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    • Currency exchange

      Bali Jan 13, 2017 at 1:42 AM

      Hi, should I exchange my GBP£ for Bali currency in the UK or should I wait until I get to Bali?
      THanks

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      Guide in Banjarmasin

      Banjarmasin Jan 7, 2017 at 12:15 PM

      I shall visit Banjarmasin for a few days in early March 2017. Can you recommend a good guide to show me around and help with short tours in the area of South Kalimantan. Thank you!

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      7 hours layover in Jakarta airport

      Jakarta Jan 8, 2017 at 9:47 AM

      Hi. On my way back from hols near Sorong I will have about 7 hors before my flight. Even counting check in time for the second flight etc., it leaves me with 5 hours. Any idea of where to park myself? Is there any lounge, spa, even day hotel within the airport?
      Thanks

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      Seminyak or Sanur

      Bali Jan 3, 2017 at 11:47 PM

      If staying for two days before departing, which one would you prefer?

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    • Last 4 nights Uluwatu or Lombok?

      Bali Jan 5, 2017 at 7:28 AM

      I am travelling to Bali for 14 nights in June and I am seeking advice on where to visit and for how long.

      This is a loose plan so far however I am open to suggestions!

      4 nights Seminyak
      3 Nights Ubud
      3 Nights Gili T
      4 Nights either Lombok with a day trip to Uluwatu during our stay in Seminyak or 3 nights in Uluwatu and an extra night in Gili T with day trip to Lombok.

      In terms of what we are looking for on our trip, we are looking for a variety of things. We are a young couple and like going out and partying however we also want to do lots of cultural things as well and see some temples. We prefer to stay in five star hotels/villas and we have already chosen ones we like in Seminyak, Ubud and gili T.

      Ideally we would like at least one destination on our trip to include nice white sand beaches however we are not big water sports people so that is not mandatory. We have decided against Nusa Dua though as we want to experience more of what Bali has to offer rather than stay in a 5 star resort the whole time.

      I would also like to swim with turtles which I have heard you can do in Gili T and see some waterfalls which seem to be abundant on Lombok however I was wondering if this could be a day trip?

      I want to visit all of the above at some point during the trip however I am undecided on whether to do a day trip to Lombok when in Gili T and stay in Uluwatu for 3 nights or to visit Uluwatu for a day trip while in Seminyak and then stick with Lombok for 4 nights. My main concerns are how few and expensive the nice resorts are in uluwatu are (I am finding it difficult to find the right accommodation in terms of price, availability and service level) while I have found this to be easier on the north side of Lombok I am concerned about the travelling time staying in Lombok will add on to the trip and that the nice beaches seem to be much further south far from the hotels in the north?

      Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

      Thanks
      Lucy

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      Travel Route

      Bali Dec 25, 2016 at 11:33 PM

      I have a thought on travel route in Bali (7nghts) and would like the experienced members to comment on the pro & cons
      ....Go direct from airport to Sanur and stay for two nights (leaving one case in local storage)
      Then travel to Ubud for two nights
      Then travel up onwards over hills to Lavina or Pemuteran (recommended by lonely planet) for two nights
      Then take west coast road back and stay in Seminyak for one night before collecting case & departure

      I am estimating travel time in car with driver, subject to traffic....are these correct?
      30mins from Sunur
      2.5 hrs from Ubud to Lavina
      3 hours from Pemuteran to Seminyak
      25mins Seminyak to Airport

      I look forward to your comments

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      Is Lonely Planet Ebook worth buying?

      Bali Dec 22, 2016 at 10:00 PM

      Is lonely planet ebook on Bali worth buying and upto date?
      I head off in a few weeks and wanted to ask members if any had bought it and thought this ebook was a worth while addition for their trip?
      Will not go diving so don't need it on that front.
      &
      While writing can members advise if Sanur is worth a two or three day visit .....current thought is to perhaps head straight there from flight arrival as it should only take 25mins with roads being quiet late at night.

      All thoughts welcome and appreciated

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    • Rent a Car or Cancel It?

      Yogyakarta Aug 16, 2016 at 5:06 AM

      Hi All,
      I will start my first solo traveling on September to Yogyakarta. As I say it to my mom (yeah I am a 'little' on body girl) she called her friend to rent a car (with driver of course) named Semberani Jogja. It doesn't necessary I guess, because it doesn't support my target to solo traveling.

