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East Timor is located in the South Pacific Ocean to the northeast of New Zealand. East Timor is part of the Indonesian archipelago and was previously a de facto Indonesian province.
Visa and Immigration Procedures to East Timor
Travelers can obtain visas on arrival at the Dili airport. Passengers from Indonesia can obtain a visa on arrival at any border post in East Timor. Passengers traveling to East Timor must have a valid passport and a return ticket. Visitors are not allowed to enter East Timor on a one-way ticket. Outbound tickets to another destination are also accepted. Before booking your ticket, please check with your country's embassy about visa requirements as many countries are exempt from the visa requirement.
Things/Items Allowed into East Timor
Non-residents are allowed to import without customs duty 200 individual cigarettes, 75 cigars and 30 g of tobacco, 1.5 liters of spirits and 75 grams of perfume.
Things/Items Forbidden out of East Timor
Things/Items Forbidden into East Timor
・Goods with a value in excess of USD 300
Voice of Travelers to East Timor
Great Time in East Timor
We flew to East Timor from Auckland Airport with a ticket on Air New Zealand. The flight to East Timor took three hours. The transport to the hotel in East Timor was included in the price of the ticket. We booked the ticket at a local travel agency offering deals to visit East Timor. The service was great. Travelling on the flight and in East Timor was a pleasure. The highlight of our trip was our stay at a luxury hotel, located not very far from East Timor's capital. The beaches we visited were clean and so relaxing. We actually stayed in East Timor for a week longer than expect and so we ended up changing out return flight ticket to a later date.
Cheap Ticket to East Timor. Also booked a ticket for a helicopter tour
As a single lady living in Hong Kong, I always look out for holiday deals and reasonable flight tickets to travel around Asia. This time I found a really cheap ticket to East Timor, so I booked it. The flight to East Timor was direct and the service on board China Airways was great. I booked my ticket online and it was a first-class ticket. Once I landed in East Timor, I decided to book a helicopter tour to see East Timor from the air. This was by far the most amazing experience I had in East Timor. The tour ticket was expensive, however, I booked it since I had saved money to purchase this ticket. I have to say that East Timor is truly a wonderful place to visit.
East Timor Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is there to do in East Timor?
A. East Timor has beautiful beaches which attract many tourists. However, there is much more to explore. East Timor offers a variety of activities such as diving, cycling, hiking through tropical forests and boat safaris. There are also helicopter excursions that will give you an aerial view of the country.
East Timor - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights to Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport ・Singapore Changi Airport
・Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Jakarta)
・Darwin International Airport
Flight Routes to East Timor
East Timor has direct flights to Indonesia, Singapore and Australia. Air Timor is the national airline of East Timor and is based in Dili, the capital city of East Timor. It is necessary to purchase a return ticket in order to visit East Timor to obtain a visa.