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Bali Quarantine For Fully Vaccinated Travelers Reduced To 5 Days

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The central government has decided to reduce the quarantine time for fully-vaccinated international travelers to 5 days.

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During a virtual press conference, the Maritime and Investment Ministry coordinator, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, confirmed that the central government has decided to reduce the quarantine time for incoming international arrivals. This applies to both international visitors and Indonesian citizens who wish to gain access to the country.

However, this revised policy is only intended for travelers who have had their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccination.

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“The current entry restrictions have successfully restrained the entry of Omicron in Indonesia. Hence, the government has decided to reduce the quarantine time only for Indonesian citizens and foreign visitors who have been fully vaccinated,” Luhut said on Monday (31/1).

Luhut also explained that travelers who have only completed the first dose of Covid vaccination are still required to undergo the 7-day quarantine at an appointed facility.

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“According to our research, the incubation period of Omicron is 3 days on average, so those who have only received their first dose are required to undergo a 7-day quarantine,” Luhut added.

This policy was initiated to reallocate the government’s resources. The budget formerly directed towards the quarantine facilities can be allotted towards the isolation facilities in anticipation of an increase in asymptomatic Covid-19 patients.


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Friday 4th of February 2022

Guess I'm going to have to brush up on my Tagalog and Thai. Maybe even learn Khmer. Selamat tinggal Indonesia. Mungkin bertemu lagi...mungking tidak.


Thursday 3rd of February 2022

Forget it. Fully vaccinated and boosted, negative test right before flying. Rapid test on arrival and let the traveler be free to go. Never coming until there’s zero quarantine requirement. It’s like “here, come to Bali, but first spend 5 days in a comfy jail at your expense!”.


Friday 4th of February 2022

@Sanjeev, well many Airlines are asking Biden to rescind the pre - travel covid test into the US. Right now it's a 1x24 prerequisite covid to get into the US. Their reasoning behind it that a lab could probably actually catch the virus in relatively tight time frame. But if the result is not favorable that would mean US citizens could be stuck in a foreign country.

If you are unvaccinated then you do not fall into the allowable category of entry into Bali regardless of quarantine mandates.


Thursday 3rd of February 2022

This is rubbish. Nothing has changed. Despite removing the 18 countries. 5 days too much. Can they at least make tourist visa for free? Or we gotta pay another 400$ there!

ray bain

Thursday 3rd of February 2022

i have been coming to indonesia for 16 years then no problem with visa paying 50 dollars then last 6 years free visa on arrival now evisa costs 15 million rup to come looks like i might have to go to thailand now what a pity we dont have visa on arrival with australia like the last 6 years

Wayan Bo

Thursday 3rd of February 2022

After latest researches some British scientists believe that average incubation time is two days.