• Check that your passport is valid and that it will have, at least, 6 months at your entry date on Indonesia. Some airlines won't let you board the plane without that. Make some copies of your passport and keep them in diferent places.
• Double check your flights, especially the one arriving at Padang, Sumatra, from where the boat leaves. Make sure you have send all your flights details to
• If you are flying from Bali, or any domestic flights with conections, make sure to tag "Padang" on all your bags.