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Indonesia closed for foreigners 01 - 14 January 2021

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by Indah, Dec 28, 2020.

  1. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    @CWK just texted me that he won’t be able to join me on Ferox, Malpelo, Colombia in July for the same reason, i.e., Malaysia is still under lockdown. :(
     
  2. Mike Veitch

    Mike Veitch Dive Charter

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    Again, just personal thoughts from the boss, not actual plans. although the media would have everyone believe otherwise
     
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  3. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    We decided to reschedule our August 2021 trip to sometime next year.
     
  4. Saldiac

    Saldiac PADI Pro

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    Very unfortunate for him. I wonder whether he has been able to get vaccinated.
     
  5. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    He has registered for it & expects to get it in 4th quarter this year.
     
  6. Saldiac

    Saldiac PADI Pro

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    So that still would not make it possible to travel to Indonesia or anywhere else in 2021. Even if the government actually implements a plan to allow people to travel (inter)nationally after they get both vaccination rounds, it's just going too slow for potential tourists from Malaysia.
     
  7. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    My group of 7 have a liveboard trip to Sangalaki in August, Sangalaki-Kakaban-Maratua 4-10 August, 2021 with 15% off

    Based on the 16-page discussion above, this trip is not going to happen, but, yet, White Manta (WM) won’t reschedule it to 2022 until June (originally until July, with some persuasion of our travel agent, WM moved it to June) this year. Has this happen to anyone else here?

    This is ridiculous! Today, April 18, 2021, Indonesia is still closed. I even haven’t looked at the International flight schedule, much less booking one. On pre-pandemic era, I would have booked a year ahead.
     
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  8. FishCity

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    You have to wonder what fantasy world they think we are in. Who is willing to be in limbo about a major long distance trip until a month before? Do most of their customers come from a few thousand
    miles away?!? Who can wait until a month before to buy halfway around the world tickets?!
     
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  9. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    On top of that, the Americans would be at the bottom of the list of their “preferred visitors” and yet, everyone of us in the group has been fully vaccinated.
     
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  10. FishCity

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    Makes me wonder about who their actual customers are? Would we want to mingle? Are they vaccinated?
    And BTW they aren't getting Australians any time soon.
     
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