A sprawling and dynamic city of 10 million people, Jakarta offers visitors a mix of fantastic sights and cuisine with a healthy dose of gridlocked traffic. This combination of excitement and frustration creates a perfect balance making Jakarta alluring to many for both business and leisure.
Although the city itself may assault the senses, the journey to get there doesn’t have to. With business class flights to Jakarta, you can ensure a peaceful and comfortable flight and arrive ready for whatever the city can throw at you.
The capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta has become a major business hub in this developing country. Just Fly Business can help plan your business flights to Jakarta specifically to your needs.
Whether travelling for business or leisure, your personal consultant will find you the best deal, while building long lasting relationships with you or your company. Our dedicated team have amazing options on business class flights to Jakarta, as well as accommodation, transfers, car hire, and airport parking, making booking your next trip hassle and stress free.
Monas – The National Monument
Located in Merdeka Square, the 132m high National Monument is a celebration of the country’s independence and is revered across Indonesia. Taking 14 years to build and opening in 1975 under the first President of Indonesia, Sukarno; for a small admission fee visitors can get some of the best views over the city from the observation deck.
Merdeka Square also forms the cultural heart of this sprawling city and covers an area of over one kilometre square. Surrounding the square are several impressive government buildings and the National Museum of Indonesia containing an impressive collection of relics and artefacts pertaining to the history and culture of the country.
Insider’s Tip: Entry into the museum is included in the price of the monument ticket giving visitors a full day of activities in one!
Istiqlal Mosque and Jakarta Cathedral
In close proximity to Merdeka Square lies the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, Istiqlal Mosque. With a capacity of 200,000 people, a beautiful marble courtyard, and decorative minarets, the imposing building is a sight to behold. Inside the mosque, enormous columns support the central dome which was erected in 1978.
Directly opposite the Istiqlal Mosque is the 1901 Jakarta Cathedral, with the proximity showing the tolerance of the Indonesian people of all religions. Dwarfed by the neighbouring mosque, the interior is still a beautiful recreation of the Catholic cathedrals in Europe, and it remains the head of the Catholic Church in Jakarta still.
Get away from the bustle of the city and have a day of pure fun and frivolity! The Ancol Dreamland theme park is the perfect escape for those travelling with children, or those that are a big kid themselves.
Set on the north coast of the city in its own compound, Ancol includes several parks such as Atlantic Water Adventure, Seaworld, Fantasy World, and Ocean Dream. On top of the theme parks, the complex also incorporates a golf course, aquariums, and a bowling alley for those not looking to get wet or ride rollercoasters.
Holidays to Jakarta do not have to be just about the city itself, as to the north are the Thousand Islands. Golden beaches on secluded islands, some with rustic resorts and restaurants, provide those looking for an escape.
Marine life abounds in the warm waters of the Java Sea making many of these islands perfect for snorkelling and diving. Pulau Pramuka in particular is a nature reserve for the greenback turtle which are protected in their natural coral reef environment.
With 16 meeting spaces and a tradition of fantastic service and comfort, the Shangri-La Hotel is perfectly suited to your business needs.
With colonial charm and first-class service, The Hermitage is well located in Central Jakarta. This 1920’s historic property is the perfect blend of the old and the new.
The nearby islands of Sumatra and Borneo are famous for their natural reserves with animal adventure holidays popular to see orangutans, Sumatran tigers, rhinos, and elephants. Easily accessible from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, as well as Jakarta, these less developed islands are perfect for those looking for an off-the-beaten-track holiday.
Those looking for a more tropical beach holiday will be drawn to Bali with its palm tree shores, laid back lifestyle, and shopping culture. Alternatively, use Jakarta as a city break en-route to Australia flying with Garuda Airlines.
Whether visiting for a day or longer, a trip to Jakarta is going to be an experience you will never forget, so ensuring you arrive refreshed and ready to go is of the utmost importance. With business class flights to Jakarta, you can relax in peaceful airport lounges before boarding, enjoy restaurant-quality cuisine in a smaller and more personal cabin and get a great night’s sleep in the fully flat bed.
When you fly business class to Jakarta, being able to step off the plane ready for either your business meeting or to explore this vibrant city is invaluable, saving you time and your health.
Several airlines have flights from the UK to Jakarta but only Garuda Indonesia offer a direct service from London. This 5 star airline, part of the SkyTeam alliance, emphasises the importance of service and comfort with exceptional results.
Alternatively, adding a quick connection can often be more cost effective and opens up the opportunity to fly with other carriers. Airlines such as Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways through South East Asia offer the quickest routes while Emirates though Dubai, Cathay Pacific through Hong Kong and Qatar Airways through Doha take slightly longer.
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