The Jakarta Post
The month of March will be full of travel fairs and most of them will be held within the same week. (Shutterstock/File)
Travel fairs are arguably among the most popular exhibitions in the city as they offer discounted airline tickets and accommodation.
For travel enthusiasts who have missed out on previous events, below is a list of travel fairs that you might consider attending this March, as compiled by kompas.com:
Australia Travel Fair
Held for four days from March 8 to 11 at Senayan City Mall in South Jakarta, this travel fair showcases all about travel in Australia, including tourist destinations, airlines and travel agents that offer travel packages to the continent.
Japan Travel Fair
Organized by the Japan National Tourism Board (JNTO), the Japan Travel Fair is scheduled to be held in Kota Kasablanka Mall, South Jakarta, from March 9 to 11. The event is said to feature five airlines and 21 tourism agents, among others.
Deep & Extreme Indonesia 2018
Diving and outdoor activity enthusiasts should not miss this event. Slated for four days from March 8 to 11 in Hall B of the Jakarta Convention Center in Senayan, South Jakarta, it usually offers discounts for equipment from diving to mountain climbing, and tourism packages for divers.
The World of Holidays
The World of Holidays is initiated by travel agency Panorama JTB Tours Indonesia and it is set to be held from March 8 to 11 at Laguna Atrium in Central Park Mall, West Jakarta. Expect to find many offers here, among them airline tickets and entrance tickets to tourist destinations.
Smailing Sensational Sale
Senayan City Mall in South Jakarta and Puri Indah Mall in West Jakarta will be the venues for the Smailing Sensational Sale, a travel fair that is staged by the Smailing Tour travel agency. The event, which will be held from March 9 to 11, will provide promotions on airline tickets and tourism packages.
Golden Rama Extra Travel Fair 2018
Organized by Golden Rama travel agency, the travel fair will be held in several cities around Java. Lippo Mall Puri in West Jakarta will be the first place for the event and it is scheduled to be held for three days from March 16 to 18. Afterward, the travel fair will be held in Trans Studio Bandung, West Java, from March 20 to 25; and Galaxy Mall Surabaya, East Java, from March 26 to April 1. (wir/kes)