- Following the recent volcanic activity of Mount Agung which located in Karang Asem regency, northern east of Bali Island, the Centre for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG) has announced the alert level for the Mount Agung volcano is on level three with exclusion zone or the red zone of 4KM radius from the crater.
The distance between Mount Agung to the capital Bali is about 70 KM while the other tourism popular areas are between 60-80 KM.
- The new Presidential Decree concerning the Immigration rules includes that the overstay penalty is now increased from 300.000 to 1.000.000 IDR (about 70 US$) per day.
When counting the days of stay (generally 30 on a tourist visa) day 1 and day 30 must be included.
Note that the overstay fee cannot be paid by credit card at the Immigration Counter.