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Questions tagged [bali]

Somewhat autonomous tourism / resort island of Indonesia where Hinduism is the main religion, unlike the rest of the country where Islam is predominant.

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Most suitable area to stay in Bali if I have conference in Kuta and mode of transport [on hold]

I am travelling to Bali in July for a week in which I will be attending a conference for 2 days and the rest of the days are dedicated to sightseeing. I have two questions: 1) Which area in Bali ...
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Public transport Gilimanuk to Denpasar

What are the times during which buses operate from Gilimanuk to Denpasar. Are there overnight buses
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Car Rental vs Grab/Uber for getting around Ubud/Kuta/Seminyak in Bali

As above. I went to Bali 2 years back and remember it was quite challenging getting Grab/Uber to stop at popular tourist spots, as the taxi drivers are violent against them. May I check whether it is ...
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Rental car recommendations for Bali [closed]

My wife and I are considering to go to Bali for a little bit more than two weeks next year October. We were looking at rental car companies and were wondering which ones are trustworthy and which one ...
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Travel to Bali in mid November

I'm planning to Travel to Bali 16th of November this year, but since they have had Tsunami recently, i was wondering if it will be safe to travel there ? and are they any safety recommendation about ...
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Will it be safe to travel to Bali in November 2018? [closed]

I am a 30yr old female researcher from an asian country. My paper was recently accepted at a conference in Bali (http://iotais.org/) to be held in November. The exact venue for the conference is not ...
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Travelling as unmarried couple in Indonesia [duplicate]

My girlfriend and I are travelling to Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Bali this month and we will share the same room throughout the trip. We are both Chinese citizens. Recently I have seen news reporting ...
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What's the penalty fee for rescheduling a flight on Garuda Airlines after buying the ticket? [closed]

What's the penalty fee for rescheduling a flight on Garuda Airlines after buying the ticket? I'm planning to buy a round-trip Seoul-Bali (DPS) with a planned departure in early May, but anticipate the ...
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Staying in Bali for more than 60 days as a US citizen

I'm a US citizen and I plan to enter Bali on a 60-day tourist visa. I will want to renew and get an additional 30 days. But I will be busy in the second half of that initial 60-day period. Is it ...
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Backpacking through Indonesia during Ramadan (Bali and Gili) [duplicate]

My girlfriend and I are planning to visit Indonesia this summer from 3-24 June. When we were planning the trip we found out ramadan is from 15 May to 14 June. We were first planning to start our ...
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I want to carry a CD on an international flight is that allowed? And if yes in hand bag or check in bag?

I am travelling from Bali, Indonesia to Mumbai, India. I want to carry a CD that has a video of a water sport that I did in Bali. Will there be any problem on Bali airport or Mumbai airport if I put ...
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How well does Indonesian public transport run around around the New Year?

I am considering backpacking (train/bus/boat) from Jakarta to Bali during the few days before and after New Year. In some countries that would not be a good idea as trains are fully booked (and most ...
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Dependent Australian child Deported from Bali to Malaysia as transit [closed]

I failed to renew my son's Visa due forgetfulness. So now he has to be deported but on a 'Blue' stander. (Which he can come back to Indonesia) any time. He is Australian. Due to Mt Agung Volcano ...
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Can I use Uber in Bali?

I'm going to Bali in the next month and want to know what the situation is with Uber, Is it legally accepted? I've heard you tip the Uber drivers?
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Vulcanology and Bali travel

As it appears that Mt. Agung on Bali is preparing to exhibit some activity, I am interested in what the likelihood of restrictions in air travel to Denpasar might be in the next few weeks. Worst ...
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What to do at the Denpasar (Bali) Airport during a long transit? [closed]

On my long (37 hours) way from Europe to Australia, I have a 14 hours (6AM - 10PM local time) transit at Bali Denpasar airport. Are there areas to relax and get some sleep? What else is there to do ...
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Going to Bali with arachnophobia [closed]

I'm planning to go to Bali for a week or two in mid-September, and I'm suffering from severe arachnophobia. I live in France and even if spiders are quite little here, I'm having a bad time trying to ...
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travel advice on visiting nusa lembongan and gili island from bali [closed]

Well ... it would be great if we can be guided or advised what to do upon on the following. Il keep it simple for understanding. We are travelling to paradise Bali from 12th to 19th of September, ...
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Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Sanur Bali Indonesia

I currently reside in Toronto, Canada and I'm thinking of travelling to Sanur, Bali (Indonesia). If I need to be there on a Saturday at noon Bali time. What flight time should I pick in order to ...
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Should I pre-book/prepay for activities before landing in Bali?

I am looking into several packages Tours like Sunrise Treking in Mt. Badur and Rafting in River. Should I pre book them via website or should I book them day before the event or on the spot? Which ...
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How to book transportation in Bali?

My wife and I booked a hotel in Bali (Legian, near Kuta) during the Chinese New Year. We plan to stay for three days and we wonder how we could book daily transportation, preferably small trucks/vans ...
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Public transport or bus routes in Bali (Indonesia) beaches

we are 2 Indian girls going to Bali (Indonesia) for 10 days. We would like to ask is there any good bus network from Denpasar to nearby beaches.We are unable to find good connections, If no bus ...
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Quality of WiFi and 3G reception in Amed (Bali)?

