Lombok travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Lombok with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Lombok.

Lombok travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Lombok with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Lombok - quick facts
Flight time 22 hours
Time difference UK +8 hours
Language(s) Indonesian
Currency Indonesian Rupiah
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Left

Why visit Lombok?

Considering a holiday to the Lombok? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for beaches or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Beach babes - beaches
    Beaches
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife
    Nature
  • Night owls - nightlife
    Nightlife

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Lombok weather

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The Lombok weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Mataram.

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Lombok travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Lombok from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Lombok.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Lombok travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Lombok with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Lombok, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Lombok covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Lombok with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Lombok FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Lombok including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Indonesia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Indonesia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Lombok from the UK?

The flight time to Lombok from the UK is typically 22 hours.

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What is the time difference between Lombok and the UK?

The time difference between Lombok and the UK is UK time+8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Lombok?

The main language spoken in Lombok is Indonesian.

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What is the currency in Lombok?

The currency in Lombok is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).

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Which plugs are used in Lombok?

Lombok uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Lombok?

They drive on the left side of the road in Lombok.

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