      3 Answers Aug 17, 2016 at 7:52 PM
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      24hrs in Yogyakarta

      Yogyakarta Jul 30, 2016 at 1:34 AM

      Hello!

      My partner and I will be in Yogyakarta for 24 hrs, arriving 7am and leaving next day 10am. Is this too short to see the major sites and the town? Is a 2 day visit better? What is there to see and do?

      Thank you in advance for the input!

      6 Answers Sep 13, 2016 at 11:03 AM
    • GREAT TOURS JOGJA

      Yogyakarta Jul 26, 2016 at 8:32 AM

      I'VE BOOKED 3 DAYS TOURS (PRAMBANAN-BROMO-LIJEN) WITH THIS AGENCY. SOMEONE WHO KNOWS IT?

      12 Answers Jul 28, 2016 at 7:26 AM
    • Question regarding taxi and motorcycle ride in Jogja

      Yogyakarta Jul 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM

      Hi all, hope to get answers regarding taxi and motorcycle rental here:

      1) I am travel with an elderly and plan to visit Malioboro Street at night and stay there for around 30min to 1 hour. I plan to ask my hotel to call a taxi for me to go there. What is the best option to go back to hotel?

      2) I plan to rent a motorcycle and ride it to Borobudur temple. Is it safe to do so? Do I need to tell the motorcycle rental company that I am going to the temple instead of city driving? Do they provide helmet and documentation for motorcycle rental?

      Thank you all and hope these questions will be answered. Cheers!

      2 Answers Jul 19, 2016 at 6:09 AM
    • Yogyakarta to Promo to Bali 2D/1N tour - reasonable price?

      Yogyakarta May 30, 2016 at 1:35 AM

      Hi! I will be in Yogya in late July and I want to take a tour to Bromo and then on to Bali. What would be a reasonable price for that? I don't really trust my haggling skills.
      I know this trip can be done without any agencies but since we are going to travel with kids, we choose the easier way.
      Should we expect any discounts for the kids?

      3 Answers Jun 3, 2016 at 5:39 AM
    • Yogyakarta Bicycle Tour

      Yogyakarta Apr 21, 2016 at 8:04 AM

      Hello! Any suggestions on where I can find a bicycle tour in Yogyakarta? Do I really need a tour guide or is it easy to get around?

      Thank you

      2 Answers Apr 22, 2016 at 10:32 AM
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      How do I get out of here

      Parangtritis Apr 19, 2016 at 2:44 AM

      Which is the best way to go from parangtritis to the centre of Yogyakarta? Can only find buses TO parangtritis.

      3 Answers Apr 19, 2016 at 7:26 PM
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      Yogyakarta to Bali

      Yogyakarta Mar 2, 2016 at 2:00 AM

      Hello! I'm wondering what the best and cheapest way would be to travel between Yogyakarta to Bali? Is the train ticket a lot cheaper than flight, and would I miss something if I just took a plane there?

      7 Answers Apr 6, 2016 at 2:04 AM
    • Choose the seat

      Yogyakarta Jan 28, 2016 at 4:49 AM

      Hi all,

      The below train is from LEMPUYANGAN (LPN)Yogakarta to PURWOSARI (PWS) solo.
      It is not the commuter train.
      Can we choose the seat? or it is a free seat?

      PASUNDAN (180)

      06.03.2016 14:25

      06.03.2016 15:15

      Eko © Rp. 100.000

      Thanks, Cathy

      1 Answer Jan 28, 2016 at 9:32 PM
    • Lempuyangan to Purwosari

      Yogyakarta Jan 28, 2016 at 12:35 AM

      Hi all,

      How far is from Hotel Tentrem Yogyakarta to Yogyakarta train station LEMPUYANGAN by taxi?

      Is it far away from the hotel?

      Also, how far is from Solo train station PURWOSARI to Alila Solo by taxi?

      I find that there is a train from LEMPUYANGAN to PURWOSARI.

      The time for the train is suitable for me.

      Thanks.

      1 Answer Jan 28, 2016 at 9:03 PM
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      Train schedules from Yougyakata to Semarang.

      Yogyakarta Jan 5, 2016 at 11:05 AM

      Since i prefer trains to buses, can any one please let me know trains schedules from Yogyakarta to Semarang and time taken to reach Semarang?
      I have heard about bus services that takes about 3 hours but i prefer trains.
      Let me know your replies for following:
      At which trains station in Yogya i should take train to Semarang?
      -- How many days in advance i should book train tickets?
      - At which train station in Semarang i should get off (if there are more than one station)?
      Ticket fare
      Thanks in advance for your replies.

