Should you exchange money before going to Bali?
We usually recommend waiting until you arrive in Bali to get your rupiah. Money changers in Bali can and will exchange all major currencies. The money changers at the airport (just as you leave the baggage claim area) will have a lower exchange rate than those outside the airport in Kuta, Legian, Sanur etc.
How much money should I exchange for Bali?
If you budget around $100AUD a day for singles, and $150-200 a day for a family for four, you should have enough for food, drinks, activities and shopping. You can always use your credit card for larger purchases if you have your eye on something in a shopping centre.
Is it better to take cash or card to Bali?
Cash is in many cases the only acceptable way of payment. Particularly in remote areas a credit card will be of little use to you. Visa and MasterCard are the most accepted credit cards in Bali . Some hotels and restaurants do take Amex, Diners Club even less.
What is the best currency to take to Bali?
Better to take hard currency and change when you arrive. Pounds are acceptable, as are euros, but US or Australian dollars are better regarded and generally secure the best rates.
How much money do I need for 3 days in Bali?
Daily Budget for Bali Overall, $25-30 USD a day for a solo, bare budget backpacker is quite doable an will get you basic accommodations, 3 meals and a few beers or transport everyday, but will likely be stretched if you spend all your time in the highly touristed areas of Sanur or Ubud.
How much money will I need for a week in Bali?
Put these numbers on your website. A vacation to Bali for one week usually costs around Rp6,455,479 for one person. So, a trip to Bali for two people costs around Rp12,910,957 for one week . A trip for two weeks for two people costs Rp25,821,915 in Bali .
What should I avoid in Bali?
7 Things Not To Do In Bali Don’t haggle for 30 minutes at the markets with no intention of buying. Firstly, you will be exhausted. Don’t spend all your time in Kuta. Don’t not see Kuta. Don’t look up when you are walking. Don’t leave your drinks unattended. Don’t just eat Western food. Don’t go for less than one week.
How dangerous is Bali?
It’s important to note that compared to many places in the world, Bali is fairly safe. There have been some high-profile cases of visitors being injured or killed on Bali , but in many cases these tragedies have been inflamed by media sensationalism.
Is Bali cheaper than Thailand?
Bali is generally cheaper for most things but Thailand overall is of a higher standard eg – Kuta/Legian etc is quite dirty and facilities etc low grade where Thailand (Phuket) is much cleaner . Well, Thailand is an entire country and Bali is just one island within Indonesia.
Can you brush teeth with tap water in Bali?
the first thing to remember is that it’s not safe to drink the tap water in Indonesia – Bali included. Make sure you keep bottled water with you at all times (and brush your teeth with it), and ask for no ice in your drinks at bars and cafes. Use common sense when it comes to eating out in Bali .
Is it safe to use ATM in Bali?
While the banks are not open 24 hours a day (they’re opening hours seem to change) there are also ATMs that are completely safe to use to withdraw money. This means you are completely safe using the ATMs at Bali airport to withdraw local currency (the Indonesian Rupiah).
Can I use my Visa debit card in Bali?
Can Debit Cards be used in Bali ? As a rule of thumb, Visa and Mastercard Debit cards are processed exactly the same as Credit Cards . If you can access your savings and checking accounts in your home country using your Visa or Mastercard then you can do the same in Bali at ATMs.
Do I need any injections for Bali?
Courses or boosters usually advised: Diphtheria; Hepatitis A; Poliomyelitis; Tetanus. Other vaccines to consider: Rabies; Typhoid. Selectively advised vaccines – only for those individuals at highest risk: Cholera; Hepatitis B; Japanese Encephalitis.
Do you need shots to go to Bali?
The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Indonesia: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza.
Can you use a travel card in Bali?
There are no travel money cards on the market that allow you to load and spend in Indonesian rupiah. Furthermore, the Commonwealth Bank have a large number of ATMs and branches in Bali and Indonesia where you can use your CBA travel , debit or credit card and avoid the international ATM fee.