Vaccinated travellers to Indonesia - including WA’s favourite overseas holiday destination Bali - will no longer be required to present a negative COVID-19 test upon entering the country.
AirAsia Group chief executive Tony Fernandes has promised the airline will settle all of its outstanding refund requests as it prepares to resume its four-times a week service between Perth and Bali.
The airline’s boss insists that all Australian travellers will be compensated for unused tickets to Bali and Kuala Lumpur caused by the pandemic.
Those hoping to jet-set to Bali as it begins to awaken from its COVID slumber are being warned to think twice before downing cheap shots.
Two years ago a record 400,000 West Australians visited Bali. Will they ever return and, if they do, will they find the Bali they remember?
A Perth miner faces the prospect of a long-term prison stint in a Balinese jail after being arrested by police on the island for alleged possession of methamphetamine.
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There are still about 1200 Australians wanting to return from Indonesia, which has racked up nearly 3.9 million official coronavirus cases and more than 120,000 deaths.
Almost 200 Australians, including several relieved Perth residents, have landed on home soil. A second rescue flight is now planned to bring back more Aussies from COVID-ravaged Indonesia.
Around this time of year, those of us fortunate enough usually bugger off to places where the temperature is hot and the beers are cold, like our beloved northern suburb of Bali and wider Indonesia.
The plan to reopen Bali to international tourists this month has been put on hold as Indonesia is overrun by the Delta strain of COVID-19.
A royal retreat in Margaret River is on the market after a Balinese princess and her husband decided to part ways and sell their famous property.
The promoter of Mandurah’s disastrous Bali Fest has asked for a refund on a $1075 donation he made to a Balinese charity — because they didn’t promote his business enough
The ignorance and apathy towards learning Indonesian has left just nine tertiary institutions in Australia that offer Indonesian language studies; a reduction of 63 per cent since 1992.
Hundreds of disappointed punters who attended Bali Fest over the Easter long weekend believe they were misled by marketing hype which over promised, but under delivered on the experience of Bali.
The first-time event organiser behind the beleaguered Bali Fest Mandurah insists it will be the biggest festival in Australia in a year.
A West Aussie jailed by a Balinese court for trying to buy meth has a simple warning for those looking to secure drugs on the tourist hotspot.
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An Australian has been detained in Bali accused of breaching Indonesian laws over a planned ‘orgasm retreat’.
The pandemic has left Bali looking like a deserted island, with surreal images on social media revealing one of WA’s favourite resorts on the holiday island is currently sitting empty due to COVID-19.
The family of Bali-based fitness guru Brad Masters have opened up on their heartbreaking final goodbye to the 41-year-old after he was rushed to Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth this week.
A well-known West Australian surf photographer left fighting for life in a Bali hospital after being struck down by a freak neck infection was hoping to be flown home to Perth on Sunday.
Andrea Sweeting in Bali
The family of an Australian man found dead on a Bali beach has refused to allow an autopsy to be done to determine what killed him.
Cindy Wockner and Komang Erviani
Friends of Perth surfer Taras Mulik, found dead on a Kuta beach in Bali yesterday, have paid tribute to a ‘legend’ who was ‘gone too soon’.
David Johns & Ondy Harvard
An Australian man believed to be from Perth has been found dead on a popular surf beach in Bali.
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