Indonesia wants to reopen Bali to foreign visitors.

Bali will reopen from February 4th and the quarantine period will also be shorter this time. The change comes as the country seeks to boost economic recovery and revive tourism.

Bali would also lift the entry ban for all foreigners on February 4 and reduce the quarantine period for fully vaccinated foreigners from seven days to five days. Cabinet minister Luhut Panjaitan, who oversees the government’s response to the pandemic, gave this turn of events. However, reports also indicate that those who have only received a COVID-19 vaccine will have to undergo a 7-day quarantine.

This popular tourist destination, packed with beaches and temples, began a limited reopening in October, but during that time it also required a 10-day quarantine, international health insurance, and a visa with a local sponsor that didn’t care. a large number of visitors.

Referring to this, Wiki Adisamito, spokesman for the country’s COVID-19 task force, said visitors can use direct or international connecting flights to visit the island from February 4.

However, the details of other requirements such as obtaining a visa from a local sponsor, a requirement for international health insurance, would soon be settled by a separate regulation, he said.