59,000 Tourists have been Stranded in Bali by a volcanic eruption
An estimated 59,000 tourists have been stranded by the eruption of Mount Agung in Bali, due to the cloud of volcanic ash has been disrupting the flight.
Despite the efforts to reopen the Ngurah Rai International Airport of Bali, Indonesia’s main airports will remain closed until at least 7 a.m. 07:00 on Wednesday. The closure is re-evaluated every six hours, according to the Associated Press.
Travelers are in a hurry to get home from their holiday in Bali found some relief when the airport in neighbouring Lombok Island reopened on Tuesday.
According to Travel Weekly, travelers who were stranded in Bali have alternative methods to leave Indonesia. Currently, 100 buses transporting the travellers were stuck at the airport of Bali to ferry terminal, allowing access to the neighbouring islands including Java.
Hotels in Indonesia Hotel and Restaurant Association also has agreed to extend a night’s stay free of charge for visitors.
Certain airlines, including Singapore Airlines budget arm, Scoot, has stopped selling tickets to and from Bali until at least December 4, Channel NewsAsia reported.
While a more serious eruption seems to have close, travelers were stuck on the island called the island of the gods that-at this point-not without things to do.
Just outside the evacuation zone around the mountain, tourists can spend extra time on the island to visit the beaches and famous temple complex in Ubud.