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Public transport or bus routes in Bali (Indonesia) beaches

I recently visited Bali 2 months ago and I was also looking for the same information. Unfortunately there are only few bus routes available and for visiting famous places like beaches and temples , ...
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Why is Diet Coke more expensive than regular Coca-Cola and other soft drinks in Indonesia?

Two possibilities spring to mind. Coca Cola is produced by local partners, http://www.coca-colacompany.com/our-company/bottler-web-sites it is possible that the local partner in Indonesia does ...
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Which is the best time of year to visit Bali?

It is a tropical area, other than the density of the rain there is no much difference in the weather, temperatures are from 28-30C around the year. Dry season: April – September. With May, June and ...
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What is the safest and cheapest way to see Komodo island, leaving from and returning to Bali?

Your options Fly: reasonable price, fast, safe, & reliable. Do book at least a couple of weeks before if you come in the high season. You can fly from Denpasar (Bali), but also from Mataram (...
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Any fast internet (good wifi) in Ubud (Bali)?

So, here I gather a few names mentioned in the web pages listed in the resources below: kismetbali.com: a cafe/restaurant/shop providing fast internet, see on the website `Finding fast internet in ...
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What is the safest and cheapest way to see Komodo island, leaving from and returning to Bali?

Ferries in Indonesia are generally unsafe. The smaller they are, the worse they are, with the latest accident on a Lombok-Bali tourist boat (25 injured) just last week as I type this. Since Komodo ...
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Will it be safe to travel to Bali in November 2018?

I was in Bali last week, I stayed for two weeks and in this two weeks I experienced two earthquakes. One of them was in the nearby island of Lombok, but it was too strong and it was felt in Bali, the ...
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How do I get from Bali airport (Denpasar) to Ubud?

There are clearly posted fixed rates for airport taxis. As of 2015, the fixed rate from airport to Ubud is Rp 300,000. This is slightly expensive but not entirely unreasonable, as a regular metered ...
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Any fast internet (good wifi) in Ubud (Bali)?

Most Wifi Upload Speeds Are Probably Less Than 5Mbps It looks like most terrestrial ISPs in Bali are using legacy copper (ie. repurposed telephone and coaxial TV cables). The highest upload speed ...
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Toronto Airport (YYZ) to Sanur Bali Indonesia

I first Googled sanur airport and without clicking anything I can see it says "Sanur is a 20 minute taxi ride from the Ngurah Rai International Airport" and several "Transfers from Bali Denpasar ...
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Quality of WiFi and 3G reception in Amed (Bali)?

A friend who was in Amed (Bali, Indonesia) recently did a speed test. Test configuration: Device: iPhone Speed test website: bandwidthplace.com Date: December 2016 Network: 3G, Telkomsel (using ...
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Book ahead in Bali?

There are a lot of hotels in Bali and Lombok, so I think you will be fine without booking in advance. However, I would recommend that you do otherwise, unless you're willing to take the first hotel ...
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Is it possible to ride a motorbike through Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa & Flores?

As I see this question is not getting any answer yet and as I have traveled several months in Indonesia, I will attempt an answer. Starting from Sumatra It's possible to cross the whole island by ...
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Get an international driving license in Indonesia

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, ...
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Seaplane from Bali to Rinca?

Your best bet would be to try chartering a private seaplane in Bali and see if they will take you. There are no scheduled flights - you need to fly to Labuan Bajo and take a boat from there if you're ...
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Why is Diet Coke more expensive than regular Coca-Cola and other soft drinks in Indonesia?

There's no hard evidence in this thread on ThaiVisa.com, but it's clear something happened in 2008 (during which time Coke Light was nearly unavailable) that led to this differential. Speculation ...
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Rent a scooter for 2 weeks in Bali

The daily rental price varies depending on the location, demand and the condition of the units (either new or old). For example, sewamotordibali.com rent the unit with price starting from 70,000 ...
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Any fast internet (good wifi) in Ubud (Bali)?

There's really great wifi at Outpost coworking in Ubud another one of my favorite spots is Bali Bohemia. Really chilled out environment although sometimes there wifi cuts out and they have aggressive ...
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Any fast internet (good wifi) in Ubud (Bali)?

Nowadays there are also providers that use coax and fibre optics. In Ubud you can get a cable internet (coax) connection through Biznet. They have packages up to 100mbps. Please see this article for ...
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Rent a scooter for 2 weeks in Bali

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 ...
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Visa and Immigration delays on arrival in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

The terminal is bigger (and now air conditioned!) but the lines for entry are no better than before. In addition, the government has encouraged travel agencies not to provide "VIP service" where you ...
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Why is Diet Coke more expensive than regular Coca-Cola and other soft drinks in Indonesia?

Because people are willing to pay more, price is set at the highest level that does not depress demand too much. It may be that locals will drink the cheaper coke, but travellers are willing to pay ...
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Public transport or bus routes in Bali (Indonesia) beaches

I recently went to Bali three months ago. I hereby some tips for you. There are some vans at the aiport so you can bargain to make a good deal for about 10 usd/an hour but he only counted the time we ...
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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?

Yes, you can bring CDs with you, either checked in or carried on. There is a small chance that they will be inspected on arrival by Indian customs, but if the contents are just scuba diving etc, ...
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Car Rental vs Grab/Uber for getting around Ubud/Kuta/Seminyak in Bali

I've travelled there recently and may be of help. Uber is a no-no in Bali. People still don't like Uber there. And the app doesn't really work there. Alternatives: Bluebird Grab Private Cabs You ...
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How to connect between Indonesian Air Asia and Jetstar at Denpasar (Bali) airport?

I've done a similar transfer in the other direction recently. The Domestic and International wings of the airport are only a 10-min walk apart. If you check in to both flights in advance, with ...
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