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Bali Has Three Phase Plan To Reopen Borders For Tourism By August

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Bali government officials expect to reopen international borders by August of this year. The plan consists of three phases: The first is the mass distribution of vaccines; the second, preparing tracing and testing applications; and the third is arranging quarantine accommodations. 

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The Head of Bali Health Agency, Dr. Ketut Suarjaya, spoke about the three phases in a reopening announcement on Thursday (18/3).

“In April 2021, tracing application trials will be carried out, hotel preparation with quarantine or isolation tour packages, and Clean Health Safety and Environment (CHSE) certification of more than 80 percent businesses,” Dr. Suarjaya said. 

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The second phase begins in May 2021 includes green zone; to pilot the implementation protocols for tourism workers leaving/entering the green zone and domestic tourists.

The third phase in June will begin reopening to international tourists after observing the simulation and protocols implemented and making sure the plan is safe and feasible. 

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“After finishing the third phase by August 2021, green zones will be opened to international tourists in areas such as Ubud, Nusa Dua, and Sanur. We will also be hosting an international meeting with WHO in Bali” Dr. Suarjaya concluded.

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Monday 12th of April 2021

Disappointed as have to quarantine in Jakarta when Bali cloud have allowed kitas business passengers to quarantine in Bali !! It’s a joke how we have to pay for 3 PCR tests when a PCR test is 99% accurate and quarantine at hotels. Some of us have to travel due to family meeting spouse etc. 3 PCR tests is too much. If Bali did open international tourist then some of the hotels will be still up and running. And then on top they say to quarantine 14 days in Bali when it doesn’t not state on the government website as it says only Jakarta!! With 3 PCR tests in Jakarta and 5 days quarantine is enough! People make their own rules up and forget what the government has stated and they have not stated that after Jakarta we have to quarantine for 14 days again. Especially if been vaccinated.


Monday 22nd of March 2021

Im very Happy when it maybe this way


Monday 22nd of March 2021

May I respectfully ask where these tourists are coming from?because of the world economy, they won’t have the money to travel as high air fairs will in place, and secondly which countries will allow the people to travel. Instead of sending the farmers abroad, get them to restore the rice fiels, getting rid a the appalling rubbish thats been built, then then grow tice so theres enough food to fee themselves

Christine Bagnall

Monday 22nd of March 2021

Success for Bali always. It's important to get your people immunised. Please consider foreigners who live there also. Lots of non Balinese need to be included.