For round two years because the COVID-19 outbreak occurred, Bali’s tourism virtually grew to become dormant. Now that the island is beginning to obtain a movement of worldwide guests, a number of native shops are reporting about plans to extend the price for the visa on arrival (VOA) entry by threefold.
At the moment, one must pay IDR500,000 (US$34.84) to acquire a VOA. For now, there are 43 nationalities eligible for VOA to be able to go to Bali, entitling them to a 30-day keep that’s extendable by one other 30 days.
Nevertheless, based on an official memo of the Ministry of Legislation and Human Rights obtained by Coconuts from a journey company in Bali, there may be an official plan to extend the VOA price to IDR1.5 million (US$104.52).
For sure, Bali tourism companies will not be completely happy concerning the plan.
Gus Agung claimed that because the reactivation of the VOA on March 7 (earlier than that, VOA was not accessible because of the pandemic), Bali noticed a rise within the variety of worldwide arrivals. Previously three days, he mentioned, round 2,500 new vacationers touched down in Bali every day.
“I ask Mr. Dony to assist tackle this in a proper discussion board,” mentioned Gus Agung.