Useful Tips for your trip to Bali

Useful Tips for your trip to Bali

Here is a useful list of ‘Things you should know before you go’ compiled by several travellers who wished they had it on their first trip. To avoid experiencing those ‘First Time in Bali’ classic mistakes, scan this page and in only 5 minutes you will be a little more prepared for your Bali holidays! To make it even more useful we added some basic information you will also find handy before and during your trip. We have split the information into categories so you can find the information you need quickly and easily. These tips are often quite basic and easy to follow, but when added together they can make a huge difference to your first experience of Bali.
 
Getting to Bali 1) VISA: Nationals of 169 countries can visit Bali visa-free (for 30 days), while Visa on Arrival applies for others at USD 35 (extendable once). 2) WEATHER: Wet season: October-April; Dry season: May-September; Best time to go: May-August. 3) SPECIAL DAYS: No travel during Saka New Year, aka ‘Nyepi’ (usually coincides March – specific dates vary every year based on the Saka lunar calendar).

Taxis in Bali are easily your most viable choice for getting around the island, due to their wide availability and convenience. Within Bali’s most popular resort areas, especially in the southern area, it is easy as getting by a roadside and simply flagging one down. Some operators are known for their reliability and for regularly updating their fleet with the latest car models. Generally, all taxis get you to your intended destination in comfort and in time, and are actually the safest way to get around. When asked for, Bali taxis are also easy to call from your hotel front desk, or information counters at major shopping malls, restaurants and venues. Most are metered. Some also have English-speaking operators, making it easy to call from your own mobile phone. Starting fares are at IDR 7,500 then go for IDR 4,000-5,000 (approximately US 40 cents) per kilometre. Typical transfer fares for a few kilometres, say from Kuta to Jimbaran, ranges between IDR 50,000-75,000. Here are some useful tips and good things to know about taxis in Bali.

Taxis in Bali are easily your most viable choice for getting around the island, due to their wide availability and convenience. Within Bali’s most popular resort areas, especially in the southern area, it is easy as getting by a roadside and simply flagging one down. Some operators are known for their reliability and for regularly updating their fleet with the latest car models. Generally, all taxis get you to your intended destination in comfort and in time, and are actually the safest way to get around. When asked for, Bali taxis are also easy to call from your hotel front desk, or information counters at major shopping malls, restaurants and venues. Most are metered. Some also have English-speaking operators, making it easy to call from your own mobile phone. Starting fares are at IDR 7,500 then go for IDR 4,000-5,000 (approximately US 40 cents) per kilometre. Typical transfer fares for a few kilometres, say from Kuta to Jimbaran, ranges between IDR 50,000-75,000. Here are some useful tips and good things to know about taxis in Bali.

 

 

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