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Indonesia Earthquake - Lombok, Bali & Gili Islands

Added 6th August 2018 - Updated 13th August 2018 - Current 13th August 2018

On 5 August 2018, the north east of the island of Lombok experienced an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 followed by a number of other smaller earthquakes in the same area. Initial reports indicate damage to buildings in Lombok, the Gili Islands and Bali. 

Some Governments are advising against all but essential travel to the Gili Islands (Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air), off the north-west coast of Lombok. Please check your local Government advice: 


New Zealand


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United Kingdom


Ngurah Rai airport (Denpasar - DPS) and the major tourist resorts in Bali are operating as normal. Please re-confirm your flight with your airline directly. They will have live up-to-date information about their specific flights. 

Anyone with concerns about travel in this area should contact their Booking Store for advice. 

Customers in the area are advised to follow the advice of the local authorities. 

Bali Tourism Board website -

STA Travel are monitoring this situation and updates will be added to this Travel Advice page.

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