To enjoy the service of premium airline Etihad Airways for a low budget is possible when booking flights to Indonesia from Ireland. Roundtrip tickets are available already for €428/Ł345 when flying from Dublin to Jakarta! Discover amazing Indonesian island Java or move to neighbour isle Bali if you are looking for some easy-going holidays..
In case of interest you better hurry up with the booking as the promotional offer of Etihad Airways allows to book the flights till 14th of August 2014. Dublin is HQ of low-cost airline Ryanair giving a possibility to many travellers within the Europe to take the advantage of this promotional offer. If interested please look for travel dates within November 2014.
Alternative – great solution could be an open-jaw ticket to Indonesia (Jakarta and Bali) based on China Southern Airlines. Open-jaw flights are available already for Ł353/€440!!
The easiest way to check your connection possibilities is through Skyscanner. This tool gives you quickly a rough idea which low-cost airlines are connecting your home town. Bunch of low-cost carriers allows to book very cheap flights intra Asia, connection from Jakarta to Densapar Bali should cost for return flight around $60 only etc…
Travel dates at this low level is possible to find through whole November 2014. We are adding booking sample of cheap roundtrip flighs to Jakarta from Dublin for Ł343/€428 below. In this case you would be departing from Ireland to Jakarta on 8th of November and returning from Indonesia back to Dublin on 30th of November 2014.
Things you should not miss in Java:
Be humbled by the serene and ancient Borobudur
Stay at one of the nearby resorts at Borobudur so that you can either catch the sunrise (which you would need to book a tour for) or be the first few people who enters as the temple opens to visitor at 8am. This is how to best enjoy it, when it is at its most quiet, with just a trickle of travelers like you who appreciate the silence and marvels at the beauty with respect. This 9th century temple is an Indonesia UNESCO Heritage site and one of the largest Buddhist temple in the world. Thousands of Buddhists does their pilgrimage here in Borobudur during Waisak day.
The Pangandaran Beach in West Java could be the perfect vacation getaway for the whole family. It offers slow relaxing days on the beach, where you can soak up the sun while lazing on the black and white sand. Even the waves are relatively calm, so you can enjoy a safe day swimming with the family. If you want a more upbeat vacation, then you can enjoy hiking and exploring a number of natural caves. There is even a beautiful waterfall that drops directly into the ocean.
Experience everything Indonesian at Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta is truly the heart of Java and Indonesia as it offers everything from culinary delights to interesting attractions to arts and culture to shopping. Remember to eat the famous Gudeg, meat stew that is really delicious. Also you can shop at Jalan Malioboro or Pasar Beringjaho. For the adventurous you can hike up ruins of Mount Merapi. In sightseeing, attractions not to be miss are the Water Castle and Kraton Palace. Besides join a local myth or chill out at the cafe at the end of the day. Read more about things to do in Yogyakarta here.
Bali is probably the most famous island in all of Indonesia, and that is no surprise because it offers stunning mountain scenery and beautiful beaches, as well as the kind and friendly people. There is so much to see and do here that it is no wonder people love it. You will have your choice from surfing and diving, to fine dining, and exhilarating treks in the wild.
Catch the breathtaking sunrise at Mount Bromo
Mount Bromo, one of the numerous volcanic mountains in Indonesia and Java but definitely one of the most famous for the breathtaking view it offers. It beckons majestically despite having the entire top blown off and with a crater inside that keeps spewing off white sulphurous smoke. Many travelers come here to trek up to the nearby mountain to catch sunrise over Mount Bromo and the caldera which are coined ‘sea of sand’. In the morning there is a bunch of clouds huddle around it making as if you feel you on top of the sky looking down. This is experience itself definitely a notable attractions in Java and something you must do when you are here.