Information

  • Currency in Bali- Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
    1 USD = 13,106.2 IDR
    1 AUD = 9,798.46 IDR
    1 INR = 194.395 INR
  • Bali is 5,780 km² in area.
  • Electricity- 220 Volts, 50Hz. Electrical plugs are two-pronged ‘Europlug’ type.
  • No travel during Saka New Year, aka ‘Nyepi’ (usually coincides March - specific dates vary every year based on the Saka lunar calendar).
  • Always drive towards the left in Bali.
  • For car rentals International drivers' license required to drive and rent cars and motorbikes.
  • Traffic in Bali is very congested so allow plenty of time if you need to be somewhere at a specific time.
  • If you are looking for taxis, then you can contact Blue Bird Taxi (+62 (0)361 701 111) is most popular and reliable - all of their taxis are metered.
  • ATMs dispense IDR 50,000 or 100,000 bills; withdrawal fees using foreign bank cards, Visa or Mastercard vary and can be high. Beware of skimmers and rigged units, and remember to take your money and card after each transaction.
  • Always check your money when exchanging money at street-side money changers, even if they’re signed ‘Authorized’. Scams are more than frequent.
  • Tipping is not at all compulsory in Bali since prices are subject to 10% government tax and up to 11% service charge, but appreciated (usually 5-10% of the bill).
  • SIM cards are widely available at kiosks and convenient stores; most are mobile internet-ready. Verify SIM and micro-SIM factors upon purchasing.
  • While visiting temples in Bali one must-wear waist cloth and sash. Temples are generally free to visit, although most keepers will show visitors to a 'donation box'. Always use right hand for gesturing; never left hand or feet.
  • Tap water is not potable; ice in drinks at established bars, hotels and reputable restaurants are usually safe.
  • Wear minimum accessories when visiting monkey forests and don't feed or approach the monkeys as they are wild animals, not pets.
  • In case of emergencies, dial 110 for police and 118 for ambulance.

Tips

  • Traffic in Bali is very congested so allow plenty of time if you need to be somewhere at a specific time.
  • ATMs dispense IDR 50,000 or 100,000 bills; withdrawal fees using foreign bank cards, Visa or MasterCard vary and can be high. Beware of skimmers and rigged units, and remember to take your money and card after each transaction.
  • Always check your money when exchanging money at street-side money changers, even if they’re signed ‘Authorized’. Scams are more than frequent.
  • Tipping is not at all compulsory in Bali since prices are subject to 10% government tax and up to 11% service charge, but appreciated (usually 5-10% of the bill).
  • While visiting temples in Bali one must-wear waist cloth and sash. Temples are generally free to visit, although most keepers will show visitors to a 'donation box'. Always use right hand for gesturing; never left hand or feet.
  • Tap water is not potable; ice in drinks at established bars, hotels and reputable restaurants are usually safe.
  • Wear minimum accessories when visiting monkey forests and don't feed or approach the monkeys as they are wild animals, not pets.
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