In accordance with the Circular of the Ministry of Health, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali has lowered the price of PCR test service to IDR 495,000.

“We have adjusted the price according to the policy. Starting on August 19, 2021, the price of RT-PCR will be Rp. 495,000,” said General Manager of state owned PT Angkasa Pura, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, Herry A.Y. Sikado to reporters on Saturday. (21/8/2021).

The reduction in the price of the RT-PCR test was carried out to support government policies, anticipate the spread of Covid-19 and provide convenience for travelers in completing travel health documents. Since the implementation of the restriction on community activities (PPKM), several destinations/ routes require proof of negative PCR test.

“Hopefully this can ease traveler efforts in completing their health test requirements, assist the government to increase the number of people carrying out Covid-19 tests, and provide a positive impact on the aviation sector, especially for air travelers,” he said.

PCR test services at Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is in the domestic arrivals public area. This service is provided in collaboration with the Bali Jimbaran Hospital.

In addition to PCR tests, rapid antigen test service is also available and priced at Rp. 200,000. All testing has been integrated with the PeduliLindungi application registered with the Ministry of Health.

Sikado appealed to travelers planning to take the Covid-19 test to factor adequate time to complete testing with the departure schedule, so that the results are available within a suitable time frame. All test results are now also provided in digital format.

“Air travelers that continue to comply with health protocols with required health documents, should encounter no problems during travel” Sikado explained.

“To confirm policies in place for anticipating the spread of Covid-19 during the PPKM period, please contact our call center at 172 as well as confirming relevant policies with your airline,” he concluded.

Author: HL

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