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Following up on this after renting motorbikes in Bali several times. For a 2 weeks rental, it's easy to get it around 35'000 IDR per day, that's 490'000 IDR maximum for two weeks. Actually, I rented a scooter for 1 month for 500'000 IDR. So you can get this 2 weeks rental for much cheaper I assume. Another option if you don't know how long you will stay ...


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Following up on Jpatokal's answer. After staying for a month or so in Bali, I got stopped two times by a police control. Each time they asked for a bribe of 200'000 IDR to let me go. The first time I only had 100'000 IDR in my wallet, they ended up accepting it. The second time I was ready with a dedicated pocket having only 50'000 IDR, and they ended up ...


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The IDP is only valid if you carry it along with your normal license; and there are no restrictions on the license type (in other words, if your normal license is endorsed for bikes, then the IDP will also carry that information). The IDP just acts as a global version of whatever your local license says (its just a translation). Save for some commercial ...


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You only need a permit when you go from Manali to Keylong but on the way back there is no permit required. I would still advise asking when you are at Manali because rules do keep changing a lot and the government is not very proactive in letting people know about the changes.


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You have to get the international driving permit from the same country which issued your driver licence. Who issues it varies by country, but it is usually an automobile association or touring club, but can also be issued by a government office. In the case of Switzerland, you are lucky, as the international driving licence is issued by your canton's road ...



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