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Tour and Travel Information to Lombok Island and Beyond
 

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TOUR PROGRAM

Lombok Daily Tour

Snorkeling in Gili Island

Lombok Round Day Trips

Country Side Tour

Kuta and South Lombok Tour

Lombok Surfing

Lombok Golfing

Honeymoon in Lombok Island

 
 

LOMBOK DIVING

Scuba Diving in Belongas

Scuba Diving in Kuta Bay

Diving Course and Price

Lombok Dive Site

MOUNT RINJANI TREKKING

Crater Rim Program  2D/1N

Lake Program 3D/2N

Summit Program 3D/2N

Advance Program 4D/3N

Rinjani Trekking Package 7D/6N

Mt. Rinjani Trekking Menu

Mt. Rinjani Trekking Calendar

Mount Rinjani National Park

Trekking Map and Route

 
 

KOMODO ISLAND TOUR

Komodo One Day Charter Tour

Lombok Komodo Flores Package

Komodo Overland Tour

Komodo Sailing Tour

Komodo Tour by Flight

Flores Tour Package 3D/2N

Mount Kelimutu Tour Packages

 
 

INFORMATION

 
 

Lombok Hotels and Resort

Cultural Display

Island Lombok Tourism Object

Travel Tips

Photo Gallery

Links

 
     
 

 

Travel Tips

 

A little research and planning can go a long way to insure youíll have a safer, more economical and enjoyable trip. A little preparation will also help to keep your property safe while youíre traveling. But, who can remember all the little details when youíre rushing to get away? We can help find the resources needed for planning and remind you of all those little details so you can relax and enjoy your travels.

 

Doing the Research

1. What type of research should I do before I travel?

 

Do some research; learn as much as you can about your destination.

Check to see what type of weather the area has so you can plan accordingly.

Check to see what type of paperwork and documentation you will need to travel.

Find out what type of diseases is common to the area youíll be visiting and take actions to prevent your exposure to those diseases.

Check your own medical coverage to see what type of coverage youíll have when away from home. Consider purchasing trip insurance.

If you plan on driving, get your car ready and investigate the local road conditions, laws and other driving requirements.

Do some research about the costs of local items so you can set your budget? Don't forget to budget for taxes and tipping. Many governments charge high taxes for travel related services.

Check the dates of local major holidays or festivals, since services may be limited on those dates.

 

2. What additional research should I do when planning foreign travel?

 

Find out if you will need a passport to enter the country. Make sure your passport is up to date and valid. Some countries will not let you in if your passport will expire within six months of your return home, extend it, if you are close to expiration.

Find out if you will need any visas to enter the country.

Find out what types of vaccinations you will need to enter the country, there may also be medications youíll need to take before, during and even after your trip.

Check the financial section of your newspaper, they usually post exchange rates and checking in advance can give you an idea of how much youíll need to budget

Do some research with U.S. Customs to find out what you can take with you and what you may bring back.

Build some basic language skills in the local language.

Most of the world uses the metric system, so try to become familiar with this system. 1 kilometer = .62 miles so 100 kilometers per hour = 62 miles per hour.

   
3. Where can I find some online resources to do some research for my trip?

Check out our research links page. This internal page contains links and descriptions of many sites that are helpful in planning a trip. For your convenience, many of these links are also placed in appropriate sections of this site, but this page condenses all these links to one location.

 

DO & DONíT

I. CULTURAL TIPS:

1. Smile and great people, especially elders.
2. Shake hands, gently.
3. Be sure to sit at the same level as other people.
4. Be polite to each other.
5. Use only the right hand to eat and hand objects or money to someone.
6. Accept hospitality and food, you don't have to eat and drink, but it's polite to accept.
7. Dress modestly. Women should keep upper arm and things covered.
8. Bend down and walk around seated people when you need to pass.
9. Say good bye and than you when you leave.

II. DONíT:

1. Enter houses, buildings or village without being invited.
2. Wear shoes inside a house.
3. Point at people with your finger. Don't ever use your foot to point object or people.
4. Point the bottom of your feet directly at people whilst sitting on the floor.
5. Touch anyone's head.
6. Step over people or food on the floor.
7. Eat with your left hand, or use your left hand to give or accept object or money.
8. Raise your voice, especially in anger

 

 
 
 

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