      7 Answers Jan 28, 2016 at 12:33 AM
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      Transportation to Prambanan, Sewu Temple and Ratu Boko.

      Prambanan Apr 23, 2015 at 7:45 AM

      How long do I need for this 3 places? Intend to stay for sunset in Ratu Boko.

      I will be staying Eastparc, will it be sufficient if I leave at 3pm?
      Is it easy to get a taxi/ car to drive us to this 3 places?

      Is it easy to get a taxi there to return back?

      How much will it be?

      Thank you.

      5 Answers Apr 24, 2015 at 10:36 AM
    • Is anyone going to Yogyakarta ?

      Yogyakarta Jan 14, 2015 at 9:30 AM

      I will be in Yogyakarta between Jan 31st to January 2nd. Anyone interested in hanging out and touring together ?

       

      3 Answers May 4, 2015 at 11:05 PM
    • Hotels near Borobudur

      Yogyakarta Nov 21, 2014 at 10:45 PM

      Hi everyone, I read in this forum that the Manohara Hotel is the closest hotel to Borobudur, so I supposse it is about one hour from Yogiakarta. Can you tell me the location, and aproximate rates?
      Does anyone know the Amanjiwo Hotel? Is it located near Borobudur? Can someone tell me how far is this hotel from Yogiakarta?
      Thank you for your help.
      Alfredo

      4 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 11:07 PM
    • Train Luggage storage facility

      Yogyakarta Aug 10, 2014 at 2:22 PM

      What type of luggage storage facility available in Argo Dwipangga Train #10.

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2014 at 5:06 PM
    • Train Luggage storage facility

      Yogyakarta Aug 10, 2014 at 2:15 PM

      What type of luggage storage facility available in Argo Dwipangga Train #10.

    • Van service from AIR to D'omah Yogyakarta

      Yogyakarta Special Region Aug 7, 2014 at 8:45 AM

      WE are a party of six arriving into AiR mid October..Is there a van service
      I can pre-arrange to take us to our hotel? ANd then return us on the 17th?

    • Finding travel agents in Yogya

      Yogyakarta Jun 3, 2014 at 6:39 AM

      I am trying to find the name of the travel agents next to the Bintang Bar Jl Sosrowijayan 54.
      Any ideas?

      1 Answer Jun 3, 2014 at 7:38 AM
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      First time visit to Yogiakarta

      Yogyakarta Jun 1, 2014 at 3:34 PM

      Hello. I am planning a first time visit to Java this year in September.
      My current plan is:
      25/9 - arriving at Yogiakarta at 12h30, get taxi to go to Candi Sukuh, stay in Solo
      26/9 - visit Solo and return to Yogi, sleep at Manohara in Borobudur
      27/9 - Borobudur temples and surroundings, sleep in Prambanam
      28/9 - Prambanam temples and surroundings, sleep in Yogi
      29/9 - visit Yogiakarta
      30/9 - departure
      I would appreciate your comments and advising. Does it make sense to hire car and driver for added mobility or is it better to use a becak?

      6 Answers Jun 2, 2014 at 4:00 AM
    • Jogja Trans from the airport

      Yogyakarta Apr 5, 2014 at 7:32 AM

      Hi! I would like to know which bus should I take from the airport to JL Prawirotaman area? Is there more than 1 bus who leave from the airport?
      Thanks a lot!

      2 Answers Apr 5, 2014 at 9:11 AM
    • Yogyakarta at 6h20 AM, accommodation, bus, storage?

      Yogyakarta Apr 4, 2014 at 5:08 PM

      Hi,
      I will catch a flight from Lombok to Yogyakarta, but the only cheap fly (with Lion Air) arrive at 6h20 AM in Yogya. What can I do with my backpack (70 liter) until I can check in in my accommodation? I don’t have booking cause I want to see the room before taking it. Does anyone know a safe place where I can leave my backpack until I check in? Can I leave my backpack at the police station? Can I trust them? If so, is there a police station in town?
      Also, do you have a safe, clean and cheap accommodation to suggest? I’m on a budget and I saw rooms around 100 000-120 000 roupies, but there’s not much info about them on trip advisor.
      And last questions: which bus goes from the airport to town? And which street can I find most of the guesthouse, homestay or budget hotel?
      Thanks a lot!