I am considering going for at least one month to Amed (to get more into free-diving). I need to be able to make Skype calls and other work-related tasks. I need a speed equivalent to one allowing me ...
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Is there a faster way of traveling between Indonesian islands than using the ferries?

I will be in Lombok in December 2016. During my trip I would like to visit other islands with a scooter (Bali, Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembogan, etc.) I know that there is ferry but that is too slow (...
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Book ahead in Bali?

We are going to Bali and Lombok at the end of July. Some colleagues told us not worry about booking hotels or B&Bs in advance, others said the complete opposite. We do not need luxury or "popular"...
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How do I get from Bali airport (Denpasar) to Ubud?

I have heard that you can book a car or taxi and get a good rate, but how to book? Walking out the door of the airport into the melee of drivers is daunting and I want to know how much to expect to ...
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What else do I need to consider for travel to Bali, Indonesia? [closed]

I'm planning a mid-year trip to Bali, to escape the cold Winter here in southern Australia. I will be travelling with my partner and our 7 year old daughter. My friend referred me to this Bali ...
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Getting a 60 day visa for Bali while in Singapore for 2 nights

Can I pay extra fee for one day turnaround time for 60 day visa at Indonesian consulate in Singapore?
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Is it possible to ride a motorbike through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores?

I believe it is possible to ride a motorbike from west to east of Indonesia in the following order: Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores. Obviously, this epic journey would involve weeks ...
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From Bali to Jakarta by bus and ferry how to?

How to get from Bali to Jakarta by bus and ferry?
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Seaplane from Bali to Rinca?

I'm trying to understand if it's possible (even economically) to directly reach Rinca Island from Bali by seaplane. Anyone has information in regard of this? I've found very few pages on the web, ...
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Rent a surf board for one month in Bali

I want to rent a surf board for 1 month in Bali. What kind of price should I expect? The daily price is usually 100'000 IDR in Canggu. So I expect a discount when renting for 1 month, I just don't ...
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Get an international driving license in Indonesia

I am in Bali (Indonesia) and I have a Swiss driving license. Is it possible for me to get an international driving license? For those wondering: I want an international driving license because ...
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Padang Bai to Gili Trawangan by boat?

I am in Indonesia and I want to go by boat from Padang Bai (Bali) to Gili Trawangan (Gili islands, Lombok). What are my options available (ie. Public boat, shared fast boat, chartered fast boat, or ...
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Any fast internet (good wifi) in Ubud (Bali)?

I am looking for a good wifi connection in Ubud (Bali, Indonesia). I need to upload a fair amount of videos and pictures (6+ GB), and give a couple of Skype/Hangout phone calls. I used Wifi.id (in ...
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Rent a scooter for 2 weeks in Bali

I want to rent a scooter for 2 weeks in Bali. What kind of price should I expect? I have been told that the daily price is usually 50'000 IDR. So I expect a discount when renting for 14 days. I ...
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What is the safest and cheapest way to see Komodo island, leaving from and returning to Bali?

We will be spending 3 weeks in Indonesia and Bali, and intend to take a trip out to Komodo to see the dragons and wildlife. We predict a three day excursion. There are boat and flight trips offered ...
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Is it safe to drive a motorcycle in Bali without IDP? [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to Bali during the month of July. I have a driving license of India, but I don't have an International Driving Permit. Is it fine to drive a motorcycle in Bali with out it? ...
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Which is the best time of year to visit Bali?

I am planning to visit Bali and I want to do so before the end of 2015. I am looking for best time to visit Bali. I like to enjoy a little bit of rain (not too much) a pleasant weather and I am not ...
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How does the weather compare between Bali and Vietnam in April?

I want to go to Vietnam or Bali in this April with friends, but our decision will be largely based on the suitability of the weather that month. How does the weather differ between those two places ...
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Visa and Immigration delays on arrival in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Denpasar Airport in Bali recently expanded the international terminal. Prior to the expansion, arrival in the evening would usually be accompanied by an hour-plus wait to get a visa voucher and get ...
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Why is Diet Coke more expensive than regular Coca-Cola and other soft drinks in Indonesia?

Here is a photo of a menu in Bali, Indonesia: The Diet Coke is 14,000 rupiah. The regular Coca-Cola, and other soft drinks, are 10,000 rupiah. It isn't just this restaurant, the same is true of ...
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Which language should I learn for a trip to Bali?

I plan to travel to Bali and want to learn some basic words in native language, like "Hello", "Thank you", .... But I'm not sure which language is native to Bali. It looks like there are Indonesian (...
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Travel without a purpose to Bali

I live in Singapore. I want to go on a trip to Bali for two days (Saturday and Sunday) . I don't want to stay in hotels. I have no real purpose for this visit. Is there any way to spend a night in ...
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What will the weather be like in Bali and Sri Lanka in November?

I'm thinking of a holiday to the west of Sri Lanka, near Colombo, or Bali in November. Can anyone tell me what to expect weather wise in each place?