Traveling to Jakarta

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TRAVELLING TO JAKARTA


CORPORATE AIRLINES

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  • Emirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 147 current destinations worldwide and they are expanding their route network all the time.
  • Discount Level up to 10% in In Business and Economy Classes based on the Net fares excluding the Taxes.
  • Participants can purchase their air tickets online through their website
  • http://www.emirates.com
  • Kindly insert following corporate following code to avail Emirates Airlines Special Promotion Fare.
  • Participant Must Insert Event Code EVE6ISB
Etihad Airways
  • Travel to Jakarta via Abu Dhabi with the World’s Leading Airline Etihad Airways. Etihad Airways continues to reimagine flying, currently serving 116 destinations across 68 countries.
  • Discount Level up to 20% in Business and 10 % in Economy classes based on the Net fares excluding the Taxes.
    Participants can purchase their air tickets online from Etihad website
  • http://www.etihad.com
  • Participant Must Insert Promo Code EYIDB20 to avail discounts in Business Cabin
  • Participant Must Insert Promo Code EYIDB10 to avail discounts in Economy Cabin
qatarairways
  • Qatar Airways has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Doha with more than 125 current destinations worldwide and They are expanding Their route network all the time
  • Discount Level up to 5 to 25% in all classes based on the Net fares excluding the Taxes.
  • Participants can purchase their air tickets online on below website
  • http://www.qatarairways.com/global/en/homepage.page
  • Participants must insert Event code CGKIDBBGM16
Turkish Airlines Logo
  • Turkish Airlines has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Nairobi with more than 268 current destinations worldwide and they are expanding their route network all the time
  • Discount Level up to from 10 to 20% based on the Net fares excluding the Taxes.
  • Participants can purchase their air tickets online on below  website
  • https://www4.thy.com/TKC/app/main?execution=e4s1
  • Participants must insert Event Code 145TKM16

A. VISA

All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof of return air ticket.

VISA ON ARRIVAL

In accordance with the regulations of the Government of Indonesia, citizens from 65 countries and 1 region are eligible for applying for a Visa on Arrival (VOA), for full list of countries and conditions, please visit (www.kemlu.go.id) or consult the nearest embassy.

B. FLIGHTS TO AND FROM JAKARTA

Participants are requested to make their own bookings and travel arrangements to and from Jakarta.

Jakarta is serviced by the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport situated 20 kilometers northwest of the city. The Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is the hub of Indonesia’s huge aviation network and hosts a numbers of international and domestic airlines including Indonesia’s own Garuda Indonesia, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Egypt Air, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Japan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar airlines, Royal Brunei, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, and Thai International, KLM, Air France, American Airlines, British Airways, Gulf Air, Kuwait Airways, Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa.

The Travel Desk at Jakarta Convention Center will assist participants with their return flight confirmations.

Jakarta Airport

C. PRIVATE JETS

International Civil Aviation rules and regulations on private jets must be strictly observed. Participants should provide the Annual Meeting Secretariat with their flight details (crew and the estimated time of arrival) in advance to facilitate arrangements for airport reception.

Private jets should land in Halim Perdana Kusuma International Airport which is located in East Jakarta.

D. AIRPORT RECEPTION

Reception committee representatives will be available at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to assist participants upon arrival.

The representatives will assist the participants in completing the arrival formalities and provide transportation to the “official” hotels. To facilitate luggage identification at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, participants are kindly requested to use the appropriate tags sent to them with the invitation letter or attach the logo included in the confirmation email on the luggage.

E. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

The government of Indonesia requires proof of yellow fever vaccination only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever.

F. PROHIBITED ITEMS

Travelers to Jakarta are not allowed to bring in unauthorized items such as: Firearms, Narcotics drugs, etc.

Jakarta Airport2


GENERAL INFORMATION

A. LOCAL TIME

Indonesia has three time zones—Western Indonesia Time which is GMT +7, Central Indonesia Time which is GMT +8 and the last is Eastern Indonesia Time which is GMT +9. The capital Jakarta is GMT + 7.

B. OFFICE HOURS

Office hours start from 08:00 to 16:00, or 09:00 to 17:00. Lunch break occurs between 12:00 to 13:00. usually offices are closed on Saturdays and Sundays, including government offices. Government office hours start at 8:00 and end at 16:00.

C. BANKING HOURS

Standard banking hours are from 8:00 to 15:00 from Monday to Friday. However several banks open their branches in hotels (and in some malls) longer than office hours. A few are open on Saturdays so you might want to check first. Jakarta has a number of international banks, even though one can also exchange currencies in some hotel cashiers and official money changers.

A bank branch will be located in Jakarta Convention Center and will be open from the 15th – 19th May 2016, in addition to ATMs.

D. CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATE

The Indonesia Rupiah is also called IDR. IDR and US$ are the most acceptable currencies. Most tourism resorts have money changer facilities.

Most foreign currencies are easily changed at airports, banks, hotels or moneychangers. The currency exchange rate fluctuates regularly. ATMs are available in many places, provides VISA, MASTER, ALTO and more.

E. ELECTRICITY

Electric power supply is 220 volts in all regions. So be careful with your 110- volt electronic equipment. The sockets will only fit with two pins rounded-tip plugs (technically known as Type C, E, and F) or use adaptors.

F. CLIMATE

Jakarta has a tropical monsoon climate, with just two distinct seasons: wet and dry. The wet season takes up the majority of the year, from October to May, with the dry season typically running from June to September. Average temperature in May is 33 degrees.

G. LANGUAGE

Bahasa Indonesia is the national and official language in the Republic of Indonesia. However, English is also spoken in urban areas.

H. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND TAXI

Taxis in Jakarta are run by private companies; therefore the fleets are unique and have different color schemes. There are also several types of taxi; budget, regular, and executive. They differ in the kind of vehicle used and in cost.

Budget taxis can be identified by a distinctive ‘Tarif Bawah’ sticker. This sticker means that this taxi charges the lowest approved fare by the government. Taxis without ‘Tarif Bawah’ sticker charge a higher rate.

The middle-up class taxi are available by booking through 24hour call center and can be found at the airport, 4 star hotels and lifestyle shopping malls.

Executive taxis can be found at the airport, 5 star hotels, and upscale shopping malls. The meter charges are considerably more expensive than regular taxis. Hotels can also pre-arrange fixed priced journeys which can be charged to your hotel room. This is especially convenient for airport / hotel transfers.


SPOUSES PROGRAM

A three-day eventful program (17 – 19 May 2016) is being prepared for ladies accompanying the participants to the Annual Meeting which will consist of tours including but not limited to:

  • Old Batavia
  • The Puppet Museum
  • Textile Museum
  • National Museum of Indonesia
  • Miniature Park
  • Bogor Botanical Gardens