Agoda in the News’s Independence Day SALE – save on Bali, Jakarta and more!

SINGAPORE (August 1, 2012), Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), today announced fantastic deals to celebrate Indonesia’s biggest holiday.

Independence Day falls on a Friday this year, right before Hari Raya, giving Indonesians an extra long weekend to take a break. Offering huge savings on Indonesian resorts and hotels over the long weekend, has secured some excellent promotions in the archipelago’s most sought-after destinations.

One of the most popular holiday spots in Indonesia – for both domestic and international travel – is Bali. Blessed with a fantastically varied coastline of surf beaches, sheer cliff faces, volcanic sands, and classically tropical white-sand beaches, Bali is not only heaven for sun-seekers, it’s got rainforest and rice fields aplenty for those seeking a green and serene eco-break.

For urban adventurers looking to pamper themselves with shopping sprees, great food and a cosmopolitan night scene, Jakarta is one of the most happening capitals in Asia. With luxury boutiques, five-star hotels, and fantastic local and international food, it’s the perfect destination for an exciting city stay.

Lesser-known Indonesian destinations such as Batam Island, Semarang and Solo are also on sale and worth exploring over the weekend. The quiet bays and waterways of Batam Island are great for travelers looking for a peaceful getaway, while Surakata offers Javanese culture and a thriving arts scene.

To book a special rate for the Independence Day/Hari Raya extended weekend, whether it’s a city fling with your favorite travel buddy or a fun-filled beach vacation with family and friends, make the most of’s special Indonesia Independence Day SALE!