    I've used the 7 day visa to enter Batam and leave through Semarang and Surabaya. At Batam you present the officers with the correct amount of money in US $ and they issue the visa without question. I think it's 9 years since the last rise in visa prices so can't really complain. Wish the price for P&P hadn't risen in 9 years.

  10. #1175

    How do I PM other members

    Lots of great info here wanted a wingman to do Bali don't have much experience in Bali.

    Can someone take me under their wing to get used of the area first time travelling by myself.

    Would be excellent to have another Aussie with experience over there.

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    Greetings,

    It appears from your post that you don't quite understand the Forum's Private Message service.

    To use the Forum's Private Message service, both you and the Forum Member you are trying to contact must be either a subscriber or a Senior Member.

    For more information, please read: http://www.internationalsexguide.info/forum/announcement-subscriptions.php?

    If you cannot afford $20 dollars to buy a subscription, then perhaps you can convince another forum member to purchase a subscription for you.

    Jackson

  11. #1174

    USD 15 Visa

    Quote Originally Posted by TimTimGuy  [View Original Post]
    I'm not sure where the Globe got that info, but the only visa-on-arrival option is 30 days for US $35. I just sent a consultant through the process. The seven-day option may exist but the enterprising Immigration officials may just be ignoring it. Why sell something for $15 when you can collect $35? TTG.
    The USD 15 (until recently USD 10) s / t visa is only available for certain locations such as Bintan or Batam Islands. For Jakarta and Bali you need to bite the bullet and buy the 30 day one.

  12. #1173
    Greetings,

    Brand new to your forum here so thought I would post a quick introduction before jumping in.

    I am an older guy from the US living in Thailand for the last few years. I don't live in BKK but get there on a regular basis for a bit of enjoyment.

    Posting here instead of the BKK forum as I am planning a trip to Indonesia in a couple of months and am sure I will have some questions as the time gets closer.

    I know the proper etiquette says to post a couple of trip reports before asking specific questions. However having never been to Indonesia no reports to post but can post a bit about.

    Thailand if anyone is interested or should I just post in the BKK forum.

    Regards

  13. #1172
    The $15,- 7 day visa is still available but only in Special Economic Zones like Batam, Bintan and Tanjung Karimun Balai. Besides the very limited locations where it is available you also need to exit the country from the same port as you got the visa.

  14. #1171

    30 day visa-on-arrival is the only option

    Quote Originally Posted by UsPete  [View Original Post]
    Immigration Increases Visa-On-Arrival, Passport Fees.

    Jakarta Globe 2nd July. *snip* The price for a seven-day visa-on-arrival has been set to $15 from the initial $10, while the price for a 30-day visa-on-arrival will be increased to $35 from the initial $25.
    I'm not sure where the Globe got that info, but the only visa-on-arrival option is 30 days for US $35. I just sent a consultant through the process. The seven-day option may exist but the enterprising Immigration officials may just be ignoring it. Why sell something for $15 when you can collect $35? TTG.

  15. #1170
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    Fast Eddie 48

    15 days visa

    Quote Originally Posted by UsPete  [View Original Post]
    Immigration Increases Visa-On-Arrival, Passport Fees.

    Jakarta Globe 2nd July.

    Jakarta. The Indonesian immigration office on Wednesday announced an increase in fees for some of its services, including visa-on-arrival application fees for foreign nationals and new passports for Indonesians.

    "The price for immigration charged on the public will change starting July 3, 2014, in line with the issuance of the 2014 government regulation. On the types of non-tax revenues and the tariffs imposed on them as regulated by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights," the immigration office said in a statement signed by its spokesman Heriyanto.

    The price for a seven-day visa-on-arrival has been set to $15 from the initial $10, while the price for a 30-day visa-on-arrival will be increased to $35 from the initial $25.
    To USpete.

    Are you sure the 15 days visa is still being offer I have a US passport and I been to Jarkata twice the last 10 month the 15 days visa is not offer anymore only 30 days is avalible at the airport.

    Fast eddie 48.

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