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Tagged With: Jakarta

Terminal 3, Jakarta Airport: A Breath of Fresh Air

If you are flying to/from Jakarta on budget airlines AirAsia, Tiger Air (operated in Indonesia by Mandala) and JetStar Airways, expect to arrive/depart from Terminal 3 of Cengkareng Airport. The relatively new complex is a breath of much-needed fresh air for harried passengers. Here is a view of the check-in counters. Go early to avoid the … Continue reading »

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Quick Tip On Changing Money At Jakarta Airport (Terminal 2)

Whenever I go to Jakarta, I find it better to buy Rupiah over there as opposed to exchanging money at KLIA. Most flights arrive at Terminal 2 in Jakarta’s Cengkareng Airport (except AirAsia which is in Terminal 3, which is not covered in this post). Right after exiting Terminal 2, you will immediately find a … Continue reading »

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Only In Indonesia…

…can schoolchildren drive themselves to and from school in motorbikes. Underage. No licence. No helmets. I don’t even know where to begin… *sigh* Photo taken in Tanggerang, just outside Jakarta.

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How To Avoid An ‘Ambush’ By Customs Officers At Jakarta Airport

If you are traveling to the Jakarta, the last thing you want to do is to be asked by Indonesian Customs to open up your luggage and endure a 100% check of your personal stuff and unmentionables. The Preliminaries: Just before exiting Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, everyone must fill up a Customs Declaration Form and hand … Continue reading »

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3 Cities In 3 Days

New year, additional responsibilities, more travelling in the horizon. For starters, 3 cities in 3 days: Singapore yesterday, Batam today, Jakarta tomorrow. Batam is an Indonesian island which is a 45-minute ferry ride from Singapore Harbour Centre. Adult one-way ticket costs S$24, can be bought online, and can be paid for using a credit card. … Continue reading »

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