      4 Answers Apr 10, 2014 at 5:58 AM
    • prambanan and Borobudur tour

      Prambanan Mar 15, 2014 at 2:45 AM

      can i cover both the prambanan and Borobudur on the same day , if i take a taxi from solo air port( eventually its a Saturday).

      9 Answers Mar 17, 2014 at 3:54 AM
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      3 days 2 night itinerary and driver in Yogyakarta and Burobudur

      Yogyakarta Mar 12, 2014 at 1:47 AM

      Hello all!

      My friend and I are planning a 3 days 2 nights trip to Yogya and Burobudur. We likw culture and history and have planned the itinerary as follows:

      Day 1
      Arrive in Yogya airport 1pm
      Lunch in Yogya
      Prambanan
      Ratu Boko (is it worth going?)
      Check in hotel (appx 10-15 drive from Burobudur)

      Day 2
      Burobudur Sunrise Tour
      Burobudor whole day
      Lunch and dinner at nearby hotels (walkable from the monument)

      Day 3
      Check out hotel after breakfast
      Drive to Yogya
      Lunch in Yogya
      Souvenir shopping

      I have contacted a few drivers and received quotation of appx 350k to 450k rupiah for each day (Day 1 and 3). Is this price reasonable? What is the usual price for car and driver hire? Essentially I only need the driver for about 6-7 hours per day but it seemed that the price quoted is for a full day trip?

      Appreciate any advise or further suggestions!

      Thanks!

      20 Answers Feb 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM
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      From Yogyakarta to Borobodur at 5 AM?

      Yogyakarta Feb 1, 2014 at 10:14 AM

      Hi, I am not sure if it is a good idea, but I was thinking about traveling by night traing from Jakarta to Yogyakarta.
      If I am not mistaken then there is a train available that leaves Jakarta at 9 PM and arrives Yogjakarta at 4.22 AM.
      I was wondering, what on earth shall I do in yogjakarta at this time of the day?
      Then I came up with the idea of visiting Borobodur before Sunrise.
      Is this a rather stupid idea?
      Are luggage lockers available in Yogjakarta?
      Are any early morning tours available?
      Or should I take a taxi?
      How much time does it take from Yogjakarta to Borobodur?
      Is a closer train station available?
      Is there an early morning service in the temple available?

      3 Answers Feb 9, 2014 at 8:05 AM
    • Easy Travel with a Toddler

      Yogyakarta Jan 21, 2014 at 6:27 PM

      Easiest way to get to Yogy - I am in Brisbane!!!

      1 Answer Jan 21, 2014 at 6:55 PM
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      How much bus from Adisucipto?a

      Yogyakarta Jan 15, 2014 at 9:07 AM

      From Airport to UGM, how much is a Bus cost (for 10 people with luggages)?

      3 Answers Jan 24, 2014 at 8:31 PM
    • Best way to see bromo & Ijen from Yogya

      Yogyakarta Jan 13, 2014 at 5:40 PM

      Hi!
      I'm going to Indonesia on May.
      I'm spending some time at Yogyakarta and heading to Bali afterwards, but also want to see Bromo & Ijen in between.
      I was wondering what's the quickest way to getting there and seeing it all, since i've read that you can book tours that take you to Bromo and then Ijen and then Bali, but it all takes like 3 days(?)
      I really don't want to spend that long traveling from one spot to another, so I was wondering if there is a better way... any suggestions?
      Thank you

      6 Answers Mar 3, 2014 at 9:41 AM
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      paragliding

      Yogyakarta Jan 8, 2014 at 1:22 AM

      Does anybody know where can i have a paragliding here in Jogja? any info will be very helpful :)) thankyouu

      4 Answers Mar 2, 2014 at 9:51 PM
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      Sights in Yogyakarta

      Yogyakarta Jan 1, 2014 at 4:09 AM

      Sights in Yogyakarta? I know there is Borobudur but I'd like to know is there any nice things in Yogyakarta city to see?

      8 Answers Sep 16, 2016 at 10:01 AM
    • Cvtugurentcar company reliable?

      Yogyakarta Dec 13, 2013 at 10:22 AM

      Cvtugurentcar : is this company reliable and are the cars and drivers of good quality? Am intending to rent car + driver

      1 Answer Dec 26, 2013 at 10:22 AM